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Carolina Ale House

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American, Bar, Brew Pub, Pub
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11685 Northpark Dr, Wake Forest, NC 27587-4533
(919) 556-8666
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited with family. Very busy bar. Food unappetizing but enjoyed the dessert. Excellent selection of beers but would not visit again.

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Thank lesleyannlippett
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service is spotty, as is the takeout. You can't go wrong with the dry rub wings - best in class! I've never had a successful takeout order. Otherwise, decent food at decent price. Nothing special but the wings.

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Thank Catnip625
Raleigh, North Carolina
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Headed to CAH for some appetizers and beers. Beers where great but the nachos where bad to say the least. Flavorless greasy and stale :(. We didn't complain bc we enjoyed the beer and dessert. The service was average and the waitress was nice. She was attentive and kept the beer coming. Ok place to get cheap beer and food

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Thank NCFoodie1977
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection of beer. Lots of tv's. The food is usually very good for a sports bar. We all enjoy the grilled wings. Our kids like the video game area too.

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Thank Merle C
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We decided to give the Ale House a try... great burgers, pleasant atmosphere and good service, but a somewhat limited menu.

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Thank Sienna518
Raleigh, North Carolina
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We had a father's day lunch here this past Sunday. It was much less busy than I would have imagined which seemed to be a good thing. Alas, not so much. I had the Caroline Cue combo. The texas toast was burned, the cole slaw the absolute worst I have ever had and the barbecue very ordiinary. The wings were... More 

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Thank blueeyesform
Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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205 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We went to the Carolina Ale House in Wake Forest NC for Dinner. The Fried Chicken Salad was huge and very tasty. There were Televisions all around the room with different sports shows on each tv.

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Thank Kathy M
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Food is good for a sports bar. Good place for a beer and a sandwich while you take in a game. Very large menus with over approximately 50 beers on tap with a daily special every day.

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Thank Tigerwanab
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This is a very good restaurant for pub food, great wings and wide selection of beer! Friendly customer service, good place to watch sports with friends and family! Some of the best wings in the Wake Forest!

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Thank 692joep
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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138 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Went for a quick lunch of wings and things. Food came out really quick and hot. Owen, our server was very pleasant, polite and quick. Beer selection is good, but they should stock White Street Brewery as its local and great. They should try to revamp their buffalo sauce as its good but could be better. Would still return as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $14
Cuisine
American, Bar, Brew Pub, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11685 Northpark Dr, Wake Forest, NC 27587-4533
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wake Forest
  • Phone Number: (919) 556-8666

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