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L.May Eatery

1072 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-4723
+1 563-556-0505
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1072 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-4723
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Consistently good food. Wait staff is helpful and efficient. Prices are competitive. Sometimes it can get a little loud when full house.

Thank glenc852
Reviewed 4 days ago

We always have a great meal, great service and a wonderful experience. The ambience is perfect. The bar always had fun wine or a cocktail that intrigues.

Thank Martha7389
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is our favorite place in Dubuque, hands-down. Food is always excellent and love the seasonal menu changes. This place is one of the only places in town that has a chef who knows how to prepare fish! Don't miss the salmon, Mahi-Mahi and sea...More

Thank Mariann K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our spot for first date, marriage proposal, birthdays, impressing guests. Have not been disappointed yet.

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent food, excellent staff, excellent experience. Charming atmosphere,went for birthday dinner and will be going back soon! Highly recommend!!

Thank Jen H
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Recommend getting a reservation; both indoor and outdoor seating. The food was delicious. The seating is such that it can get quite loud. Price was about $30 a plate. Worth the visit.

Thank Jodie H
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

We always try to stop here when we're in town for the Vintage torque Fest car show. the staff is accommodating and always squeezes us in somehow even when we call an hour or two before we visit with a party of nine on a...More

Thank FastGirl39
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

4.5 stars! The restaurant staff made us feel very special celebrating our anniversary. They truly made it a very memorable evening for the two of us. The service the entire evening was impeccable! The food was good too although not quite mind blowing or five...More

Thank Vacationqueen1111
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

This place is absolutely AMAZING! The food is beyond excellent and the owners are wonderful people! The service is exceptional! If you have not tried this place, you’re truly missing out!

Thank ramseyvens
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

My husband got the shrimp & scallops. They were excellent. I had the roasted vegetable salad that was good too. Only complaint was that it was too dim lighting & had to get my cell phone light to read the menu. When the menu offers...More

Thank MadridIAtraveler
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Questions & Answers
September 3, 2017|
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Response from Anne M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely book reservations! And yes, separate checks are fine. Pay in cash, get 5% discount.
September 8, 2016|
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Response from LMayEatery | Property representative |
We have no dress code, our guests are dressed up or casual, and all are comfortable! ;)
Mark P
October 31, 2015|
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Response from LMayEatery | Property representative |
Hello Mark, We have several gluten free menu items, they are all indicated on our menu. Almost all of our current entrees are gluten free and all salads and pizza can be served GF! Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $26
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1072 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-4723
    (10th & Main)
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-556-0505
  • E-mail
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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