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The Local House

400 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6614
+1 786-230-8396
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (47 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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400 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6614
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for breakfast after the place we were headed to was packed and we're glad we found The Local House. Not a huge place, but very clean and inviting. Service was quick, food arrived quicker than I expected and everything was well prepared...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here and had a great meal. We chose to eat outside and we were so glad that we did, the restaurant has a variety of seating choices outside and we had the couches and low table, which made for a fun and relaxed...More

Thank HeatherMK712
Reviewed 12 July 2018

After biking around my husband and I were ready for lunch. We stopped to look at the menu and were greeted by a friendly and helpful hostess. The food looked ok so we grabbed a table outside. The food was awesome. I loved the mahimtacos...More

1  Thank mwilliams505
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We went to the Local House for a late lunch. Started off with Spicy Grilled Oysters so yummy. Then ordered spicy shrimp. They were unbelievable! The drinks very great as well.

Thank Julia W
Reviewed 2 July 2018

The food was delicious. I strongly recommend the salad with salmon and strawberry for lunch. The staff was serviceminded and friendly.

Thank LenAlice
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

I have been here approximately four times, The food is very good and so is the drink menu. But this time we had horrible service. Our server Pavle Was probably one of the worst servers I have ever had. We were seated by the hostess...More

Thank Celia M
Reviewed 30 May 2018

My daughter and I stopped in at The Local House for lunch while we were walking around South Beach. We were greeted right away and given the option of an inside or outside seat. Our arrival time gave us the option of both the brunch...More

Thank jtomlowe
Katherine R, Guest Relations Manager at The Local House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful, detailed review! We are so happy you and your daughter chose to dine with us while in South Beach! We are especially delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience at The Local House! Please...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

I visited the Local House last saturday because I consider Local House the second best breakfast place on Miami Beach ( Being the Betsy the No. 1). we ordered our food and when food came my avocado toast had something weird. I told Lya my...More

Thank wonggo
Katherine R, Manager at The Local House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Dear wonggo, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your experience. It is definitely a pleasure to hear that we are your second preferred breakfast place in the area! I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy our avocado...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018

We stopped in because we love outdoor seating and the atmosphere and menu looked great! We proceeded to get small portions, OK food, high prices, and the WORST service. Our server completely neglected us. He was TERRIBLE. I had to get up and go inside...More

2  Thank BalthazarVonStrauss
Katherine R, Manager at The Local House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Dear BalthazarVonStrauss, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback on your recent visit. I sincerely apologize for the lack of service you experienced. That is definitely not acceptable and even less, not what we strive to achieve. As you can see from other...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

Nice place to eat, the menu is limited and the prices are really high. In addition they charged by card twice, and realized after I've got the credit card balance. Tried to reach them and no answer. Obviously not coming back to this place again.More

1  Thank aluduena
Katherine R, Manager at The Local House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

aluduena, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback.We are sorry to hear about the poor service and the credit card overcharge. Please contact me directly to the number below to ensure the wrongful charge is refunded promptly. We apologize again for any...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 55
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6614
    (4th St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 786-230-8396
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Seafood-centric eatery nestled in the boutique hotel Sense Beach House. The place to find locals during weekend brunch and enjoying happy hour during weekday afternoons. Don't like seafood? Don't runaway! We have something for everyone.
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