Local is a casual dining and drinking establishment (Local Kitchen and Bar) and a midsized event center (Local Events).  Local Kitchen and Bar consists of 124 seats (108 at tables and 16 at the bar) and serves well-crafted versions of comfort foods in a notably friendly environment.  Local Events can accommodate parties from 10 to 220 people and contains two bars, intelligent lighting and sound.

Vision, Mission, Goal and Values

VISION (What the future will look like): To be THE kitchen table of our community; a notably comfortable place where friends gather regularly for exceptional everyday food, drink and camaraderie.

MISSION (What we will focus on from the outset): To provide consistent comfort to our patrons by delivering especially well-crafted interpretations of everyday foods in an authentically welcoming environment.

GOAL: (A material aspiration that is easily understood by all): To be viewed as one of the region’s best restaurants.


  • Integrity: Food and supplies to be sourced with the highest priority on quality, locality, sustainability and craftsmanship.
  • Accessibility: Local will be comfortable to a broad range of patrons because the types of food and beverages will be easily recognized and priced at a point that feels fair.
  • Authenticity: Local will affirmatively seek to build lasting relationships with guests by hiring staff who are genuinely interested in connecting with people.
  • Responsibility: Local will be an engaged participant in the vibrancy of our community through charitable involvement in local initiatives.
  • Collegiality: Local will seek to create a rewarding workplace for our staff on a financial and personal level.



  • Sunday through Thursday we take reservations for parties of 2-12,
  • Friday and Saturday we take reservations for parties of 5-10

Lunch and Brunch: reservations taken for parties 2-12

Please be aware that reservations will only be held for 20 minutes

Please note that we are only able to seat complete parties

For parties larger than 12, please contact the restaurant: 248.291.5650

CALL AHEAD:  Friday and Saturday evening, Local Kitchen and Bar is pleased to be able to place parties on our wait list up to 30 minutes prior to arrival by calling us at 248-291-5650. Please understand that calling ahead does not create a reservation and priorities cannot be held if the party does not arrive within 30 minutes of the call.


Sunday-Thursday 5pm-10pm
Friday-Saturday 5pm-11pm
Monday-Friday 11am-3pm
Saturday 10am-3pm
Sunday 9am-3pm


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