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The American Ale House

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335 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, NJ 07004
(973) 575-7165
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
If they are still there when you read this, they have a long way to go!

Much better options in the area...they will not last, might as well keep up the vinyl banner on the front of the place. Beer: An Ale house with a less then average selection of beer really!? If you are going here for beer don't waste your time. I ordered a beer and "they were changing the keg... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2013
Brett R
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Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
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Roseland, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

This place had a very rough start but has gotten better over the past couple of months. Claudio the chef from the former Merchant House Tavern is now the chef at Amercian Ale so the food quality overall has improved ten fold with an updated menu and daily dinner specials. The fish & chips is terrific and so are the... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Bar drink was awful...burger was overcooked...fries undercooked. Bar area had musty smell to it. Service was slooooow. Good thing was that there was plenty of parking spaces in the lot!

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Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Much better options in the area...they will not last, might as well keep up the vinyl banner on the front of the place. Beer: An Ale house with a less then average selection of beer really!? If you are going here for beer don't waste your time. I ordered a beer and "they were changing the keg" for about 25... More 

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Lincoln Park, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We found a coupon in the paper and decided to try this place. I do not know where to start. The restaurant was very empty and there was debris on the floor. We waited a while befor our waitress came over. She took our drink order. One drink arrived wrong. While we were waiting for our waitress to come back,... More 

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Additional Information about The American Ale House

Address: 335 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, NJ 07004
Phone Number: (973) 575-7165
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Fairfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 335 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, NJ 07004
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: (973) 575-7165

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?