The Local

$ $
1391 Washington St (at Elm St.)
West Newton, MA 02465
(617) 340-2160
5:00pm - 1:00am
5:00pm - 1:00am
5:00pm - 1:00am
5:00pm - 1:00am
12:00pm - 1:00am
12:00pm - 1:00am
12:00pm - 1:00am



  • Enjoy the photographs (from yours truly) hanging on the wall. Figure out where each was taken, and I'll buy you a beer :)
  • The Local Burger is made from prime beef topped with lettuce, thinly sliced pickle, onion, and tomato, and served on a brioche bun. Added tangy cheddar and smoky bacon make each mouthful sing.
  • Fried pickles are on another level here. Everything really rocks -- especially the lobster roll, truffle fries, and mussels!
  • Fried pickles for an app and any of the entrees will satisfy!
  • Fried pickles have to be tried
  • If you order the fried pickles the gods will look favorably on you for all your days. Screw your arteries, just get them!
  • Lobster Mac & Cheese is tough to get rightbut they've done it here!
  • Everything was delicious! Definitely recommend the pickle chips. The garlic mashed potatoes are prime.
  • Amazing meals! Great service! Try it if you haven't already. You won't be disappointed
  • Fantastic bar food as well as "normal" menu...deep fried pickles!! Cannot recommend highly enough. (4 of 4 petals via Fondu)
  • Try the truffle mushroom mac n cheese!
  • Get the mussels with bass ale and mustard broth. Burger and fries are great, too.
  • Decent ambience. Tasty good. Mediocre service.
  • You can park in the courthouse parking lot.
  • Do try the warm, handmade potato chips and French-onion dip. $5 at the bar.
  • get a 'gansett at the bar.
  • Decent little selection of wines by the glass for $7.
  • great mac and cheese
  • Get the hummus plate it is so fresh!
  • Going tonight and have been there twice before. The tuna sashimi is incredible!

Nearby places

1349 Washington St
1296 Washington St
95 Elm St (at Border St.)