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One Federal

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1 Federal St # 3, Saint Albans, VT 05478-2004
802 524-0330
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Middlebury, Vermont
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126 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The veggie burgers are worth the trek from Burlington; or, for that matter, from anywhere. The interior spaces are thoughtfully designed and have a comfortable rustic feel to them. The service was friendly and efficient. Bravo Amanda!

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Thank Dickson77
Vermont
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hadn't gone in several years as I wasn't overly impressed the first time we went. Wow we should have stayed away. Fatty, greasy and extremely over priced for the portion size. We were compensated with a free dessert which was tasty.

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Thank TravlerfromVT
Denver, Colorado
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199 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Family in the area recommend this eatery and I was very impressed. Nice atmosphere, great menu of unique items and very friendly service. The BBQ sandwich and the mussels were primo. Nice selection of beers. Definitely go here if you're in town!

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Thank YankeeOne
Swanton VT
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed their chicken wrapped in bacon and covered in a maple glaze. They also make a really good meatloaf and the cheddar smashed potatoes were awesome! My wife had a steak and she said it was good but not the best. Overall It is worth the price.

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Thank Larry K
Essex, Vermont
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I usually eat here three or four times a year but this was the first time this summer. I felt the quality has declined. I ordered the St. Albans fish fry which is fried shrimp (2), fried scallops (2), fried haddock and fried salmon. I've never had battered fried salmon before and have no plans to have it again. I... More 

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Thank Dan P
Manchester, New Hampshire
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice dinner & drinks at One Federal while visiting the St. Albans area. Everyone in our dinner party enjoyed their meals. Dinner entrees included a small garden salad. I ordered the meatloaf which was very good. The restaurant is located in an old building with history (supposedly haunted by a ghost named Charley) in the downtown area. The... More 

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Thank Randy C
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

I have been here quite a few times and have never really been disappointed. I have had the turkey club which is big enough for 2 meals. They use high quality turkey. Not the slimy thin deli stuff. The chopped salad is also really good! I like to get Parmesan cheese instead of blue cheese but the maple balsamic dressing... More 

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Thank TriciaM01
Captiva Island, Florida
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

This restaurant had a GF menu, and the staff seem quite informed. They have many options, and even dessert. I've been here quite a few times, and it is always a safe choice for me. Thanks One Fed for training your staff about food allergies!

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Thank Robin B
Essex, Vermont
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110 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were here for dinner the other night. We got there fairly early and were seated right away. Andrew was our server and he was excellent. He explained the specials then took our drink order. We ordered the candied shrimp appetizer and it was great for the two of us. My wife had the pasta and chicken... More 

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Thank Kgreene2013
New England, USA
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Had a good meal a One Federal. Service was very good. Ambiance was fine. Nice, old building, but wooden tables ended up with puddles from our sweating glasses ... something to absorb the water would have been a plus (even just cocktail napkins would have been good ... we didn't ask for any, we could have, but shouldn't have to).... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Private Dining, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Federal St # 3, Saint Albans, VT 05478-2004
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Saint Albans
  • Phone Number: 802 524-0330

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?