The Local
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The Local is a new restaurant in the Tampa Bay area that has rave reviews from those who’ve visited there. The Local is offering up Southern fare, refined into delicious options. Classic Southern dishes are offered at The Local alongside complimentary drinks, decadent desserts, and an inviting atmosphere. The Local offers lunch and dinner and don’t forget to check them out for brunch!

Here’s everything you need to know before visiting The Local on your next date night!

The Drinks

The Local offers beer, wine, and cocktails. Beer is a offered on draft and includes well known favorites like Bud Lt and Guinness but also local favorites like Funky Buddha Vibin, Coppertail Unholy, and 3 Daughters Beach Blonde. Choose from an excellent variety of ice-cold beers to pair with dinner!

Wine is slightly more limited but quality options are still available for wine drinkers.

Cocktails seem to be where the local really shines. Cool flavor combinations and twists on classics really set their cocktail list apart. Try the Local Mule made with vodka, ginger beer, lemon juice, and jalapeno simple syrup. You and the hubby will have a ton of options to choose from!

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The Food

The Local is all about southern comfort as well as making food that allows you to still socialize. The Local’s Lunch and Dinner menu’s both have southern favorites like Chicken Pot Pie, Shrimp and Grit Cakes, and even a 20 oz braised pork shank with gravy. Shareable plates, salads and bar foods are offered too. Don’t skip dessert either. You and your date can end on a sweet note with southern peach bread pudding complete with warm caramel sauce.

The Atmosphere

The Local’s motto is to eat, drink, and be local! With that in mind, delicious food and drink is offered in a laid back and inviting setting. Whether you’re there with a group or on a date, the local is a great place to socialize and connect with friends and loved ones.

Looking for new date night dinner options? Check out Gratzzi Italian Grille or Jackson’s Bistro


Feature photo credit: The Local Tampa