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The Local

120 That Way St, Lake Jackson, TX 77566-5210
+1 979-297-9300
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
120 That Way St, Lake Jackson, TX 77566-5210
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I went to the Local for the first time on Friday night. It 's a cute place but not customer friendly. It says right on the menu no substitutions and they stick to that. My boyfriend doesn't like cole slaw and asked if he could...More

Thank SweetieLeagueCity_TX
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Excellent relaxed atmosphere when you don't want an overcrowded dinner. The chips and salsa is excellent. You may also want to try the fish tacos!

Thank Jay W
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Not as good of an experience as last time. The coconut shrimp came so fast it must have been already fried and reheated. It was overcooked which took the flavor away. The fish and chips were tasteless. It was not expensive and not anything special....More

Thank Bart M
LJLocal1, Owner at The Local, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you so very much for taking time out of your day to let us know that your "Local" experience was not what our customers have come to know & expect from us. We strive to produce a stellar experience for all our customers. I...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

I got the Local Greens Salad with grilled chicken, it was very good, all ingredients seemed fresh and the portion was perfect.

Thank rd35nm
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Good food. Fun place to go if you want something different. Not really kid friendly. But great place for adult time. They did good hosting all the people that were in our group.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

I usually like this place, because they have a decent variety of items, so I was disappointed when I ordered chicken fried steak to-go. I was told that the gravy was authentic. Bleh... It was packet gravy. I called to speak with the manager. She...More

Thank Cindi C
LJLocal1, Manager at The Local, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Cindie, Thank you again for taking the time to communicate your preferences with us. My apologies that you did not like our gravy recipe. I am happy that you did enjoy your Tamale Cakes as well as the Penne Pasta Alfredo. I am always grateful...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

We were spending the day in Lake Jackson and saw the reviews for this restaurant and thought we'd try it. We were disappointed. While the menu & desserts looked good, the quality was lacking. The food took, what seemed to me, a long time to...More

Thank Libby F
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Lake Jackson is not a place to expect healthy and good food options. The salads here are large and fresh, but a bit pricy for the area. I will eat here when ever I visit because it has the healthiest and freshest choices.

Thank Mringler
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This used to be in my top list, but several years back they significantly increased their prices. The food is good, and the environment is nice, but they charge 50% more than other folks.

Thank Collin F
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I always come here for sweeties they are the best. It is very nice and clean and the staff is always friendly. Great place to go for the whole family.

Thank anitriad2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
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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