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Wonderful meal with friends. Truly a jewel in Speedway’s Main Street area ... read more
pamschwindt via google.com - Apr 20, 2019
A great neighborhood restaurant ...
A great neighborhood restaurant serving excellent burgers, and the best breaded tenderloin around! Friendly, attentive staff without being overbearing.  Fresh brewed unsweetened iced tea, yum. The menu has a wide variety of options including a couple of vegetarian-type dishes. The bar is perfect for watching sports and hang out with ... read more
Kelly M. via yelp.com - Apr 18, 2019
Food was very good. Service was friendly and appropriately attentive.
James Ammeen via google.com - Apr 15, 2019
Group celebration with a private room
We had a birthday celebration on a Sunday late afternoon. It was fantastic that they had a private room that they let us use for free (we requested a reservation the week before). Our waitress (Kacie) was attentive and easy to work with. The food...More ... read more
L3958LCdouglasb via tripadvisor.com - Apr 15, 2019
Service was somewhat slow, seemed to be a backup in the bar. Once our order was taken things seemed to move along much better. Food was very good.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Apr 14, 2019
I have had many filets and steaks, and my filet Sat. night was the best ever. Great cut of tender beef cooked to perfection, which for me is medium rare. My husband and his friend loved the half rack of ribs with three fried shrimp - the surf and turf. Calamari appetizer was a hit. You can't "grab a bite" here, as it's not speedy.
SusieD via opentable.com - Apr 14, 2019
Dawson’s on Main has consistently great food, friendly service, and reasonable prices. Definitely a”must” for anyone trying out Speedway’s dining options!
KathleenL via opentable.com - Apr 13, 2019
Fantastic food, large portions, reasonable prices. My hub and I went both Friday and Saturday night this weekend. Every couple we take there loves it.
SusieD via opentable.com - Apr 13, 2019
Good food, great service.
Joel Harleman via google.com - Apr 12, 2019
Great food with OUTSTANDING service! We ventured out of downtown Indy to find this gem in Speedway. I had a party of 8. We were seated promptly and our server made sure we never had an empty glass and the food was brought out in a very efficient manner.
PierceSouth via opentable.com - Apr 11, 2019
Food was fantastic and our server, Joey was seriously about the best we've ever had! He was effecient, charismatic and went above and beyond. Thanks for such a great experience.
Karie Riley via google.com - Apr 6, 2019
Telephoned Saturday afternoon 1pm to give 15 minutes notice of 12 for lunch. Service great, and all were very pleased with lunch.
Dave Aichinger via google.com - Apr 6, 2019
The pot roast was delicious. Good portion. Son’s kids meal was generous too. I would definitely dine here again.
Joann via opentable.com - Apr 5, 2019
Best place in Speedway to eat. Best food and best service!
TammiG via opentable.com - Apr 5, 2019
Food was excellent and plentiful. Our party of three was very pleased with everything. Love Dawson’s Speedway.
CindyC via opentable.com - Apr 5, 2019
Very good!
Cynthia Boris via google.com - Apr 3, 2019
Great food, reasonably priced, and nice facility.
Charles Stevenson via google.com - Apr 3, 2019
Again, a successful meal at Dawsons. A couple of things that brought it down for me. The hostess was a tad rude and I felt like I was an interruption. The server was sweet and pretty attentive (it was super busy), but she didnt introduce herself and I forgot to ask. a teeny tiny hiccup. Again, as I said on social media. Dawsons is ... read more
BethS via opentable.com - Apr 3, 2019
I had Tony’s Favorite Chicken. It was delicious and hearty. I had enough leftover for a second meal. The service was great, the waiter was fun and engaging. I would recommend trying this place.
RodMoore via opentable.com - Apr 1, 2019
Our waitress was so sweet and so accommodating, we were very pleased!!!
CarolR via opentable.com - Apr 1, 2019
Dawson’s on Main never disappoint ! On the very rare occasion that there’s something not perfect they swiftly and professionally take care of it! It’s our go to place!!!
