We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 840 Columbia Restaurants

Carolina Ale House

277 Columbiana Dr, Columbia, SC 29212-2277
803-407-9822
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Write a Review

38 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    5
    20
    8
    3
    2
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Columbia, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
pa
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Columbia, South Carolina
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
35 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
44 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
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...

Was this review helpful? Yes
Irmo, South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Augusta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Summerfield, North Carolina
Top Contributor
179 reviews 179 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Carolina Ale House also viewed

 

Been to Carolina Ale House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Carolina Ale House staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?