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The Local

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Cafe, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Healthy
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4337 Irvington Rd, Irvington, VA VA 22480
(804) 438-9356
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: A great place in the Northern Neck to gather for locally roasted organic...
A great place in the Northern Neck to gather for locally roasted organic coffee, great food and the LOCAL BUZZ! Free Wi-Fi, local and regional newspapers, indoor and patio dining, and BEV’s Homemade Ice Cream. Serving breakfast and lunch 7 days a week. Beer and Wine.
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great breakfast; good value

The Local is our go to spot for breakfast whenever we're in the charming town of Irvington. Their muffins and egg sandwiches are very tasty. They also offer yogurt parfaits with mixed fruit, which are cool and delicious on a hot summer day. Their cranberry orange muffins are particularly yummy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
HilaireH116
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

we stayed at the Tides Inn and this was a wonderful place to ride our bike for coffee and a small bite. Limited menu but nice outdoor seating.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The Local is our go to spot for breakfast whenever we're in the charming town of Irvington. Their muffins and egg sandwiches are very tasty. They also offer yogurt parfaits with mixed fruit, which are cool and delicious on a hot summer day. Their cranberry orange muffins are particularly yummy. We've had lunch there only once; we found the tuna... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We stopped for a muffin and coffee prior to our visit to the Steamboat Era Museum. We enjoyed the quiet atmosphere, the good coffee, the excellent muffins. The sandwiches and soup are equally delicious. Interesting bistro-type combinations, not your usual deli-type sandwiches.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stopped in for coffee and pastries on our way out of town. Very charming and cozy. Definitely has a neighborhood/local vibe. Excellent coffee.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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355 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is a very eatery for sandwiches and soups. Breakfast and lunch only. Many locals were dining here when my wife and I came in for lunch. Quick service at the order desk, and our orders were brought to our table without delay. I had "The Local" which is NC-style BBQ with cole slaw in the sandwich (you don't have... More 

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Irvington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great coffees, a nice variety of sandwiches and salads. My only complaint, like others have reported, is the paninis. which are made with bread that is quite thick and could be grilled longer. Other than that quibble, definitely recommended. Certainly the best coffee and sandwich place in the area.

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This place you would expect to run into in San Francisco but not here in Irvington. It is a great place to get a really good sandwich made fresh. There maybe a bit of a wait if they are busy because each sandwich is had made. Oh and I enjoyed their Italian soda too.

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Lancaster, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Hadn't been in ages but stopped by with a friend recently. She ordered a pannini and I got the spinach salad with shrimp. Both of us were pleased with our food and was a great place to relax and catch up.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

i lived for years in the NNK and The Local was one of my favorite spots. Recently, I was able to return and chose lunch at The Local. Great, honest food and wonderful staff. The panini sandwiches need to stay on the griddle longer to melt the cheese totally, but The Carter Club remains my favorite. The staff is fairly... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Great eating resource for morning, noon or take out. There are few eating establishments in this area and you would think the service and quality would suffer, but not here. Much better that a "Starbucks" and more options.

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Address: 4337 Irvington Rd, Irvington, VA VA 22480
Phone Number: (804) 438-9356
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Irvington
Average Prices: USD 10
Cuisine: Cafe, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Healthy

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4337 Irvington Rd, Irvington, VA VA 22480
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Irvington
  • Phone Number: (804) 438-9356

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Healthy

Description

A great place in the Northern Neck to gather for locally roasted organic coffee, great food and the LOCAL BUZZ! Free Wi-Fi, local and regional newspapers, indoor and patio dining, and BEV’s Homemade Ice Cream. Serving breakfast and lunch 7 days a week. Beer and Wine.

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