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Carolina Ale House

708 Lady Street, Columbia, SC 29201
803-227-7150
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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

just opp. to the marriott,, nice place for play, eat and drink..good music and wonderful service. food taste are really good

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Cayce, South Carolina, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

A group of co workers and friend went by before Christmas. There was a wonderful atmosphere and the food and drinks were great. Look forward to foing back when the weather is warmer and sitting on the patio and see the beautiful Columbia Sky Lines.

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Greenville
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We waited ten minutes before anyone came to our table. The waitress was efficiently friendly. The frickles were good. The CAH nachos with pulled pork were terrible. The quality of pork used was subpar and fatty. My mother enjoyed the chicken Caesar salad. Prices were reasonable for the Vista area. The heat was up too high. It was uncomfortably warm.... More 

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This is your typical college type bar hangout with lots of sports stuff on the walls, TVs, and it can get pretty loud when there is a big game on the TV. I like the outdoor seating area upstairs during the spring thru fall. They've changed their menu a bit but it's consistent (nachos, cheesy fries, dips/chip, pastas, etc). My... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

good food and plenty of TVs in the bar for Saturday football games. Staff very friendly and attentive even when the busiest part of the evening. We were with a group of about 20 and everyone enjoyed their selection of food and drink.

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Marion, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Good food that doesn't give the "chain food" feeling. Theres a lot of room and different areas to accommodate different groups, (sports, dates, family eating, etc.) and many times I have had a manager ask how things are which is usually a good sign of a restaurant that cares. Have been many times and will continue to go back.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The facility is very nice, upstairs deck is wonderful. The menu is varied and has many offerings, but nothing standout and the food I have had there over time was good,but nothing to gush over. I do go there fairly regularly, it is dependable for service and menu is alright, I'll go there again, but it is not a first... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Always try to go when we are in Columbia. Food and atmosphere consistently good. Great area upstairs in the bar for watching football games. Service is always friendly.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

All I can say is stay away. It's Buffalo Wild Wings meets Jimmy John's. Worst than that they give equal space to Clemson. Unacceptable. We came here on a suggestion. We had asked where a "joint" was. Beer, Juke Box & shots. Sadly this place had nothing.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Steve was our bartender upstairs at the bar. The weather was beautiful and it was a great day to sit outside. Our drinks never went empty and the beer selection was pretty good. The mini burgers were pretty good too. Over all, a good place to hangout.

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Additional Information about Carolina Ale House

Address: 708 Lady Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Phone Number: 803-227-7150
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: American, Bar

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