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The Federal Bar

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Taps: 19 / Bottles: 30
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
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4 Ratings
Ratings: 4
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 10.76%
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]

5303 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood, California, 91601-3114
United States
phone: (818) 980-2555

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @thefederalbar

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(Place added by: BucBasil on 07-08-2011)
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Reviews by dbmernin83:
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dbmernin83

California

3.3/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5 | $$

Been twice. The first time I was pleasantly surprised at the beer selection of the club-like upstairs section. About 25ish taps, mostly craft with the exception of PBR, but that's better than the big three in my opinion. Nothing too out of the ordinary. A decent variety of styles.
The second time was with a few friends, food, and then racing upstairs. Lamb burger was good, not awesome, and the waitress did her thing.
This is a huge place split into three sections: a restaurant, a lounge area with a separate bar, and an upstairs club room with another bar. All three have the same beer selection.
The leather bar top and leather table tops in the downstairs loungey area were pretty awesome.
It's cool to go to a club type setting and have a decent beer. The girlfriend and I like to go dancing, and this was a pleasant surprise.
All in all, I'd definitely go back

08-05-2011 19:21:51 | More by dbmernin83
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LakerLeith

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

07-02-2014 09:47:24 | More by LakerLeith
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ChrisSFV


4/5  rDev +16.3%

06-12-2014 22:30:59 | More by ChrisSFV
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Dirksen

California

2.98/5  rDev -13.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3 | service: 2 | selection: 3 | food: 4 | $$

I cannot stand when the people working in an establishment know little to nothing about their products. And that has always been the case at this bar. It is unfortunate, because their selection is pretty decent, as is the food. But when I say "I'm looking for something refeshing, light, and not too hoppy," and the waitress follows with, "We just got this new one in called Devient Dale's" I know that the conversation is over.

TRAIN YOUR STAFF. It's really not that hard.

05-24-2013 19:00:53 | More by Dirksen
The Federal Bar in North Hollywood, CA
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.