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Local Republic

Gastropub, American Restaurant, and Pub$$$$
  • Rachel W.
    "goat cheese appetizer and the shrimp and grits"(4 Tips)
    Juli W.
    "low country shrimp and the bacon Mac and cheese"(2 Tips)
    "Mr. Jones burger is fantastic."(2 Tips)
    Scott F.
    "favor and get the fish tacos"(5 Tips)
70 Tips and reviews
  • burgers
  • shrimp and grits
  • good for dates
  • trendy
  • lively
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  • dave e.
    dave earleAugust 28, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    This place has exceptional rotating taps, THE best burgers (and I've had a lot), and a super friendly staff. Go out of your way and try it... You won't be disappointed. Try the bacon Mac n Cheese!!!
  • Taylor G.
    Taylor GagnonNovember 5, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    This place undoubtedly makes the best burgers of all time. The pimento cheese is spot on. If your going here for the first time, do yourself a favor, and get the Mr Jones burger. Fantastic.
  • Kimberly K.
    Kimberly KrautterJanuary 14, 2014
    Scrumptious platters, delightful and varied wines + a few pretty blocks from Aurora Theatre. I can't believe I'm saying this, but I wish we had one of these in Grant Park!
  • Jonathan S.
    Jonathan ShroyerMay 2, 2014
    The atmosphere is pretty nice. Eating outside on a nice day is a bonus. The Patrick Swayze burger isn't playing around. It will melt your esophagus.
  • Savannah B.
    Savannah BuikJuly 28, 2013
    Fish tacos are soooooo good- also, if you like some spice, get the jerk chicken. Super fresh and just the right amount of spice... Make sure to have some water nearby!
  • Juan V.
    Juan VillaJuly 6, 2013
    The Cajun Pork Taco special was amazing. Best tacos I've ever has, excellent presentation, and very reasonable price. This place is going to be become one of my favorites!
  • Quentella M.
    Quentella MiddletonNovember 2, 2013
    Absolutely great food! Excellent service. Shrimp and Grits are the best. Only downfall, a few flies. However, don't let that stop you. Food with a twist
  • Josh D.
    Josh DuVallApril 12, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Everything is good. From the 5 dollar appetizer to the 50 dollar surf and turf special. And the beer list is even more impressive than the food.
  • Will O.
    Will O'ConnellJanuary 11, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    I have never had anything bad here. Burgers are always amazing, great beers that you won't find anywhere else, and great service.
  • Carla S.
    Carla StrottJune 22, 2011
    Had a fabulous time here earlier tonight. Great jazz, fabulous food and spirits, good welcoming vibe, wonderful company of friends. Band of Gold rocks on Tuesdays!!!!!!! Can't wait to go back!
  • Peter M.
    Peter MartinJune 12, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    So your at Local Republic? Burgers are great, but the specials are almost always a good choice. Also, ask about wine that's not on the list.
  • Deena W.
    Deena WoodsApril 26, 2013
    Very friendly service & great food...gotta try the pimiento cheese, bacon & jalapeno on toast! Don't take the kids, though :-)
  • Melanie S.
    Melanie SlighAugust 10, 2013
    Aweome service, great drinks, and amazing food. What else could you ask for? Great atmosphere? Yeah that's definitely here too.
  • Teresa H.
    Teresa HuMarch 11, 2014
    Great spot - nice patio and it felt very welcoming. The scallops are amazing! Our server Krista was very friendly too.
  • Chad B.
    Chad BerceaJune 5, 2014
    Do not talk to the gentleman with the huge beard. He will talking you into a mid - day beer while you wait for a to go order who am I kidding I wasn't gonna say no. Love this place.
  • Rachel W.
    Rachel WalkerJuly 27, 2013
    Have the olive, pesto, goat cheese appetizer and the shrimp and grits for your entree. Delicious!
  • Amanda S.
    Amanda SmithJune 13, 2012
    I couldn't believe I was still in the burbs. This place brought me back to my college days in midtown ATL. Local beer & a clever menu; what's not to love?
    Mr. Jones burger is fantastic. Bacon, jalapeño and pimento cheeseburger on a wheat bun.
  • Will D.
    Will DennisonMarch 3, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Seriously can't go wrong with anything on the menu... Something for every taste. Beer nerds will love the selection
  • Jim
    JimAugust 20, 2013
    Wow! Great little spot in Lawrenceville. Chicken Tacos are awesome! Beer list is great as well.
  • Adam B.
    Adam BakerNovember 28, 2011
    So impressed with the food, drinks, and service. I can't decide which I liked the best. Great beers. Top notch.
  • Karen W.
    Karen WhiteMarch 19, 2014
    Blackened mahi mahi special with pimento grits. Delicious.
  • Matt K.
    Matt KItsonDecember 9, 2011
    I believe this restaurant is a keeper. Portions are good, and everything was tasty. I am picky so enjoy!
  • Juli W.
    Juli Wood-PhillipsMay 15, 2013
    The fish tacos, low country shrimp and the bacon Mac and cheese are AMAZING!!!!
  • Keith E.
