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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 398 Restaurants in Barrie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $32
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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English first
Waterloo, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Stopped in for dinner on a snowy night. Not busy so we sat right away. Kids menu suited my kids perfectly and we enjoyed the beef tacos and burger. Service was amazing. Our waitress was so kind, helpful and prompt. Would definitely recommend as an alternative to the big chains. Glad others had rated it so well as that's why... More 

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Belleville, Canada
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

What a great spot. This place has it all, atmosphere, great staff, live music, awesome food, and lots of beer. We stopped for dinner on a Friday after a long drive. We had curry and the vegan burritos both were amazing. Dead elephant beer was awesome. The band "whiskey river" was very good.

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

Dear JMCD148 Thanks for popping in on a Friday night! We are so happy you enjoyed all we have to offer! Feel free to shout it from the rooftops and hopefully more people will experience what you did. We look forward to your next visit! Cheers again Scott More 

Coldwater, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Good food, nice environment but most of all I enjoyed the friendly service. It was a nice touch for the waitress, Jenna, to ask our names and remember them throughout the meal! Its also nice to see them supporting local craft breweries.

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

Hi Kris We believe it's the small touches that matter! Jenna is awesome and has been with us from day number one and really believes in what we do as does the rest of our team. Thanks of supporting and we look forward to your next visit! Cheers Scott More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My husband had the Reuben poutine which is like a Reuben sandwich on top of fries. He said it was very tasty. I had the braised beef tacos which were also very good. It was very crowded so we opted to be at the bar. The bartender was very friendly and personable. We also had the local beers which we... More 

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

Hi Laurie Glad you enjoyed you experience! Please pass the word along and thank you for supporting local! Until the next time! Cheers Scott More 

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Wonderful food, atmosphere and waitress. Will be going back for sure. Would like to see more on the menu though. Looking forward to Rabbie Burns dinner.

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

Dear Maureen. We are so happy you enjoyed our little pub and we are also looking forward to our Rabbie Burns Dinner. One of the reasons we have a small menu is to keep all our ingredients as fresh as possible. We do change our menu 4 times a year for variety. That being said we also cater to special... More 

Markham, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Liked: 1) local craft-beers; 2) locally sourced and made on site burgers; and 3) liked that the waitress knew the beers on tap. Disliked: 1) they put my cheese on the reuben sandwich instead of the burger. Asiago just doesn't taste good on a Reuben. Overpowered the sauerkraut. Both were still very tasty... 2) Prices were a little high.

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

Dear alwaysgetwhatyoupay4 Thanks for taking the time to post! Next time you pop in for a pint please feel free to ask your server to customize your selection as we can always substitute items on the menu as we know certain tastes are not for everyone. Our goal is always to keep our guests happy! Happy New Year! Cheers Scott More 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The poutine is simply awesome and I would recommend it to anyone who has a taste for fries, cheese and gravy. Atmosphere is also very good and the beer (draft) selection is unique. Two thumbs up!!

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

Dear Anthony So happy you enjoyed your experience at The Local! We look forward to having you back for another poutine and cold frosty Ontario draft. Cheers Scott More 

Barrie, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Some friends usually stop by this place once a week or so for some drinks and food. Jenna and Theresa are two of the best at making you feel welcome and providing fast and friendly service. Great selection of microbrews and Scott always keeps the menu fresh and tasty.

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

Hi Pete Since May 2009 you guys have been a part of The Local. Like Jenna who has also been of our little dream on the corner of Maple you have all helped create a welcoming pub for all to enjoy! Along with Therasa who is a great addition we look forward to table 4 being in your name for... More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great food, an unusual variety, all delicious. The atmosphere was comfortable and unpretentious, and the service friendly and fast.

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

Dear Birgitta It's always to see people taking the time to review us, especially from out of town. Were glad you enjoyed your dinner with us and we hope to see you back very soon! Cheers Scott More 

Barrie, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We LOVE The Local! Our family can often be found in a back booth enjoying a pint (for the adults) and a chocolate milk (for the l'il ones) - frequently it's a father/son outing, other times it's all four of us. We bring friends here all the time - guaranteed if we have guests from out-of-town and we want to... More 

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

Hey Guys! We've said it before, without people like yourself spreading the word about The Local Gastropub, we would not be here. Thanks for the continued support and we will make sure that your friends and family that pop in will be looked after as if they were in our own home. Cheers and see you soon! Scott, Hollis and... More 

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Additional Information about The Local Gastropub

Address: 37 Dunlop St West, Barrie, Ontario L4N1X2, Canada
Phone Number: +1 705-252-9220
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 8 - 32
Cuisine: Contemporary

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