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Federal Taphouse

$$ - $$$American, ,
234 N 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1422
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (31 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
“soft pretzels” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
234 N 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1422
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is above average. Small selection of entries, mostly appetizers and burgers to choose from. Service was average. Go here if you're about the beer.

Thank Joel P
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time at the Tap House. A group of friends started there wanting a good meal and drinks, and it delivered on both! Firstly our server was fantastic, and made sure that everything was just right. I ordered the special which was a 'surf &...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Passing through Harrisburg and stopped in Federal tap with the family. Great spot to hang out and catch a game. Great beer selection! Wasn’t expecting a ton of great food options but everything we ordered was dee-lish! I would recommend.

Thank Jersey227
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Great beer selection but the food really needs worked on. I haven't eaten anything there that really impressed me and there isn't a lot of choices.

Thank dnh5041
Reviewed 4 October 2017

great beer selection, knowledgeable bar staff. had the pork belly and watermelon tacos.....excellent!!!

Thank ronster737
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

The food is good and the beer selection is vast. I got the brisket sandwich and subbed fries for the chips. The fries were good; thin and crispy. The brisket was also good. The beer menu is legit. I found a couple of good IPA’s....More

Thank Sullivan4109
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I went to Federal Taphouse for an event hosted upstairs. We came early for food and drinks. The beer list is substantial-- 100 different beers, you know the drill. Here, it feels like the selection of beer is a bit of a gimmick, as the...More

Thank rerko93
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The beer selection is excellent. The service was okay. Atmosphere was nice. The brussels sprouts were excellent. The pizza was overcooked. Short-rib dinner was average. The beet salad was very good.

Thank padreaming
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I have to say that having a large selection of handles can be daunting, but they make the selection a little easier by placing the beer into categories on their huge list of drafts. So if you prefer to have a wheat beer over an...More

Thank Timothy K
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I visited federal tap house on Sunday for brunch. The atmosphere is nice and the selection of beer is amazing. Me and my wife both ordered brunch specials. Her poutine came out on a sizzling cast iron skillet. I enjoyed the chicken enchiladas. As usual...More

Thank Dan A
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kimberly s
23 May 2017|
Response from K H | Reviewed this property |
They have a full bar, so I'm sure they have at least a limited selection of wine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 N 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1422
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: 717-525-8077
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