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The Local

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Reserve a Table
Tue, 2/19
8:00 PM
2

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

Menu

DESSERT‏
$7.00
Brownie Sundae
Chocolate and walnut brownies topped with house made vanilla bean ice cream and hot fudge
$7.00
Banana Split
Caramelized bananas topped with three house made ice creams, drizzled chocolate, whipped cream and almonds
$8.00
Blackberry Cobbler
With house made vanilla ice cream
$8.00
Chocolate Layer Cake
With ganache, raspberry puree, chocolate tuile and crushed VA peanuts
$8.00
Creme Brulee Vanilla Custard
With burnt sugar topping
$12.00
A Selection of Local and Imported Cheese Served with Fresh Fruit
$2.50
Soda
Pepsi, diet pepsi, sierra mist, ginger ale
$3.00
Root Beer (Abita)
$3.00
Juice
Orange, cranberry, pineapple, grapefruit
$3.00
Coffee, Espresso
APPETIZERS
$4.00
Soup of the Day
$6.00
Crab Soup with Old Bay and Sherry
$12.00
Scallop Ceviche
With coconut milk, lemon grass and Thai chili stuffed in a soy brushed avocado with orange-mango reduction
$10.00
Local Beef Carpaccio with Beet Tartar, Slow Poached Local Egg, Shaved Parmesan and Watercress
$10.00
Crispy Shrimp Tossed with a Pickled Ginger Black Sesame Aioli
$9.00
Burrata Cheese with Artichokes Barigoule, Pistachio Basil Pistou and Grilled Bread
$12.00
Cheese Board with Local and Imported Cheeses, Fresh Fruit and Bread (Your Server Will Inform You of Today's Offerings)
SALADS‏
$6.00
House Salad
Local Appalachia‏ star mixed greens in a soy-ginger vinaigrette with pickled baby carrots, cucumbers, and red onions topped with crispy won tons and soy roasted almonds
$7.00
Caesar Salad
Local baby romaine mixed with romaine hearts tossed with parmesan Frico, croutons, and our house made caesar dressing
$7.00
Goat Cheese Salad
Pistachio crusted local Caromont goat cheese, local apples, roast beets, local mixed lettuces, and a pomegranate molasses vinaigrette
PASTA AND GNOCCHI
$15.00
House Made Gnocchi
Tossed with braised local lamb in a slow cooked tomato sauce with parmesan cheese
$13.00
Truffled Mushroom Ragout with Local “AM Fog” Oyster Mushrooms, Shitake Mushrooms, Crimini
Mushrooms, white truffle oil, and parmesan cheese tossed with fresh house made fettuccine
$13.00
Veggie Pasta of the Day
$15.00
Truffle Mac-N-Cheese –Creamy local “Mountain View”
Marmac cheese sauce tossed with macaroni and topped with Chopped Black Truffles
ENTREES‏
$17.00
Local Timber Creek Organics Half Chicken Roasted
With fall vegetables and a horseradish-pomegranate glaze served with an apple-dried cranberry slaw
$17.00
Local Double H Farm Berkshire Pork Chop
Chili rubbed, grilled and served with mashed potatoes, shoestring sweet potatoes, and a chipotle adobo gravy
$18.00
Local "Buffalo Creek Beef" Beef Short Ribs
Braised with red wine and veal stock, served with mashed potatoes, glazed carrots and pearl onions
$19.00
Local “Rag Mountain” Trout
With fennel seed crust, fennel-leek and fingerling potato fondue, crispy local leeks, tapenade and saffron vinaigrette
$22.00
Crispy Skin Duck Breast
With mashed potatoes, duck fat Yorkshire pudding, roast Brussels sprouts and baby carrots and a madeira gravy
$20.00
Fennel and Mustard Crusted Salmon
Over salsify,‏ fingerling potatoes and A.M. fog oyster mushrooms with a vanilla-saffron aioli and crispy parsnip and arugula salad
$20.00
Steak Frites
Grilled New‏ York strip steak with a horseradish-artichoke béchamel, crumbled blue cheese, house made fries and vegetable of the day
$15.00
Meatloaf
Wrapped in‏ bacon made with local ground beef, honey BBQ sauce, mashed potatoes, and vegetable of the day
$14.00
Roast Local Acorn Squash
Stuffed with‏ “Caromont” goat cheese, quinoa, dried cherries and almonds over local braised greens with a fresh tomato sauce (goat cheese can be omitted for vegan diets)
$12.00
The Local Burger
Local organic beef topped with local “Mountain View” swiss cheese, apple smoked bacon, and caramelized onions with house made fries
SALADS
$6.00
House Salad- Local “Appalachia Star”
Mixed greens in a soy-ginger vinaigrette with pickled baby carrots, cucumbers, and red onions topped with crispy won tons and soy roasted almonds
$7.00
Caesar Salad
Local baby romaine mixed with romaine hearts tossed with parmesan frico, croutons, and our house made caesar dressing
$7.00
Goat Cheese Salad
Pistachio crusted local "CaroMont" goat cheese, local apples, roast beets, local mixed lettuces, and a pomegranate molasses vinaigrette
Available in appetizer as well as entree portions; there will be a 2.00 surcharge for split pastas
$8.00
$15.00
Split pasta $+2.00
House Made Gnocchi with Local Pork and Beef Bolognese
$7.00
$13.00
Split pasta $+2.00
Truffled Mushroom Ragout with Local “AM Fog” Oyster Mushrooms, Shitake Mushrooms, Crimini
Mushrooms, white truffle oil, and parmesan cheese tossed with fresh house made fettuccine
$7.00
$13.00
Split pasta $+2.00
Veggie Pasta of the Day
$8.00
$15.00
Split pasta $+2.00
Truffle Mac-N-Cheese –Creamy local “Mountain View”
Marmac cheese sauce tossed with macaroni and topped with Chopped Black Truffles
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I were looking for somewhere new to eat on Valentine's Day. The Local emphasized a farm-to-table menu so we thought we'd give it a try. It was delicious!! We ordered the cheese and fruit plate appetizer and it came with so much...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lindsey C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Sat at table. Chair tipped backward. Hit head on adjacent table. Other customers called for EMT check. Other customer said it was second time that night the chair had fallen backward. Checked by EMT fine. No visit by manager. No comp on bill. BTW chair...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mschfmaker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here with my son, a third year and another son who was looking at colleges. We loved the rustic, well-lit upstairs, which reminded me of a big treehouse. The service was great, the atmosphere was great and the food was great. Can't wait to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wahoowa1213
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I eat a lot of French fries and these were the best fries I’ve had! Perfectly crispy and seasoned. The trout entree was a huge portion. 2 pieces of fish. Artfully plated.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hungryhokie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

