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“Awesome experience”

The Federal Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #1 of 56 Restaurants in Agawam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $30
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Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Description: Built by Samuel Converse in 1862, the impressive Greek revival structure at 135 cooper street in Agawam, Massachusetts became home to the Federal Hill Club in 1936. Under the management of its owners, the Moretti family, that establishment remained a premiere restaurant for over fifty years.The Federal’s current owners Michael Presnal and Ralph Santaniello easily integrate the white linen elegance of that bygone era with a fresh and innovative “new American” cuisine that is perfectly prepared and impeccably served. Strong Italian and French influences inspire the contemporary culinary style of chef Presnal in dishes such as his red beet risotto, burnt tangerine glazed cod, and white-chocolate panna cotta.The Federal is dressed up as a special occasion restaurant, but is sociable and affordable enough for every occasion. The restaurant enjoys a dedicated following of appreciative diners from New York to Boston.
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Great food. Beautiful set up for dinner. We had the best food and the cocktails were out of this world

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank tonysurrette22
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Starting with popcorn for a little change of taste, then great starters including a slab of foie gas, the main courses were delicious with a wonderful variety of options from lobster and other fish entrees to beef and duck. Desserts were great as well. To end the evening

Date of visit: December 2017
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Thank Shari C
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

My sister in law held a luncheon after my brothers funeral.
The buffet was delicious. The buffet included cod,roast beef, a pasta dish, potatoes and green beans. The desert was wonderful also.
The service was very good and atmosphere festive.

After checking the dinner menu we will be making a reservation beofw the holidays.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Pat4Gary
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Reviewed November 14, 2017

The Federal has a long history of being one of the area's premiere dining spots, even though it has gone through a few different owners over the past decades. The present owners have revamped, redecorated and reinvigorated The Federal, and it is a great spot to sit in the bar, or celebrate an anniversary or just a special night out on the town. Nice menu items and apps.

Date of visit: June 2017
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Thank michaelkU4551EN
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

My favorite restaurant. Love the bucket of balls, short ribs and Nutella crepe. Lanagrace be when they add a pork chop to the menu. Have enjoyed Christmas celebrations and Thanksgiving. ❤️

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank 1fashionista
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