The LOCAL Kitchen & Drinks of Wellesley

4.5
204 Reviews
$30 and under
American

The Local is the perfect place to come with a group of friends or family for a brunch on Saturday, Sunday or holiday Mondays. Enjoy the chicken and waffles, crabby benny or the avocado toast served on multigrain bread with a slab of bacon, pickled onion and fried egg. The friendly atmosphere makes The Local a prime lunch spot for friends or a group of coworkers. Enjoy a flatbread sandwich such as the fig and prosciutto or a Reuben. Stay healthy with a light salad lunch like the Power Lunch Salad consisting of baby spinach and kale. Add chicken, steak, salmon or shrimp to any salad.

The Local has something for everyone on the menu. Try the stuffed local squash, TW's steak tips made with USDA sirloin tips or the IPA-battered fish and chips served with house tartar and slaw. The main menu features several gluten-free items.

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mjda48
New England
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything went great. I love low lighting but it was almost dark. Just my opinion.

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AmyM
New England
3 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious butternut squash soup! Excellent service!

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We stopped by the Local Wellesley on the way to the Babson Field Hockey game and let me tell you- it was totally worth the drive all the way from Connecticut. Drinks were amazing, food was fire and Courtney took great care of us!

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RandyM
New England
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good, simple and reasonably priced entree selections. Their Old Fashion was very tasty, but a bit of a short pour for $12.

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dinner cute little place

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Main dish was good but sides were not hot.

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food great ambiance

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Stuart
New England
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We've been here a bunch of times and our last experience was certainly the best. The portions were very generous. We ordered a charcuterie board (fantastic) and it was enough for four plus people (we were 2)! The fig pizza was delicious although I'm a crispy fries fan and the truffle fries could have been cooked a bit more.

The service was excellent and the waitress./bartender was awesome! We will return again soon.

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time at the Local!

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vipJudyS
New England
23 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

I thought the prices were on the high side. I took my son for lunch we did not have any alcohol and we didn’t have any dessert and it cost me $60.00 I thought that a bit much for lunch. Aside from that, the parking lot is tough to get in and out with very narrow parking spaces.

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful experience at the Local. We ordered the fish tacos and bowl. Very tasty at a reasonable price

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essen5
New England
10 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

The restaurant has a good ambience with well-spaced tables. Variety of dishes we had - salad, korean tacos, bowl were nicely presented and tasty. Donut box is decadently delicious! Sangria pitcher is a good deal, well made and refreshing. All over excellent night out.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience4

Service was SLOW but good food.
My son’s hamburger wasn’t cooked the way it was supposed to be.

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The ambiance is wonderful by the bar area and the food was great. Jess provided incredible service!

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

wonderful dinner and incredible staff

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BillyB
New England
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience4

The atmosphere was good. Some food excellent. Burgers not so much.

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hosts and servers do a very good job

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came to the Local for a family dinner. We thought we’d be a hassle with the youngsters but the printed kids menus and crayons did wonders! Exceptional service at a reasonable price. 10/10 would reccomend!

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Local Wellesley is goated

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vipTina
New England
6 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

High quality food and wine in a relaxed atmosphere

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dinner

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

amazing experience

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Got in by a phone call reservation at 8 o’clock. The later reservation time resulted in much better service since servers were all caught up. Food was amazing and specialty cocktails were delicious.

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Local Wellesley never disappoints

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Drinks are priced reasonably and entrees are tasty

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappoints

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JeffD
New England
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the steak tips and they were excellent. My buddy had the chicken sandwich and he thoroughly enjoyed this meal as well. Love the atmosphere and the menu. Definitely going to come back.

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience eating out

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dante
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

I met an old friend there -- getting together after a covid absence. I hadn't been there in quite a while. I was very pleased with the menu, with the excellent food, and the fine service. I will return.

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

honestly, wow.

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flanker6
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good variety on the menu. Food was good and arrive in quickly with reasonable time between appetizer and main course. Nice space, but room was very cold so kept our coats on for most of the meal

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a lovely place to eat out on a Friday night. Cute host boy helped us to our table and Courtney provided exceptional service. We will be back every week from now on

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

magnificent

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Well earned 5 stars!

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vipSDouglas
New England
20 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great salads!!

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dinner

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant with great food and people

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best place ever. Hosts are so friendly and bubbly. What a great environment with great food and great people. My go to spot and family favorite.

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Local Wellesley always hits the spot. Great ambiance and wide food selection. Specials change quite often as well- the stuffed squash was incredible!

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vipOpenTable
New England
46 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always wonderful

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from The LOCAL Kitchen & Drinks of Wellesley using the Order Online button. The LOCAL Kitchen & Drinks of Wellesley also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. The LOCAL Kitchen & Drinks of Wellesley also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (781) 694-1210.

The LOCAL Kitchen & Drinks of Wellesley is rated 4.5 stars by 204 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.