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“A Special place to Dine.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of L.May Eatery

L.May Eatery
1072 Main Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
563.556.0505
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Ranked #1 of 161 Restaurants in Dubuque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $26
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
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.
Camanche, Iowa
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“A Special place to Dine.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Everything about our dining experience was great. The menu has selections for everyone from the meat and potatoes person to a vegan. My husband had the Osso Bucco, a pork shank with a wonderful cherry sauce. The food is first rate, elegant presentation. The atmosphere is upscale, cozy. Our service was friendly and efficient. Love this restaurant!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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LMayEatery, Owner at L.May Eatery, responded to this review, January 18, 2014
Nancy,

Thanks for your kind review. We're so glad you enjoy our menu and yes we aim to please every pallet! Cheers, Lea (owner)
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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Wedding Anniversary Dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

This was not our first time here. We know from experience that we are sure to have a perfect evening and we did. Chris, our waiter, was attentive, informative and paced the meal perfectly. We ordered the featured dinner which was lobster tail, jumbo shrimp and linguine in a basil cream sauce. One of the best pasta dishes we ever had. We finished with a shared slice of pumpkin cheesecake. Another wonderful experience. Thank you Chris.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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LMayEatery, Owner at L.May Eatery, responded to this review, January 18, 2014
Thank you so much for visiting us while you were in town! And for mentioning Chris, he is a great asset to us. Cheers, Lea (owner)
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Sugar Grove, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Wedding Dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

We had our wedding reception/dinner at L May with about 30 guests. The owner, Lea, could not have been more helpful as we were organizing it from out of town. When we visited a couple weeks prior to our wedding she took the time to go over everything from the entree options to the wine and beer. Because of the time of our ceremony, the restaurant offered to seat our guests prior to the restaurant actually opening for dinner. They made sure the flowers and cupcakes that were delivered were set up perfectly. The entire evening was perfect! And every single guest raved about their meal and the service. Thank you all for helping to make our day amazing!!

Visited November 2013
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LMayEatery, Owner at L.May Eatery, responded to this review, December 6, 2013
Thank you so much for your review! We are glad we could help make your day special. Congratulations, -Lea
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Dubuque, Iowa
2 reviews
“Favorite Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I love this place! Great food, atmosphere, service. We usually get their pizza, although the steaks are awesome. Great place to go for date nights

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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LMayEatery, Owner at L.May Eatery, responded to this review, December 6, 2013
Thank you for your kind review, we are happy that we've become your favorite date night place. See you next time! Cheers, Lea
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Green Bay
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82 reviews 82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“All around great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Food, atmosphere, service and beverage selection were fantastic. All four of us raved over our food and we did not feel rushed as we relaxed over a nice dinner. I would recommend this to anyone visiting Dubuque. This was probably the highlight of our trip!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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LMayEatery, Owner at L.May Eatery, responded to this review, December 6, 2013
Thank you so much for your review and your recommendations! We hope to see you next time you are in town. Cheers, Lea
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