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Local Public Eatery

579 3rd St SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 0H2, Canada
+1 403-487-5600
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“fish tacos” (20 reviews)
“burger” (23 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
579 3rd St SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 0H2, Canada
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here as we passed through Medicine Hat, it has a great vibe and the food was good. The full order of nachos was huge with nice toppings and there are some other interesting things on the menu, but very limited vegetarian options,...More

Thank 508TaraF
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I went here for Brunch with a family member and we both had an excellent meal with very good service. Can't wait to return!

Thank Adrienne B
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We were just walking around downtown one Saturday afternoon and stumbled upon this little gem with a great outdoor patio area. Food was good and service was very friendly. We have since gone back a couple more time to try the different menu options. I...More

Thank Dave V
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We have had the opportunity to enjoy lunches at the Local on 3rd many times, with our adult grandchildren as well, and we have all enjoyed the fun and service a great deal. The great dishes always taste amazing and we have never left disappointed...More

Thank joannep35
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Imagine a pub with a creative atmosphere and dare I say gourmet menu. Where would it be located? Portland? Vancouver? Try Medicine Hat, AB!

Thank 634burkeb
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Great burgers, and fish tacos are good too. Nachos are excellent. This time I had chicken quesadilla (appetizer menu) and loved them! Only a couple of things for a gluten free eater, however, so my gf family doesn't usually want to go here. (But tacos...More

Thank jill g
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had a friend and family gathering at Local on Saturday evening. Our waitress was very attentive and knowledgeable about the drinks and menu. We ordered drinks and appetizers that arrived in a timely manner but after placing our dinner order, it seemed to take...More

Thank Hammeri
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Had lunch outside, I love their chicken taco plate and kung foo punch. Also like the hippie breakfast.

Thank Karla B
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I had a burger here and it was good, the fries are supposed to be fresh cut but I question that, I'm sure they are not , the fries were ok, but that's just my taste, I prefer fries cut in house and thicker and...More

Thank Vince F
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Ok its not a fine dining restaurant, but this place has good food and not a massive menu that gives you a headache !!! plus its has a great atmosphere with a chill out vibe , and a great selection of drinks!!!!! but be aware...More

Thank thrapper
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Questions & Answers
13 December 2017|
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Response from FJDriver | Reviewed this property |
We enjoyed dinner here one night while traveling to Calgary. With that said, I’m afraid I don’t know enough about the restaurant’s policy on seating children. My guess would be that bringing children would be OK. Give... More
Sheila K
9 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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 579 3rd St SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 0H2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Medicine Hat
  • Phone Number: +1 403-487-5600
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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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