We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Local 22 Kitchen & Bar

₱₱ - ₱₱₱American, ,
2200 W Main St, Durham, NC 27705-4640
+1 919-286-9755
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“hush puppies” (17 reviews)
“endive” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Gastropub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
2200 W Main St, Durham, NC 27705-4640
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (146)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 142 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2018

This is an option for those nights when you want to eat something well cooked and presented without many complexities. The local burger is an excellent choice.

Thank Andres V
Suzie T, Manager at Local 22 Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thats what we're here for, good food and great vibes! Where's my 5th star??? What can we do to be 5 star worthy?

Reviewed 7 April 2018

What a great find. Just a little way from downtown Durham and worth every minute of the trip to get there. They have a great bar that has 2 tvs so you can eat and watch a game. Very nice dining area and a great...More

Thank Walter11_22
Suzie T, Manager at Local 22 Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hells yeah! Our bar is on point! Thanks for coming out to visit us. We look forward to having you back again soon.

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I had the Angus beef burger and it was quite delicious. The rest of the party had other dishes. The pizza apparently was not up to par; so if you want excellent pizza, Toro might be the better place. Cocktails were generous, even though we...More

Thank Jdoughtry
Suzie T, Manager at Local 22 Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for an honest review. We appreciate your perspective and look forward to serving you again! (insert fist bump)

Reviewed 31 March 2018

Excellent food, friendly staff, great service, interesting interior. Give this a try and you will return. If they have the friend hush puppies, do try them. Very tasty.

Thank grannyonthemountain
Sydney S, Guest Relations Manager at Local 22 Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Sounds like we hit it out of the park for you grannyonthemountain! We look forward to serving up some tasty hush pups to you in the future! Warm Regards, The Local 22 Team

Reviewed 28 March 2018

Recently stopped in for lunch with a colleague, and had a nice experience. This place does their sweet potato fries and tots quite well. Can't say how pleased I am to see more places including tots on the menu. So good! This time in I...More

Thank ckassotis
Reviewed 4 February 2018

A group of friends and I often go to Local 22 when we are going out to dinner in a group of 5 or more. The wait staff is very friendly, the environment is cozy, and the food is good. I think the thin crust...More

Thank stokesnet
Reviewed 3 January 2018

While staying in Durham, this little place was across the parking lot from our hotel, very convenient. The service was very good, but a little delay in getting the check at the end of the meal. The hushpuppies were delicious! The burger and fries were...More

Thank Lisa H
Paul J, General Manager at Local 22 Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hello there, thank you for your detailed review. Just wanted to say I really appreciate your kind words, and also your honest review of the tiramisu. I addressed it with chef, and it looks like we got a lil too heavy handed with the espresso...More

Reviewed 28 November 2017

Don't miss this restaurant! Excellent food, service and atmosphere. Great choices on menu plus daily specials.

Thank Jenjenb17
Sydney S, Guest Relations Manager at Local 22 Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Awh Jen aren't you the sweetest! Looking forward to serving up some more specials to you soon! All Our Best, The Local 22 Team

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Loved it! Here for a week long training and have been finding great restaurants! Farm to table, very attentive staff, great vibe and reasonable prices!

Thank Susan S
Sydney S, Guest Relations Manager at Local 22 Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you so much Susan, you are too kind! Looking forward to that second visit. All Our Best, The Local 22 Team

Reviewed 10 October 2017

We dined outside as a group last Friday night. Three people in our party were celebrating birthdays. None of us live near each other so this was a celebration and fun night out. Our server was really sweet and friendly but something seemed to flip...More

Thank CarolinaKStew
Sydney S, Guest Relations Manager at Local 22 Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hi CarolinaKStew! Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback on your recent experience at Local! If you have a moment could you shoot us an email at info (at) local22durham.com to share who was serving you on Friday? We truly value...More

Nearby HotelsSee all 71 hotels in Durham
Hilton Garden Inn Durham/University Medical Center
857 reviews
.12 km away
Campus Arms Motel Apartments
3 reviews
.94 km away
The University Inn
97 reviews
1.02 km away
Cambria Hotel Durham - Near Duke University
65 reviews
1.04 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Burger Bach
192 reviews
.28 km away
216 reviews
.34 km away
Vin Rouge
375 reviews
.38 km away
299 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
1,840 reviews
.89 km away
Duke University Chapel
818 reviews
1.48 km away
Duke University
554 reviews
1.46 km away
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
207 reviews
1.07 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Pat C
31 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
There were only a few tables seated when we were there. It was nice and quiet,
Pat C
31 January 2018|
Response from Nancy M | Reviewed this property |
It’s not a quiet intimate place but it’s not the noisiest place by far. Somewhere more to loud than not.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 W Main St, Durham, NC 27705-4640
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-286-9755
  • E-mail
We are not just another restaurant. We are your neighbors, your friends, your next door chefs, and your down the street bartenders. We believe in a craft approach of the highest- quality ingredients. That's why we work with local farms & partners & our chalkboards always feature ingredients that just came through the door. From our signature flavors and daily eats, to our down-home cocktails and local drafts, local22 serves your new favorites.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing