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1 Federal St # 3, Saint Albans, VT 05478-2004
+1 802-524-0330
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Grand Isle, Vermont, USA
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were meeting another couple in St. Albans for dinner and we chose One Federal. We are so glad we did! It was a nice night in early May and we sat outside on the back patio. I ordered the Maple Bacon Chicken and it was so delicious! The many different flavors were so good together and I took some... More 

Thank stew1963
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not quite sure what's happened to this restaurant but it isn't good anymore. Or should I say, great recipes which are horribly executed. Last time my fiancé and I went here, we said it was the last time. I ordered the Prince Edward Island mussels, they came out about an hour after we ordered & when they finally got to... More 

Thank SmileyGal87
Knowlton, Canada
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a restaurant to celebrate my husbands birthday with some friends Stateside and they wanted to try this restaurant We were 8 so we made reservations...was a good thing because the place was hopping when we arrived. I can't say enough about the service, they were friendly and efficient. The menu is huge and we all tried... More 

Thank happytravelcounselor
Ontario, Canada
Level Contributor
26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in here last night after Maplefest looking for a meal before getting on the road. Had read a few good reviews but also many not-so great ones, so I was slightly skeptical....but this place turned out to be a fabulous find. I loved the old building and layout of the restaurant, we sat in more of the bar side... More 

Thank Roadtripgalot
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134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

It was late, it was my husband's birthday, we were in the area and wanted a decent meal. Yelp reviews are fairly bleak for the area and we decided to try One Federal. Street parking only, which was a slight challenge, due to road construction. It was packed, but we were quickly seated. Diora was our server and she was... More 

1 Thank Karsy68
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great little discovery. The service was prompt and gracious. The decor was warm and welcoming. Our lunch was very tasty and reasonably priced. Definitely recommended.

Thank LollyMontreal
Swanton, Vermont
Level Contributor
124 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is one of several "upscale" restaurants in the area, and the decor is very nice with pictures of old St. Albans thru-out the premises. Nice separate bar area, cozy rooms withchoice of booth or tables with chairs, etc... Varied menu which you can keep as a souvenir. Food can be hit or miss, but generally good. Service is always... More 

1 Thank rgehring
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We usually go there for dinner and we always found what we liked. It's a warm and kind place with very gentle waitresses. Sometimes, you have to wait for 10/15 mins if you don't reserve on time, but apart from this. Steak and burgers are very good. Once they took our favorite appetizer off "Nachos" but luckily enough, they put... More 

Thank Laura M
Moretown, Vermont, United States
Level Contributor
66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Had a nice meal here with some excellent drinks and desserts. Our table was a bit close to some other tables but our server was very good. Tasty fries, and the prices were fair.

Thank Jeremy L
Level Contributor
51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Overall very good bar food. The bar is great, drinks are ok, wings are very good. Great during nice weather to sit outside.

Thank DL&SL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Federal St # 3, Saint Albans, VT 05478-2004
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Saint Albans
  • Phone Number: +1 802-524-0330

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?