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Local Chop and Grill House

56 W Gay St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-3954
+1 540-801-0505
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“trout” (26 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
56 W Gay St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-3954
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best in town! Incredible! Whould love to dine here every day. Chef Collin is a genius! Will definitely return!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kenmoore518
Reviewed 14 November 2018

I have visited the restaurant several times and really like the service and the food. Although TripAdvisor rates it as expensive, $$$$, I think it is a great value for your money. Good wine by the glass selection, nice menu in bar and dining room...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank daenen1
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We regularly go to the bar at the Local Chop and Grill. Paul is hands down the best bartender in Harrisonburg. He makes all of his own ingredients and mixers. You tell him the style of drink you like or type of liquor you want...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 998timothyt
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I have always had a very positive experience at the Local Chop House. Fine food is presented with a gourmet flair and very flavorful. The atmosphere is intimate and cozy. I enjoy drinks in the bar with friends as well. I would highly recommend a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Vacation650053
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Ate here for an anniversary dinner. Very fancy, good food, and great service. 10/10 would recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Breanna R
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We got a recommendation from a winery and decided to try this place. Very happy we did!!! Great service by Tim and amazing food. The Rib Eye was perfectly seasoned and cooked and the scallops some of the best we ever had. The crabcake was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jobilove
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I join our golf group for dinner. We always choose the bar room because the atmosphere is a little more casual and the food is as good as the restaurant. The waiters went out of their way to take care of our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 390lesh
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Overall an unforgettable experience! Repurposed heritage seed mill ambiance sets the tone for a casual yet elegant dining experience. Charming and witty waiter, varied menu appeals to ALL diets while maintaining an upscale feel. Caesar salad starter, sirloin steak, trout, focaccia bread, creme brulee, 'made...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 118donaldp
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Decor is spectacular when you arrive, but was disappointed from there on. Made reservation well in advance because of parents weekend. 2day prior I was advised that they are only offering a price fixe menu @ $55 pp before T&G. At this point, I could...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank peggyrobins
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I dined here with a group of 6 total and the service was good, the food was average, but the portions were very small. I ordered a vegan wrap and asked for a add on side of chicken. I knew I would have to pay...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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11 October 2016|
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Response from ZeeGalax | Reviewed this property |
I think it is. There was a big family having dinner next to our table.
4 August 2016|
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Response from Dominic S | Reviewed this property |
If you don't mind sitting in the bar area you should be fine. If you want a real table in the proper restaurant, I'd make a reservation.
Cliff G
14 July 2016|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
It was Easter Sunday when we went but it is mostly a casual restaurant. Patrons were dressed up after church so our experience was different. I really like this place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 W Gay St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-3954
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-801-0505
  • E-mail
Massive wooden door, old bricks and rustic beams of Harrisonburg's old City Produce Exchange building, the perfect setting for a memorable dining experience at The LOCAL Chop & Grill House. Bring your friends and savor the atmosphere, food and drink that set us apart from other restaurants. Our menu features fresh, hand-selected, LOCAL and seasonal foods prepared with a progressive flair by Chef Colin Auckerman. Farm to Table is the mainstay of our eating philosophy. That's why we work with community food producers to support organic, sustainable, LOCAL farms, and put the finest, freshest foods on the table for you. We're serious about making choices that are environmentally sound, from the food we carefully hand-select to the aprons our kitchen and wait staff wear. Casual and fun, The LOCAL Chop & Grill House brings you world-class dining with a decidedly LOCAL flavor.
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