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The Local Gastropub

37 Dunlop St West, Barrie, Ontario L4N1X2, Canada
+1 705-252-9220
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Ranked #2 of 386 Restaurants in Barrie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $36
Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Great home cooked pub food with the best selection of craft beer on tap North of Toronto. With large bay windows you have an indoor/outdoor atmosphere all through the year.
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Fairfield
Top Contributor
238 reviews 238 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We visited the Local Gastropub on a cold and wet October afternoon. The restaurant is a cozy and casual pub setting, with lots of wood and throw pillows on the bench seats. Our waitress was friendly and attentive, and knew the beer list backwards and forwards. My husband's local draft beer was excellent, as were the fish and chips we... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Went there for dinner. The waitress was extremely accommodating. Food was excellent. Only downside was we were too full from our starters and dinner to enjoy dessert :( the haggis lollipops, and. Baked Caesar salad were delicious

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ON, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

We arrived 10 min before they opened but they welcomed us warmly and had a seat by the window. We shared 3 dishes, haggis lollipops, ploughmans salad, and tacos. We eat lunch in Barrie restaurants every Friday and I was blown away by the quality and flavors of the food, service, and chef's hospitality. We even overheard at the neighbouring... More

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Kitchener
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The waitstaff was super helpful and friendly. The drink menu was pure quality; craft beer, with majority being local (Muskoka, Great Lakes, Mill St.). Food was fantastic; I had lime chicken on a waffle with cider honey - exceeded any expectations. Even the windows were open, making the interior a semi-patio. Great place to go grab a quality beer, take... More

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37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this review

Dear d7 Scott We are glad you had a great experience at The Local Gastropub, this week truly is a great time to have the windows open and enjoy the world go by! Thanks for taking the time to review us and the next time you are back in town we will have another 2 craft beers on tap taking... More

Barrie, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

We just moved in around the corner, this place is a great little pub. Very good service, amazing selection of local craft beer. Wings were very nice, try the baked salad. You will be surprised. I ordered a regular salad and my wife tried the baked. She is sold on the baked. Fish and chips are outstanding also. We will... More

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37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this review

Dear Garbagefud We are so happy you have found a little hang out close to home! Thanks for sharing your comments for all to see and we look forward to seeing you at The Local on a regular basis. We will switching up our menu shortly and adding two more craft beers to take us to 15 great beers on... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Had our wedding at the Local Gastropub on June 28th. Cannot say enough about how well everything turned out. My wife organized everything and I was the slacker who just showed up to say "I do". But from the beginning from considering the Local for our wedding it was the care and service that Scott (Owner with wife Hollis) showed... More

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37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this review

Dear Corey I know I have told you how much it meant to me to make sure your big day went without a hitch! I am so happy that I kept that promise. It means the world to me that everyone here was a part in your big day and one that we will never forget! I just placed your... More

Barrie, Canada
Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Stopping here after a movie is quickly becoming a tradition for me. They've got a very solid selection of beer including many excellent local varieties. Burgers and appetizers are also highly recommended and a great compliment to the drinks. Staff are also excellent, really knowledgeable and helpful when you're looking to try something new but can't decide. They usually have... More

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37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this review

Dear Zeusthecockapoo We are so happy that you enjoy our little pub! As a little teaser for you we just tapped a pomegranate wheat beer form Wellington Brewery yesterday and it is yummy! Thanks for the support and we will see you soon! Cheers Scott More

Stouffville, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A bridesmaid picked The Local Gastropub for my Bachelorette. She picked it because it had a number of food options and a great selection of beer. It turned out to be better than we had hoped!! Everyone enjoyed the apps as well as the mac & cheese and the tacos were big hits!! We really enjoyed the jugs that the... More

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37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this review

Tracy We are so happy you picked The Local and it was a pleasure hosting all of you! Good luck with the big day and we hope to see you soon. Cheers Scott More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Great place ... Awesome fish and chips!!! Highly recommended ... We Went there after we had a HORRIBLE experience at IL BUCO (served us RAW CHICKEN- I know! DISGUSTING) Great service - relaxed atmosphere - beautiful food... GOOOOOOO to the local. :))))

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37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this review

Dear Jordan Thanks for the really out of the world compliments! We look forward to having you return for some more fish & chips and cold frosty beers! Cheers Scott More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

After visiting Simcoe Lake, my husband and stopped in for a drink. We each had a glass of the house Cabernet and split an order of fries as a snack. The fries were some of the best we've ever tasted, perfectly seasoned. The spicy ketchup was just delicious. But the best part was our bartender, Jenna. She was just so... More

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37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this review

Dear riska26 Its always great to hear when the staff receive comments on Social Media sites! Jenna has been with us since day one of opening, so we truly appreciate all her hard work and it's nice when compliments come from different sources! I will pass your review on to Jenna as I know she will be happy! Cheers Scott More

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