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The Local

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Bakery, Coffee Shop, Healthy, Ice Cream
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4337 Irvington Rd, Irvington, VA VA 22480
(804) 438-9356
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Dining options: 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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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Sandwich

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
WilliamDickerson
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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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  • Lunch
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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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256 reviews 256 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The scene: Looking for a cheap (and local) breakfast as an alternative to what was provided at the Tides Inn. The experience: A handful of locals milled about. Interior is quaint, inviting. They offer a selection of coffee, pastries, sandwiches, salads. After drinking a lot of coffee lately, I opted to get some hot cider instead. The cider came out... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Nice place for coffee light fare. Really nice. Too noisy inside. Best to sit outside if possible. Compressors from refrigeration equipment is noise source need to moved or compressors replaced with those from the 20th century.

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Nutter Fort Stonewood, West Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This little bistro features a delightful menu combining local fare and traditional favorites. Try to cajole the owner into making some of her southern pimento cheese. It's the best you will ever eat!

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Stopped in for a cup of coffee and breakfast sandwich - both delicious! It was quite busy, but the staff is efficient, friendly, and accurate. Beware - The coffee is quite strong! They have a few tables inside as well as a few outside. Also serve home made ice cream , which we didn't try. FYI - Open every day... More 

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NYC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Truly delicious mugs of coffee. If you like the mug, you can buy it. I did! Pretty, high-ceilinged bathroom, too. Friendly counter-help, but the manager (owner?) didn't seem to want to interact with the customers.

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Danvers, MA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Went to The Local twice in one weekend. Great coffee spot and lots of innovative sandwiches. Nice atmosphere. Great for a lazy Sunday morning.

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Restaurant Details

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 0 - 10
  • Cuisine: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Healthy, Ice Cream

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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