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Carolina Ale House

$$ - $$$American, ,
708 Lady St, Columbia, SC 29201-3020
+1 803-227-7150
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
708 Lady St, Columbia, SC 29201-3020
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The menu is basic bar food and quality is the same. Occasionally they have decent drink specials and I like to roof top seating. Service at the bar is better than table service which seems surprising. Bathrooms are always gross. Is it that difficult to...More

Thank tattooedtravelOT
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

My family and I visited this establishment for lunch recently and had some an horrible lunch if you'd call it that. Their spinach dip had cream cheese or mayo inside that wasn't properly mixed in upon preparing all you tasted while eating that was mayo.....More

Thank CourtneyC2010
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We were in town and wanted to have a cocktail and something to eat. We waited about 30 minutes for a table and the place was half empty. Okay, then we can get our meal fairly quickly, we'd be travelling all day. It took another...More

Thank adventurerplus
Reviewed 18 April 2018

If you have a few hours to kill, this is the place. Otherwise, choose elsewhere. Also, for allergy aware patrons - nothing noted on the menu but the waiter understood what a gluten allergy was. No gluten free menu. Our 2nd visit and our last....More

Reviewed 28 March 2018

I dined last week with a group of 20. We had reservations and were seated immediately. I wouldn't have been surprised had we waited a bit for food to be served to that many but the server took our order quickly and checked on us...More

Thank maryann246810
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Stayed at the SpringHill Suites, so this was just a short walk away. very good food, excellent service, and a fun, sports-minded atmosphere.

Thank GooseMan68
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Had a great night out. It was our first night going out to The Vista. The Ale House was close to where we parked and we decided to give it a shot. Everyone was very welcoming and we got a seat right away. Cheap drink...More

Thank pdeppley2016
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Lunch st the bar. So good!! Carolina 'cue for me, bleu cheese burger for Craig. Perfectly delicious. Good fries. All good.

Thank Shannon N
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Sit outside and enjoy the weather and watch the game. Wings were good and nachos were large and good. Must eat

Thank jcnungester
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Parent's weekend USC and went after the game. Was seated under the big screen tv bc there were 5 of us. Our server was great but after waiting an hour for our food I decided to ask where our meals were. He went back to...More

Thank Kenichi K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 708 Lady St, Columbia, SC 29201-3020
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-227-7150
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