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Capital Ale House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219
+1 804-780-2537
11:00 - 01:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:30
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a burger and some fine beer for dinner. Great selection of food and beverages. The service was spot on with excellent selections for food and beer pairings. My teenage boys enjoyed the food as well. Would definitively recommend.

Thank FCMedic
Chester, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A standard ‘ale house’ format with a huge beer list with helpful descriptions. The food was standard fare, burgers, ribs, chicken etc but well cooked and presented. . Lovely young staff make the whole process quick and friendly. Reasonably priced and recommended.

Thank Loz97
Laurel, Maryland
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148 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there at about 2:00 pm for lunch so the place was fairly empty. The food was good and there is an extensive and good craft beer list on tap, but the service was poor. When we arrived there seemed to be some disagreement between the hostess and one of the waitresses which caused a delay in our getting... More 

Thank MarkLaurel
CapAleHouse, Public Relations Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this review

Hey MarkLaurel, I appreciate you taking the time to review us and providing details about your experience. This makes the investigation in correcting these concerns faster for our management team. Your review has been shared with the General Manager who will re-visit training and coach the team members from the day of your visit. It would be helpful to gather... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great burger - just the Ale House Burger. Delicious beer and friendly staff - especially the General Manager - Bernadette.

Thank tmiddleb
Vienna, Austria
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217 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had lunch there and it was awesome. We actually wanted a light lunch but ended up having Burgers and Beer and it was good this way. Service was great and the Food was awesome. The list of beers is huge and I am sure everyone will find something. On Weekends they have concerts in their large room. so when... More 

Thank MCB110611
Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a busy Saturday afternoon. Good food, prices and service. Would definitely return!

Thank AL C
Atlanta, Georgia
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Features a nice brunch menu and all the beer you could want. The menu offers lots of choices and the interior pub style and not fussy. Nice seating by the front windows.

Thank AmyKatherineAB
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here Sunday night; they had a shortened menu because they were out of most things... therefore, the only menu we were given was one sheet of paper listing the 10-15 things they had available, with no descriptions of anything and no prices listed. The waitress was not very friendly and seemed annoyed to be working there. We ended... More 

Thank m e
new york
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had two meals there this past weekend. The wings were outstanding; we tried the pineapple barbecue and the spiced bacon ranch...very meaty. The burgers were very tasty and BIG. The fish and chips had too many fries and not enough fish, but the fish was good. Excellent staff...our server Frieda was very attentive and welcoming...she made sure to check... More 

Thank pond-hill
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used Capital Ale House as the site for our wedding rehearsal dinner, and it was PERFECT. Harley was so easy to work with leading up to the big day--very easy to get ahold of over email or phone, and thorough in all the details. We had a lovely, quiet room in the back for our 50 guests, and a... More 

Thank Alyse K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-780-2537

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?