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Saint John Ale House

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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1 Market Sq, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4Z6, Canada (Union street,City Rd onto Smythe St)
+1 506-657-2337
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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119 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After enjoying a beer sampling, featuring locally brewed ales and beers, we ordered a wonderful lunch. The view to the harbor on the bright, sunny, winter day was splendid. The atmosphere of the pub was fun, created by an area designer. Our server offered a knowledgeable background on all of the beers, which was fun to hear. Lunch was delicious.... More 

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Saint John
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best beer lineups in the city. Food is really good but prices are getting higher and higher. Servers are all really nice and food is normally very quick. Make sure to try out the beer flights and their fries are excellent. Special is also normally worth it.

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Thank jeeping
SJAHSam, Manager at Saint John Ale House, responded to this review

Hey thanks for the review! We're always looking out for new and exciting beer so keep checking in! Our prices certainly reflect our fresh locally sourced ingredients but we find most think it's worth it. We appreciate your feedback on that and hope you come again soon! More 

Saint Andrews, Canada
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a relaxing meal here with another couple. The atmosphere was good, the meal arrived quickly. We shared a couple of appies (crab dip and loaded potatoes), both that were tasty. I loved my pub club with a spicy sauce. Friend got a huge piece of haddock with the fish and chips, and a burger, husband had the risotto... More 

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Thank Katerine_Steve
SJAHSam, Manager at Saint John Ale House, responded to this review

And we hope you return soon! Thanks for the great review! We look forward to serving you again on your next date night! More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm sure I have visited well over 50 times. Peter and Jesse are doing things right at the Ale House and have always been willing to accomodate any request. Lot's of beer on tap and they obviously stay on top of servicing their draft lines because I have never had a bad draft beer there. My only request would be... More 

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Thank Chris C
SJAHSam, Manager at Saint John Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Chris! We love us a regular! We are very diligent cleaning our draught lines to ensure a perfect pint every time! Thanks for noticing:) Stayed tuned for those clams, ya never know! More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family loves this restaurant! The food is fantastic and their menu has lots of local inspired food items. The loaded kettles are always a hit and the burger is a favorite of mine. My boys 4 and 8 love the salt and pepper chicken wings and the kids fish and chips. Staff are always friendly and attentive. Never disappoints!... More 

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Thank tldoyle8
SJAHSam, Manager at Saint John Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We love hearing feedback from happy families! More 

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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our evening at the Saint John Ale. The staff were warm and friendly, the food, excellent. It was just a special time.

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Thank Bruce S
SJAHSam, Manager at Saint John Ale House, responded to this review

Hi Bruce, So happy you had a great time! Please feel free to send me an email and tell me any feedback you might have to make it a 5 star experience next time! sam@sjah.ca Hope to serve you again soon! More 

Brantford, Canada
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick visit. Staff were friendly, food came out quick (we were in a hurry and had advised the waiter of this upon ordering). Great decor- would like to come back to this boardwalk area in the summer.

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Thank LorK K
SJAHSam, Manager at Saint John Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We look forward to having you join us on the patio for a brew this summer! More 

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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got in late from a flight from Toronto, I sent these guys an email and they waited for us. Good beer and some good food ... I recommend this place

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Thank Kirk L
SJAHSam, Manager at Saint John Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks for the recommendation Kirk! So glad you enjoyed it! Come again soon! More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met my son here for supper before going to see the Saint John Sea Dogs game. We both had the buttermilk chicken fingers along with fries. 4 good size chicken fingers and not sure what the dipping sauce was but it was fantastic. A little hot but just right. Buttermilk coating was delicious and chicken was juicy and tender. Great... More 

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SJAHSam, Manager at Saint John Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and making it a family affair! We look forward to serving you again! Go Sea Dogs!!! More 

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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had brunch here on a Sunday morning, not so crowded and short wait time after ordering. - food 7/10 - environment 7/10

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Thank Vivian C
SJAHSam, Manager at Saint John Ale House, responded to this review

Hi Vivian, Thanks for the feedback! Just curious what you ordered for brunch and if you have any ideas on how we could make it a 10/10 next time! Shoot me an email if you're interested! sam@sjah.ca Hope to see you again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Market Sq, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4Z6, Canada
    (Union street,City Rd onto Smythe St)
  • Public Transportation: Situated directly on the Saint John waterfront,we are perfectly situated for all types of travel, including the Saint John Transit. There is a taxi stand in front of the Hilton Hotel. We are connected via indoor pedway to Market Square retail,business complex and Harbour station.
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Saint John
  • Phone Number: +1 506-657-2337
Description
We are a progressive pub with loads of local craft beers on tap and in the bottle. We have great Chef Jesse Vergen that seeks out the very best of local ingredients to present an ever evolving menu. We are cutting edge, fun and entertaining...seek a reservation online or give us a shout. We sit on the waterfront in Saint John with great entertainment and a big patio for fun all summer long!

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