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The Local

Miaouli Road junc. beach road, Agia Efimia 280 81, Greece
+30 2674 061620
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (41 reviews)
“moussaka” (19 reviews)
“chicken” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Miaouli Road junc. beach road, Agia Efimia 280 81, Greece
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We loved the local. First time we had perfectly cooked steaks with amazing sauces. Second time I had a wonderful musaka and my partner had a great souvlaki. We found the staff friendly and welcoming. If you come to this place we recommend a visit

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank jaxwilson1
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Went on a recommendation, but it didn’t live up to it. Food was OK, but wouldn’t go back. Maybe it was the end of the season, but seemed more like a bar with food, rather than a restaurant

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Malcolm W
Reviewed September 28, 2018

You must reserve a table, it is very popular ! This was the best food of all the restaurants that we visited. Service was good, we did not have to wait long to be served drinks or food. We had Lamb chops with potatoes and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Summerwine2014
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Lovely taverna just off the main road of Agia Efimia, away from the "tourist trap" usual places. Family run, attentive waiters and waitresses. Really enjoyed our meal, consisting of tzaziki (best we've ever tasted!) and saganaki cheese to begin with, followed by chicken on the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Keflover2017
Reviewed September 25, 2018

we passed the Local, and was empty, albeit it was about 1530 hrs.. asked for the Red Snapper but was advised they did not have any... always a bad sign when restaurants do not tell you what they dont have !! anyways we had their...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank lawmanCheshire
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We ate here on the first night of our holiday as we remembered how good it was from last year. The staff are very helpful and the only disappointment was the steak (supposedly cooked to your liking which was rare) was overcooked. They offered to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank CarolynGough
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Wonderful place...Food excellent, staff lovely, view fantastic. We have been in three times during our holiday and it's been beautiful every time. We like to try most of the local restaurants and this one is well up there. I had the,grilled octopus there twice as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank 59quito
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Went for and a meal on Monday night at the local had the sea bream it was so good we had to go back on Wednesday had the shank of lamb absolutely the best food in aga efimia

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank GARY P
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Food delicious, big portions. Staff very friendly. We ate here 4 nights out of seven. Tried others but nowhere near as good

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Wendy H
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Freshly prepared, quality ingredients, excellent service, all in the perfect spot. Full nearly every night, a testament to the experience. So get there early or book or just sit in the relaxing bar area and have a drink while you wait for a table. We...More

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank Steve and Linda S
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Andy B
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Response from V4418WZjasont | Reviewed this property |
Very late , all evening are late. Very busy place. Usually there last orders are around 11.00
July 14, 2015|
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Response from waddesdon1964 | Reviewed this property |
That sounds like me too Ken. But to be fair if your in company it’s rude to sit on your phone or iPad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Miaouli Road junc. beach road, Agia Efimia 280 81, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Cephalonia  >  Agia Efimia
  • Phone Number: +30 2674 061620
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