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Local Three
Local Three

Local Three Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.localthree.com
  • Email: info@localthree.com
  • Phone: (404) 968-2700
  • Hours of Operation: Brunch: Sunday: 10:30am - 2:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm; Friday and Saturday 5:30 to 11pm

    Sunday Supper: 5:30pm - 9:00pm

    Bar opens at 4pm every day
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Southern
  • Executive Chef: Ben Barth
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: We have ample event space and would love to host your special event. There are a myriad of private dining options at Local Three including: Knights of Revelry (KOR) private wine room for up to 12 guests; the Chef's Kitchen Table for up to four guests; and the Bushwood Room for up to 40 guests seated and 60 for standing reception. Buyouts and additional spaces in the restaurant are also available. For more information regarding booking a private lunch, dinner, board meeting, wedding or party, contact Carly Monroe at carly@localthree.com. General information can be found online at localthree.com or by emailing carly@localthree.com.
  • Private Party Contact: Carly Monroe (404) 968-2078

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Howell Mill Road
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking is validated and available in the lot directly adjacent to the Local Three building. Signs clearly indicate where to park throughout the property.
A word from Local Three
Using one the best kitchens in the country, Local Three presents a neighborhood spot with really good food, beverage and service! Join us for a come-as-you-are atmosphere and "foie gras in your flip flops" ambiance with the best quality cuisine at affordable prices alongside intriguing wine and beer lists and a full bar. Chef Chris Hall was formerly Chef de Cuisine at Canoe and most recently helped Jay Swift open 4th & Swift. The bottom line: Real, honest food served by people who care - at a fair price in a comfortable atmosphere.
In our never ending quest to keep things interesting here at Local Three, we've decided to switch things up and change brunch from the current buffet style to a la carte selctions. Starting on Sunday, 9/18, our a la carte brunch will feature creative takes on traditonal standards. Come by and spend Sunday morning or afternoon with us!