warm, cozy tavern style eatery. Don't get me wrong clearly a nice restaurant but a laid back older pub like atmosphere. food was good. service good. reasonable prices.KRC

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sonnienegroso
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to the Local twice, with not terrific results. The first time, they lost my reservation and ending up squeezing me in upstairs in the bar area which was very loud. The food and drinks were good that time. The second time, the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ServersDayOut
Reviewed January 8, 2019

It was a busy, crowded time, but had a great dinner with friends at the Local. Table was ready when we arrived. The service was a bit slow given the large crowd, but very friendly and helpful. It was a bit noisy for conversation. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank VisitingProfessor_29
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Went to The Local this evening for dinner with 2 friends. Was met by an arrogant host who asked if we had a reservation. When we said we did not, he dismissed us to a corner promising the next table available. After sitting for about...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank running2town
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Whoa! We never know The Local existed! Evening specials in addition delightful menu selection was only eclipsed by wonderful service and friendly atmosphere. Try short rib or Bison Loin steak you will not he disappointed!! We will definitely go there again!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jswoods51
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Great semi rustic venue wit inviting warm atmosphere. The wait staff was friendly and very knowledgeable. the drink menu is ambitious and from our perspective spot on. The habanero margarita, sidecar and ail & cute were all just right. Appetizers included crab bisque and truffle...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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mzubak274
April 4, 2017|
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Response from WandaP615 | Reviewed this property |
We had my sons resherasal dinner there and it was fabulous! We had around 25. They have a separate room for speacial occasions! The food is amazing and Michelle the coordinator is awesome! Everyone raved about it... More
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Stephanie J
August 11, 2016|
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Response from baron1244 | Reviewed this property |
It's always better to make a reservation
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Sharon L
March 12, 2015|
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Response from Rahaal | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no dress code. Tuxedoes and evening gowns might be a bit too formal, otherwise it's come-as-you-are.
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