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Capital Ale House

917 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5807
+1 540-371-2337
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
$$ - $$$
917 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5807
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend & I checked out this place recently. Amazing beer selection. I was very impressed by that. Service was also excellent. We ordered the calamari appetizer which was delicious. For our main meals, my boyfriend had a bacon cheeseburger & I had the lamb...More

Thank Andrea C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has an awesome burger night and great draft beers. Often they are out of the draft I want and the service is not the friendliest in my experience.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is your typical upscale tavern style restaurant. We've been here several times and have never been disappointed. The choice of beers is second to none, although you won't find many local craft brews.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner on a Monday night. The place was not crowded, but did have plenty of patrons. We started with an appetizer of sweet potato fries...hot and crispy. For the main, I had the sausage and pasta dish. It was very tasty and...More

Thank Reagan10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried Capital Ale house. Food was enjoyable. Had a pretzel to share, son had a steak, I had a mexican salad, and husband had mac and cheese. It was good and the service was good. Large beer selection. Nothing exceptional but nothing bad either.

Thank Momdemac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A former favorite spot in town. Our visit the other day was much improved by due to the presence of a new manager, noticeably better morale among the waitstaff, and a cleaner place with more hustle. Past few months seemed haphazard and disorganized. Now back...More

Thank yahootraveler64
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Teenage son chose to eat here for his birthday lunch. Full disclosure: I have avoided this place for a few years after a bad meal. Our overall experience was good. Server was friendly and did a great job. It was Restaurant Week bit but the...More

Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Stopped by on a busy Saturday to meet up with my daughter. The hostess kindly seated me by the front window to look out for her even though this was a six person table. The brunch menu was nice, especially the Italian breakfast dish I...More

Thank John J A
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Really cool bar with the iced edge to sit your beer on to keep it cold. Wonderful old building that's been several restaurants through the years, but I believe CAH has been here the longest. Great food, primarily German selections. LOVE the pretzel with the...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We went here for dinner on the advice of our Uber driver. So glad we listened to her. They easily accommodated 10 of us at one table. Beer selection is expanse. I had the mac and cheese and it the the best I've had in...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 917 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5807
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-371-2337
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