The Local Gourmet Kitchen and Market, located in Southbury, CT, is a great stop for meticulously crafted comfort food, specialty food, and deli favorites made with the freshest ingredients available. Browse the well-curated selection of snacks, juices, meals to go, and baked goods while you wait for your custom creations from the deli. The casual yet lively atmosphere of The Local Gourmet is hard to ignore, always abuzz with the traffic of busy professionals and parents seeking a meal that is comforting, nourishing, and well suited for an on-the-go lifestyle.
Classics on the menu include the popular Local Harvest sandwich, a decadent vegetarian delight with breaded eggplant, fresh mozzarella, roasted peppers, arugula, basil, and balsamic glaze. The Turkey, Cranberry, and Brie is another crowd favorite, combining the iconic flavors of brie and cranberry chutney with bacon, arugula, and turkey. For those who would rather customize, there is a build your own sandwich option including gluten-free and multigrain bread and wrap options, your choice of cheese and protein, and a prodigious selection of beyond ordinary toppings and condiments such as crispy onions and house-made roasted pepper pesto.
Salads are not an afterthought at The Local Gourmet. While many of even the best delis and take out locations have a less than phenomenal salad selection, The Local Gourmet keeps their salad approach innovative. The Farmer’s Plate salad offers beets, edamame, feta cheese, quinoa, almonds, carrots, and red onions. Clean eating and satisfaction need not be mutually exclusive if you select the proper restaurant.
The Local Gourmet in Southbury also offers meals to go, both in the form of single-serving packaged adaptations of their crowd favorites, as well as an extensive full catering menu. The Local Gourmet offers party-sized versions of their signature salads, platters of their selection of out of this world sandwiches and wraps, deli salads, platters of appetizer favorites (think shrimp cocktail, antipasto, buffalo chicken dip), homestyle favorite entrees such as roast beef, BBQ pulled pork and Chicken Marsala, as well as sides of all kinds. The Local Gourmet’s fresh, mindfully crafted cuisine is a must-try for anyone visiting Connecticut.
Current hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm, and Saturday from 10am-5pm. Closed on Sundays.