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Capital Ale House

$$ - $$$American, ,
623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219-2405
+1 804-780-2537
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (114 reviews)
“pretzels” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219-2405
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1 - 10 of 626 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited for dinner. Good selection of beers. Menu has good variety. Had the Cuban and Irish was very good. Service was good and attentive. Energetic atmosphere. Enjoyed by meal and visit.

Thank Tracy M
CapAleHouse, Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Tracy! Thanks so much for your review! We love to hear from our guests and are glad you enjoyed everything. Please come see us again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago

+ Salads, burguers, steaks,... you can find whatever you want to have + The list of beers is endless + The HOT buffalo wings are really HOT + Choice of sweet potato fries for sides! - Burguers are sometimes overcooked

Thank Ander A
CapAleHouse, Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Ander! Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! Guest feedback is so important to us. I agree, the Hot Buffalo wings are nothing to be trifled with! ;-) Come see us again soon! Sarah Holberg Beer Buyer Associate Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed burger night. Food was delicious and presented in a first class way. The customer service is what made the first time visit special.More

Thank ktf828
CapAleHouse, Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi ktf828! Thanks for the review! I'm so pleased you enjoyed your time with us! And I love that our staff took good care of you and made you feel welcome! If you'd care to send me an email about your server, I'd love to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came on a Tuesday night and sat at the bar, solo. Great beer selection, whether you’re looking for draft or bottle/can - very impressed. Do not expect much from the wait staff - overheard lots of complaints and observed very negative body language. It’s a...More

Thank Gregory B
CapAleHouse, Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gregory! I'm so pleased you liked the beer list. I always take it as a compliment when I can impress our guests. ;-) The Chesapeake pasta is outstanding! Definitely try it next time. I'm so sorry the service wasn't up to our standards! I'd...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate lunch there today as we were touring the civil war museum, and this restaurant was several blocks away. My husband had a burger, and I had a club. We both shared a wonderful giant pretzel. Our waitress was very personable-...More

Thank nellie195105
CapAleHouse, Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Nellie! I'm so happy you and your husband are enjoying yourself in Richmond. I love this city. Thanks for coming to eat with us and for the review! We love to hear from our guests.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my colleagues to this place for dinner. Looked at menu and ordered black bean burger. It came with fries. Well I don’t eat eggs so the burger cane with nothing on it and just bread. Ohh my this was the worst burger...More

Thank goutamg787
CapAleHouse, Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello goutamg787! I'm so sorry it has taken us so long to see this! It somehow got missed in our daily review session and I feel TERRIBLE! Please reach out to me at s.holberg@capitalalehouse.com so I can make this up to you! Sarah Holberg Associate...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I come to town once or twice a year and always make my way to the Capital Ale House. The vibe is low key very enjoyable and the burgers are the best in the city. The choice of Beer is wonderful. They even put feta...More

Thank eeseasdaszds
CapAleHouse, Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello! I'm so glad you enjoy yourself here! Thanks for the great review and for letting us know how we're doing! Sarah Holberg Associate Manager Beer Buyer

Reviewed 10 September 2018

On a recent visit to Richmond, my friend and I stopped into the Capital Ale House on a Sunday night for dinner. We had great meals. I ordered the Capital Cobb salad with crisp greens, hard boiled egg, diced ham, grilled chicken, roasted tomatoes, crumbled...More

Thank Donna S
CapAleHouse, Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hi Donna! I'm so pleased that you had a great time! The Cobb salad is good. Thanks for the awesome review and we'd love to see you again! If you'd like to shoot me a quick email and let me know the name of your...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

We went in for a late lunch. I got a steak salad which was super fresh and delicious. My husband got a lovely sausage and cheese board. The waitress helped me to find a beer I loved from their overwhelming selection-even brought me a few...More

Thank Carol M
CapAleHouse, Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Hi Carol! I'm so pleased to hear about your great experience! I really like the steak salad, too. And one of my fav styles of eating is snack style so the sausage cheese board is great for that. We do have an extensive beer selection...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We love the great selection of beers and ales at this place. It's so good we eat here whenever we're in town, and have even made trips her from Northern Virginia just to enjoy the beer and food. I was glad to see that the...More

Thank RobertK676
CapAleHouse, Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hello Robert! Guest feedback is very important to us and we always listen! I'm so pleased you enjoy our beers and food. (I'm a little prejudice about the beer. ;-) My only concern with the shallow bowl is that it would get cold faster. But...More

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william b
24 February 2018|
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Response from 47irenes | Reviewed this property |
Not a beer drinker but food was great!
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Davidwruig
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Meals
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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219-2405
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-780-2537
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