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Federal Taphouse

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Sat, 7/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2017, 2019 Winner


$6 - $22
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly
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All reviews pizza fries bison burger salad brussels sprouts soft pretzels wings mac cheese salmon beers on tap beer selection downtown lancaster great place to eat corey waitstaff patrons
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for dinner after daughter's graduation. We were a party of 10. Very long beer list with large variety of selections. We had the charcuterie board and spinach & artichoke dip for appetizers. The spinach & artichoke dip was one of the best I've...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Steve R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They do take reservations, however this was just across the street from our hotel so we walked over and met our local friends there and we were seated quickly with no issues. The draft beer list is SUPER long and full of so many options....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank kaydub86
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Two couples on a Saturday. They take reservations and we were seated immediately. The dining area and bar are quite large with decently spaced tables. Decor is modern sports bar with TVs on one wall and a large projection screen at one end. Live entertainment...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 3yrstogo
Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

If you order nothing else, order the meatball appetizer! It’s a great space with easy accessibility. The bar is large and the restaurant has two floors with an elevator. The Salmon was done perfectly. The butternut Squash purée was amazing and the Brussels sprouts fantastic....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank conradusa
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

We came for dinner on a girls weekend. It was Saturday at 6:00pm, 8 people. When we walked in they said they were reservation only and we’d need to wait an hour. (you can reserve on Open Table). It actually was closer to a 30...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 59ellenb
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

I eat out every day, sometimes twice. This place was talked up all day and was quite a disappointing dining experience. The food is just meh - lots of brown stuff - and the building is too large, open and cold. I stuck around for...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Flyer735722
Reviewed April 15, 2019

This was our first time in the establishment and we weren't disappointed. We loved the draft beer selection and both the seating and waitstaff were welcoming and fun to be around. Our food was served promptly and it was fabulous. Would definitely go again!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank anniewolfe1973
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Almost too many brews to choose from! The brick oven pizza was out of this world. Big place with lots of seating at tables and the bar. Will definitely go back!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank RamblinMan717
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic dinner. Many wonderful beers on tap. Had the wicked weed which was barrel bourbon aged. Delish. I had crab macaroni which was a tasty meal and hubby had fish n chips. Great night to celebrate his birthday on a snowy night. Owner Corey was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank baabaa6sheep
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Great drinks, with many choices. Appetizers are fantastic, and the food was delicious. Portions are BIG. Recommend wings, bison burger, Mac & cheese, fish & chips, and pizza. The service was Fantastic! Looking forward to our next visit!

Date of visit: January 2019
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December 7, 2018|
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Response from maorine | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking garage across the street. We actually did a lot of walking in the neighborhood with no problems
November 8, 2015|
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Response from Moomoosmom33 | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! A variety of everything!!! Great place!!!
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