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Local Restaurant

2936 Elm St Ste A, Dallas, TX 75226-3359
+1 214-752-7500
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (7 reviews)
“sea bass” (5 reviews)
“tomato soup” (3 reviews)
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2936 Elm St Ste A, Dallas, TX 75226-3359
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Reviewed yesterday

We celebrated my birthday at Local Restaurant. Really enjoyed the laid back but hip atmosphere. We dined on the Chef's Tasting Menu which consists of 7 courses. Presentation was excellent, the food was delicious and perfect sized portions. Our waitress was attentive and friendly. We...More

Thank Kara B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried this place on a Saturday night at 8pm and it wasn't very crowded (and its a small place). The vibe is very cool, like dining in London, the food was very well prepared (attention to details), and the service was excellent. Details: Vibe:...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu selection and delicious, well presented food and in a nice ambiance. However, waiting 30 minutes after our reservation to be seated and then having long periods waiting between courses ruined it. Our waitress never asked how our food was, if we wanted additional...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved our meal at this restaurant to celebrate our anniversary. We each had the chef's tasting menu paired with wine and were initially disappointed since the set menu in the restaurant was different to the one on their website. It turns out the menu is...More

Thank selcouth
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

My husband, mother, and I enjoyed the chef’s tasting menu with wine pairings ($100/person). The presentation of the food was as impressive as the taste. The friendly service (waiters and owner/chef) made for a relaxing evening. They happily answered all our questions about the dishes...More

Thank BDHN
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Great meal with the 7 course meal and they were flexible with the salad selection. Meats are more cooked than I would expect..e.g. salmon was medium well but great toppings and sauces. Great sorbet. The drinks are very pricey for the portion size..err strength.

Thank AppleStud
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Right in the heart of Deep Ellum and adjacent to downtown Dallas, this former small hotel lobby has been transformed into a must visit restaurant on Elm Street. The chef/owner, Traci, is hands on in the kitchen each day and comes out to visit with...More

Thank KCDallasTexas
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

On May 13 we had 8:30 table reservations and were seated at 9pm. There were tables we could see and others were sat who came in after us. At 9:17pm we still had no water, no cutlery, no menus. At 9:25 pm we left the...More

2  Thank Catherine L
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Original menu items, well executed. Nice ambiance. Steak was excellent, so was the tomato soup with grilled cheese sandwich.

Thank travelerX2015
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Local is a small, high end restaurant in Deep Ellum which is generally a neighborhood of bars, clubs and lower cost restaurants. The place has limited seating and you should have a reservation before trying to eat here. One big benefit is that there is...More

Thank Lane B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2936 Elm St Ste A, Dallas, TX 75226-3359
    (Hall Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > East Dallas
  • Neighbourhood: East Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-752-7500
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