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Local Public Eatery

#74 of 2,980 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
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310 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1C1, Canada
+1 403-264-7808
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10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Daresbury, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Great food - tuna very good. Nice service and great beer - recommend for a laid back easy going night out

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Thank 496PaulW496
Wellington, New Zealand
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519 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed October 29, 2016

We were looking for pancakes for lunch and sure enough the Local Public Eatery has them on their menu (we didn't find any other restaurant on 8th Ave that did). We wanted to eat on the "street" but a sign on the desk said wait to be seated - after waiting and waiting and being ignored by staff we went... More 

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Thank John S
Management T, General Manager at Local Public Eatery, responded to this review

Hi John, Thank you for sending in your feedback. I would like to apologize for not getting a warm welcome when coming into Local. It is my teams goal to ensure every guest feels like they are at home and we missed the mark for your brunch. I will be sure to share this with my team as we are... More 

Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016

We were walking along 8th ave on a Saturday afternoon when we saw a sign out front advertising beer & tacos for $2.24…we’d be stupid not to check it out right!? Another sign on the inside also mentioned the $2.24 special for beer and tacos so we had a seat at the bar. The bartenders were extremely friendly and helpful.... More 

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Thank Chris L
Management T, General Manager at Local Public Eatery, responded to this review

Hi Chris, I would like to say thank you for the wonderful review. My teams goal has always been to ensure everyone feels at home and create a fun environment for each and every guest. I am glad to hear the bar staff was able to do so. I am going to ensure I pass this on to my entire... More 

Red Deer, Canada
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Icalled into this bar for a few drinks and some food, staff were great ,beer was good and my dinner really good. plenty of sport and different channels on the tv,s so watched euro football. a really friendly atmosphere with no edge to it. perfect for a stranger , on his own in town for the first time. made to... More 

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Thank stephen m
Management T, General Manager at Local Public Eatery, responded to this review

Hi Stephen, Thank you for your review. It is my teams goal to ensure everyone feels welcome and has a comfortable seat. It sounds like they did a great job. I am excited to share this with my team so they can hear their efforts are felt by the guests. I hope next time your back in Calgary you stop... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Popped in one lunchtime (11:45 I believe) and it was crazy busy with the local business lunches and shopping trade. We were shown to a seat at the bar where we sat for a couple of hours eating nachos and drinking the local brew. Great, friendly atmosphere and the servers were all top notch. Would definitely recommend to any English... More 

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Thank Tom K
Management T, General Manager at Local Public Eatery, responded to this review

Hi Tom, Thank you for taking the time to write in. I appreciate the review. I will be sure to pass this on to my bar team as they love to hear any and all feedback to ensure all guests get a great experience. Please do come back as the beers are always changing. Have a great week, Brett Butterwick... More 

Port Moody, Canada
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319 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Great beer choices served by friendly servers. The Ahi Tuna club sandwich was one of the best sandwiches I have ever eaten and I am 6 decades on this planet. Order your Shock Top with a slice of orange if that is how you like it. Order your fries with no salt if you like the taste of potatoes not... More 

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Thank bryanharnett
Management T, General Manager at Local Public Eatery, responded to this review

Hi Bryan, Thank you for the review. I am glad you had the chance to enjoy some of the great dishes Local has to offer. I will pass this feedback on to my team to my team. I will ensure my Chef addresses the saltiness in certain items. Again thank you for the feedback and taking the time to write... More 

MA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2016

On a recent couples vacation, we passed through Calgary and stumbled on Local Public Eatery. What fun! Great pub food and beer! The tuna sandwich was the best ever. We are still talking about it. Tacos could be purchased individually allowing for tiny appetites. The staff was so friendly! Andy, the manager, came to the table to give us tourist... More 

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Thank NandJtravelfun
Management T, General Manager at Local Public Eatery, responded to this review

Hi Nand, Thank you for the feedback. My team at Local pride themselves on hospitality and great food. I will be sure to read this to the entire team as they will be thrilled. As for Andy, I will be sure to pass this on to him and acknowledge him for a job well done. Enjoy your week. Thank you,... More 

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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and had a great tuna sandwich. My wife liked her chicken salad too. Our waitress was excellent and provided amazing service. Just a nice casual place to eat.

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Thank Daniel B
Management T, General Manager at Local Public Eatery, responded to this review

Hi Daniel, Thank you for your feedback. At Local we love to hear the stance we take on fresh and quality has made it back to our guests. I will be sure to share the feedback with my staff as they will be happy to hear you enjoyed your experience at Local. Thank you, Brett Butterwick, General Manager More 

Bedale, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, good banter leading to a good night out, well priced also. Definitely a good drop off point.

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Thank Duane F
Management T, General Manager at Local Public Eatery, responded to this review

Hi Dusnae, Thank you for taking to time to share your review. I like to hear when the efforts the staff put in are felt by the guests. I will share this feedback with my team as it always makes for an energizing conversation. I hope you enjoy your week. All the best, Brett Butterwick General Manager More 

glasgow
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Really nice burgers, good atmosphere, good beer. Service was quick even though it was busy. Lots of people in on a Sunday night.

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Thank npevans
Management T, General Manager at Local Public Eatery, responded to this review

Hi Npevans, Thank you for taking the time to write in your review on trip advisor. It always good to hear the efforts of the staff are perceived well from our guests. If you are ever out and about on Saturday and Sunday in the morning we serve brunch from 10:00am until 3:00pm. Thanks again for your feedback, Brett Butterwick... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1C1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-264-7808

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?