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Carolina Ale House

11685 Northpark Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587
(919) 556-8666
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Ranked #32 of 113 restaurants in Wake Forest
Price range: $5 - $14
Cuisines: American, Brew Pub
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We usually go to the Ale House at least three times a month for food and drinks. The food and drinks were always just average but we live around the corner so it is pretty convenient. However, my husband and I were treated so horribly at the Ale House tonight that we will never, ever return. The bartender messed up... More

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

There are several locations of this including Raleigh, Cary, Wake Forest. It is your typical sports bar with multiple TV's going, lots of noise and bar type foods (burgers, sandwiches, salads, wings, etc). Food is good but not cheap. Leave this one for the young folks (20-30)

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Franklin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We went here after house hunting ALL day!! They were so friendly! The food was amazing. The house we ended up buying is close to here and we visit regurally.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Wings are always great here, best around town I believe. Beer selection is also very good. If you are at a table you might find yourself waiting for a fair bit for a waiter/waitress to stop by, especially to check on you after taking an initial order. Food has occasionally come out cold as well because it wasn't brought out... More

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I ordered a cheeseburger - I got a hamburger My daughter ordered chicken It was over cooked on the outside and raw on the inside. Waitress tried to convince us to keep the food. We asked to speak with mngr. He never showed. Food was not changed and we left

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

As is typical with sports bars in the area, they have about a gazillion TVs with sports of all kinds. The walls are littered with sports paraphernalia, and much of it represents local college teams. The food is reasonably priced and of decent quality. The staff is courteous and the beer selection contains some local micro brews. Fun to be... More

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Wake Forest
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

For variety or when a friend suggests it, we will go here and it isn't bad. Services is usually very good, food is always hot and pretty reliable. It is pretty good with a lot of choices, but we don't necessarily crave anything from CAH.

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Wake Forest, NC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great TV's and beer - but food average at best. They always seem to have drink specials, which is nice. But, I wouldn't go there for just the food.

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Clarksburg, Maryland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The service was the best I have had at a restaurant lately, the food was as expected and is always consistent!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

There are plenty of flat screens to watch your favorite team play and enjoy a decent beer with lots of finger food options along with entrees.

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