Visit us online for menus, special events and more info. Localthree.co
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Diner Reviews
  • "The menu included some really interesting choices such as peanut butter, cheddar and pickled okra bruschetta and sour cream and onion popcorn. The food was surprisingly tasty! The cocktails were very good as well (although my selections were a tad too sweet). All in all, a fun and different dining experience."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "food was very good - red fish got raves, rabbit was very good, short ribs just solid not exceptional, lamb also solid but not exceptional. Server was good. all in all we were satisfied and happy (bourbon probably contributed to that!) but not blown away. solid well done - not exceptional"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Was so happy to be able to share the Local Three experience with two of my sisters. They have already requested a repeat visit next time they are in GA! Everyone is not only friendly and overflowing with positive energy but they are so patient and focused on their customers having the best dining experience possible. AND, they always deliver! FANTASTIC!!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "I loved everything about this restaurant. Fabulous bourbon selection and the server was incredibly knowledgable and created a personalized flight for me. Food was exceptional. Can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "I've been to Local Three two times in the past six weeks. The price fixe menu for Valentine's weekend was spectacular and the service was top notch. The last visit, I ordered of the regular menu and the daily specials. Fabulous. If I had any recommendations at all, it would be that they expand their specialty cocktail menu to include a little more vodka or gin. Overall, I can see this being a place where I would take my friends repeatedly."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Food was good but not worth the price, especially considering the portion sizes. They have some fantastic burgers but the appetizers and salads are not worth it. Not different enough to warrant such prices. I have no problem spending money, but it should be earned. If you don't mind a bit of over-paying this is a fun spot with great ambiance. Very hipster."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Fantastic venue with a great staff and an incredible innovative menu. You can't go wrong picking this place for you next meal."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "A great spot on the Northwest side of town to grab an amazing meal & good drinks. I usually get an entrée, but this time a friend & I shared about 4 small plates. It was fabulous...pimento cheese tasting, edamame humus, tuna tartar, & warmed Mediterranean olives. If you haven't made it out to Local Three, you should definitely make a visit."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "It was my wifes 50th birthday. Very enjoyable evening with friends and family. The wait staff was excellent! The food skillfully prepared!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "From beginning to end....flawless. Consistently. Favorite place in Atlanta."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "I took my friend here as a way to celebrate her visit to my new city. We enjoyed the offering a so much! They really emphasize quality ingredients. They were able to accommodate my gluten allergy and my friend's lactose allergy. And we didn't feel limited by the choices."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "My experience with Local Three was just ok. Maybe I had such high expectations after all of the reviews. I went with a group of 6. I think we all enjoyed the experience but it was nothing to rave about. The edamame hummus was excellent and the McQuackers were pretty good to start. I had the redfish and it just missed the mark. It lacked flavor for the most part. The Hungry Man special seemed to be a favorite of the table and most people cleaned their plate. Chocolate French Toast was really good but again, just didn't quite live up to the rave reviews. The pear sorbet and the candied bacon was the best part about it. With that being said, it was good enough that I would go back and try something different (really want to try the McDowell)."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "The food was nice but the service was awful. We sat for 15 minutes before Kenneth took our drink order. He brought our main course and appetizer at the same time. Who wants a burger with tuna tartar on the side?? He was very rude and had a nasty attitude. Second he's waited on us and second time we had lousy service!! We'll definitely take a break from local 3."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "This is the best restaurant in Buckhead! Everything from the food to the service was excellent! The menu changes periodically and it reflects the freshest, most unique dishes. Everything my mother and I ordered we loved! The brussell sprouts are an absolute must for a starter! Being from Kentucky, the Bourbon list was rather impressive. I particularly enjoyed the fact that we didn't have to dress up in order to eat outstanding food. We had just landed at the airport and wanted a place for dinner, but would allow us to wear our travel attire (i.e., jeans and a sweatshirt). Our waiter was exceptional! He knew the menu backwards and forwards. He made excellent recommendations and did not make us feel rushed at all!"
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "The brunch at Local 3 is the best in Atlanta, and at a price just under $20 for an all-you-can eat feast, there is no better deal. This is a really cool place tucked away and tough to find with great staff and even better food."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Love y'all, Local Three. Food is inventive without being too full of itself. Love the McQuackers, so fun. L3 is a favorite for a reason."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Really great dinner at Local 3- already wanting to go back and try more things. Service and food were excellent- the brussell sprouts are a MUST- ridiculously good!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We went to this restaurant for a birthday celebration. Everything we had was unreal and delicious!! Looking forward to trying other dishes on the menu!! NOTE: the cocktail list is amazing!!!"
