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Local Chop and Grill House

56 W Gay St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-3954
+1 540-801-0505
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
56 W Gay St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-3954
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere and excellent food and service. For a starter beetroot salad it had surprisingly few beetroot in it but it was a nice start of the meal. My husband had the pork belly with pickled strawberries! Amazing taste! Very nice to be able to...More

Thank travelblom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From my greeting by the valet attendant to quality of food and service, this was just an overall great experience. Our server Chris was professional but comfortably so. Worth the visit.

Thank judyw2000
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Attending with group for anniversary dinner, this evening dinner spot had really friendly and professional service, tasty food and luxurious atmosphere. Would be nice for a variety of occasions. Downside was dinner rolls were salty/not tasty, dinner was a little slow to arrive and it...More

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Wow! The menu is unique because you pick your meat, rub, sauce, and sides. I actually got the cauliflower steak as a vegetarian option. It was incredible. The flavors are tantalizing on your pallet! The wine choices are lovely. A definite must if traveling to...More

Thank pudds412
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Without question, one of the finest meals we have had. Out steaks were perfect medium rare, the service exceptional, and the experience superb. Thanks Jordan for bumping up our seating time. We'll be back the next time we travel this way.

Thank TimO O
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Just a great experience with a few problems. The soup I had was very good along with my steak. The problem came with my wives order. She ordered a salad with no onions and dressing on the side. The salad came with onions and the...More

Thank grvp
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I normally go here on special occasions, and it always pleases. Wonderful selection of beef, wine, etc. The servers are well versed in their knowledge of the menu, which I respect. The atmosphere can be very romantic, especially if you request a quiet table in...More

Thank mjklages
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Visited this restaurant with another couple during a recent visit to the area. They had eaten at Local Chop the previous year and suggested we give it a try. Their recommendation was spot on! The building is a refurbished warehouse type that is lovely inside....More

Thank HootieToo
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the best meal we ate on a 4700-mile road trip. Excellent steaks, creative sauces, fresh vegetables from local organic sources.

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Whenever near Harrisonburg we come here for a great dinner. Great steaks and great wine and great service. What else could I ask for? And the price is not overboard.

Thank MoseleyPaddler
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11 October 2016|
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Response from ZeeGalax | Reviewed this property |
I think it is. There was a big family having dinner next to our table.
4 August 2016|
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Response from Dominic S | Reviewed this property |
If you don't mind sitting in the bar area you should be fine. If you want a real table in the proper restaurant, I'd make a reservation.
Cliff G
14 July 2016|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
It was Easter Sunday when we went but it is mostly a casual restaurant. Patrons were dressed up after church so our experience was different. I really like this place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 30
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 W Gay St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-3954
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-801-0505
  • E-mail
Massive wooden door, old bricks and rustic beams of Harrisonburg's old City Produce Exchange building, the perfect setting for a memorable dining experience at The LOCAL Chop & Grill House. Bring your friends and savor the atmosphere, food and drink that set us apart from other restaurants. Our menu features fresh, hand-selected, LOCAL and seasonal foods prepared with a progressive flair by Chef Brian Bogan. Farm to Table is the mainstay of our eating philosophy. That's why we work with community food producers to support organic, sustainable, LOCAL farms, and put the finest, freshest foods on the table for you. We're serious about making choices that are environmentally sound, from the food we carefully hand-select to the aprons our kitchen and wait staff wear. Casual and fun, The LOCAL Chop & Grill House brings you world-class dining with a decidedly LOCAL flavor.
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