Typically when you do a search that brings up local results in the web search results, the local box or whatever Google is calling it these days - you see 3 listings now and if those listings have reviews, you see the reviews next to them. But it seems Google is testing removing the reviews for some searchers.
No reviews in the local pack:
This is what I see and what you probably see:
Google is constantly testing user interfaces, but I hope this one doesn't stick. Reviews are nice for local listings.
Forum discussion at Twitter.