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The Ale House and Eatery

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Pub, American, Brew Pub, Delicatessen
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17121 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011
425 408 1306
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Food is tasty and atmosphere is nice

While my family and I enjoy going out weekly, this was our first time to the Ale House and the food was really good. We sat on the porch and the service could have been better. The waitress left us alone and should have checked on us more often. We would have orders more drinks and desert. I got... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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Seattle, WA
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Seattle, WA
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

While my family and I enjoy going out weekly, this was our first time to the Ale House and the food was really good. We sat on the porch and the service could have been better. The waitress left us alone and should have checked on us more often. We would have orders more drinks and desert. I got one... More 

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Thank SeattleTef
Bothell, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Love this place! They have excellent food and the homemade potato chips are to die for! Always a good experience and we are weekly customers.

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Thank Jeanette O
Burlington, Vermont
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We came for dinner and drinks during Happy Hour and we not disappointed. My husband and daughter had beers I had a Martini. Our dinner was delicious but out server was busy and not very attentive or we would have had more drinks.

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Thank Donna R
Bothell, Washington
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

Great food, good service, great for families. Homemade potato chips are a must. Love the pub menu which offers some delicious alternatives to the standard pub menu.

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Thank CrazyKP66
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I drove specifically to check this place out. Good reviews, etc. however we showed up on a Wednesday night at 7:30 pm. The place was half empty and they had like 4 people working. We sat at the bar and the bartender was covering half the restaurant handling 14 tables. Took 15 min to get a beer.... More 

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Thank Bentlydog
Victoria, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

My wife and I stayed at a nearby hotel and were hungry. I looked on Google Maps, and we found the Ale House. Good selection of beer, and the food was tasty. I had the mussels and burger sliders, both very good! We didn't know Bothell was a college town until we saw all the University of Washington Husky jerseys!... More 

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Thank Allen144
Warsaw, Poland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Good food, good beer on tap. The Ale House burger is a knife and fork burger IMHO, it's that large. If you want simple non fussy American fare, this is your place.

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Thank Bob W
Bothell, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Service is good, food quality is great. Parking is not so great since their move. Burgers are great and their chips are addictive.

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Thank NEHW
Nanuet, New York
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124 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

This is a converted old home that retains all the charm of such a place. As you walk upstairs to the restrooms, your hand touches the dark wood railing, you can sense the generations who went before you on that stairway. The dining rooms at the top of the stairs take you back to a time when a meal was... More 

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Thank hunter112
MA
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

The atmosphere may be casual but the Main St Ale House is very serious about their beer, ale and menu. The ale house does get noisy but outdoor seating is available for a quieter dining experience. The waitstaff was very knowledgeable about the various ales available. My son raved about the mac & cheese and I opted for the nachos,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17121 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bothell
  • Phone Number: 425 408 1306

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: Pub, American, Brew Pub, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene

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