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First Street Ale House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2106 1st St, Livermore, CA 94550-4544
(925) 371-6588
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was just the kind of place we were looking for. On a busy, happening street, full of life, possibly best burgers we've had, best local beers we've tried. Would highly recommend and would come again!

Thank suzib72
Danville, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with friends for brunch, fantastic burger made to order and outstanding German Ale! The service was great. The selection was awesome.

Thank Michael L
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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125 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here the other night with the kids. They are in the middle of an Oktoberfest theme so we ordered German beer and specials. They were pretty good but I think we should have stuck with the burgers. It was very noisy, even outside, but everyone was friendly and overall it was a fun night out. The kids liked... More 

Thank John Y
Monterey, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ale House is a sports bar with the best burgers anywhere. All their food is fresh. Casual sports bar enviro is great for all ages. Bring your appetite.

Thank RRSek
Livermore, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

My hiking group does a 4 or 5 mile hike every Wednesday and a group of us has lunch afterward at the Alehouse.

Thank ScottWendyH
San Ramon, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

this place has a secret to keep the crowds coming back.. there seems to be something for everyone.. beer burgers specials .. service is friendly .. the wait on a weekend looks daunting.. but it moves fas.

Thank Rajan V
Livermore, California
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The food is standard, good but a bit high priced, the service is spotty and the sound in the place can be deafening, eat outside if you go, much calmer.

Thank cmclark60
Livermore, California
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Been going to the "Brother's" joint for years. From a humble beginning to this... Get a seat on the front patio. Even if you have to wait...I promise it is worth it. Beer and Wine only...

Thank bobwingfield
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

With just one night in Livermore on the way to Yosemite, took the easy selection of #1 on TA. I can only believe it's #1 because of the size of the place. Beer and service was fine, but food very poor even by pub food standards. Don't make the same mistake as us!

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Fremont, California
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9 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Visited this place last week and as usual it is very crowded but was able to land a bar stool. I have given 3 stars mainly due to the service I received, food is good and so are the drinks but was not happy with the girl serving at the bar. It seemed she had other priorities or taking care... More 

Thank dbengali29

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2106 1st St, Livermore, CA 94550-4544
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Livermore
  • Phone Number: (925) 371-6588

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?