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Even though it is hidden in an office complex off Northside Parkway, Local Three packs them in with its delightful take on southern local. There wasn't an empty seat on a Tuesday night. Even so, the service was great. The person that seated us made sure we had a drink before she left us, and what a selection of drinks! We enjoyed the lamb loin and short rib entrees."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Our waitress, Kristy, was amazing. She took the time to walk us through EVERY item on the menu. Everything was an interesting and creative take on some original recipes. The food was really good and the service was awesome. We'll definitely go back!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Food, atmosphere and service all good. Food was good had good flavor but was a little bland. Dessert (banana creme cake) was tasteless, no flavor whatsoever left me flat on whole experience."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "The food is wonderful, a bit pricey, but really good. The charcuterie plate was expensive for the portion size, but still good stuff. The cocktails were delish, apps and main, wonderful. Desserts were okay... Will be keeping this place in the rotation."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "I've been going to Local Three since it's open. Well I love to continue to really enjoy the atmosphere and the convenience, the menu keeps getting stranger and stranger. The standbys that I like keep changing or being removed. That being said, the food is really good. It is a great place for interesting, healthy, seasonal meals. It is not a good place for picky eaters."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "This was my second time visiting Local Three, so when deciding on a restaurant for a girls night out it was a no brainer! Service was great, drinks were poured well and our dinner was pretty amazing. The turn came when we finished our dinner and asked if we wanted a kitchen tour. Tour was informative and cool but then we were shown the exit into the lobby. Essentially we were kicked out, our tour guide thanked us and said good bye, no offer to return to the bar nothing just good bye. We stood there for a moment and realized we had been "nicely" kicked out. Never have I been kicked out of a restaurant, Needless to say that I have no desire to return to a restaurant that kicks me out, thanks Local Three but I will not be back."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "This wasn't my first visit to Local Three, but it was my first time there for lunch. Very expensive for a lunch menu. They need to cater more towards the lunch crowd. I often go to Canoe, which has salads on the menu ranging from $13-16. They are very filling and wonderful. Local Three didn't have enough options and was overpriced. Recommend for dinner and bar scene, but there is a reason they are empty during the lunch hour!"
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "8th time here over past 3 years. Incredible characters serve us.This time Christine. She knows cuisine,preparation,nuances of menu cold. Christine is 3d great assistant we have had. Food unique,creative and delicious.Love this place!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Excellent and attentive service, delicious food. Great about gluten food allergy."
    Dined on 6/7/2013
  • "Enjoyed the meal and the food was delicious. They accommodate gluten allergy well."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "Interesting menu with fresh options. They did a good job with gluten allergy."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "The dinner was great. Excellent food and great service. Accommodated well a guest with gluten allergy."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "Engage the bartender in "bourbon chat" - you're sure to learn something! With 160+ types of bourbon, these guys are experts. Great service, great vibe, great food. Sat at the outside tables for a drink before dinner, ended up staying out there all evening. Interesting location, but worth the hunt. Rabbit entree was fantastic!"
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "Everyone in our party loved their dishes. From interesting selection of "domestic" vodkas to the Pimento cheese sampler appetizer to the day's special entree, every bite was delicious."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "good good food creative and nice to just sit and enjoy family"
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "Really enjoyed the brunch buffet, each option/dish was flavorful and delicious."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "I have been dining here since it opened. I think the food is top notch. Love those Brussels sprouts! Enjoy the small plates and appetizers. Wine list is versatile, and the bourbon craft cocktails are divine."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "We have been to Local Three for lunch several times; however, this was our first time for dinner. We will definitely be back. We did all small plates to give us a bigger variety and one was better than the next. It helped that Ken, who served us, gave us excellent direction on the food and wine. Well done!"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "After finding Local 3 on Yelp, I decided to check out the website. The menu looked so original I just had to give them a try. My friend and I were greeted immediately by a friendly host and hostess. We were seated after a 5 minute wait. The warm walls with sound barriers invited us in. My friend had the apple soup, yes, I said apple, and it was so savory. I had the bbq octopus over "baked beans." Why the quotes? Ask your server! There's a cool backstory. It was delicious, and tender, I highly recommend it. For our entrees we had the braised rabbit-just melted in your mouth, and diver scallops with quinoa. All I can say is perfection. Of course we had dessert! Apple butter ice cream, and banana cream cake . . . mmmmm. Go, already!"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "The food and service were First Class and the feeling in the restaurant is energetic and smart casual. Would highly recommend for any occasion and feel there is good value for the price points. Wine and beverage list off the charts with variety and selections. Staff very knowledgeable and passionate about the restaurant."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "By Ken the waiter that we would not go wrong with any selections. He was very honest about the choices and pointed us in the right directions. The smoked octopus and beef and broccoli apps were excellent. I had the redfish and pulled pork appetizer with habenero cole slaw and it was fantastic. I would recommend Local Three for business, relaxed, and large groups. The food and service are top notch. It's not a white table cloth place and seating is a little intimate but we really enjoyed it."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "Local 3 gas quickly become one of our favorite restaurants. The food is consistent; however, never dull! The menu is to be looked forward to and won't disappoint."
    Dined on 3/1/2014