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The Federal

5303 Lankershim Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 91601-3114
+1 818-980-2555
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good55%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“burger” (6 reviews)
“on tap” (2 reviews)
“happy hour” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, International, Pub
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5303 Lankershim Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 91601-3114
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is a fairly busy place and has been crowded the couple of times we've went. Good selection beers and the bar is usually full. Typical pub food but the Federal Burger is pretty good. All in all, nice place if you can get in.

Thank traveloften028
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Had a good glass of wine, but the food was sub par. Maybe it was because it was happy hour. It was difficult to get anyone to wait on me.I ordered a flat bread and it was cold when served. Like I said parking on...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2017

Ambience is very mellow. Food is great! The soft pretzels are AWESOME. The "Federal Burger" is DEEELICIOUS! One of the better gastropubs in L.A.

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

From the outside, this North Hollywood restaurant doesn't look like much. You might miss it altogether if you're not careful. But inside, it's attractive and quite large with a second dining room in back. We went on a Wednesday night and were seated promptly. There...More

Thank DT1963
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

There is a good vibe in this bar! Good drink selection and chill decor. I'd say I'll definitely be returning.

Thank CaliCoKid18
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I had their Federal Bloody Mary, it was excellent! I had their sandwich called the Breakfast Sammie, it was delicious!

Thank Sharonys
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I tried The Federal a couple of years ago and neither my friend nor I fell in love with it. Too dark and way too noisy. BUT this past December, another friend invited me to a show at the El Portal across the street and...More

Thank Kris W
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

When you're traveling it's easy to get delicious food. Not always easy to get it healthy too. I had an amazing salad: kale, squash, parsnips, bulgar and cranberries. SO GOOD. The rest in our party were equally happy (although maybe not so much with the...More

Thank Cheryl90
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The food is always great here, and the ever changing menu make you want to keep coming back. Finally tried the Mac n Cheese last night and regret not trying it earlier! Yummmm! The staff is always friendly, service is fast, and the atmosphere is...More

Thank VictoriousJane
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great first date here. The bartenders are friendly and pour good drinks. I've eaten here several times and the food is good and different. It is a loud place so not the best for a meeting.

Thank Michael H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, International, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5303 Lankershim Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 91601-3114
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 818-980-2555
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