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Local Public Eatery

579 3rd St SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“fish tacos” (17 reviews)
“burger” (43 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
579 3rd St SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great burgers, and fish tacos are good too. Nachos are excellent. This time I had chicken quesadilla (appetizer menu) and loved them! Only a couple of things for a gluten free eater, however, so my gf family doesn't usually want to go here. (But tacos...More

Thank jill g
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a friend and family gathering at Local on Saturday evening. Our waitress was very attentive and knowledgeable about the drinks and menu. We ordered drinks and appetizers that arrived in a timely manner but after placing our dinner order, it seemed to take...More

Thank Hammeri
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch outside, I love their chicken taco plate and kung foo punch. Also like the hippie breakfast.

Thank Karla B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a burger here and it was good, the fries are supposed to be fresh cut but I question that, I'm sure they are not , the fries were ok, but that's just my taste, I prefer fries cut in house and thicker and...More

Thank Vince F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok its not a fine dining restaurant, but this place has good food and not a massive menu that gives you a headache !!! plus its has a great atmosphere with a chill out vibe , and a great selection of drinks!!!!! but be aware...More

Thank thrapper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a nice patio with brick, stone, umbrellas, covered areas and big planters. It's not too noisy. I had the Ahi Tuna clubhouse sandwich and it was fresh, well cooked and very tasty. Not inexpensive but a lovely experience. I would have given it...More

Thank JanBryant5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a burger fan anywhere near Medicine Hat then you will not want to miss experiencing The Big Kahuna. Hands down the best burger ever. It was super hot outside so we did not sit on the large patio but went inside. The...More

Thank Wim V
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Truly THE place to socialize in Medicine Hat. Diverse menu and fresh food. The drinks, atmosphere and people are always fantastic!!!

Thank D W
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Dropped in for lunch one hot afternoon. A number of good menu choices beyond the usual burger and fries combinations. Some local (regional) beer options available as well. Not particularly busy while we were there, so service was quite attentive. Outdoor patio is attractive and...More

Thank anacreon100
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Dropped in Thursday at 11:25 am to beat the lunch rush. Patio half-empty, not much traffic going into or out of the restaurant proper. The weather was good, so we took a great table on the patio. Service was fairly prompt, and very courteous. Coffee...More

Thank louguay67
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Sheila K
9 March 2015|
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Response from Management T | Property representative |
Hi Sheila, We don't allow dogs on the patio but we do have shade out front where people often tie up their dogs to the railing with unlimited water for the pooch too!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 579 3rd St SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Medicine Hat
  • Phone Number: 403-487-5600
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Kind Of Like Your Living Room, Just With Better Food And People To Serve You Beer. …fanatical About Craft Beer And Rotating New Selections Every Day
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