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The American Ale House

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335 Fairfield Rd, Fairfield, NJ 07004-1930
+1 973-575-7165
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Roseland, New Jersey
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2013

This place had a very rough start but has gotten better over the past couple of months. Claudio the chef from the former Merchant House Tavern is now the chef at Amercian Ale so the food quality overall has improved ten fold with an updated menu and daily dinner specials. The fish & chips is terrific and so are the... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2013

Bar drink was awful...burger was overcooked...fries undercooked. Bar area had musty smell to it. Service was slooooow. Good thing was that there was plenty of parking spaces in the lot!

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Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2013

Much better options in the area...they will not last, might as well keep up the vinyl banner on the front of the place. Beer: An Ale house with a less then average selection of beer really!? If you are going here for beer don't waste your time. I ordered a beer and "they were changing the keg" for about 25... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2013

We found a coupon in the paper and decided to try this place. I do not know where to start. The restaurant was very empty and there was debris on the floor. We waited a while befor our waitress came over. She took our drink order. One drink arrived wrong. While we were waiting for our waitress to come back,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 Fairfield Rd, Fairfield, NJ 07004-1930
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 973-575-7165

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?