The Federal Grill - Shepherd
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First Chicken fried steak was great. Second Chicken fried steak was tough and over cooked.
Thank you guys for the awesome service
The atmosphere was excellent and the food was very good. We had fresh oysters, some bourbon, and I had the braised rib and the wife had the ahi tuna. The food was excellent and served in a timely fashion.
It was a tough night for the Federal Grill. Wanting Scotch with my dinner I ordered a Macallan 18. Nope. of the 6 or 7 Macallen's they only had the 12. So I tried Balvenie. Nope. So I tried Chivas 18, nope. eventually was able to get an Oban 14. The Bar Manager was very sincere and apologetic. We understand shortages these days. So I looked forward to my steak, a small filet. I ordered it medium-rare. oops, it arrived medium-well. So we sent it back. rather than going to the top of the queue the waitress simply reordered. by the time I got my steak my wife and son had completely finished their meals. It had to be packed to go at this point.
Well, then the icing on the cake is they charged me for 3 steaks, a $100 error. Of course, I asked to speak to the manager and he took the first incorrectly cooked steak off, and then the second that replaced it. that was good customer service.
The Management of the restaurant did try to make things right. they understand that occasionally things go wrong and they did respond appropriately. The food we had was excellent. (Wife had the Redfish and my son a filet as well). I enjoyed the atmosphere. while we had a few challenges it was a good night with my wife and son. we know that sometimes things don't go right, but they understand and didn't make excuses, just made it right. We will go back.
This was my first time at Federal American Grill. I went with 2 friends - all first-timers. We all had a great time and will all return! We made a reservation - a must on a Saturday night - and were immediately seated. The service was attentive, but not overly so. The drinks were yummy - quite a variety. We had appetizers and a main meal - that none of us finished - so the portions are generous. All of us agreed that our meals were really good! The restaurant is noisy but we were seated by the front door, the hostess stand and between the kitchen and the bar, so next time I'd like to be further back where we could hear each other and not be in the middle of all the activity. Overall a great time! Highly recommend.
We had an early Mother’s Day dinner on Saturday to beat the crowd on Sunday. Had a great time. The food was good as well as the service. Looking forward to returning soon.
Food was beyond mediocre for the price point.
Our server was great and the mimosa carafes are a fair price but food was overpriced and not good.
Always amazing food and service. My go to!
Amazing food and waiter was the best! Nice atmosphere. Kids meal was huge! Chicken fried chicken delicious!
It was loud, my girlfriends “medium” steak was over cooked and dry, and neither of us finished half our meal. We stopped at sonic on the way home.
Food was cold but good
Noise level extremely high
Our server was awesome
Food was good, but the kitchen service was slow. We had a 4pm reservation and the restaurant was empty, but it seemed to take a long time to get our food. We'd give them another try though.
Didn’t realize there would be a derby party so there was more noise than usual I assume. But all in all food was fantastic and our server Chris was attentive and pleasant! Leftovers today were just as good as they were fresh, shrimp and grits and Texas redfish.
One of the best meals we've had in a long time! Great steak, fresh salmon, reasonably priced. Bang Bang shrimp appetizers was amazing. Celebrated our anniversary and the served added a few additional items in celebration. Will definitely be back!
Food and service are always outstanding. Their crab cake and bam bam shrimp are absolutely "must haves". One of my favorite places to eat.
Perfect place for a group because of the amount of variety in the menu. Our food was very good.
Seafood is always cooked perfectly. Always my go to for date night or catch up with friends.
Excellent service and food, consistently! Highly recommend all locations!
Service, food and ambience are very good. The noise level was very high. Between loud background music and very loud people sitting nearby, it was difficult to have a conversation.
This restaurant seems confused as to what it is trying to be. I was looked at funny by staff because I was wearing shorts yet they have TVs playing sports in the main dining room and a buffalo chicken sandwich on the menu. Know your city, this is Houston, we don't dress up for sports and a buffalo chicken sandwich. Only some employees wear masks. Overall the food was good but not great (calamari was over cooked, Sea Bass was good) and our waitress was friendly.
Great and versatile selection of food choices. Excellent cocktail list.
Great atmosphere, really enjoyed the patio. Everyone really enjoyed their food, I had the crab cake and it was exceptional!
Great food, atmosphere and location for a business lunch.
Food, drinks and service are always excellent at Federal Grill. Took a few people who had never been there and they walked out converts. Biggest question was, "why haven't you taken us here before?"
Sunday Brunch was very busy. Presently, no covid precautions are in place. Limited masks were used by employees, and no social distancing between tables.
Waitress was inattentive and didn’t recognize it was our anniversary
Cheeseburger egg rolls, enough said!
Janices Meatloaf is the best Ive ever had
Son’s Birthday dinner was fabulous. The Smoked Old Fashions and wine were great. The food was GREAT all around and our waiter in particular was par excellence.
Thank you for another FG wonderful experience!
Great food, service, beautiful outdoor table. Can't wait to go back!
Will b back
Great service! Great food! Highly recommend!
It was disappointing to see minimal covid mask compliance on behalf of the staff. Shows poor regard for the well being of the staff and customers by management. Will go to other restaurants with better regard for the safety of their staff and customers.
Love their patio so much. The service and food were both perfect.
No a lot of folks wearing masks.
Lovely service and delicious food.
Food and service were excellent! Ambiance is also very nice and comfortable for a couple.
The Federal Grill - Shepherd does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. The Federal Grill - Shepherd also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (713) 863-7777.
The Federal Grill - Shepherd is rated 4.7 stars by 1659 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.