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

Braised Pork Belly Sliders — Fennel slaw, fried quail egg, roasted garlic


Grandma’s Chicken Noodle Soup

Cioppino Fish Stew w/Grilled Bread and Gremolata


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

Grilled Ribeye Sandwich w/Horseradish Cream, Watercress, Pickled Red Onions — Ribeye Steak, French Bread, Horseradish, Sour Cream, Mayo, Fresh Herbs, Watercress, Red Onion, Red Wine Vinegar

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

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


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

Muffin — Choice of bran, blueberry or apple cinnamon

Danish — Apple, apricot or cream cheese

Toast — 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