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The Federal

5303 Lankershim Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 91601-3114
+1 818-980-2555
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good54%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“burger” (13 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, International
$$ - $$$
5303 Lankershim Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 91601-3114
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This place is great! Looks nothing from the outside, but inside it's buzzing! We ordered beef burgers and a veggie burger. Absolutely delicious. Our server was friendly and the food came out quickly. Loved it!

Thank BeachJunkieHinsdale
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Had brunch for Easter and enjoyed the atmosphere and food was good. I would go back if given the opportunity. My only criticism is it took awhile for the food and mine was cold when it came to the table. However, I told the waiter...More

Thank Les L
Reviewed January 4, 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 June 21, 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

Thank collector
Reviewed May 15, 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 May 1, 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 April 14, 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 April 10, 2017

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

Thank Sharonys
Reviewed March 1, 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 February 23, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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