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Federal Taphouse

201 N Queen St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3551
+1 717-490-6932
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (53 reviews)
“fries” (25 reviews)
“duck confit” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 N Queen St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3551
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overwhelming selection of beers on tap, Great food, Large space, Wonderful service. Great brunch menu until 2pm on Sundays. Spent many a lunch, brunch and dinner here and they have always delivered. Honestly what more can I say !

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My experience was great! First time there and our server, Matt (beard and glasses) was so Good and honest that I will come back for his service alone. The food was good, the beer was good. For my money it's all about service and Matt...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Typically just stop here for beers and snacks - they have a fantastic draft list of 100 beers, mostly microbrews. The soft pretzel is amazing, give it a try. Also had the charcuterie plate and that was nice too. The wings are a bit odd...More

Thank SCtravelnotes
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Great place, the food is always good and hot! There had been a mix where a food runner gave my food to the wrong table and the server had the kitchen remake my food which was great, I would not want food that another guest...More

Thank Amanda4694
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Great for huge selection of beer on tap. Food is good with salads burgers and pizza a favorite. Service has always been excellent. Popular with the local crowd. Busy on evenings and weekends.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed October 31, 2017

Four of us had different food orders but none of us were impressed by the taste. If you like very loud places, this is for you.

Thank Craig S
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

Probably one of the largest beer selections I have ever seen. I always try a different beer or two each visit. The wait staff is always very helpful when selecting. This time we purchased a few to go with the staff's help & recommendations. They...More

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Very nice place. If it’s cold out make sure you get a bar seat near the pizza oven. The tavern burger is really good, the pizza ok, and for the price the wings should be avoided. But it’s not the 100 beers on tap that...More

Thank alberttc2017
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Had a really great Bison burger. Fries were average. Maybe go for a different side? Great 80s playlist the night I was there. Could be a little loud, however, if you want to hold normal conversations. Huge selection of beers.

Thank David B
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Four of us had dinner at the Federal Taphouse and we all enjoyed our meals. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

Thank NJJoan
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Questions & Answers
November 8, 2015|
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Response from laukhuff | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! A variety of everything!!! Great place!!!
March 28, 2015|
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Response from Randall G | Reviewed this property |
It doesn't look like there is one on the menu right now, though I know they do change up from time to time. You can find the beer menu at their web site (which TripAdvisor will not permit me to post here). Go to Google and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $22
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N Queen St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3551
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-490-6932
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