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L.May Eatery

1072 Main Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
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Ranked #1 of 170 Restaurants in Dubuque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $26
Sun - Mon 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 10th & Main
Description: A new romantic bistro on the historic 1000 block of Main Street in Dubuque IA. L. May Eatery serves fusion cuisine and pizza in Dubuque, Iowa in a romantic candlelit atmosphere. Enjoy our impeccable service table side or at our full bar. We also have an extensive wine list with anything from a quality glass of pinot to a great special occasion reserve bottle.
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English first
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The atmosphere of L.May is excellent to start. My husband and I shared the bruschetta appetizer, which was more of a caprese/bruschetta fusion. Delicious. Then we each had the house salad, which was delicious. I could have had that as my main meal. Main course, we split the pesto chicken, which was also delicious, and plenty of food for the... More

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We visited this restaurant for the first time last night with another couple. We had reservations at 7 and were seated at 7! The place was very busy but the service was excellent. We were out of there within an hour. The food was very good. I had the Pesto Chicken; good but probably would not order it again. Two... More

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Dyersville, Iowa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Last Sat 4 of us dined and it was great. Food was delicious and service wonderful. We did not know there was outdoor tables, we sat inside. The Lasagna was very good and the osso busco is good but rich.

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I had the scallops - amazing. My husband had a small pizza that was great. Our friends had the lasagna and trout. The only comment was the trout was fishy and wasn't very good. Everything else was very tasty. We started with an app of mussels - yum!

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San Francisco, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The food was very good and the aura excellent, sitting outside on the "main street". The bar was friendly and comfortable. The service was far too casual, though, and not quite on point.

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New Hampton, Iowa
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Very nice restaurant which was actually open on a Sunday night! The food was very good and we had our own little table by the window which was very romantic. We had a coupon for a free dessert. We chose the brownie with ice cream and it was to die for!

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It was a Friday night and we didn't have any reservation when we walked in. The hostess told us nothing was available except some tables by the bar or a little alcove with a booth right next to the entrance and bar. We sat there and glad we did. It was very private and quiet. We ate a big lunch... More

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Dubuque, Iowa
5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is our favorite spot in Dubuque because it is so versatile. You can go with the family and have pizza for dinner or you can go for date night to enjoy drinks and entrees. The bustling atmosphere is energetic and service is always friendly and attentive. The outdoor tables are lovely on a nice night. Reservations are best for... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

I had a delicious meal here. I had a friendly server who brought out my food quickly. I wasn't a huge fan of the bread/red pepper butter, but I don't really care about the bread anyways because I want to save room for my real meal. It would have been nice if the Millsteam Rootbeer came in a frozen mug... More

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Dubuque, Iowa
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67 reviews 67 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Stopped in enroute to an art function, and hosts were pleasant and accommodating for just appetizer's. Owner's were meeting and greeting, always a plus, but excellent food, quality and service. Fantastic local fare and fun in downtown Dubuque.

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