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Local

Map & Directions 2936 Elm St.
Dallas, TX 75226-1596
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214-752-7500
  • Eclectic, New American
  • Tue-Sat 5:30pm-10pm
  • All Major Credit Cards, Diners Club
  • Banquet Facilities, Business Dining, Catering, Private Party, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Online Reservations Available, Recommended, Accepted
  • Free, Lot Available

Description

Dallas Observer's Description

The name Local has nothing to do with local food. Chef Tracy Miller wants the best ingredients to create a restaurant that becomes your home away from home -- your local. To accomplish this, she provides diners with a menu of contemporary American dishes in a simple but elegant space. The restaurant, opened in 2003, is housed in the historic Boyd Hotel in Deep Ellum. Each meal is book-ended with a bantam bowl of warm, spiced nuts, an amuse-bouche soup and a cranberry thumbprint mignardise. It's difficult to nail specialties at Local because the offerings are driven by seasonality. However, it's Texas, so it's safe to say that the burger basket made from locally sourced Burgundy Pasture beef is a sure thing – and it's one of Dallas' best burgers.

 
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  • Eater on 07/30/12

    Tracy Miller's Deep Ellum restaurant has long been a favorite for its "clean and composed" dishes that celebrate ingredients. [Eater 38 Member]

  • Kris C. on 06/23/10

    The fried green beans are to die for, as is the Mac and Cheese. Also try their signature champagne drink!

  • Josh K. on 08/02/13

    Try the Cornflake Panko Crusted Seabass (via @Foodspotting)

  • Seth F. on 01/15/13

    The food is excellent but the prices on the website are totally off and the wine is way over priced. Still, really good food.

  • Bev G U. on 05/02/12

    Local is an amazing hidden gem with a provocative seasonal menu that highlights the very best locally grown seasonal ingredients to be found.

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