Lxthree1957 via opentable.com - Mar 31, 2019
We frequent this restaurant because of the menu choices. All the entrees ordered were very good, well presented, adequate temperature and amount. Service was a bit stiff.
deansdining via opentable.com - Mar 30, 2019
Tenderloin was wonderful ... read more
David Carlson via google.com - Mar 29, 2019
The food is good and Joe a great server!
Maria Reyes via google.com - Mar 28, 2019
Excellent food and service!!! We are from Springfield, Illinois and we will definitely be back ... read more
Randy Fix via google.com - Mar 23, 2019
Incredible food and outstanding service! We had different entrees and no one was disappointed. I would definitely recommend Dawson's On Main.
Cheryl Coontz via google.com - Mar 23, 2019
Food is consistently good and you can get a reservation, I don't think any of the other restaurants in Speedway offer a reservation. Crowd typically slows after 8pm.
Colts8631 via opentable.com - Mar 22, 2019
Good Steak and Sides. Next time I'm trying the seafood and pasta ... read more
Brannan Land via google.com - Mar 17, 2019
Loved it loved it loved it. Filet was perfection. Had a group of 40+ and we didn't wait for anything. They were packed and yet our service and food were phenominal!
Michelle Houser via google.com - Mar 17, 2019
Excellent start to finish
Was here with a group. We started with a host of apps: pretzels, beef tips, quesadilla, dip, even a pizza - all very good. Waiter rec'd the ribeye steak for dinner and it was spot on. Cooked just as requested. Good service throughout evening.
Morgan2010 via tripadvisor.com - Mar 16, 2019
Excellent food and service. Will definitely be back soon.
Larry via opentable.com - Mar 16, 2019
Special food & drink menu for St. Patrick’s Day. The fish & chis were good. Maddie was our server. Was kind & attentive.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Mar 15, 2019
The frisco melt was incredible. Definitely enjoyed my lunch at Dawson's.
O MA via google.com - Mar 14, 2019
We are always pleased with the menu choices, food quality, variety of beverages, service, and prices consistently available at Dawson's. We only wish they had a location closer to us (in West Avon) so that we could patronize them more often.
Indytravelers via opentable.com - Mar 13, 2019
Great food 👌 ... read more
William Fielding via google.com - Mar 12, 2019
Always have great sevice.
Christy Lewis via google.com - Mar 11, 2019
Best waiter we've had in a while (it's been a week since I posted this, so the name is passing me). Really good food, delicious Mule cocktail, and the pretzels are awesome. Get the pub cheese -- you can always eat a salad tomorrow.
Ryan Wilhite via google.com - Mar 11, 2019
Dawson's on Main has been one of ...
Dawson's on Main has been one of our go-tos for many years and it never fails to satisfy. Tonight we went to celebrate two family birthdays and I t was one of our best experiences there. Our server was Jeremy and he really enhanced our meal! He made confident suggestions and was very fun and shared great conversation. As for food, th ... read more
Hope P. via yelp.com - Mar 11, 2019
It was great. Food was excellent and so was the service. It was a little loud for me but it was Saturday night and very busy.
DEANE via opentable.com - Mar 10, 2019
Jeremy was our server. He provided great service with a fun personality. Food was great as well.
brisa via opentable.com - Mar 9, 2019
Except found hair in my drink again it could have been mine but good food ... read more
Ethan Spencer via google.com - Mar 9, 2019
We enjoyed our dinner, I had asked for a booth which we did have. Of the two couples, both men wear hearing aids so having the booth makes a difference. Our server, Kiel’s ( I think) was very pleasant and fun to speak wiith. She had some funny granddad stories, her grandfather is in his 80’s and we are getting close ourselves. I ... read more
Grandad via opentable.com - Mar 9, 2019
Steaks are fabulous. Service is outstanding. Jeremy is great boss , he's a keeper ... read more
John Striby via google.com - Mar 8, 2019
Excellent food and very pleasant staff! Our waitress brought my grandbabies each a cookie and whipped cream dessert at no charge! Very sweet girl.
