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“perfect morning” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Local

The Local
4337 Irvington Rd, Irvington, VA VA 22480
(804) 438-9356
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Ranked #3 of 5 Restaurants in Irvington
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Healthy, Ice Cream
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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.
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“perfect morning”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

We eat at the Local alot and have never had a bad experience ...it's welcomimg and the food (simple but well done) and coffee are excellent. The Local is completely unpretentious and well served by a staff and owner who are cheerful, attentive and cool. Wifi on board for those who can't function w/o the internet, though the best "connections" are with neighbors and visitors who crowd in for the morning fill-up. Try the "Local blend" coffee. This is the perfect small-town, neighborhood place. Outdoor patio in the fine weather and plenty of space to spread out your morning newspaper at tables inside.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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MA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
“great place for lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Excellent choices for lunch. Great place for a casual soup and sandwich.

Visited October 2011
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Philadelphia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Great Place to sip a coffee and watch the world go by”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2011

The Local is a great little coffee house for breakfast and lunch. Very friendly staff that really makes the name of the place make sense. You feel like you are one of the locals. Relaxed and very good food. We had breakfast there the last day of our trip to the Tides Inn. We sat outside in the shade and relaxed. Nothing special about the small menu, but the food is good and is very reasonable. Home made muffins, bagel breakfast sandwiches, etc. The lunch menu is more interesting with a variety of sandwiches, so before we started our drive home, we picked up two sandwiches to go and ate them in the beautiful courtyard of the Ingelside Winnery. When you're relaxing with a nice breakfast at the Local, don't be surprised if an actual "local" will come up and say hello. Great place that made us linger a little longer before going home. It funny that it has WiFi available because it has the relaxed feel of the 1950's. Its not open every day, so check before you go.

  • Visited July 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Virginia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Great Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

My husband and I ate lunch here. It has great food and a good variety. It has indoor and outdoor seating. We had soup/salads and coffee. It was great!

  • Visited May 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Richmond, VA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great Coffee Shop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2010

We enjoyed the variety of sandwiches and drinks. Dining inside and out. It was a beautiful day when we ate lunch, so we enjoyed sitting in the front. Internet access a plus.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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