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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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1072 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-4723
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So good!! Food is wonderful and great service too. And the wine selected is magnificent!! Can’t say enough good things about this restaurant!

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The service was fantastic, from the hostess, bartenders and server. Everyone was friendly and seemed to love working there. The food was incredible and I highly recommend either the fillet or the pork shank.

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

What a gem of a restaurant. I spend time in cities considerably larger and more cosmopolitan than Dubuque and L.May surpasses much of what I find elsewhere. A very connected seasonal menu. Options for everyone. We ordered the pumpkin hummus appetizer (pumpkin hummus, goat cheese,...More

Thank nachomatt
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We ate here during a weekend visit. The service was great, food was excellent and we'd come back without a doubt. We had the Relish Tray for an appetizer, but it's not your ordinary relish! It was fruit, nuts, cheeses and was supposed to be...More

Thank TravelDebIowa
LMayEatery, Owner at L.May Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello and thank you for your review of L.May. We are glad that you enjoyed your meal. One clarification....we do not use the "leftover" wine on our sangria...we use fresh bottles and an amazing *secret* recipe of fresh fruit juice and some secret ingredients for...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

Everything was so yummy. I got the beer on tap which was from the local brewery from across the street. My steak was cooked perfectly. I can't wait to go again.

Thank Lori I
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Highly recommended by the locals after we went to the Cathedral for Sunday evening Mass. Great brick, old town interior, excellent meal and wine. I had the Rainbow trout with sauteed Kale which was perfectly cooked and even Kale was good which I dont normally...More

Thank Married40
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Thank you for the excellent service and yummy lunch for our Dubuque Community Educators Luncheon at University of Dubuque. We always can count on you to deliver an exceptional meal and service. Tracy Less - Director of Scheduling and Event Planning

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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We went to L.May with a group business dinner. It was a pleasant surprise. The downstairs is quaint yet not crowded. The pizzas they served as an app consisted of a spinach goat cheese, the second was spicy sausage the third was a classic margarita....More

Thank robertlomdon714
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went for dinner, and everything was amazing. My wife had the veggie curry, and I had the filet. Everything was cooked to perfection. The flavors were spot on. I will definitely be back the next time I am in Dubuque

Thank Josh A
Reviewed 15 September 2017

L.May Eatery came highly recommended by many Dubuque locals and I can see why. The restaurant is very intimate with a juxtapositioning of raw brick walls and luxurious booth seating, as well as tables. The waitress we had was fun and humorous, giving a tablemate...More

Thank Charmaine H
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3 September 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.
8 September 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
31 October 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
US$10 - US$26
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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
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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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