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Local Chop and Grill House

56 W Gay St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-3954
+1 540-801-0505
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (110 reviews)
“petite filet” (11 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
56 W Gay St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-3954
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Tip one: Free valet (which we didn't find out till after dinner and had to walk a sketchy few blocks) Don't let the name fool you. This is upscale restaurant, which we didn't mind paying for because the food was amazing. Tip two: all the...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the Local Chop House with friends when one of them was moving away. The food was superb, the service, excellent. We were seated in an area where we were sort of separated from other diners.

Thank marypiano48
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My stepmom and I enjoyed dinner on the bar/lounge side of this restaurant one Saturday night. It was casual but still very nice. Not too crowded but still busy. We shared the charcuterie plate which was very good and then she had the LBLT and...More

Thank ekelley8804
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit, first in 2016. We were with another couple who had not been with us before. Our server (Billy) was excellent, he knew the menu very well and also the wines. The courses were spaced very well and the food well presented and hot....More

Thank Lakefront_WBY
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is unique & the food is wonderful! I love the ability to choose from a variety of steak rubs & dipping sauces. The sides & salads are perfect as are the desserts!! Valet parking is also offered.

Thank OKVA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent dinner here last night - great atmosphere , excellent waiter Patrick and very good food ! Will recommend it to friends who may be visiting this area.

Thank muffin45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we walked up, we knew this place was special. It is located in an old Seed Factory. Keeping all the brick walls can only add to the charm. We didn't make a reservation, but were accommodated with a private table for my...More

Thank sfischl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a recent dinner with family here. Whitney, our server, did a fantastic job taking care of us---everything was great. I had a filet with potatoes and asparagus, and it was one of the best meals I have had in recent history. A couple in...More

Thank Kiki B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were dropping my son for his freshman year and arrived the day before. I decided our last night should be a nice dinner. I found this restaurant on TripAdvisor and it did not disappoint. My son had the calamari which was excellent. My other...More

Thank Jgifas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best places for dinner in Harrisonburg. Delicious food, indoor and outdoor seating, bar side seating or seating in the dining areas, and beautiful views in an historic building. It really is elegant and the food is as elegant as the...More

Thank manders706
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11 October 2016|
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Response from ZeeGalax | Reviewed this property |
I think it is. There was a big family having dinner next to our table.
4 August 2016|
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Response from Dominic S | Reviewed this property |
If you don't mind sitting in the bar area you should be fine. If you want a real table in the proper restaurant, I'd make a reservation.
Cliff G
14 July 2016|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
It was Easter Sunday when we went but it is mostly a casual restaurant. Patrons were dressed up after church so our experience was different. I really like this place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 W Gay St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-3954
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-801-0505
  • E-mail
Massive wooden door, old bricks and rustic beams of Harrisonburg's old City Produce Exchange building, the perfect setting for a memorable dining experience at The LOCAL Chop & Grill House. Bring your friends and savor the atmosphere, food and drink that set us apart from other restaurants. Our menu features fresh, hand-selected, LOCAL and seasonal foods prepared with a progressive flair by Chef Brian Bogan. Farm to Table is the mainstay of our eating philosophy. That's why we work with community food producers to support organic, sustainable, LOCAL farms, and put the finest, freshest foods on the table for you. We're serious about making choices that are environmentally sound, from the food we carefully hand-select to the aprons our kitchen and wait staff wear. Casual and fun, The LOCAL Chop & Grill House brings you world-class dining with a decidedly LOCAL flavor.
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