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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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English first
Danvers, MA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
5 helpful votes 5 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
Top Contributor
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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11 reviews 11 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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Virginia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

While staying at the Tides Inn we made the short walk each day to this wonderful little cafe. One morning we enjoyed coffee and a breakfast sandwich and the next day we enjoyed lunch. Both meals were delicious! While the cafe is small with maybe 7-8 tables, there are plenty of outdoor tables and umbrellas. The service was excellent and... More

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Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Great place for lunch when visiting Irvington area. Freshly made sandwiches and indoor or outdoor seating make this a great spot for people watching. A good option for those at staying at the Tides Inn or Hope and Glory. Plenty of options for both kids and adults.

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Irvington, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The coffee is super, the food is good with a fine variety of sandwiches and salads. And oh my is it ever a local gathering place. The "boys" (old) gathering on Monday and Thursday never fails to tickle me when I stop by for morning coffee. My only complaint is the grill ventilation system...it's inadequate and the "greasy" smell permeates... More

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