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“Turned Away”
Review of The Local

The Local
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Ranked #1 of 94 Restaurants in Cody
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Menu looked great, well decorated place. Easy walk from our great hotel. But our only bad experience on eight day visit to Wyoming. Were turned away instantly when we walked in the door even though there were many open tables. Young lady at desk was rude and sent us packing. We figured she is not a native as everyone else in the state is super nice and helpful.

Thank pcfrizzell
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thelocal1134, Owner at The Local, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are so sorry that we weren't able to accommodate you when you came to our restaurant. As you know we are a very small establishment with only 13 tables. This time of year at least 75% of our nightly guests have reservations and we have to honor those. What might look like open tables are actually reserved for those that called ahead or reserved online. We seat walk in's accordingly when we can and have the room, but we can't take away a table from someone who has reserved it ahead of time. We are a small business and would never turn away someone if we were actually able to seat them.

As far as our hostess being rude I appreciate you bringing that to my attention. Being kind and thoughtful are easy things to do when you have to turn someone away, and I apologize that you felt you weren't treated as such.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food,service,presentation,not rushed,,friendly staff,interesting menu,definetly an upgrade for Cody,wy.

Thank Rhoda1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always delicious! I love the atmosphere too. An escape from the western tourist sight seeing. Vegan/Vegetarian/GF options.

Thank Kathie M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Local focuses on fresh, different food than the usual meat and potatos served many places in Cody. Excellent service. The pork green chili is excellent. Eaten there for lunches and dinners several times. Tried many different items. Excellent menu tastefully prepared. Looking for quality food with a lighter take coupled with a nice atmosphere and good service, the Local should be high on your list.

Thank W Lawrence P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Read some good reviews about this restaurant. The breakfast menu was innovative to say the least. I ordered sourdough pancakes with berries, minted butter and maple syrup and my wife ordered strata, an unusual bread pudding. The pancakes were excellent but the bread pudding was a little dry. The waitress was outgoing and friendly but no refills of coffee were offered and my wife had to reuse her teabag for a second cup of tea. This is a place that is obviously trying hard to be something different and is largely succeeding. A few minor touches would make it something very special.

Thank Frightful55
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