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Carolina Ale House

277 Columbiana Dr, Columbia, SC 29212-2277
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English first
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44 reviews 44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This restaurant had a $25 per couple 3 course meal deal for restaurant week which was a good deal. Even though was packed service didn't suffer. The select menu options all sounded good. Started with fried pickles which are my favorite. I chose the CAH chopped steak for entree which was juicy and tasty came with a side of garlic... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Stopped in here with friend for a late lunch. We both ordered burgers and fries. The burgers here are sooo good! Their prices are pretty reasonable, and service was very good. Would come back here again and again, although, since it's a sports bar, can get very busy and noisy at times.

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69 reviews 69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Right? A southern ale house that offers BBQ pork and yes I ordered the fish tacos. Skip the guacamole. Slaw, spicy mayo and mango salsa so fresh! Dan (pork eater) had the turkey guacamole wrap. He could not find the guacamole but liked it nonetheless. Now, you should know they offer 99 beers (in bottles) and about 40 on tap.... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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129 reviews 129 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stopped here after a USC football game with friends. Lots of TVs with multiple college games and some NBA preseason going on. Bar was about half full. Crowd was pretty tame. Very good listing of micro and foreign beer. We ordered what is supposed to be their most spicy wings the Thai style. For those who really like truly spicy... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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79 reviews 79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant 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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Augusta, Georgia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Additional Information about Carolina Ale House

Address: 277 Columbiana Dr, Columbia, SC 29212-2277
Phone Number: 803-407-9822
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 - 15
Cuisine: American, Bar, Chicken Wings

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