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The Local

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Good choice for a pub style dinner in downtown Minneapolis

We enjoyed a good dinner at the Local. The made-to-order pretzel stick appetizer was delicious... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lawrence, Kansas
Earned its #1 rating

We entertained 15 customers in a semi private space at The Local. It was in the back, on the second... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
Milford, Michigan
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  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
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“happy hour”(5 reviews)
“nicollet mall”(5 reviews)
“pub style”(2 reviews)
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931 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3201
+1 612-904-1000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a good dinner at the Local. The made-to-order pretzel stick appetizer was delicious. Perfectly cooked and served hot with a small cheese dip. I had the macaroni and cheese with side salad for dinner. It could have been a little hotter and more...More

Thank grandtraveler
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We entertained 15 customers in a semi private space at The Local. It was in the back, on the second level with two sitting areas and a pool table. The staff was very accommodating when preparing for our customer event. The food was excellent. Highly...More

Thank JVM-Milford-MI
Reviewed June 23, 2018

I walked through Nicollet Mall and came back to the Local. The food was good. The fish and fries is very good. There was a good selection of draft beers. The outside patio allowed me to smoke my pipe. The staff was attentive and helpful....More

Thank JayB1r
Reviewed March 18, 2018

In town for a meeting with a few hours to kill, we needed to find a place for lunch. We just happened into this restaurant and were not disappointed. Everyone enjoyed their food and the prices were reasonable. The service was very good. Really cool...More

Thank DOUG W
Reviewed August 2, 2017

The Nicollet Mall is currently under street renovation & is a bit noisy. This did not stop us. You get $2.off appetizers, wine & beer for happy hour. We had a pint each of Alaskan white & Summit Seasonal for $3.97 each. Out appetizers were...More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed July 24, 2017

The food was very good - they had a good selection of food and drinks and the staff were attentive. THe only real issue I had was if you have a back bad, or even just a sore back, the chairs at the high tables...More

Thank wellermdfan
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

This old quaint building gives this place character and has a good feeling of enjoying yourself while having a great meal and beverage of choice.

Thank kat977
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Great food, drinks and service. Even though they are the most popular bar/restaurant, I'm sure they can use your support during this mess someone has created on Nicollet Mall.

Thank TimberATL
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places in Downtown Minnie! The atmosphere is top notch - if you get there be sure to find the Kissing Room. The staff here is great. The food is excellent - and so are the drinks. Check out Boris...More

Thank John R
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Food atmosphere and good food. I like their "We" lunch which is a half sandwich and small salad. It's perfect for a quick lunch. Excellent sandwiches. I love their Reuben Sandwich. Check out The Local.

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