David Judd via google.com - Mar 8, 2019
Once again, Dawson’s delivered an amazing meal, spectacular service, and gave my friends and I a wonderful experience.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Mar 7, 2019
Nice place to eat and drink. Food is delicious!
M Cundiff via google.com - Mar 7, 2019
Best place in Indy to have s tenderloin ... read more
Kevin Daniels via google.com - Mar 7, 2019
Hidden gem. Friendly service. Accommodated our BIG group.
Matt Lackner via google.com - Mar 7, 2019
Loved it ... read more
Jeff White via google.com - Mar 5, 2019
Enjoyed a very fine meal here with my son after a visit to the racetrack.
Thomas Harmeyer via google.com - Mar 4, 2019
Nothing new or different about Dawson's, but what they do is done well. The food is good and menu solid - there is something for everyone. Calamari is great if you're a calamari person.
Dan Marino via google.com - Mar 4, 2019
Had a wonderful time during the March 500 Breakfast! Great food! Great staff! Will definitely return!
Brian Wilcox via google.com - Mar 4, 2019
Mike our area boss treated our department to a catered buffet from Dawson's On Main..Every item . Every bite was delicious. As a matter of fact IT WAS THE BOMB. The attendant was graceful and kept everything neat ,filled, and hot. I'm certainly planning to visit your place to have more of your great food. Thank you very much 👍👏✌ ... read more
Dot Dot via google.com - Mar 4, 2019
Good menu, good food, great service but so loud it was hard to hear conversations with table mates.
Alice Dills via google.com - Mar 3, 2019
Great time with friends. Got seated quickly with our reservations and our waiter was awesome! Was there exactly when we needed him, but not too much or pushy! Highly recommend Dawson’s on Main!
LoveToEat via opentable.com - Mar 2, 2019
Everything was great except for the noise level on a Saturday evening. It was to the point we had difficulty hearing our table conversation.
mary via opentable.com - Mar 2, 2019
Awesome location and great atmosphere. My food was seasoned perfectly! Good selection and reasonable prices. The wait staff were welcome, friendly, and attentive. Very clean tables and restrooms! Looking forward to my next visit.
Jamin Bailey via google.com - Feb 25, 2019
We ate at Dawson's on a Sunday evening. A Sunday menu was offered and selection was pretty good. My husband enjoyed their horseradish crust sirlon and my harvest salad was delicious.
Friends via opentable.com - Feb 24, 2019
Good food, but very limited parking.
Evelyn Hunter via google.com - Feb 23, 2019
This place is great. This is a ...
This place is great. This is a small town American Bistro. Portions are generous and the prices are very reasonable. They have a full bar and make a great cocktail. My husband swears by the rib eye steak. Myself I think they have one of the best grilled pork sandwich. The location is prime in Speedway being on Main. Visitors should k ... read more
Shaun S. via yelp.com - Feb 23, 2019
As always, Dawson's was perfect! Our favorite appetizer is the calamari! This restaurant is our "go to" place for special occasions. On this visit we were celebrating our 40th anniversary.
JenM via opentable.com - Feb 23, 2019
Great food and place for a drink. Sat in the bar so it was a little load but that is what we wanted. The service was excellent:) ... read more
susanC via opentable.com - Feb 23, 2019
Heard A LOT of GREAT THINGS and was not let down. Best French Onion soup and Fish Tacos..
Dohn Anthony Wright via google.com - Feb 19, 2019
Jeremy was a great server. All of the food we shared was fantastic. Great seafood for Central Indiana. Would go back soon.
Andrew Trefny via google.com - Feb 19, 2019
Good enough.
Angry 1 via google.com - Feb 18, 2019
Table by the door needs to go. The food and service was spectacular ... read more
Matthewk via opentable.com - Feb 16, 2019
Awesome service and awesome food, as always. ❤️ ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 16, 2019
Had a wonderful Valentine's dinner of prime rib great service. Would recommend eating here. I've never had a bad meal here We ate early so we missed the crowd which happens every night, luncheons are busy also.
Carol Saligoe via google.com - Feb 16, 2019
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