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“Great food and great quick service”
Review of Dawson's on Main

Dawson's on Main
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Ranked #1 of 11 Restaurants in Speedway
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 16th and Main
Ottawa, Ontario
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89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great food and great quick service”
Reviewed April 9, 2013

Great choice for lunch with good constant service and food. Reasonable price reservations strongly recommended as it fills up quickly.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank BoomerOttawa_Ontario
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Reviewed March 8, 2013

Me and my co-workers stopped in here on Thursday night..Shannon was our server and she was great so nice made sure we had what we needed !!Never had to ask for a refill she was truly great!! She had great recommendations .The food was great ..The place was busy and she was able to still give wonderful service..Thanks Dawson 's for a wonderful experience we will be back ...

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Thank dayornight
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Very Good!!!!!!!!!!!”
Reviewed February 14, 2013

Tenderloin sandwiches are the best!! A very nice little place within walking distance of the Speedway. Service was good, also has outdoor eating in warmer weather.

Visited May 2012
Thank indycar3
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“good food with great friends”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

We had reservations for 9 of us. They sat us in a back room, which was nice - we can get a little loud. We had a few appetizers before our meals. The bill came to around $240 for 9 of us. Everybody enjoyed their meals - from pasta to fish sandwich and steak to a tenderloin. With calamari and loaded nachos for appetizers.

Visited January 2013
Thank AKBaldwin2
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Fishers, Indiana
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3 reviews
“A Delightful Discovery”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

Just last night, my husband and I found this gem in Speedway. We were staying on the west side of Indy, got a list of nearby restaurants, and the rest is history. The hostess and wait-staff were warm and friendly. Music was playing, but not competing with conversation (like we often find). The decor was upscale with some artsy glass lighting. More importantly, since it is a restaurant, the food that we had was great! We were not very hungry, but wished we had been. The menu choices, especially the Dawson specialties, all sounded amazing. We chose to share (at no extra charge) a bowl of the signature potato soup, a Dawson tenderloin, and onion rings. The soup was far better than ones that are boasted about by several other restaurants in the Indy area. The tenderloin was lightly breaded, decently thick, and not greasy. Also very good were the onion rings. Oh! I did not even say that the meals are very reasonably priced. We look forward to going back to Dawson's on Main when we are hungry and believe it is worth our drive from the north side.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank Donna W
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