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The Local Gastropub

) #9 of 365 Restaurants in Barrie $$ - $$$ , ,
37 Dunlop St West, Barrie, Ontario L4N1X2, Canada
+1 705-252-9220
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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All hours
CUISINES
Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
37 Dunlop St West, Barrie, Ontario L4N1X2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 229 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food was great. The service was excellent and friendly. The waitress was able to remember our names.

Thank Scottie934
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a group of four , we had the privilege to be served by Jenna. Jenna was fantastic. Her manner, her accuracy, confidence in the menu, her suggestions and timing were all perfect. We all had different food and beverage items and on separate bills...More

Thank Martin M
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Martin We are so happy that you had a great time! We love our little pub and your experience is what we strive for everyday! Hope to see you back soon! Cheers Scott

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had to have our car repaired nearby, and while waiting we discovered this gem. Friendly and attentive server, AMAZING food. I would come here again and I don't even live in Barrie.

Thank Alex D
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Alex Glad you stopped in and enjoyed your meal! Look forward to having you back next time you are in town! Cheers Scott

Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

18 of us piled into this spot and we're greeted with a smile, organized and fast food and drink service and the food was amazing. Especially the Fish & Chips - epic.More

Thank Tyler N
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2017

Hi Tyler I was an absolute pleasure having you! On top of that! (I believe you are the same group!!) Your amazing family member from Scotland was an absolute blast and I loved sitting down having a wee chat with her! Hopefully we will see...More

Reviewed May 12, 2017

Loved the ambience of this quaint pub. Had the Kimchi fries and a starter and then the beef lasagna. They were both superb, as the fries were fresh cut and double fried (I assumed) with plenty of potato flavour and perfectly seasoned with a hint...More

Thank Vay T
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2017

Hi Vay T Thanks so much for your amazing feedback. We are so happy that your experience took you back a little! Thanks for posting and we hope to see you back at the pub very soon! Cheers Scott

Reviewed May 5, 2017

Delicious pub food taken to the next level. Absolutely yummy and the specials are always something...well...special and not to be missed :) Try it out...you can catch live music or relax and unwind with friends over a game of whatever. Great place, great people!

Thank Sheila W
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2017

Hi Sheila Thanks for the lovely review (your 2nd!) and kind words. Into year number 9 and we keep trying to make memories for our guests! Spread the love for us! Cheers The Locals

Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

To be fair this is my second review of this little spot but I just have to give these guys kudos!! The food is SSOOOOOO GOOD!!! It looks like they have a tiny little kitchen and really this is a cozy casual spot, I love...More

Thank foodobsessed78
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2017

OMG! We love that you love us! Thanks for the second review my friend! See you soon Scott

Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Location being downtown the Gastro offers a smaller space with great beers on tap. The beer selection changes regularly so there is always something different to try. The food is very tasty but I find the portions a bit small for the price. We mainly...More

Thank Steve Y
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2017

Hi Steve We love having you! Thanks for taking time to review our little pub. Look forward to beers and convo! Cheers Scott

Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

First off, full disclosure: I am a regular here. The reasons are legion. I like craft beer, and the Local's policy of only serving Ontario craft beer suits me just fine. I have worked my way through the menu pretty much. It's not huge, but...More

Thank brindleboar
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2017

Dear brindleboar We love having you as a regular!! Thanks so much for supporting us all these years! Cheers Scott

Reviewed February 16, 2017

Waitress recommended fish and chips and she was absolutely right to do so - it's perfect. We're hard pressed to find fish&chips of that quality in Toronto. Service was excellent as well (I think the waitress's name was Jena). We will visit again whenever we're...More

Thank sadeja
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2017

Hi Sadeja Thanks for taking the time to post a lovely review about our food and Jenna. We look forward to having you back! Cheers Scott

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Mollie H
Is it ok for kids? Can I reserve early on a Saturday night?
February 8, 2016|
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Response from 37Scotland | Property representative |
Hi Mollie! Kids are always welcome in our little pub. We are family friendly and always have board games to keep everyone occupied.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $23
Cuisine
Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Dunlop St West, Barrie, Ontario L4N1X2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-252-9220
  • E-mail
Description
Great home cooked pub food with the best selection of craft beer on tap North of Toronto. With large bay windows you have an indoor/outdoor atmosphere all through the year.
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