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Carolina Ale House

277 Columbiana Dr, Columbia, SC 29212-2277
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Ranked #221 of 827 Restaurants in Columbia
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Bar, Chicken Wings
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout, Late Night
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout, Late Night
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English first
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This little stretch of roadway has SO MANY restaurants to chose from. We are so happy we landed here! After ten hours in the car we were so happy that there was no wait. The place is huge and there is covered outdoor seating. We sat inside because the bar area looked like fun with all of those sporting events... More

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Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

3.5 Its a sports bar, plenty of TVs to watch any type of sporting event. Bartenders were friendly and helpful. Large rap around bar with plenty of seating. They let me sample a few of the local beers they had on tap. Food was OK, nothing spectacular. Would visit again.

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Greenville, South Carolina
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Staff was unprepared to handle a large group on short notice and it was before lunch rush. Orders were not put in by wait staff causing delays in food being brought out. Ordered flat iron steak and then waitress comes back 10 mins later and advises they are out of flat iron steaks. Will not re visit in the future.

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Livonia, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Return visit when passing through town. Simple review-- food, service, and TV request all were great...

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Irmo, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

My wife and I ordered the wings here a while back and they were overcooked and not very good. didn't complain at the time because of the good service and nice atmosphere and good cold beer. Unfortunately now I realize maybe I should have complained because my mother ordered the wings yesterday on an outing with my sister and they... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I have heard so many good things about Carolina ale house. But honestly I don't know what they were thinking. The staff is unprofessional even in a sports bar way. Waited a good 7 minutes for our waters to arrive at the table. Ordered a second round of drinks and they were served in a dirty martini glass. On top... More

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Summerfield, North Carolina
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166 reviews 166 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Stopped in for dinner and got good service and good food. I had the CAH dip and it was very good with a smokey flavor to the roast beef. The fries were great. Kids had mac and cheese and enjoyed it. It is a sports bar atmosphere, but it wasn't to loud. I would return if ever in the area... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I have frequented this place for two reasons: Its within walking distance to my apartment AND the great service. The food and prices are also good and there are specials every day. My favorite server at the bar is Niki but to tell you the truth, they are all great.

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Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

This is a sports bar with a lot of energy and noise but sometimes that is what you are looking for. The food was good the beer selection great and the option for outdoor seating for us northerners was icing on the cake. The kitchen stays open later then any other nearby establishment so it was great to be able... More

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Hammock near a river
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78 reviews 78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The veggie pizza is good as are most specials. They have a nice selection of beer and the tap system is always clean. However the staff is largely clueless about craft beer. Beer prices are a bit higher than the flying saucer.

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