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The Local Kitchen

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American, Bar, Canadian, Pub
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1205 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T9, Canada
(250) 385-1999
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Halifax
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

wife got buffalo chicken wrap "overpowering" did not like me and kids got 1/2 pound gourmet cheeseburgers we all did not like (fries ok tho) microbrewer beer ok tasted like hoegaarden cramped, flower bits falling in food, seagull dirt on my head $90 later... it was busy so maybe others have had better experiences there live music across street from... More 

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Thank snixon123
Opotiki, New Zealand
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our only chance to eat out during our stay was not wasted here. We sat on the patio, bravely ordered a "Caesar" and a tasting tray of local beer, ate fish and chips and had a jolly good time. The service was friendly and the bill didn't break the bank.

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Thank sushi998
Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My girlfriend and I were looking for a place to grab another drink and snack and ended up at The Local. It was a little dark inside, but it was lively. There was a lot of people there and the servers were nice. We meet a few travelers from a few different countries and enjoyed their signature drinks from restaurant.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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114 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went to a show at The Royal Theatre and was looking for a bite to eat and a drink. The place is open until 1am during the week, and timing was 11:30pm so worked out perfectly. Had a couple of drinks, and they "know" how to make them...no complaints on the main ingredient!! We shared a kabob, olive, and naan... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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104 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate on this lively patio near the waterfront for dinner. The staff were pleasant and fairly attentive despite being very busy. Our meals were tasty. My husband had the lamb burger and thought it was the best he had ever had. I had the beef tacos which were a bit disappointing because I think the beef would be much... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Called here on the recommendation of our tour guide and wasn't disappointed. Wanted a quick meal and I had one of the best burgers I have ever tasted and my hubbie had ribs which he said were 'melt in the mouth'. Our fries were unfortunately cold but they were changed without hesitation! A very busy place which is obviously popular... More 

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Victoria BC
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121 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i am a Victoria resident that loves going to the Local for great food and atmosphere. The outside deck is one of the best in City. and to Door man Roger is such a great guy. He makes sure everyone is looked after. Pretty servers Loads of TV's to watch the game and a Dj on weekends. It's the place... More 

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Thank Danify
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a disappointing item on the menu. Great food and drinks. The service was good and the staff was friendly.

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RochesterMN
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful blackened pacific halibut wrap that was fantastic. Excellent personable server. Sat outside on their lovely patio. Great experience.

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Thank AmyGRochesterMN
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had a snack and a drink....the location is awesome . the bar is super and busy. the food is bar quality . basically is good for drinks since it gets a lot of hip crowd .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1205 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (250) 385-1999

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