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Federal Tavern

4 Day Ave, Kirkland Lake, Ontario P2N 1K3, Canada
+1 705-567-5161
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“chicken wings” (2 reviews)
“in town” (6 reviews)
“fun place” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
4 Day Ave, Kirkland Lake, Ontario P2N 1K3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Love it here! Servers are fun and the food is great! Love their buffalo chicken wrap with crispy fries

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a great patio. I liked the homemade fries. Unfortunately we weren't able to order any beer on tap. Waitress was nice but overworked . It was s busy place & she seemed to be doing it all. It's very dark inside the...More

Thank Bella B
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Great food (especially their chicken wings). Staff is very helpful. Sports tv, music. Great atmosphere.

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Busy place, slower than what I am used to service, but polite staff! Chicken wings are amazing and the sangria's are delicious! It's a fun place and I look forward to returning.

Thank lifeguardonduty
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We always hesistate about going to the fed because its so inconsistant... well we opted to try it one more time and fell on a huge disapointment... we were the only table waiting for food, i ordered bacon and eggs which the cook was nice...More

Thank ritat0903
TheFederalTavern, General Manager at Federal Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you for your feedback...always gives us an opportunity to improve. We take all complaints very seriously here at the fed...and follow up with the staff involved. I did follow up on your situation and I understand the waitress made every effort to make your...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Had some drinks and some laughs, shot some pool and dumped some change into the jukebox. Was a great night overall, great support staff and friendly waitresses.

Thank jasoneldridge
Reviewed 10 November 2016

If the food or service was consistent would be nice! Sometimes great sometimes terrible...I have given up ordering out because every single time there is something missing from my order and I have given up trying!

Thank LouiseR36
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Went here a few times to eat supper with my friend...its very good...good choice of menu and friendly people..this night however, waitress was very busy and working by herself and we didn't get served for awhile and had to eat fast when it finally came...More

2  Thank lynus2016
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Lost for words!! Can't believe how horrible this place is!! Very cute pub, but the employees are just temperamental, very unprofessional!! Heard a tantrum coming from the kitchen!! Portions are despicable!!

2  Thank drouchie
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Plenty of off street parking directly outside. Reasonably dark pub inside but not dank at all. Plenty of booths and table. Fast service by the waitresses. Food was all to order and standard food. A cut above some of the other eating joints in town.

Thank Matt_kal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$24
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Day Ave, Kirkland Lake, Ontario P2N 1K3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Kirkland Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 705-567-5161
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