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The Local

120 That Way St, Lake Jackson, TX 77566-5210
+1 979-297-9300
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
“pork shank” (6 reviews)
“burger” (11 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
120 That Way St, Lake Jackson, TX 77566-5210
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We were spending the day in Lake Jackson and saw the reviews for this restaurant and thought we'd try it. We were disappointed. While the menu & desserts looked good, the quality was lacking. The food took, what seemed to me, a long time to...More

Thank Libby F
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Lake Jackson is not a place to expect healthy and good food options. The salads here are large and fresh, but a bit pricy for the area. I will eat here when ever I visit because it has the healthiest and freshest choices.

Thank Mringler
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This used to be in my top list, but several years back they significantly increased their prices. The food is good, and the environment is nice, but they charge 50% more than other folks.

Thank Collin F
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I always come here for sweeties they are the best. It is very nice and clean and the staff is always friendly. Great place to go for the whole family.

Thank anitriad2017
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This popular local place is well named. I really like their steaks, but there are lots of good things here. The salads are good, and there are lots of good sandwiches.

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Love their soups and sandwiches! They have great salads too, they are a little pricey but they are also very filling. Don't skip out on the cookies while you're there!

Thank Gaby S
Reviewed 21 March 2017

fabulous! the food was excellent. The owner Gaye was there and made sure everything was ready! The room was decorated beautifully!

1  Thank txtiger2017
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Whether you want a salad or a very good burger this is the place! Very tasty, and would return next time I'm in the area.

1  Thank Owen D
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Local is sort of the hip happenin' place in Lake Jackson at lunch time. But, after you go a few times, you'll tire of the never changing menu. Especially for vegetarians, there are like 2-3 options of any interest. And not even that exciting....More

Thank Robert J
LadyATX, Owner at The Local, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Hi Robert, Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to give us feedback. I always appreciate when my customers reach out. I frequently run Vegetarian specials for lunch and dinner. What type of dishes would you like to see offered at...More

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

It was great, my only complaint is the prices are a bit high. Very beautiful desserts. Great for a business lunch, classy place!

Thank Christina P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 That Way St, Lake Jackson, TX 77566-5210
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Lake Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 979-297-9300
Whether you visit us for breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee & dessert, cocktails with friends, big or small catered events, we strive to provide the best experience for our customers. Our goal is to be know for having the best food, ambiance, drink & service.
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