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“Good food for a fair price!”
Review of Federal Tavern

Federal Tavern
Ranked #16 of 32 Restaurants in Kirkland Lake
Price range: $2 - $22
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Good food for a fair price!”
Reviewed June 3, 2013

There spinach and steak salad is a great change... And don't miss out on there wings they are the best in town!

  • Visited May 2013
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English first
Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Hit or miss”
Reviewed May 16, 2013

I go to "The Fed" all the time. The food is usually really great, depends on who they have in the kitchen I guess. I've had a few experiences where if it was my first time going, I wouldn't be back, however they sometimes just have bad days and their food is usually great.

Visited May 2013
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Cambridge, Canada
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110 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Excellent place to unwind and enjoy great food and atmosphere”
Reviewed May 8, 2013

Recently, I took my son and his friend to Kirkland Lake for their summer tree planting jobs. Given that we arrived the night before they had to report in, we decided to go to the Fed based on the Tripadvisor reviews. They were spot on! The place is very unpretentious and typical of Northern "establishments", however the food was excellent. My son and I ordered the chicken parmesan dish with a starter caesar salad. Both were superb and the portions were enormous and the flavour bordered on exceptional.

We will go back for sure should the opportunity presents itself again.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank GorillaMan1959
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Sudbury
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“the name says it all”
Reviewed May 1, 2013

the chicken wings were great. the beer was cold and the ceasers were good as well. Nice little spot keep up the good work.

Visited February 2013
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East York
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A fun place!”
Reviewed April 20, 2013

The locals in KL are quite familiar with the Fed. Being relatively new, I have discovered a relaxed and fun place to socialize with the good folks in this gold-mining community.

Visited April 2013
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Thank tormeys
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