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The Old Foundry at One Federal


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 Winner

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Spicy green bean slammers
Spinach & artichoke dip
Served w/ crispy tortilla chips
White wine, garlic, & a fistful of fresh grown herbs
Crunchy chicken fingers
Our special crunchy coating w/ hand cut fries
House made fries topped w/ cabot cheddar & brown gravy,
Pork $+2.00
Chicken $+3.00
Layered w/‏ cheese, pico de gallo, black beans, black olives, sour cream & scallions
One pound‏ & crispy fried, tossed buffalo sauce, w/ blue cheese or ranch
Stuffed mushrooms
Seafood stuffed mushroom caps, topped w/ a parmesan aioli
Yes we did, beer battered & fried pickles, w/ zesty ranch dipping sauce
Potato skins
A classic, topped w/ loads of cabot cheddar, sour cream, vt bacon, & fresh chives
Soup of the day
Vermont cheddar ale
Cabot cheddar cheese, long trail ale, vt bacon & fresh chives
Cast iron seared bison steak
Ribeye steak
12 oz hand cut, grilled or teriyaki glazed
Rack of lamb
Succulent rack of lamb cooked to your liking
Boneless chicken breast
10 oz breast, simply grilled or teriyaki glazed
Crunchy shrimp
Our secret recipe! Perfectly crunchy shrimp, two sides, one great dish
Grilled, poached, or teriyaki glazed, a 10 oz cut
Meat loaf
Just like momma used to make, you pick the sides. With maple bbq & tobacco onions be sure & eat your veggies!
Ny strip
10 oz club cut, grilled, w/ special one federal steak spice
Pork chop
Ounces bone-in pork chop, choice of two sides
Flank steak
10oz marinated & grilled on the fire
Honey thyme scallops
Baked sea scallops, ritz cracker crumbs & honey-thyme butter served w/ rice pilaf & vegetables
Baked stuffed haddock
Stuffed w/ seafood, served w/ rice pilaf, chef’s choice of vegetable
Pei mussels, w/ white wine, garlic, a fistful of fresh grown herbs, w/ crustinis for dippin’
Baked stuffed garlic shrimp
With seafood stuffing & served w/ rice pilaf & vegetables
Beer battered fish & chips
Long trail ale beer batter, house-made coleslaw, hand cut fries & tartar sauce
Braised pork shoulder
Slow cooked for over six hours! Choice of two sides
Seafood newburg
Succulent chunks of fresh salmon, haddock, clams, shrimp, & scallops served w/ a sherry cream over rice pilaf
Butternut squash ravioli
Caramelized apple,‏ onion & grilled chicken in a whole grain mustard cream sauce
Crunchy fish sandwich
Crispy fried haddock, w/ tartar sauce, & house-made coleslaw
Number one boyden farm burger
A hand pressed locally grown monster 8oz patty of ground beef, char grilled to your heart’s desire, on a buttery kaiser bun, w/ your choice of toppings for 50 cents each
The smoky black & blue
Blackened boyden burger, crumbled blue cheese, crispy smoked bacon, & tobacco onions
The vermonter
8oz boyden burger, cabot cheddar, crispy bacon, & grilled apple, drizzled w/ local maple syrup
Portabella, mozzarella, bell pepper, pesto
Hot layered roasted veggies, stacked on focaccia bread
Chicken club
Triple stacked goodness, crispy vermont bacon, grilled chicken breast, cabot cheddar cheese, romaine lettuce, tomato, red onion & mayo toasted on white or wheat
The federal pork-wich
Overstuffed &‏ filled w/ smoked bbq pork! Packed w/ slow smoked pork shoulder, coleslaw & fries piled high on a house roll
All burgers come w/ lettuce, tomato, red onion, & pickle, served w/ choice of side. Add as many toppings as you want for 50 cents each; make it a double burger (if you dare) for 5.00 more.
Cabot cheddar
Sautéed mushrooms
Crumbled blue cheese
Swiss cheese
Smoked gouda
Spicy wing sauce
Vt goat cheese
Pepper jack
Sautéed onions
Pasta primavera
Garden vegetables & fresh herbs tossed w/ penne
Chicken piccata
Pan seared chicken breast w/ artichoke hearts, mushrooms & lemon caper butter sauce served over linguine
White clam linguine
White wine clam sauce served over linguine
Chicken alfredo w/ penne pasta
Grilled chicken‏ breast w/ creamy alfredo sauce, vegetables, tossed w/ penne pasta
Eggplant parmesan
Carnivores like it too! With delicious puttenesca sauce over linguine
Bowl of soup
Kettle chips
Side salad
Cottage cheese
Veg of the day
Onion rings
Hand cut fries
Rice pilaf
Baked potato
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
American, Bar
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

I was impressed with the menu options and the tasteful food when I went with a group for lunch. The service was superb. We hadn't been going for a while because we weren't impressed but after this trip we will go more often.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank susan k
Reviewed January 5, 2019

Met an old friend (who was visiting her family in St. Albans) for lunch here and was impressed with the service and quite pleased with the food. Had a very good burger (cooked a tad less than I'd ordered, but didn't squabble), nice idea and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mike R
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

We found the old foundry very nice atmosphere. Very accomodating menu. Very good food and friendly service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tracy P
Reviewed December 3, 2018

In my almost 50 years of dining out this has to be one of the best meals I've ever had! Calamari lovers.....you will be in heaven eating their fried calamari. The sauce, fresh spinach and tomatoes...MMMMM!!!! Their gnocchi dish was amazing as well. In fact,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank april a
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Had dinner here on the way to a weekend event in Montreal, and was very pleased with both the dinner and the cocktails they served. Very busy, but well worth the wait. Very polite and helpful staff, and within walking distance of our hotel (Hampton...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Drew W
Reviewed November 26, 2018

My friend and I stopped by One Federal after a long day of traveling and had the most wonderful experience. There was a great local beer selection and the food was spectacular. We ordered the calamari, which was the best we ever had, and crab...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alicia M
Reviewed November 12, 2018

My lady friend and I stopped here today for lunch. The place appeared to be empty at 12:30pm , which was concerning, but it turns out there were other dining rooms that we couldn't see from the front lobby/dining room. My lady had a spinach...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 403rayt
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Today I had lunch at “The Old Foundry”. The “Cuban” sandwich was awesome! Before we were seated we walked by a table set in honor of a family member who lost his life in Afghanistan. With a wet eye I took my seat. Today Veterans...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CalPilot756
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Like the atmosphere and service was very good. I had a filet that was delicious and my husband had the prime rib...definitely cooked to his liking!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pattyf45
Reviewed October 27, 2018

The Old Foundry I returned to St. Albans with a few longtime friends and we frequented The Foundry for lunch, dinner and happy hour. We all agreed the food was outstanding along with the service, cleanliness and ambiance. It was nice to enjoy the revitalization...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 7bogey7
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Response from shaylenep2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the outside courtyard has I side gate. We have brought our dog before
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