The Federal

Celebrating 15 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.

3/6 Dinner



Hummus Bake

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Green Olives,

Cherry Tomatoes, Bell Peppers, Feta on Toasted Pita $9



Blueberry Chicken Salad

Roasted Chicken, Blueberries, Yellow Beets,

Feta Cheese, Pickled Onions, Roasted Almonds,

Spinach, Honey Vinaigrette $12



Lamb Gyro

Herb Roasted Lamb Leg, Arugula, Cucumber,

Red Onion, Roasted Red Pepper Aioli on Warm Pita

Served With Fries or Salad $13



Lyon’s Farm Stir Fry (V)

Lyon’s Farm Bok Choy & Radish,

Shiitake, Bell Peppers, Carrots, Shallots, Sweet Corn,

Lyon’s Farm Pickled Sunchokes, Toasted Almond Curry Sauce

Cilantro over Orzo Pasta $15



Fish and Chips

Beer Battered Cod Filets, Brussel Sprout Apple slaw,

 Tartar Sauce, Fed Fries $15