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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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Open Now
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
56 W Gay St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-3954
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My BF and I love to go to The Local for special occasions. It’s a little pricey just for a dinner out, but if we are treating ourselves or celebrating something we always go there! It’s a bit less pricey and more modern than the...More

Thank Virginia S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner, the food was delicious. This is truly a chop/grill restaurant. Many choices of rubs and sauces. The service was very good! The prices were well worth the night out.

Thank AliceWNC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here on a Saturday night with friends while traveling. A little surprised to see it in the side of an old warehouse but it was beautifully decorated inside. Valet parking available. The number of entrees on the dinner menu was limited but...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was a wonderful dining experience. The food was excellent with some variety that is not the typical for a higher end restaurant I can’t say enough about the total experience and atmosphere Every time I am traveling in the Harrisonburg are I will...More

Thank michael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have frequented the bar at the Local Chop & Grill House for a good while and liked the atmosphere and the beer selections. We occasionally ordered from the bar menu and liked what their offering. For our anniversary we decided to go to the...More

Thank bearinthew00ds
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great Chop House. Sucullant steaks with great sides. NYC quality steaks at Virginia prices.Very nice atmosphere in a converted factory.

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I made reservations here and arrived in town a little late so they accommodated and gave us a later table time. That and the cocktails we had were great... when we were seated, however, I was politely asked if I could remove...More

1  Thank OriceCollins
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We found this to be the best in Harrisonburg! There were 4 courses to choose from, with an amazing variety of delicious foods. We had a party of 8, and the service was exceptional. The staff was friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive. The restaurant has a...More

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Reservations a must. Staff were very attentive and helpful. Table settings are upstairs as well as on the main level. The 4 dinners were exceptional both in presentation and taste.This is one restaurant you do not want to miss. There is also a bar to...More

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This was our third visit it was good as always. The dishes are made from locally sourced ingredients. The staff is attentive and the wine was delivhtfull.

Thank Irwin49
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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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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