    Keith E.January 19, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Tried the fish tacos and some jerk chicken ....taste great... the scallops are a must...
  • Regina V.
    Regina VellaJanuary 21, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Popular on weekends but take a laid-back can have a glass of vino or brew while you wait!
  • Matt O.
    Matt OAugust 11, 2016
    Must try the Patrick Swazye burger!!!! Bacon mak and cheese is also the bomb.
  • Kevin
    KevinJune 3, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    A vortex to Midtown in the middle of Suburgatory. Have the pork belly & enjoy the beer list!
  • Scott F.
    Scott FarmerOctober 2, 2012
    An amazing experience and the food is always great! Do yourself a favor and get the fish tacos
  • Keith C.
    Keith ConverseFebruary 17, 2016
    The atmosphere is a lot of fun and the rotating menu is always amazing.
  • Carlos C.
    Carlos CousinFebruary 16
    Fantastic burger and service to match.
  • Joe T.
    Joe TrimmerDecember 17, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the shrimp and grits! Very good. $13
  • Eric L.
    Eric LAugust 21, 2014
    Great local craft brew spot, and awesome locally sourced food.
  • Audrey H.
    Audrey HammondsApril 16, 2012
    If you're here on a Monday, try the beer sampler. Great variety at an excellent price.
  • Shane B.
    Shane BaileyAugust 21, 2013
    Eat the Swayze burger's ghost pepper salsa w/caution (scrape off when waiter's not looking)!
    If you get a salad, make sure you ask for the bacon dressing.
  • David S.
    David SampleJune 27, 2014
    Great food....great beer! But if you want to be in & out go some please else! Boom!!!!!!!!
  • Carrie S.
    Carrie SmithMarch 30, 2013
    Loved the pimento cheese grits and the black and bleu burger!
  • Jackie A.
    Jackie AdamsNovember 12, 2011
    The pimento cheese crustinis are heavenly. The best thing I have ever eaten. Ever.
  • Robert A.
    Robert AndrewsJuly 9, 2015
    Pimento cheese bacon and jalapeño appetizer was outstanding
  • Regina V.
    Regina VellaOctober 11, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Always listen for good specials! They are out of this world...
  • Natalie W.
    Natalie WaltonOctober 6, 2011
    Shrimp n grits is awesome!! The chocolate cake is great too :)
  • Amy G.
    Amy GAugust 8, 2013
    Burgers were very tasty and the staff was very friendly and attentive.
  • Shirley
    ShirleySeptember 22, 2013
    Shrimp and grits were yummy! Great service!
  • Daniel J.
    Daniel JohnstoneNovember 12, 2011
    The sink is amazing ... Eat it with your hands!
  • Bernie
    BernieOctober 17, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Not a bad thing on the menu. Great, great food.
  • Denice G.
    Denice GloverNovember 3, 2012
    The littles are great especially the chicken livers. OhLaLa
  • Mary F.
    Mary FarmerJanuary 16, 2014
    They carry the best ciders around
  • Dea C.
    Dea CFebruary 25, 2012
    The creme brûlée is one of the most wonderful things I've ever eaten.
  • Nikki W.
    Nikki WilliamsSeptember 12, 2014
    Everything is yummy here!
  • Mike T.
    Mike TyreMay 26, 2012
    Lawrenceville is happening at 10pm! Cool vibe here.
  • Ernie R.
    Ernie RossiMay 7, 2014
    Great food. Different for a nive change.
  • Ryan B.
    Ryan BybeeMay 17, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The Brie appetizer is a must!!!
  • Bradley W.
    Bradley WoodJanuary 13, 2016
    Great food for the price
  • Leslie M.
    Leslie MaskeJanuary 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Order the Kitchen Sink Burger. It's the BEST!
  • Brandon M.
    Brandon McCormickFebruary 25, 2014
    Anything with Jalepenos.
  • Franklin M.
    Franklin MoyesMay 14, 2012
    Delivery to people with disability's and the elderly. This would be great because I cannot get out because I am Disabled.
  • Russell H.
    Russell HulseyJuly 31, 2015
  • Valerie P.
    Valerie PeggMay 7, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Everything here is delicious!
  • Myles R.
    Myles RothackerOctober 5, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Kids menu available if you ask
  • Katie H.
    Katie HeabsJune 12, 2011
    The pork chop is delicious!
  • Heidi H.
    Heidi Hall-JonesMarch 23, 2012
    Fish tacos! Yum!
  • Michael
    MichaelFebruary 28, 2015
    Beer and food!
  • Ravi B.
    Ravi BatraJuly 23, 2015
    Pimento cheese
  • Matt O.
    Matt OAugust 11, 2016
    Patrick Swayze burger
  • rob m.
    rob mottolaMay 31, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    try the terrazas malbec!
  • Tom R.
    Tom RieckeMay 28, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Lamb burger!
  • Edward L.
    Edward LinNovember 2, 2013
    Call ahead! The wait is awful!
  • Amy S.
    Amy SchneiderApril 25, 2015
  • Erica P.
    Erica PenlandJanuary 14, 2014
    Steak and Cheese was terrible. Not a good first impression. :(
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