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The Local

179 Howard St, Boone, NC 28607-4038
+1 828-266-2179
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“flatbread” (4 reviews)
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American, Fusion, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
179 Howard St, Boone, NC 28607-4038
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Reviewed today via mobile

Best dining experience I have ever had finished my entire plate of Sweet Potato Pancakes, Sunnyside up Eggs, Cheese Grits, and Bacon in about 5 minutes unfortunately it was only a special. I urge the restaurant to consider adding it to the main menu because...More

Thank Graham W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love the outdoor seating here. There’s a nice cool breeze and plenty of tables. They have a good craft/local beer selection and the service is great. The tomato & mozzarella grown up grilled cheese with grilled chicken is fantastic!

Thank Kane A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Living in the Boone area can be uneventful when it comes to dining experiences. However, The Local surprises and satisfies every time. I discovered The Local a few months ago as my adult daughter suggested it for brunch one Sunday morning. It has become my...More

Thank tough1-2please
Reviewed 5 days ago

I highly recommend this place and I highly recommend the fried green tomato BLT as it was the best sandwich I have ever eaten! A bit pricey but so worth it! The food and service could not have been better!

Thank April2171
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent south american style steak and chimi churi. $2 local draft at happy hour. Best place in Boone.

Thank Beth A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good selection, good portions, good prices, good service, good beer list, nice atmosphere and front porch. All around nice package!

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cocktails, service, atmosphere, sides, entrees, all of it! Must try the beignets, they were to DIE for!

Thank Madylin G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch. Bartender was very friendly and had great recommendations. Great location in downtown Boone.

Thank William T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kermit served us in the lounge while we waited for our table. Grandma’s Cornbread appetizer was to die for! Then Ambria was sweet, efficient and refilled my water glass at the prefect time! Brazilian steak was cooked perfectly as was the salmon. We will be...More

Thank Patti G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service is often iffy here but the food is good. The pimento burger with fried green tomato is so good. The cheese curds are a great appetizer to share with the table too. Live music here is really loud so its not a good...More

Thank 5amber3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 Howard St, Boone, NC 28607-4038
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-266-2179
  • E-mail
The Local - a place to enjoy a fresh meal, crafted in-house from local High Country ingredients. Serving traditional southern favorites, she-crab soup and shrimp & grits, as well as grass-fed beef burgers, specialty sandwiches, unique tacos, wood-fired flatbreads & pizzas, quinoa bowls, steaks, seafood and plenty of gluten-free and vegan choices. Late-night menu selections available until 1:30am. The Local also features 20 taps, serving mostly local and regional beers, as well as national favorites. At The Local you can enjoy drinks & appetizers while relaxing on comfortable leather couches in the lounge, play a game of billiards, or watch your favorite sports event on large flat screen TVs. The Local is also the place to be for Live music performances on Friday and Saturday nights. Experience Local.
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