The Local Restaurant and Catering

824 Hinton Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22902 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Local Restaurant and Catering

A full-service caterer in Charlottesville, Virginia, The Local Restaurant and Catering is the ideal choice for engaged couples wishing to experience a taste of Virginia on their special day. Founded in 2008, the company specializes in locally grown and cultivated products from small farmers and award winning vineyards. When it comes to the best in farm-to-table cuisine, couples can count on The Local Restaurant and Catering!

Services Offered
To ensure a successful dinner service, The Local Restaurant and Catering provides the following services:

  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Delivery
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Cocktail reception
  • Cake cutting
  • Servers
  • Tastings
  • Bartender(s)
  • Cash bar
  • Champagne toast
  • House beer
  • House liquor
  • House wine
  • Limited bar
  • Open bar
  • Outside alcohol
  • Premium liquor
  • Signature drink
  • Specialty beer
  • Specialty wine


Cuisine
Choose from a variety of serving styles, including stations, buffet, family-style and plated options. Couples who entrust their taste buds to The Local Restaurant and Catering may choose from the following cuisines to personalize their affair:

  • African
  • American
  • Asian
  • BBQ
  • Cajun
  • French
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Latin American
  • Local
  • Mediterranean
  • Mexican
  • Sandwiches
  • Seafood
  • Southern
  • Gluten-free
  • Kosher
  • Lactose-free
  • Pork-free
  • Nut-free
  • Organic
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian


Other Services
The Local Restaurant and Catering couples are also provided the following wedding decor items:

  • Barware
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
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108 Reviews for The Local Restaurant and Catering

Recommended by 95% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.5
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    Tamara Robinson · Married on 10/20/2018

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    Very satisfied!

    Our experience was fantastic! Great staff, fabulous food, set up and clean up were seamless. You will have no worries on your wedding day, these folks are professionals!

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    Hillary · Married on 08/26/2018

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    My husband and I talked to 3-4 different caterers but once we met and did our tasting with the local we knew they were who we wanted to go with. We knew we wanted to do an upscale taco bar for our wedding and they really exceeded our expectations. Everyone loved the food and working with them was simply a breeze. The best part about the Local is they have day of coordinators on staff. We worked with Helen Osinga and I can not say enough good things about her. She worked so hard and always with a smile on her face. She was so organized and on top of all the logistics of the day that I was truly about to relax and enjoy our wedding day. Go with the Local, work with Helen and your wedding day will be perfect!

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The Local Restaurant and Catering Pricing

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The Local Restaurant and Catering FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Dessert, Server(s)
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 150
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 1
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 3
  • Describe your venue: Restaurant
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Reception, Bridal Shower, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Outside Alcohol, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking
  • What is the average catering price per person for plated service? $ 40.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service? $ 40.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations? $ 30.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres? $ 30.00
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering? Delivery, Set Up, Clean Up, Cake Cutting, Server(s), Tastings
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 12.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Limited Bar, House Beer, Specialty Beer
  • What event services do you provide? Delivery, Set Up, Clean Up
  • What catering services do you provide? Breakfast / Brunch, Buffet, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Custom Menu, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Lunch, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What types of cuisine do you cater? African, American, Asian, BBQ, Cajun, French, Indian, Italian, Latin American, Local, Mediterranean, Mexican, Sandwiches, Seafood, Southern, Southwestern
  • What dietary needs can you accommodate? Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Kosher, Nut Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
  • What bar services do you provide? Liquor License, Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Limited Bar, Open Bar, House Beer, Specialty Beer, House Wine, Specialty Wine, Champagne Toast, House Liquor, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Outside Alcohol
  • Which of the following items can you provide? Barware

Real Weddings

Professional Network & Endorsements

17 Endorsements

  • Chestnut Hill Bed & Breakfast
    Chestnut Hill Bed & Breakfast Historic Weddings

    The Local is a wonderful team of professional and experienced caterers. The attention to detail and quality of services makes The Local a dream to work with. All of us at Chestnut Hill Bed & Breakfast look forward to working with them again in the future!

  • Early Mountain Vineyards
    Early Mountain Vineyards Winery Weddings

    The reputation of the catering team behind The Local says it all. This vendor wows time and time again! We love hearing the best feedback from our clients about the high quality they receive.

  • First Colony Winery
    First Colony Winery Winery Weddings

    The Local is one of our most preferred vendors because they employ an incredibly professional and detail-oriented staff. I highly recommend hiring them for an occasion of any size for a stress-free and delicious event.

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  • 824 Hinton Avenue Charlottesville, VA 22902 See on map
    434-363-4676 (Phone number)

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