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The Local

400 Boston Post Rd, Wayland, MA 01778-1824
+1 508-276-8263
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
400 Boston Post Rd, Wayland, MA 01778-1824
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Conveniently located on Route 20 and reasonably priced. The service was excellent and the décor is simple and totally appropriate for the community in which the store does business. I do not live in the town of Wayland.

Thank drverrico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not the best. the food was mediocre at best, and the prices were through the roof. it is in a plaza with a panera and a bertucchis, and i would choose both of them over the local. In fact, i'd rather live through the great...More

Thank L.G. B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Local is very popular. There is no accounting for taste. This restaurant, which boasts an impressive beer menu has totally lost its touch in the kitchen. The food is mediocre AT BEST, and is usually worse than that. It is a really good place...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We went there <again> because the Chinese restaurant down the street is closed. One of our party can't travel far. So,,,,, I had meat loaf and mashed potatoes. It sounded like a perfect 8th grade meal, and I had a longing for mashed potatoes and...More

Thank Bret L
Frank S, Owner at The Local, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Hi Bret, I'd like to thank you for the feedback. I'm sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with your experience. We want every dish we serve to be perfect. I'm particularly upset you didn't like the meatloaf. It has been one of our...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Went in at 2:30 on a Saturday afternoon. There were about 6 people in the restaurant. We waited 10 minutes for a server to come over. We tried to order brunch and were told that they couldn't make it because it ended at 2 pm....More

1  Thank Jrose2312
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Our party of 6 was seated in a large corner booth. Jessica B was our server, and she was friendly and helpful. We all thoroughly enjoyed our lunch. I had the "Power Lunch", a salad of baby spinach & kale, quinoa, feta cheese, tomatoes, grapes,...More

1  Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is the second visit to The Local and both times, the food and service have been terrific. This was a central location for friends to meet for dinner. The server was terrific, her timing was impeccable and her pleasant demeanor really enhanced the overall...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Our bartender, Shannon, greeted us immediately with a smile and a "be right back". The bar was busy and true to her word, Shannon - our favorite bartender, took our drink and appetizer order. Drinks were served quickly. The appetizer of fried clams was a...More

1  Thank Jean M
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This was only our second visit to Sudbury and this restaurant was recommended to us because it served local cuisine, hence the name. The restaurant is larger than it appears and when you walk in your pleasantly surprised. Upon entering, you see a hostess stand...More

Thank HappyTraveler1202
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Within the last year, my fiance and have tried the Local many times and always left disappointed. We kept returning since it is convenient to our house and we've always had a good experience at the Wellesley location, but each time we left the Wayland...More

1  Thank meghan_simmons1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Boston Post Rd, Wayland, MA 01778-1824
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wayland
  • Phone Number: +1 508-276-8263
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