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The Local Kitchen

$$ - $$$American, ,
1205 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T9, Canada
+1 250-385-1999
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good51%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1205 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T9, Canada
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We came in here after walking around on Wharf Street, and were so pleasantly surprised. The Local has a beautiful outdoor patio area. The waitstaff are very nice, and the food is wonderful. My Fiance had the Brussel Sprouts as an appetizer and said that...More

Thank Christine Z
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We stopped here for lunch while docked on a cruise. We sat outside and enjoyed the great weather. I had their chicken quesadillas which were awesome. Others in my party had their burgers and chicken tenders. My favorite though was their "Hair of the Dog"...More

Thank Joseph T
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

After being told at a "popular" waterfront restaurant that they had to check with management before seating our table of 8, even if sat at separate tables, we opted to leave. (They really couldn't have been bother especially to seat us.) And we were glad...More

Thank Floridajosie
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We drank and dined here on two occasions during our stay in Victoria. Once in the evening outside on the deck and then lunchtime inside overlooking the bar. On both occasions the service and food were very good, would recommend it as a relaxed place...More

Thank Johnthewhit
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is one of those places you walk by en-route to the "good restaurants". Stop! Great food. Great service. Great view. Good prices. Well heated outside patio. The music was at the right level for talking. Excellent tone. They have crispy Brussel Sprouts as an...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Great food and outdoor deck, unfortunately it was too cool so we sat inside and could barely hear ourseles think, nevermind visit. But the food for a bar is fabulous, and the choices of beer exceptional, would return in a minute but oinly to sit...More

Thank Coreen S
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I ordered fish and chips, which I would highly suggest. Most of our group enjoyed their food, but my wife did not care for the clam chowder. The waitress was great at the beginning, but near the end of dinner she disappeared for long periods...More

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We stumbled upon this place because of the gorgeous flowers and the 60's something music in the air, and immediately thought this was the place to stop for a respite. What a great time! We sat among the flowers on the patio, shared a "Jug...More

Thank GlennaCB
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The terrace was filled with flowers, the view of the harbour and the little square was phenomenal. I had the quinoa tuna salad, my husband had an amazing burger and we shared the Brussel sprouts.. everything was excellent. Our friends also enjoyed their meals. The...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I visited with a group, and we were seated quickly at a table outside under the flowers. The service was fantastic, from the host greeting us with a smile at the door and offering some suggestions off the menu, to the friendly and thoughtful server...More

Thank jessicawallace372
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1205 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-385-1999
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