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Carolina Ale House

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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Chicken Wings
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277 Columbiana Dr, Columbia, SC 29212-2277
803-407-9822
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very friendly staff

Their wings are large in size and very good. Beer is cold and lots of friendly faces. They do have an outside bar but its to hot outside for me.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Vinny_loves_Kim
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Troy, Ohio
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English first
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Typical ale house. Had the Lemon Chicken Orzo. Had real potential, but, the orzo was over cooked and soft. Caesar salad was good.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The service was excellent. Everyone with me enjoyed their food...burgers, salads, sandwiches. The ketchup bottle had a Trivial Pursuit QR code on it so we had fun with that. My boys also had fun playing foosball ($1) in the game area.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

BEST BABY BACK RIBS!! Am a bbribs nut and this is the best by far in Columbia area!! Salads, French fries, slaw - all are excellent. Wed. night rib special is a must!!

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Troy, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Their wings are large in size and very good. Beer is cold and lots of friendly faces. They do have an outside bar but its to hot outside for me.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Best hot wings in a bar and grill. Where you can sit back relax, shoot pool or enjoy the games on the 50 screens. If your in the Vista you can enjoy this on the top level looking over the city

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Sarasota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Make no mistake about it, this is a sports bar. One can only imagine how this place rocks and rolls during an SEC football games or even on NFL Sundays. We found ourselves here while meeting distant cousins for the first time. The hostess led us to the bar area, but this was not acceptable because we wanted to converse.... More 

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Pooler, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This restaurant has good food, great service and covered outdoor seating that allows dogs! It is difficult to find one that has all three things. We have eaten here 3 times while traveling and have not been disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to grab wings and a cocktail. The servers always respond promptly and the food is always hot when it arrives at the table. I also like going here for lunch.

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Cary, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Have eaten here several times when visiting the area. Always good grill food and drinks. Occasional specials on food and beer are a great deal.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Great selection of beers at a great price plus the bone-in wings and spinach dip were fabulous. We could easily see a tv from every seat. Great service.

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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, Pizza, Pub, Chicken Wings

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 277 Columbiana Dr, Columbia, SC 29212-2277
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 803-407-9822

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Chicken Wings
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?