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Localis

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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CHEF'S TASTING MENU
Seven-course Tasting Menu $115, optional Chef's Wine Pairing $93. Five-course* Tasting Menu $87 (included courses are asterisked), optional Chef's Wine Pairing $63
Seven Things That Make Me Smile
Inspiration for Tonight's Menu
A very personal tasting based on memories I have of food, family, friends, places or experience that always brings a smile to my face. I hope the same happens for you while eating these dishes!
COURSE #1
Before and at the beginning of Localis I was at the counter at least weekly. Some of my favorite meals happened in front of Billy and Ricky.
At the Kru Counter *
Scallop, Hamachi, Strawberry, Smoked Dashi, Pickled Wasabi
Optional Wine Pairing
Eiko Fuji, "Dry Mountain" Honkara, Sake, Yamagata, Japan
COURSE #2
Yes, that's right. One of my favorite things in the world. Always loved mustard-forward in the German style from my Freund family heritage.
Potato Salad *
Potatoes, Mustards, Localis Pancetta, Mustard Greens
Optional Wine Pairing
Optional Wine Pairing: Schlossgut Diel, 'Von Der Nahe' Riesling, Nahe, Germany, 2016
COURSE #3
My favorite dish from one of my favorite restaurants, Auburn Thai Garden. I have never dreamed of a dish so often.
#64, Level 3
Fish, Black Garlic, Thai Basil, Thai Chili
Optional Wine Pairing
Domaine de Rimauresq Côtes de Provence Cru Classé Rosé, Provence, France 2018
COURSE #4
The first real food experience I ever had. I went there often and became close friends with Lou. This dish was ordered most nights!
Luigi's Little Italy
Lemon Pasta, Lobster, Onion, Blueberry, Pineapple Sage
Optional Wine Pairing
Le Caveau Bugiste, Manicle Chardonnay, "Cuvée des Éboulis", Bugey, France 2016
COURSE #5
One of my favorite meals that my mom cooked, pork chops and rice. Sorry mom, I've changed the recipe a little!
That Rice Tho! *
Llano Seco Pork, Carnaroli Rice, Porcini, Loquat
Optional Wine Pairing
Château de Beaucastel, Coudoulet Rouge, Grenache-Sryah-Mourvèdre, Côtes du Rhône, France, 2016
COURSE #6
Duck has always been one of my favorite things to eat and over the past 10 years, one of my favorites to cook!
"When Pigs Fly" *
Duck, Cherry, Bengali Mustard, Polenta
Intermezzo *
Geranium Sorbet
Optional Wine Pairing
Presqu'ile, Presqu'ile Vineyard, Syrah, Santa Maria Valley, California, 2016
COURSE #7
Having dessert for lunch always felt like I was a king for a day.
Peanut, Jelly and Banana *
Banana, Strawberry, Peanut Butter, Balsamic Vinegar, Shiso
Optional Wine Pairing
Château Laribotte, Sauternes, Sauternes, France, 2013
A LA CARTE MENU
LITE FARE
14
Burgundy Salad
Red Frisée, Coraline Chicory, Pancetta, Egg, Crouton, Loquat
8
Localis Bread Service
Rotating Selection of Breads with Herb Butter and Maldon Salt
19
Fire Roasted Octopus
Green Mole, Manchego Reserve, Beet, Chard, Lime
50
Passmore Ranch Caviar - 6 Grams
BBQ Crème Fraîche, Potato Chips, Ranch Reserve Caviar
17
Chef's Tapas
Today's Selection of Three Tapas
16
Wild Salmon Poke
Spring Onion, Kiwi, Macadamia, Rhubarb, Rice
25
Cheese and Charcuterie
An Array of House & Artisan Meats, Cheeses, House Pickles & Preserves
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

I was looking forward to eating at Localis as it has been touted as a gourmet experience. The food is nicely prepared and presented but the portions are very small and the comfort level of the restaurant leaves a lot to be desired. The wine...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Robert S
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

Booked a table, then they made us wait 20 minutes to be seated. When we complained to the hostess, she said it was not that long a wait. Food took over half an hour to come, I guess because we complained about the wait. Then...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Absolutely wonderful waitress; knew wines well to recommend with entree! Very good food. High prices and minimal atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sacgrommet
Reviewed January 22, 2019

Used to come to this location when it was Tuli's, skipped it when it was One Trick Pony and had to try out the latest iteration as Localis. So glad that I did. Located on the corner of 21st and S Street, parking is not...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank imatifster
Reviewed December 19, 2018

We went for the five course tasting menu in December 2018 - as a 'hyper seasonal' establishment, this will likely mean that the experience will change soon enough (though menus marked "early fall" indicate that perhaps the pace of change is less than the marketing...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank crrpit
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We celebrated our daughter’s birthday last Saturday at Localis. The food & service was great! Between the 4 of us we got two 5 course tasting menus, lamb chops & a pasta dish. All were delicious! We also had the grilled octopus as an appetizer...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ladan2014
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I took my friend for her birthday and it was worth every penny and bite. We had the chef's wine flight and each and every choice was so amazing. We had a 2006 wine that is only released every 12 years. Really stunning pairing with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Govmrs
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Excellent dining experience!!! We enjoyed every course of the 7-course tasting menu from the lobster brioche (incredible!) to the Salmon "lox." We've eaten at several Michelin-starred restaurants and this is comparable in both taste and quality. We sat at the Chef's Counter which was really...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chernaa
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Chris is killing it.He is so creative with the freshest,and local ingredients.Doesn’t skip a beat when asked to do vegan,either(lady friend,not me).I highly recommend Localis to anyone that loves great food and great people.I promise you will not be disappointed.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank L8593RNstuartb
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Dinner option by local friends. Fire roasted octopus &t Ceviche were great starters. Octopus made to perfection. The ceviche was great and completely out of the ordinary. Worth trying and repeating. The lamb was outstanding as was the king salmon filet. The tapas seemed very...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Response from MannyTravel | Reviewed this property |
Street parking, but plenty around. The area seems safe too, so is easy to park a few blocks away and walk to the restaurant.
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