The Local Eatery and Drinking Hole


The Local Eatery and Drinking Hole opened its doors in 2003, as a family owned and operated restaurant and bar. Mina Desiderio saw an opportunity to carve out a niche in the Financial District of Downtown San Diego. The philosophy was simple: Bring the beach and all things that define San Diego to downtown. The vision was to be an establishment that supported local sports teams, local cuisine, local beers, local music and local events, hence the name, The Local. The vision of California coastal grinds paired with San Diego’s favorite craft brews didn’t fit under one roof – Rather than compromise our vision, we decided to expand! Our mission at The Local Downtown is to satisfy your cravings while exceeding your expectations. Over 12 years in the making, The Local Downtown has a story that is best told through the experiences we offer. “Drink Local!”

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What makes this business unique? The beach and all things that define San Diego.


1065 4th Ave
San Diego, California 92101
United States

Trolley stops at 3rd and 5th Ave.

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  • Takes Reservations
  • Walk-Ins Welcome
  • Good For Groups
  • Good For Kids
  • Take Out
  • Catering
  • Waiter Service
  • Outdoor Seating


Mon - Fri: 11a - 12a Sat-Sun: 9:30a - 12a

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(619) 231-4447

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