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The Local

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120 That Way St, Lake Jackson, TX 77566-5210
+1 979-297-9300
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09:00 - 21:00
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Bay City, Texas
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here several times for the lunch and it is always exceptional. The food is fresh and tasty. My wife loves their salads because of the freshness. I got the daily lunch special and it was very good. We ate outside under the pergola and had a wonderful time.

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Thank Charles B
Kansas City, Missouri
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to The Local - met friends for a relaxing lunch. The atmosphere is very nice and relaxed and the restaurant is very clean. However, as a vegan I was disappointed in their lack of vegan options… There are some vegetarian options on the menu and you can remove the cheese from them to make them... More 

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Thank carrothunter68
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Place looks pricey but it's not. Very reasonable. I had a sandwich with great flavor and right amount of food. Friendly staff and quick service. Tucked away in town but well worth finding

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Thank Jeremy W
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This is a modern take on a sandwich shop. The bar is nice and quite and the staff is fun and friendly. Would recommend for a first date or a Sunday afternoon.

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Thank Ethan T
Lake Jackson, Texas
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195 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Previously, we ordered at the counter. Now it is like a real restaurant. Clusters of waitstaff greeted us at the entrance; held the door for us. Food was good.

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Thank JohnWard2013
LadyATX, Owner at The Local, responded to this review

John, Welcome Back!! I am delighted that you enjoyed your experience @ The Local. Thank you so much for the kinds words. Looking forward to seeing you next time. Gaye Linford More 

Clute
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is locally owned and operated. Very good burgers,always fresh, great meeting place. They serve homemade deserts. Fresh salads. On Fridays they may have musicians play.

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Thank Dee L
LadyATX, Owner at The Local, responded to this review

Dee, Thank you so very much for the kinds words. Our team cares greatly about our product & the service we strive to provide. Thank you for taking time out of your busy day to let us know how we are doing. Sincerely, Gaye Linford More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went on a date.... Service was Great and we ordered the chicken Fried Steaks and they were very good, potatoes and bread were excellent! Would definitely eat here again.

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1 Thank Candi87
LadyATX, Owner at The Local, responded to this review

Candi, So happy you decided to stop by for "date night". Looking forward to your return. Thank you for the shout out!!! Sincerely, Gaye Linford More 

Lake Jackson, Texas
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a great lunch and upscale dinners. The food is consistently excellent and the pork shank is amazing.

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2 Thank nomadicsoul818
Angleton, Texas
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Very open concept keeping a little history in view. Food is excellent. Salads are very thoughtful and delicious. Daily specials are always spot on.

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1 Thank Ricki D
Lake Jackson, Texas
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

It's the quintessential meeting place for a "girls group". My friends and I meet here often. Menu selections are many and all I have tried so far have been delicious. Chicken salad is amazing and a Sweetie is a must. The Local also offers meals to go like King Ranch Chicken and will have ti piping hot for you on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 That Way St, Lake Jackson, TX 77566-5210
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Lake Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 979-297-9300
Description
Whether you visit us for breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee & dessert, cocktails with friends, big or small catered events, we strive to provide the best experience for our customers. Our goal is to be know for having the best food, ambiance, drink & service.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?