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“Quality food, great service”
Review of L.May Eatery

L.May Eatery
Ranked #1 of 210 Restaurants in Dubuque
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $26
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, 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.
Dubuque, Iowa
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Quality food, great service”
Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

LMaY is a great place for a celebration meal. It is upscale enough to make your dining experience feel special, yet not so overpriced that you feel like you can only afford to eat there once a year. The food is fresh and tastes great, and the eatery offers one ofthe best examples of exemplary service available in Dubuque. Love the exposed brick walls and other rustic architectural features too.

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English first
Dubuque, Iowa
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Local favorite”
Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a great place to go-- very helpful and knowledgeable wait-staff as well as amazing food.
I love the decor and how the restaurant is nestled in amongst other local shops. I always recommend it to visiting friends and family for a nice, but comfortable, dinner.

  • Visited July 2014
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Ames, Iowa
1 review
“Fantastic Birthday Dinner!”
Reviewed August 3, 2014

The food here on the night we visited was phenomenal! Innovative dishes, glorious wine and excellent service from Mary Kay. The beef medallions with curry special was exquisite. The steak skewer and popper appetizers were exceptional. The filet was also a highlight. We had two spectacular bottles of red wine.
My only criticism is that three of us were squeezed around a small table, and the person who served our table seemed overworked (it was very busy on 7/26), but she did a *great* job.

  • Visited July 2014
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Dubuque, Iowa
2 reviews
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“The hotspot in Dubuque”
Reviewed July 31, 2014

L. May is the place to go for a delicious dinner, great atmosphere, and superb service. Everytime we go it seems to get better and better. Another thing we love about it is the variety of options and prices---making it an easy choice whatever the occasion. Recently we had a particularly good waitress, Mary Kay, who treated us like old friend's right from the getgo and offered the perfect balance of friendliness, food knowledge, and quick service.

We'll be back soon!

  • Visited July 2014
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51 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Completely loved it”
Reviewed July 26, 2014

We arrived and the place was loud and packed. After a slight wait and being brought to a cramped table for 3 I was not impressed. However once service started I gradually was won over by great food, a spectacular, broad and reasonable wine menu and excellent service by Mary Kate who is obviously a veteran. She was the perfect waitstaff. Loved her. For $200 for 3, before tip, one expects everything to be good quality and that is what we got. The tables are cramped, the place is mobbed earlier in the evening but they win you over with quality food and service. Loved it start to finish. I want to stand and applaud.

  • Visited July 2014
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