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Columbia City Ale House

$$ - $$$American, ,
4914 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118-1744
+1 206-723-5123
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good55%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (6 reviews)
“reuben” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
4914 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118-1744
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

There are so many great beer choices, and they rotate regularly. The food is good as well, especially the chicken sandwich. It can be crowded but usually you can find a table without a wait for a smaller group.

Thank claremX851TM
Reviewed 12 November 2017

My favorite go-to meal is the steak sandwich - done with a southwestern flair on a baguette, accompanied by potato salad (german style - not with mayo). This is the kind of place one can drink beers with friends for hours, or go in and...More

Thank T9-Orca
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Great Sandwich! And the fish tacos are great! According to my buddy. It’s his go to at this place. I ordered the Chicken Breast sandwich. It was very good. I also ordered the potato salad. I would get both again. I would love to have...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I really wanted to love this place but it was a disappointment to both myself and my husband. I thought my husbands Ruben was great, but my chicken sandwich wasn't as satisfying as I hoped it would be. We also heard the potato salad was...More

Thank AkMamaBird
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We used to live in the area and would visit the Ale House a few times a month. The food is very good, not your typical bar food. Fresh and well thought out. This is a pub, so they don't have liquor on the menu....More

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Great choice for a beer or possibly happy hour after work. Columbia City has really changed over the past 15-20 years. Columbia City Ale House is a nice addition to the selection of places to go for a drink

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Columbia City Ale house has been around a few years. I've only been for drinks and have enjoyed my visits. It's really easy to find as it's located right on Rainier Ave. S.

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Columbia City is close to our new neighborhood, and that's a good thing, because of all the wonderful restaurant choices within a 3 block radius. The Ale House is certainly one of them. Their chicken sandwich is delicious. Moist, messy, and just the right sized...More

Thank Marie B
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We took a couple of beers and some snacks. The foccaccia was huge and delicious. The waitress was for sure not ordinary, but she was lovely and sweet and made our day.

Thank ArteBe
Reviewed 30 June 2016

withWay back; Columbia City was known as "Garlic Gulch" because of the heavy Italian-American influence. Today Columbia City resides in America's most diverse zip code. This truly universal neighborhood has turned out a quality example of an all-American pub. Of course, American Pubs are just...More

Thank Al_Doyle_Seattle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4914 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118-1744
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-723-5123
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