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“Just OK” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ale House Columbia

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Ale House Columbia
Ranked #1 of 2 Nightlife in Columbia
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Columbia, Maryland
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Just OK”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

Their selection of beer is pretty good. The food was OK for the price. Not sure if we came at a bad time.. although it wasn't busy.. but the food was off. It was our first time here.

Visited February 2014
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English first
USA
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119 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Lots of fresh food and beer on tap”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great flatbreads and the French onion soup is to die for. Good variety. This is a great place to meet friends. They have a cozy modern atmosphere. The wait staff is excellent.

Visited February 2014
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Thank Lauren H
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Columbia, MD USA
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68 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great for watching sports!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

If you want to watch a game and join the crowd, this is the place! Beer is fantastic (though pricy)! The turkey burger is the best around. I love the caramelized onions they put on top. Their salads are very good as well. If you don't like noisy....don't come here. Happy Hour is fun and the open bar in the back is great on a nice spring day. We like this spot for a beer, some pub food and a great game (Go Ravens/Go Skins....a house divided!).

Visited April 2013
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Columbia, Maryland
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30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“mostly good food - service needs work”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013

It took a while before our server came over. We put in an order for wings and drinks. She came back after an appropriate amount of time with our drinks and took our food order. A LONG time passed - no server, no wings, no food. Finally the food came out. Wait - what happened to our appetizer? We asked them to bring the wings anyway and dug into our food. The Ale House burger was delicious as were the veggie slaw and the sauce for the blackened chicken pasta. The "blackened chicken" was an unseasoned, dry piece of chicken breast. Very disappointing. Turns out the "seasoned" fires were also unseasoned. The wings finally made an appearance after I caught the server texting in the bathroom - really??? The sauce for the wings was actually really tasty, the wings themselves didn't really do much for me. The cookie and ice cream dessert was warm and gooey and delicious!

Visited April 2013
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Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Will go back!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2013

Tried the new restaurant on a Sunday evening. Atmosphere is great, server was attentive and food was good. My boyfriend ate the blackened chicken pasta which he said was really good and I had the fried egg burger with green beans in place of fries. Both were good and they didn't charge extra for the substitution. Green beans were awesome and they gave a good size portion! Not quite a full 5 stars as their menu for food it a bit limited and we wanted to try one of their mussel dishes but all it came with was bread no pasta. That's more an appetizer to me then dinner. We will be going back.

Visited March 2013
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