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“Great Lunch”
Review of The Local

The Local
Ranked #24 of 273 Restaurants in Newton
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed August 7, 2013

Went to The Local for lunch with a friend and took the server's suggestion about the fish tacos. They were great! Light with a perfect amount of crispness, the fish tacos came served "open" allowing you the choice of eating them with a utensil. The fish tacos comes with herb-dusted French fries which were yummy. Service was great. Will definitely return!

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Thank Christine M
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

We, like many other reviewers, went to The Local after seeing a film nearby. It was after 10 p.m. and the kitchen was still open, a very good thing. We were greeted warmly and instantly brought water and menus. We shared really good seared tuna slices and seaweed salad, a salad of greens and other interesting things, and an order of parmesan-truffle French fries. We each had a glass of very nice cold Pinot Grigio. The server very thoughtfully split our shared salad before bringing it, and asked us before the kitchen closed if there was anything else we wanted. She was cheerful about the fact that we were, ultimately, the last customers there. We had a very positive experience and look forward to future visits after possibly better films.

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Thank JeanBerkoG
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

We had not been there for awhile so we thought we'd drop in. This is a place where folks like us (locals) frequent. They are planning on expansions into Wayland and Wellesley but have not opened those as yet.
Unfortunately this was an off night and it did not live up to our expectations. My wife had the fish and chips. The fish was dry and the french fries were limp and lifeless. I had a cheeseburger
that was nothing to rave about. It was just "OK."
We hope things will be better next time.

Jerry & Mary Jane

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Thank Jerry5567
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Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

Had the BBQ pulled pork with corn, green onion, red onion and tomato flat bread special. It was very tasty. Perfect pairing with my Sauvignon Blanc! We had the mussels to start which were very good. Lots of mussels for the price. Service was great. They quoted us 40 minutes and we sat in 10. Always a good time.

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Thank TKFab
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Reviewed May 20, 2013

Place was busy, even for an early Saturday night. The dining area wasn't as noisy as the bar area which was packed. The service is great here.....our server was cordial and helped with menu recommendations.

We opted for the Blueberry Mai Tai and the 19th green, both delicious. The salmon was cooked perfectly over a bed of eggplant caponata, olives and raisins. The mahi mahi special, also cooked well, was served with grilled asparagus and mashed potatoes. The mud pie was good, more than enough for two to share.

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Thank Nikko4Me
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