The Local House
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While our outside table was very nice, our food was good and our service was very good, we were taken aback by a woman seated alone at a next table. She fed her small yelping dog from a dog dish that she had set on her table. We don’t mind dog-friendly and giving a dog water in a bowl on the ground, but this was not billed as a dog café for dog dining. This was off-putting to our dining experience.
Very good food here. Sit outside.
Great service and food in a chill adult restaurant just two blocks from the Ocean Drive above 5th madness. We enjoyed cocktails, mussels, burgers and a huge portion of key lime pie in a jar. It was the mellowest place to watch the Super Bowl. We will be back.
best meal I had while in Miami. I went on a Monday morning with a Friend. we sat outside in the morning sun because it was a bit cool in the shade that morning. It was peaceful and not much traffic going by. We both had the egg and chorizo with potatoes and shared the banana pancakes. everything was amazing! will def come here again, will probably be my 1st day breakfast spot when I arrive in Miami!
The food was delicious and reasonably priced. Will definitely eat here again when I’m in Miami
Great night, good service and great food: steak a bit disappointing but everything else top shelf . Only weird thing hotel guests walking thru restaurant at dinner In bathing suits takes away from the $$$ dining experience.
Great location. Amazing brunch! Highly recommend the seafood scramble.
Super cute place. Not very busy, but food was reasonably priced and very good.
Lobster Mac and Cheese was insanely great!! Service was outstanding!
Very nice love there place I recommend
Place needs updating. The Server & the service was Horrible. Don’t go here.
BobbyM, Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit and that you experienced less than friendly service. I would highly appreciate if you could provide a few more details on your visit so that I could look into these matters promptly and rectify accordingly. I can assure you that our staff and their amiability are amongst the top reasons Locals love us. I hope you give us another chance to show you an exceptional dine!
Was excellent, will come again soon
Thank you for the 5-star rating! We can't wait to see you again.
I LOVED everything about this place. It was adorable location-wise, the drinks were so good. This location participated in Miami Spice and its a very good deal. I got the lobster Mac and cheese and it’s probably one of my favorite things I’ve ever eaten. My sister got the lobster roll which was also phenomenal. Both had tons of flavor, tons of lobster, very unique. I will definitely be coming back here.
In a word, overpriced. I know this is Miami and restaurants are typically very expensive, but this was surprising even by those standards. My seafood pasta dish was less impressive than something I could have thrown together at home. The fried chicken was good, but that was the only dish any of the four of us liked.
I tried the Miami Spice lunch menu when my mom visited because we wanted a casual, light, and nice beachy meal. I've actually stayed at the Sense Beach House (the hotel in which this restaurant sits) before, and I never tire of the chill, relaxed energy this hotel exudes. The drinks were fantastic--I have a "crush" on the beautiful, bright green "kiwi crush" cocktail, and the "tropical garden" with watermelon, gin, and rosemary did not disappoint either. The seared tuna salad and key lime pie were great! I was also in love with the spicy edamame hummus (only available during happy hour) and the goat cheese croquettes. I highly recommend going for a solid lunch after a day on the beach or for happy hour; the vibe here is positively delightful!
Solid good food and great service.
Great local Miami Beach Restauramt with amazing cocktails & food... recommend sitting outside!
We ordered some Appetizers to start with, those were really good. As an entree I had the mussels and my boyfriend thr seafood pasta! Both was not very flavorable and also small portions. the lady who seated us was very unfriendly! Didn’t feel very welcomed at this place.
My wife and I loved this place. Everything about it from the portion size, service and atmosphere was fantastic!
I was there celebrating my birthday having brunch. It was an absolutely beautiful setting. I’m glad we decided to attend.
Love this place! Always here for the breakfast!! It’s always packed tho so try and get a reservation!
We ate here on a Tuesday night and it was extremely quiet with quick service. I had the salmon roast, which was good, but not great. The salmon was extremely tender, but the potatoes and carrots were undercooked. I also did not enjoy the sauce on the salmon. My partner had the Seafood pasta, which was good, but bland. The shrimp appetizer was amazing. The menu did lack a bit of variety; however, so I probably wouldn’t go back. Nice meal for a one-off, but not good enough to become a regular.
I would probably recommend going for drinks not for food.
Always great food, warm friendly service, excellent value
Such a cute spot for brunch! We sat outside and it was very enjoyable. The ambiance inside is so cute! Our waitress was so nice and accommodating. Thanks for a great brunch!
Great spot with outdoor seating. The fans and ocean breeze kept it comfortable outside even though it’s in the mid 80s today.
Nice quiet restaurant. Service was good. Small menu with Nothing special about the food or drinks.
Delicious food! Tropical Garden drink was fantastic, as was the Summer Air drink.
Thanks to Yelp, Google and Open Table I knew the food would be EXCELLENT! The truffle Mac & cheese is officially my favorite from anywhere here in Miami, still drooling. The food is extremely fresh, we were very happy with our meals.
Will be more than happy to return for Brunch!
Service was fast, easy, friendly. Our server wasn’t much of a talker but was very courteous. Was kind enough to bring us a little dessert with a birthday candle for my Mother In Law at no additional charge.
Can’t wait to come back and try the pancakes and eggs bennies!
Nothing is special here. I had a Snapper (big portion), it was ok. There are other places which offer more....
Beautiful little place great food, relaxing, great breakfast place to sit outside, very comfortable
Very close to the beach but just on a city street. Outdoor tables had roof and overhead fans and also there were couches outside.
Food was creative and well made.
Anytime I’m in Miami, we stop at The Local House. Amazing food and small space makes it such a lovely dining experience! Worth every bite (and penny)! The prices are actually much more reasonable than other restaurants on South Beach.
Great restaurant/bar in an even greater boutique hotel. Highly recommend Sense and The Local House.
Great food, good service and a pleasant ambience. We will definitely re-visit.
Relaxing atmosphere. Great food. Happy hour menu is where it’s at. The black bean burger is quite good.
The Brussels sprouts were delicious and fish tasted very fresh. Great cocktails and wine and our waiter, Urish, was attentive and efficient.
Restaurant had already ran out of a couple menu items and we got there before the dinner rush.
The Local House offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (786) 230-8396.
The Local House is rated 4.4 stars by 75 OpenTable diners.