The LOCAL Kitchen & Drinks of Waltham
Great experience sitting at the bar - was well taken care of by the team
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Good food and good service….will return many more times
Good selection and quality. Service was attentive to questions, getting water, etc
Our waitress was the problem. We had barely sat down when she came over to take our order. When we said we hadn't even looked at the menu she left and came back two more times in under 10 minutes. The restaurant was quite empty and I suppose she wanted to keep busy or cash out before her shift was over, but we had come for a leisurely air conditioned meal and felt very rushed. She came over several more times and interrupted our conversation. When we were almost done, she came over with the check and didn't even ask if we wanted coffee or dessert. We paid and left, but honestly, she shouldn't haven't kept coming over and rushing us so. In all we were there about an hour.
Great food. The burger was perfect! Service is professional and friendly.
Food is excellent and attentive staff
Great experience, food was outstanding as well as the service.
My husbands pepperoni pizza had the most pepperoni on it that either of us had ever seen. Impressive.
We were moving our daughter to Boston and stayed at a local hotel. The meal, service, and drinks were all excellent! It was a fantastic way to celebrate this new adventure for her.
Very enjoyable dinner with old friends. Good food at a reasonable price
I've eaten here several times before and it is always good value. I was there on Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend at 6pm. The ambience is lively but not overbearing, the waitstaff and hosts are friendly and capable. My companion had the salmon and the chef accommodated her request to have broccoli instead of string beans. I had a Caesar Salad with steak tips on the side, medium rare. The salad was good, the steak tips tasty and cooked to order but a little gristly -- hence my rating of 3 (fair) for the food. I would go back, however.
The food was good and came out on time, The waiter was not the bets, made a few errors and could have been friendlier.
Great lunch with my daughter! The lobster quesadilla is awesome! As always friendly staff and great service!
First time going to the Waltham location but it's just as good as the others! 100% will go back, the outdoor area is awesome.
Fantastic service and the food was amazing as always! Would definitely recommend the local and this location is perfect!
The service was very attentive and professional. The food was very good. I am hoping some of the old menu items (the healthy bowls) come back sometime soon.
Had a great lunch and the food was amazing!!
The lobster roll was great but I think there should be more than one vegetable as an alternative to fries or mashed.
Host / Manager wasn’t very friendly.
Very accommodating. Salmon was perfect. Sirloin tips a bit chewy. Overall very tasty.
Server was incredibly friendly and attentive. Started with the chips and dip to share. Chips were hot, crunchy, and perfectly seasoned. Dip was also delicious, but came in a really small container - maybe 1/4 cup. Was really pleased with the fish tacos. They gave a good portion of fish which was still warm and perfectly crispy. The only thing I felt was missing was some acid from fruit or tomatoes to brighten it up, but I was very satisfied overall. Three of us got the Cadillac margaritas and they were huge. Really enjoyed the variety of food options. Would definitely return
ordered a pizza for lunch. it reminded me of Market Basket brand frozen pizza. at $13, I can buy 3 the next time i'm at the supermarket.
Nice glacé. Recommended!
Had the smoked mozzarella ravioli with shrimp and creamy pesto. It was really delicious! Also had the fried pickles and they were outstanding!
Really enjoyed our business lunch - Our waitperson was extremely attentive and conducive to getting us in and out efficiently.
Our server was Drew. He was respectfully attentive and easily understood that we 3 Gals wanted to enjoy our time together to celebrate a birthday and being vaccinated. All our dinner choices were excellent and enjoyable. The brussel sprouts appetizer was new to us and it was a savory treat. This is a great go to spot for all kinds of dining but especially fine for a gathering of friends because the menu selections are wide and cover all needs.
We went for Mother’s Day. The food and service was very good.
Mother’s Day brunch was excellent!
Went for Mother’s Day brunch. Drink was spilt on my mother with the waitress making excuses as to it happening “things just happen, they tip all the time” didn’t really check in with us while we were there, I got the pancakes, one was raw and the waitress again made excuses instead of just apologizing and replacing it, she never had a manager check in with us either which I feel like I usually a given for an issue with food and spilling on a customer. Over all was a bad experience.
I have been to this location multiple times and have always had excellent food & drinks. I recommended to my friends. All 3 of us ordered a mixed drink which were horribly mixed. Martini espresso as well as extra dirty martini was way too boozy and not mixed well. Our appetizer which was truffle fries were soggy, too oily & not salted. Two of us ordered the same entree which was salmon. It was okay. My other friend is vegetarian and ordered butternut ravioli. She said it was flavorless. Our server was young and seemed very new. He seemed as though he wasn’t sure how to handle our situation. We spent $175 which was highly annoying after receiving sub par food and awful drinks. Extremely disappointed!
Good food and pleasant dining experience. Would definitely reccommend!
Wow the server Shawn was great; the food was okay; and the manager was downright rude. I will not be returning.
This was my first visit inside a restaurant since Covid started. It was a quiet night which was good. There was no one sitting near us. The food was great.
I had a burger which was cooked perfectly. Everyone seem to be happy with their meals.
We had two tables for a business dinner and another person arrived. Adding them would have gone against COVID regulations so the servers quickly added another table, helped us sort ourselves out and didn't let it phase them at all. Thank you!
So fun and delicious! Our waiter was super knowledgeable about the gluten free options as well! Celiac-friendly for sure. :)
The Brussel sprouts app was amazing! Great Service. Our waiter was extremely attentive to our needs. Highly recommend if you are in the area. We certainly will be coming back in the future.
Waitress was super friendly and super attentive, offered a 2nd glass of wine and checked on us but didn’t rush us. Just as casual Friday dinner, but great menu.
My friend and i had a great experience. She is gluten free and they let us know they could make anything GF and we’re so quick with it. The food was delicious and the service was wonderful. Our server was great. She was so friendly and attentive. She was training a new server and he was lovely as well. I would absolutely come back and would definitely recommend to people to come through!
The LOCAL Kitchen & Drinks of Waltham does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. The LOCAL Kitchen & Drinks of Waltham also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (781) 701-8351.
The LOCAL Kitchen & Drinks of Waltham is rated 4.5 stars by 417 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.