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Carolina Ale House

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11685 Northpark Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587
(919) 556-8666
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Takeout, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 23
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice place

A great place to go after work have a drink est some chicken wings and watch the Carolina Hurricanes play or any sports.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Diana W
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Outdoor seating
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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89 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

A great place to go after work have a drink est some chicken wings and watch the Carolina Hurricanes play or any sports.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Big, open sports bar. Ok menu, works well for this setting. Beer selection has definitely increased over the last couple of years so if you have not been there because of that take another look.

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Raleigh, NC
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My wife and I met our daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren there for lunch after a stress filled morning with the unexpected passing of a parent. This was a blessed break in a difficult time, WE were there just after the lunch rush so the restaurant was a bit quieter than one would normally expect...again a blessing. Our server, Gabriel, was... More 

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Raleigh Nc
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Picked up the daily special; chicken, mashed potatoes and green beans. Delicious and very reasonably priced!

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Ale House has good food and the atmosphere is great for watching sports during the mid day hours, but once the sun goes down. It becomes a haven for sloppy drinkers and rowdy pool players.....

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Eagleville, Pennsylvania
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89 reviews 89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My son and I shared wings, loaded fries and we each had French Onion soup. Everything was good, not great. The fries were a little soggy but still pretty good. There was an issue with the order the food came out (we requested our soups first and ended getting them last), so the manager comped the whole meal. Would definitely... More 

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My favorite at Carolina Ale! The hamburgers are good also. Haven't had to much else on the menu. Fun decor.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I flew in on a Saturday to see my best from high school.. we graduated in 83!!! Had a good time. Live music was good. Food was ok. Good selection of beers. Got drinks from the bar while we played pool.. not too impressed with the it customer service at all. I'm a bartender and I love people and talking... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Ok Bar Food. Priced average. My family does like the ribs. Atmosphere good for kicking back, watching a game and enjoying time with friends.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This place is very close to my house and it is large enough to accommodate large groups. The food is decent enough and the service is typically always good. We like to sit outside on the patio and let the kids play where we can watch them and still have some private time. Some dishes are better than others but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11685 Northpark Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wake Forest
  • Phone Number: (919) 556-8666

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 14
  • Cuisine: American, Brew Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?