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First Street Ale House

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2106 1st St, Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 371-6588
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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great burger (ordered cilantro-jalapeno)... great service... great place to hang out with friends. you can bring your family as well. ale house sampler for appetizer was good as well.. so highly recommend it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Chie D
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

great burger (ordered cilantro-jalapeno)... great service... great place to hang out with friends. you can bring your family as well. ale house sampler for appetizer was good as well.. so highly recommend it.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Only ate here once but the burgers were great. The service is good. The beer selection was impressive which is what I came back for. I would recommend it as a place to unwind after a long day and get a bite as well. Every time own should have at least one place like that this in town.

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Livermore, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Though you must always be prepared for a wait to get a table, sometimes you can get right in--it's a very popular downtown location and worth the wait! The food and service are very good. Head to Thursdays' pint night and get a beer glass to take home. Always an enjoyable spot.

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Been all over Oakland trying burgers and First Street Ale House is better than all in my and my wife's opinion. So, not sure why some other reviews had bad experience. Their garlic fries are also very tasty. Only tried one beer which was good, but they have a good selection so plenty to try later.

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Livermore, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My wife, friends and I had visited the establishment a number of times. And I finally have to write this review because of the burger. Let's talk about the good things first. - Good place to relax with friends or even family. Very noisy but don't we love that? - Good choice of brews and liquors. I had tried several... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This was my first visit. Very cool atmosphere, seating inside and outside. Cool open ceiling main bar/dining area. My waitress was very attentive and personable. Ordered the spicy hot wings crispy. Not surprisingly I had to send them back. Second time around they were well done and very tasty. More of a Cajun than Hot approach. Served with carrots and... More 

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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

From their buffet style breakfast, to lunch, to dinner, I have sampled and enjoyed every meal. They have a great selection of beers on tap. No matter how busy they appear, they always seem to find a table in a pretty quick period of time.

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Pleasanton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Very good food, nice menu selections. The taco salad I had was very good tasting, a nice portion, and reasonably priced. The restaurant has a Sunday brunch which has a decent selection and a good price compared to other places. The service was excellent, nice people and very friendly. Ask to sit in Jordan's area, she was a great waiter.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Always jam packed but thats a good thing. I am pretty sure they have breakfast buffet still, line is always out the door but worth the wait. Dont have any complaints

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We had no idea that First Street Ale house does a reasonably priced Sunday brunch until we went there with friends. Get there early (it opens at 8:30) for best seating and access to the buffet. There are omelette stations with chefs, breakfast foods, lunch foods, fruits, salads, breads, desserts, soups...it's terrific. A great value for the money.

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Additional Information about First Street Ale House

Address: 2106 1st St, Livermore, CA 94550
Phone Number: (925) 371-6588
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Livermore
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2106 1st St, Livermore, CA 94550
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Livermore
  • Phone Number: (925) 371-6588

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am

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