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Local Public Eatery

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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579 3rd Street, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-487-5600
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Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lunch date with my girlfriend. Had our usual, fish tacos, fabulous as always! Service was excellent as well!

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Thank Christina S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We came from out of town and spotted the cool sign and wandered in. The place was full and all decked out for Valentine's day, but the friendly staff found us a spot at the bar. The food was excellent. The band was great. We'll definitely be back next time we're in town!

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Thank Trevor S
Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is great and the service is a lot better in the slower months. Love being able to take the kids for some fries and lemon truffle dip!

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Thank Niki G
Medicine Hat, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went on a Friday night after a show. Local is popular and restaurant was full. Service was excellent and appetizers were tasty. But ambient music was excessively loud making conversation difficult. We asked for music to be turned down which it was for a few minutes.

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Thank RalphandVal
Medicine Hat, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Always enjoy Local. Frequently enjoy lunch. Good food, staff and wine. Great service and reasonably priced!

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Thank K9877PWdeborahd
Maple Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This the second time we have eaten at the Local. Both times were excellent. Beer was nice and cold, had fish tacos and perogies for a appie and would recommend them both. We also both a chicken and a cheese burger with a Caesar salad and soup as a side. Both were excellent.

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Thank Steve S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the food and the service at Local! Both were great! My friends love fish tacos and guacamole there!

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Thank Anya S
Medicine Hat, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Went here for lunch on a cold, winter day. Wasn't too busy and the atmosphere was nice and cozy. Menu is simple, but lots of options for gluten free dining! Food was good, service was OK. Parking in the summer when the patio is open would be challenging.

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Thank Goodtimes124
Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Best nachos we've EVER had. Our meals were absolutely delicious - the loveliest meal we've had in a long time (and great value too). Top notch.

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Thank afclovers
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This place is always busy! The menu is simple but the food is great! Had the taco soup and chicken quesidilla and not disappointed!

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Thank Jackie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 579 3rd Street, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Medicine Hat
  • Phone Number: +1 403-487-5600
Description
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?