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“Great service, food and wait staff”
Review of L.May Eatery

L.May Eatery
Ranked #1 of 210 Restaurants in Dubuque
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$26
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, 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
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great service, food and wait staff”
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Order the Osso Bucco! It was excellent and a large portion so I had extra to take home. The filet mignon is another excellent choice and a "melt in your mouth" experience. Our waitress the first time we were there, Tiffany, is exuberant, very knowledgeable and gave excellent descriptions and recommendations for us to consider. Ask for her on your visit. Another good waitress to ask for is Mary Kay. If you see her, tell her Anne and David said hello. (She recently transferred there from another restaurant we like very much.). This restaurant is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday and some nights there is live music (for example, a guitar player/singer). Reservations are recommended as this tends to be a very popular restaurant in downtown. There is also sidewalk dining during good weather. It is casual but also good for special occasions.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank anne h
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LMayEatery, Owner at L.May Eatery, responded to this review, 19 May 2014
Anne, thanks so much for your kind review! We really appreciate the feedback. Cheers, Lea
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Dubuque, Iowa
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Excellent Mother's Day Brunch”
Reviewed 13 May 2014

I've been following the new menu features L. May has been posting for a long time now, but hadn't had the occasion to try them out yet. Booked a brunch for Mother's Day to take my mom and sister out for a Girls' Afternoon. It was AMAZING, both food, service and atmosphere. I can't wait to go back for dinner.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank MamaParrotHead
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LMayEatery, Owner at L.May Eatery, responded to this review, 19 May 2014
Thanks so much for bringing your family in for Mother's Day! I am so glad you got to try us and I hope you can come again for dinner soon. Cheers, Lea
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Try the Osso Buco”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Excellent food quick, friendly, and helpful wait staff. Our server Mary Kay was charming and recommend the delicious Moscow Mules. My only regret was not getting the Osso Buco on my first visit.

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Craig B
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LMayEatery, Owner at L.May Eatery, responded to this review, 19 May 2014
Craig, thanks for visiting and for trying the osso buco! There's a reason it stays on our menu season after season.... we hope you can come again soon and try even more items. Cheers, Lea
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Glad to have this in Dubuque”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

L. May is a gem: attention to every flavor detail, seasonal vegetables actually in season, delicious and creative cocktails, excellent service, lovely atmosphere, outdoor seating. Our server Mary Kay had answers to every question and was very patient, friendly and attentive, completing our wonderful experience. I am pleased to have found a restaurant that combines all of these elements with such success.

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Rachel S
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LMayEatery, Owner at L.May Eatery, responded to this review, 19 May 2014
Rachel, thanks for your kind words. We hope you can visit us again soon. Cheers, Lea
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“Great Service and Food”
Reviewed 11 May 2014

If ever in Dubuque I highly recommend going to L.May. The food was delicious, and our server Chris made the experience even more spectacular.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Paula M
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LMayEatery, Owner at L.May Eatery, responded to this review, 19 May 2014
Paula, thanks for your review and for mentioning Chris! We appreciate it a lot. Cheers, Lea
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