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The American Ale House

335 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, NJ 07004
(973) 575-7165
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Ranked #29 of 50 Restaurants in Fairfield
Most recent review
- Dec 1, 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Roseland, New Jersey
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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96 reviews 96 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
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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