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Local Kitchen & Craft Beer Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
85 Mill Plain Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5001
+1 203-955-1919
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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85 Mill Plain Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5001
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was Saturday night and we easily got a table and sat outside which sometimes can worry me as can be forgotten. But we had very good service. Enjoyed the brussel sprouts appetizers. I had the mexicali bowl which was not great. Others had the turkey...More

Thank MikeBirdman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our rehearsal dinner here in May and tried calling and email the manager a bunch of times and he never responded until finally my husband called and tracked him down. We told him how many guests and what we wanted the drink menu...More

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

A good crew will meet you at this particular "chain." Our bar tented knew his craft and was a great host. The food was an interesting twist on pub grub... The good part, it was not diet friendly; the bad part, the meal was not...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

I've been here twice. Once for lunch and another time just for drinks. The decor is really great and I like that they have outside seating. Great beer selection and an awesome happy hour menu. Food is typical bar food. Great place to stop on...More

Thank maisiemom
Reviewed 19 May 2018

We went for lunch, there was not many others in the restaurant. Service was fine, we had 3 tacos off the lunch special menu and an order of fish tacos. I had really expected some great local cuisine that stood out, instead it was nothing...More

Thank GGWD
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

This place has gone down hill. The hostess took forever to acknowledge us with maybe 15-20 people in the whole place. Server was terrible. Uninterested with no product knowledge. Messed up our order three times and was too preoccupied flirting with the bartender to check...More

Thank WildermereBeach
Reviewed 20 December 2017

This surprisingly large bar has an adequate menu, excellent beer selection and above par cocktails. The atmosphere is a bit boisterous and the crowd a bit young but the service was good and the food was, if not inventive, at least quality.

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Rustic old mill. Cozy inside. Had steak tips, brussel sprouts and sesame chicken. All were excellent. The brussel sprouts are to die for. I have had them grilled before, but not with maple syrup. I definitely recommend them. The portions are a good size. There...More

Thank xCindyx
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I reviewed Local some time ago after it went steadily downhill in quality and service. When it first opened a few years ago, it was our go-to spot for dinner with friends, family, and gatherings with co-workers. The service and food became so bad over...More

Thank JtheFoodie
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Hubz and I became aware of Local when we were in Branford visiting my Grandmother at Hospice and the food, atmosphere and service was excellent! When we noticed the sign on I95 that there was one opening in Fairfield, we were excited to go since...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Mill Plain Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5001
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-955-1919
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Welcome to Local Kitchen and Craft Beer Bar, Fairfield's newest hot spot. With over 30 craft beers on tap and 2 cask lines, you'll be sure to get a unique experience at our Local Kitchen. Eat Local. Drink Local. Be Local. Cheers.
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