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Federal Cafe - CLOSED

20 Maiden Lane, New York City, NY
+1 917-475-4604
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good29%
  • Average27%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible22%
14 Mar 2014
“Keep walking ”
15 Aug 2013
“Decent lunch place in the FiDi”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American
20 Maiden Lane, New York City, NY
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Reviewed 14 March 2014 via mobile

Cheese on burger was not even melted. Bun was burnt and pretty sure my burger was cooked in a microwave. Could not have been more disappointed in this place.

Thank RVAram
Reviewed 15 August 2013

After showing a bunch of friends around the Financial District, my new home neighborhood, we were hungry and it was raining, so I steered the bunch toward Maiden Lane, knowing there are a bunch of restaurants there. I knew a couple of the people in...More

Thank Charming_Karl
Reviewed 13 July 2013

We popped in for a quick lunch while touring the city. The waitress was very friendly and provided good service. Our order (2 chicken gyros) came out quickly. The portions were large, but they were not the best I'd had. The chicken was a little...More

Thank EC098
Reviewed 8 June 2013

At a busy junction, hot food, quick and efficient service and well-priced drinks. Though the clientele appears to be limited.

Thank Sanjay0123456
Reviewed 1 November 2012

Located close to the World trade Center, we were hoping for a nice place to sit down and get some food. Ordered a gyro and had the choice of fries or salad. We wanted sweet potato fries so paid the extra 2 dollars for the...More

Thank saf1234
Reviewed 17 September 2012

After visiting the World Trade Center Memorial, our group was in the mood for a nice subdued lunch with friendly service and good food, and this is just what we got with our visit to the Federal Cafe. We were greeted warmly by who we...More

Thank jenericmeh
Reviewed 23 June 2012

We were a hungry family of 4 looking to have a quiet sit down lunch for a break while visiting NY and that´s what we got. The waitress was very kind. The meal was very good. I had a very good chicken noodle soup, tasted...More

Thank msototar
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Wife and I ducked in here to get out of the rain and grab a bite. Service was quick. We must have had the owner because he was on top of things. Wife got the meatball parm and was underwhelmed. I got the gyros sandwich...More

Thank CaptainJ47
Reviewed 7 January 2012

Small little place but the food was very good. I had the chicken parm and was very surprised, didnt expect such a nice lunch, warm break was great also. Service was very good. Low priced for the city, about $10.00.

Thank IReviewer
Reviewed 1 January 2012

Food was ok and prices were reasonable but there was only one person to wait and bus the tables which led to long waits to place one's order.

Thank Improadvisor
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home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
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  • Address: 20 Maiden Lane, New York City, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 917-475-4604
(212) 227-3007 Federal Cafe: The Financial District's Hotel Reserve just opened in December, and now its restaurant, the aptly-named Federal Cafe, is open for business.
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