When people think of "their local" they think of good times, good friends and a great environment. By adding quality food made from the best ingredients and a fantastic top-shelf bar, The Local will transform what you think of as your local establishment.

Call 312-280-8887 for reservations.

Wine List

Lunch & Dinner


Iced Half Shell Oysters
Half Dozen


Jumbo Lump Crabcake
w/ Sriracha aioli

Blue Cheese Fondue Chips
Topped with truffle oil and cracked pepper

USDA Prime Sliders
With Aged Cheddar and Tomato Horseradish sauce

Jumbo Chicken Drummettes
Maytag bleu cheese dressing, carrot and celery

Tuna Tartare
Avocados, Fresno chilies, wonton chips and sesame ginger aoli.

Jalapeno Cornbread
Maple pecan butter

Lobster Quesadilla
Butter poached lobster with Jalapeños and Sour Cream

Truffled Deviled Eggs
With grilled asparagus and crispy potatoes


Grandma’s Chicken Noodle Soup


Local Greens
Carrots, cucumber, tomatoes, goat cheese, white balsamic vinaigrette

State Street Caesar
Reggiano parmesan, garlic croutons

Classic Cobb
Chicken, Neuske bacon, egg, avocado, baby heirloom tomatoes, creamy parmesan dressing

Roasted Beet Salad
Roasted beets, blue cheese, pears, roasted walnuts, cider-honey dressing


TLC Burger
USDA Prime, aged cheddar, hand-cut french fries

Cioppino Fish Stew w/Grilled Bread and Gremolata
Mussels, Clams, Cod, Shrimp and Scallop, Crushed Tomato, Saffron, Onion, Garlic, Celery, Basil, Parsley, Toasted Chili, White Wine and Olive Oil    (Allergies. Shellfish, Alcohol)

Grilled Ribeye Sandwich w/Horseradish Cream, Watercress, Pickled Red Onions
Ribeye Steak, French Bread, Horseradish, Mayo, Watercress and Red Onion

Turkey Burger
Cranberry aioli, arugula, tomato, fresh avocado.

Nueske Blue Burger
Slab nueske bacon, Maytag bleu cheese

New England Lobster Roll
Maine lobster, lemon mayonnaise, chives

Local Lunchbox
One half of any sandwich, a cup of soup and a small salad (French Dip, Turkey Breast or Lobster Roll only)

The Local Rotisserie Turkey Breast
Cajun spiced turkey on wheat toast with tomato, gruyere, avocado


USDA Prime Filet
8 oz center cut filet, roasted mushrooms

Homestyle Chicken Pot Pie
Roasted chicken breast meat, carrots, baby peas, potatoes in a flaky pastry crust

BBQ Baby Back Ribs
Tender smoked pork ribs, hand-cut french fries, cole slaw

Marinated Skirt Steak
Smothered with caramelized onions

Beer Battered Fish and Chips
Atlantic Cod, tartar sauce, malt vinegar, hand-cut french fries

USDA Prime Meatloaf
with Mashed potatos, Wild Mushroom Jus and Tobacco onions

Rotisserie Chicken
Marinated Amish chicken, seasonal vegetables, natural reduction

Cioppino Fish Stew w/Grilled Bread and Gremolata
Mussels, Clams, Cod, Shrimp and Scallop, Crushed Tomato, Saffron, Onion, Garlic, Celery, Basil, Parsley, Toasted Chili, White Wine and Olive Oil    (Allergies. Shellfish, Alcohol)

Honey Mustard Glazed Salmon
With Winter squash, red quinoa, fried sage

Shrimp Scampi Linguine
Shrimp 'Scampi style' in toasted garlic, parsley, preserved lemon


Pan Roasted Shiitake and Crimini Mushrooms

Fresh Shucked Sweet Corn

Grilled Asparagus

Sautéed Spinach

Baked Potato

Mac and Cheese
Add Lobster $$

Hand Cut French Fries

Mashed Potatoes


Chocolate Mousse
Belgian and Madagascar chocolate mousse, fresh whipped cream

Oreo Mint Ice Cream Pie
Oreo cookie crust, mint chip gelato, chocolate sauce

Fresh Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies

Double Scoop of Gelato
Chocolate or vanilla

Hoosier Mamma Pie of the Moment
Made at Hoosier Mamma Pie Company located At Chicago & Ashland. Hand made pies that change daily!



Prime Filet and Two Poached Eggs
Hash brown potatoes and hollandaise

Smoked Salmon Bagel
Chive cream cheese, tomato, red onion

Buttermilk Pancakes
Choice of Blueberry or Plain, pecan butter and pure maple syrup

Traditional Eggs Benedict
With Lobster
With Filet

Vanilla Brioche French Toast
Served with seasonal berries and pure maple syrup

Belgian Waffle
With Devonshire cream and pure maple syrup

Vegetable Omelette
includes Spinach, Mushrooms and Feta Cheese

Ham and Cheddar Omelette
with Neuske Ham, Aged Cheddar and Sauteed Peppers

Applewood Smoked Bacon Omelette
with Wild Mushrooms, Roasted Tomatoes, Baby Arugula and Swiss Cheese

Nueske Sandwich
Fried Nueske Ham, Egg, Arugula, Vine Ripe Tomato and Aged Cheddar

Breakfast Tacos
Full of Chorizo, Roasted Poblanos, Pico de Gallo, Scrambled Egg and Hot Sauce

American Classic
Two eggs, hash browns, toast and choice of ham, bacon or sausage.


Irish Oatmeal
Choice of brown sugar, dried or fresh berries, mixed nuts and steamed milk

Seasonal Berries


Sliced Seasonal Fruits


Homemade Granola
With milk or organic low fat yogurt, berries


Hash Brown Potatoes

Breakfast Sausage

Nueske Bacon

English Muffin


New York Bagel with Cream Cheese

Choice of bran, blueberry or apple cinnamon

Apple, apricot or cream cheese

White, seven grain wheat, rye or raisin


Full Buffet
Enjoy a full buffet selection of scrambled eggs, pancakes, french toast, smoked bacon, pork sausage, homemade breakfast potatoes, seasonal fruit, cereal, yogurt, pastries, steel cut oatmeal, fresh baked bread, juice, freshly brewed coffee or a selection of tea.
Ask your server for made to order eggs or omelettes.

Continental Buffet
Enjoy a full selection of seasonal fruit, cereal, yogurt, muffins, croissants, bagels, English muffins, juice, freshly brewed coffee or a selection of tea.

Weekly Features


Spaghetti and Meatballs


USDA Prime Filet Stroganoff


Chicago Cut Steak Night


Thanksgiving Dinner


Sautéed Lake Perch


USDA Prime Rib – available after 4 p.m.


Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Waffles

Kids Menu


All items served with complimentary carrots and apple slices

Grilled cheese
Hand cut french fries

Macaroni and cheese

Pasta with butter and parmesan

Chicken tenders
Hand cut french fries and ranch dressing


Kids Breakfast
One egg, bacon or sausage, hash brown potatoes, choice of toast, juice and milk

French Toast
Two pieces of bacon or sausage

Silver Dollar Pancakes
Two pieces of bacon or sausage

Cold Cereal
Sliced banana and milk on the side

Hot Oatmeal
Brown sugar and milk on the side


Seasonal fresh fruits

Chocolate or vanilla ice cream