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The Local

4337 Irvington Rd, Irvington, VA VA 22480
(804) 438-9356
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Ranked #3 of 6 Restaurants in Irvington
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Healthy, Ice Cream
Dining options: Lunch
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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Dining options: Lunch
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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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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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
26 helpful votes 26 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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Nice little place for breakfast or lunch. We had lunch here, and my panini was delicious. My son wasn't thrilled with the strawberry jam on his PB&J and the "grilled cheese" is only warmed bread & cheese, but everyone ate their meal. An easy bike ride from The Tides Inn.

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suburban Chicago, IL
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We ate breakfast here every morning when we were visiting the area; I regret that we didn't stay for lunch too! The food is fresh, filling, and good; the coffee excellent, the service friendly and efficient. The Local has an appealing charm without being self-consciously cute. And it's clear the staff have a fine rapport with the regulars.

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Fairfax Station, VA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I finished our morning run at the Local. Great coffee and breakfast sandwich (egg, sausage and cheese on fresh multigrain bread). Good muffins as well. Loved it.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

During our stay at the Tides, we started every day here! It's a quick bike ride away. The coffee is good and the breakfast sandwiches are huge. It's amazing what all these girls are making on just a panini press. Their lunch menu is pretty big considering they don't have a kitchen. The patio is great for people watching.

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Northern Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Good coffee, breakfast sandwiches and muffins start the day right. Young energetic staff. A favorite of locals and visitors alike.

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Queens, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We enjoyed the fresh soups, sandwiches and salads at lunch, served by their friendly staff. Excellent selection and variety to suit all tastes.

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