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Carolina Ale House

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$$ - $$$American, ,
277 Columbiana Dr, Columbia, SC 29212-2277
+1 803-407-9822
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good53%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
277 Columbiana Dr, Columbia, SC 29212-2277
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Reviewed January 22, 2017

I had dinner and ordered the grilled fish tacos. The portion size was huge and included a side of rice. They were cooked perfectly. Anthony, our server, took great care of us. The beer list is HUGE, but they also have decent wine.

Thank Sherpa2286
Reviewed December 29, 2016

We go there occasionally for a bit to eat and a few drinks. The food is average, but the service is usually lacking...as it was on our most recent trip. Party of four, ordered tap beer....server couldn't tell which was which when delivered. Order taken,...More

Thank borntotravel999
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Try and find a restaurant open before 6:30 pm Christmas Eve Service at church - and you take a gamble. Surprised to find Carolina Ale House open - quickly greeted - sat down and watched football - not a fan of football - but it...More

Thank Newberry11
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

The food was good, the service not so much. I had the four pepper burger and it was very good. Along with a Highland Gaelic pale ale. It to was good. The service on the other hand wasn't great. The staff was very friendly just...More

Thank Ken F
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Stopped after working at Edventure as Mr and Mrs Claus. Wanting to eat there were many places but wanted something casual. This was it! JT, our waiter was very helpful with menu offerings. Vicki had the Greek Chicken pizza and I had the Pub burger....More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed November 24, 2016

This pub has great food and friendly service. The variety of burgers is wide and portions are hefty. 12 wide screen tv's make it an ideal venue to watch a game. The Ale House has an outstanding selection of tap and bottled beers and ales,...More

Thank rfmcnulty
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Easy location, plenty of parking and usually not a wait for table. The menu is varied, good eats for lunch or dinner and no rush so enjoy the game.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

I recently ate at Carolina Ale house late one evening. They serve food until 2:00 AM, so they will likely be open when you are hungry. The waiter was very helpful, and my chicken wings were pretty good. I'd definitely go back, but I'd probably...More

Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed September 26, 2016

I met a business associate here for dinner. There was a good variety on the menu from pizza to sandwiches to entrees and the atmosphere was just right for a casual business dinner. My chicken was very good as were the sides (potatoes and beans).

Thank Jane S
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Spent the night in Columbia traveling to Charleston for vacation. Carolina Ale House was close to the hotel and had good trip advisor ratings. We were greeted and seated promptly. Our server was at our table within several minutes. Very good wine and beer selection....More

Thank Karen F
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Pamela T
April 6, 2017|
Response from ResearchRat | Reviewed this property |
General pub food
March 9, 2017|
Response from Newberry11 | Reviewed this property |
The Carolina Ale House has a wine menu - you will find a few local vineyards that they have included on their menu. You can contact them or go on their website to see what is available. Have a wonderful trip!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 277 Columbiana Dr, Columbia, SC 29212-2277
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-407-9822
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