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L.May Eatery

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1072 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-4723 (10th & Main)
+1 563-556-0505
16:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Mon 16:30 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Ackley, Iowa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This is definitely the restaurant we like to go to although there are others in Dubuque that are great as well. L.Mays was recommended so we tried it and loved it.

Thank iowabike75
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Made our first trip there on a couples weekend. Wife had the filet and I had the pork shanks. Both were excellent. Atmosphere is very nice and staff was great too!.

Thank Brad L
Dubuque, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Natalee and I had been traveling all weekend and just wanted a nice meal. Easy choice-we drive down to LMay Eatery and consumed a delicious meal, a nice glass of wine and had the pleasure of many friends. It doesn't get much better than LMay!

Thank jbedfordd
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Food is very good, service is good. Some times it is too crowded, tables are very close so there is no opportunity for a private conversation.

Thank Karen L
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food is excellent and the staff is wonderful. The restaurant is decorated very nicely. They have a great wine list and the desserts are "to die" for. It is just down right excellent.

Thank Flora1Chokey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I like everything about this place except they really jam you in and you don't have any privacy from others unless you are lucky and get a table in the corner. The food and service are fantastic.

Thank Bill H
1 review
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The prices are so high that most people would be excluded. For the price, it should be easy to serve great food, but my three visits in the past 12 months have disappointed my guests and me.

Thank Bobby A
Manchester, Iowa
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Out celebrating our daughter's birthday, the place is great. We made reservations when they open for the same night. we needed a table for 3 at 7 PM. We arrived about 10 minutes ahead and had to wait a little bit for our table to get cleaned up, they were busy. The food was very good, I had the filet... More 

Thank 1980_Tipper
Dubuque, Iowa, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We go to this restaurant quite often and yhe food is alwsys great. Service is exceptionsl also. One of our favorite restaurants.

Thank Y6189KFsamd
Dubuque, Iowa
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8 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The food is amazing. Great variety and value. My Clients lived the food and the atmosphere. Fantastic!

Thank llamorte

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?