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.

6/10 Dinner

Specials

 

Fried Mushrooms

Buttermilk Fried Crimini, Pickled Red Onions,

Suki Yaki Sauce $7

 

 

Gorgonzola

Italian Gorgonzola, Arugula,

Pine Nuts, Balsamic Syrup, Baked Pita $9

 

 

Strawberry Salad

Lyon Farms Strawberries, Shaved Carrots, Cucumbers, Arugula,

Goat Cheese, Toasted Almonds, Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette $11

 

 

B.L.A.  2.0

Hickory Smoked Bacon, Avocado, Red Onion,

Swiss, Arugula, Chili Bourbon BBQ Sauce on Sunflower Bread

Served with Fries or Salad $13

 

 

Steamed Mussels Frites

Spanish Chorizo, Shallots, Garlic, Sherry,

Roasted Tomato Broth, Fed Frites $14

 

 

Duck Poutine

Pulled Confit Duck Leg,

Mozzarella, Shallots, Mushroom Gravy,

Shaved Winter Truffle Fed Frites $14