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The 6 Best American Restaurants in Federal Way

Updated: March 6, 2021

Looking for the best American food in Federal Way? We created the definitive list of the top American restaurants in Federal Way by analyzing the best restaurant and review sites, expert rankings, food blogs and review articles. Scroll down to easily compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Burger Express

American
Federal Way, West Campus
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Paul’s Burger and Teriyaki

Japanese
Federal Way, Steel Lake
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Jimmy Mac’s Roadhouse

American
Federal Way
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Billy McHale’s

American
Federal Way, West Campus
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

The Rock Wood Fired Pizza

Pizza
Federal Way
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

Ezell’s Famous Chicken

American
Federal Way, Steel Lake
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate these results?

Picking the right American restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 11748 restaurants in Federal Way, 1095134 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1295 lists and articles from experts at and more. All with some Feastfox magic. For example, we considered as we sourced this ultimate list. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Feastfox gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • Go for Kentucky 75 with fried chicken

    For an elevated experience, pair your fried chicken with Kentucky 75. This combination works particularly well because this cocktail cuts the fat of the fried skin.


  • The ultimate drink pairing for grilled burger


    Knowing what to pair with grilled burger can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Margarita. This, sweet, cocktail balances the spicy and salty grilled burger.

  • The perfect match for barbecue

    When ordering barbecue, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Zinfandel, a popular red wine.

Interesting facts

  • The origin of chocolate chip cookies

    Ruth Graves Wakefield is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous chocolate chip cookies.

  • Celebrating American

    Did you know that every year in July foodies in Pittsburgh, The United States celebrate their passion for American? The Picklesburgh Festivalis held annually.


Parking tips

Federal Wayis notorious for tricky parking. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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