The Federal

Celebrating 10 Years In Durham’s Historic Brightleaf District

The Federal first opened in March of 2004, after three guys got together and saw a need for a solid neighborhood bar that celebrated Durham. But not just any neighborhood bar, one that served simple but fantastic food, that would exceed expectations. And with this good food came good beer – 14 micros from around the country and a solid bottle selection.

11/6 dinner

Specials

 

 

 

 

Gator Bites

Buttermilk Fried Alligator,

Pickled Red Onion, Lemon Garlic Aioli $9

 

 

Salami Plate

Three Imported Tuscan Salamis, Speck Ham, Pecorino Tuscano,

Fresh Soft Ricotta, Roasted Red Peppers, Pickled Spiced Beets,

House Apple Butter, Served with Crostini $12

 

 

Tahini Salad

Bell Peppers, Cucumbers, Red Cabbage

Cherry Tomatoes, Feta, Toasted Almonds,

Spinach, Cilantro Tahini Vinaigrette $12

 

 

B.L.A.

Hickory Bacon, Romaine, Apples, Red Onion,

Roasted Red Pepper Aioli, Swiss on Sunflower Bread

Served with Fries or Salad $12

 

 

Catfish Po’Boy

Buttermilk Fried Catfish, Romaine, Tomato,

Red Onion, Pickled Okra Tartar Sauce on Brioche

Served with Fries or Salad $13

 

 

Steamed Mussels Frites

Spanish Chorizo, Shallots, Garlic, Sherry,

Roasted Tomato Broth, Fed Frites $15