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The Local Eatery and Drinking Hole

$$ - $$$American, ,
1065 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-4802
+1 619-231-4447
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“wet burrito” (5 reviews)
“tacos” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1065 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-4802
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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Went in on a Friday night. Place was totally packed but we'll staffed. Very large beer menu. We shared a few appies. All were fantastic. DJ playing was good. Cool atmosphere.

Thank Kaitlyn C
Reviewed December 26, 2017

For such a wonderful, hip, clean, friendly bar & restaurant... with amazing staff & craft beer... your restroom sign leaves very little to be desired...must say it was tacky & tasteless!!! If an individual from another country was visiting, I would be embarrassed by this...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2017

This is a great looking sports bar/brew pub. Really nice venue to catch a sporting event and have a few beers. However, I was not impressed by the service or the food. Server was inattentive and probably let my food sit in the kitchen too...More

Thank BillyBob66
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Stopped in on a Sunday before a Padre game, the place was packed for football as they have tons of TV and label them so you know where to sit to see the game you want. Did seem to be a Green Bay Packer bar...More

Thank Quentin F
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

The Local Eatery and Drinking Hole is a great place. Plenty of TV screens and the staff and service was outstanding. The Ahi wrap is amazing. They brew their own beer and it’s really good. This place is a must when visiting San Diego.

Thank DGH84
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Great cozy bar we finished our trip off with. Service was a 10! They have a great selection of different brews and a fun atmosphere.

Thank 2016CS
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

This place was awesome. Good food. Spectacular selection of beer. Do not be afraid to ask questions. One of the bartenders an African American gentleman was really knowledgeable about beer the brewing process and individual tastes. So sorry I forgot your name!!

Thank Rick N Rainelle R
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

This was our first stop for the evening. We had brisket nachos....awesome! My husband found a delicious IPA and I enjoyed my pomegranate cider. Service was great.

Thank WolfFood05
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

The Local is a great place for some good food, beer, and drinks. The food is delicious for high end bar food. The beers are locally brewed along with an extensive selection of their own brew. The bartenders are friendly and they make good cocktails....More

Thank Derek R
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Spent time in SD and found this gem near my hotel. Found the bartenders Chad and Tony to be helpful, friendly and generally good guys to represent the business. Made accurate recommendations on food and drinks (burrito was awesome), and had such a good time...More

Thank Will L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1065 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-4802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-231-4447
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The Local Downtown is a breath of fresh air and truly a place for anyone. Holding strong to its San Diego roots , The Local showcases all that is great about America's Finest City, and then some. With 42 beers on tap and an array of rotating drafts, there is something for every type of beer drinker. The grub menu is a selection of Californian favorites with cheeky names like Big A$$ Nachos and the Big Wet Burrito. Obviously, the portions are huge, but luckily, the prices are not. The Local Downtown is like your favorite sweatshirt, offering a level of comfort and design that never goes out of style.
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