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Local Public Eatery

) #2 of 147 Restaurants in Medicine Hat $$ - $$$ American, ,
579 3rd St SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“fish tacos” (17 reviews)
“burger” (42 reviews)
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American, Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
579 3rd St SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu is pretty small. And pretty average nothing special here and when we got our food I was sad with The portion size. The patio is wonderful great atmosphere and good service. Kinda dirty tho. My last picture is the pepper shaker that had...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat in the beer garden. Table service was good once we were noticed. The hot wings were great and would definitely have them again. Had a local cider. Don't know it's name but one of the most refreshing iv had on a hot sunny day....More

Thank D8514246
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The last three times I was here, the service was terrible. Food and drinks take forever and you never know who your server is because someone different comes to your table each time. I will never go back.

Thank Kelsey H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for dinner when we arrived in Medicine Hat. Sampled a couple of craft beers and enjoyed an appetizer of chips and salsa. My wife had the veggie burger, and I enjoyed the crispy chicken sandwich. The chicken sandwich was by far the best...More

Thank FJDriver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy coming here every so often, the staff always seem helpful and friendly, inside is nice but when the weather is nice the patio is the place to be, the food has always been good, the burgers are a bit expensive for what they...More

Thank Seb M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Local became the meeting place following the annual golf tournament. The band was great- The Warehouse Cats- and the place was packed. Great food and fun atmosphere. Wait time for drinks was substantial. Overall a great experience.

Thank Lloyd B
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Stopped in for a late lunch on a sunny Friday afternoon. The patio was swarming with people and we decided to eat inside. Certainly cooler and darker indoors. Friendly service but for a basic lunch dish of the raved-about crispy chicken sandwich and side order...More

Thank NatureNut_12
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Went to the Local for lunch on a sunny Saturday. We sat inside as there was no tables left outside in the shade. Waitress was pleasant. Ordered water with lemon to drink, but no lemon arrived with the water. I ordered the press burger with...More

Thank Mrhabs
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Good patio, and usually a busy place. Can be a bit raucous weekend evenings. Having said all that, great brew choices, and menu, while not very big, has a little of something for everyone. Burgers are good, if not messy. Sunday brunch has been tried,...More

Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Can get kind of noisy at times. Love the patio! Interior layout and decor are great! Good food and great variety of beer on tap

Thank yeagermeister007
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Questions & Answers
Sheila K
8 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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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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