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Capital Ale House

$$ - $$$American, ,
623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219
+1 804-780-2537
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was walking distance from our hotel so we ate there twice. The most prominent thing we noticed was that it took FOREVER for tables to be bussed even with a long wait list. Service the first night was good although took a bit to...More

Thank Karen A
CapAleHouse, Public Relations Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there Karen, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a detailed review. We very much appreciate you coming back to see us, and I am so sorry you experienced less than great service.This is definitely not up to par with our standard,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an early dinner. We sat at the bar and chatted with our bartender while enjoying our dinner. Place was close enough to walk to from our hotel.

Thank 47irenes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a concert after party there recently. Staff were friendly and very knowledgable about all of their beverages, not just their ale - which was an exquisite experience. Good food, warm atmosphere. Comfortable walking distance from the Delta Hotels by Marriott Richmond Downtown. Will definitely...More

Thank Brainerd B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good beers, fun staff. Had the French dip which was very good. Great selection of local beers on tap. Would recommend stopping in.

Thank jrs009
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Friend and I met here before going to concert at the Richmond Coliseum. Plenty of seating, attentive friendly staff, and great beer and food menus. The place was loud, but okay for pre-concert preparation. Unfortunately the kitchen was slow, so we were late to concert....More

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here to have lunch before taking our son to the Airport. The food was fresh and very good. The dipping sauce for the sweet potato fries was so yummy and the wings with the Thai Chili was delicious, we shared those. I had The...More

Thank CruiseElisa
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I was really beat and didn't even want to go out to eat, but Capital AleHouse was visible from my hotel window. So off I go. And I get a nice frosty delicious Southern Tier Pumking [delicious!] as I just had 2 days previous. And...More

Thank rship1
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

A few of my friends and I were visiting Richmond and looking for a good place to get some food. We stumbled upon this place and were glad we did. The server was knowledgeable, efficient and very nice. I got a fantastic burger made to...More

Thank Justin S
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We had a group of seven during a weekday lunch hour. Everyone enjoyed their orders (burgers, wings, salad); however, the service was slow. Getting checks was also slow. Huge beer list that we didn't get to enjoy since it was a work lunch and had...More

Thank Christopher R
CapAleHouse, Public Relations Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Hi there Christopher, we are so happy you enjoyed your food but we are sorry your service was slow. This is certainly not our standard and we will definitely pass this on to management to ensure this won't happen again!

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Great beer options. Bartender offered wonderful suggestions. Yummy black bean burger didn't fall apart. Fish tacos were really good. The spicy ketchup was perfect. It was a great find after touring some historic sites.

Thank Christie B
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16 May 2016|
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Response from CapAleHouse | Property representative |
Yes, at our downtown Richmond location, you can have seating at a table with full dinner and drinks service.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-780-2537
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