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Capital Ale House

) #20 of 345 Restaurants in Fredericksburg $$ - $$$ American, ,
917 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5807
+1 540-371-2337
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
$$ - $$$
917 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5807
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love beer, this is the place to come as it has a huge draught and bottled beer selection. It is a very large restaurant so getting a seat is not an issue. The menu is pretty standard but I found my meal too...More

Thank Weerobbie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten here several times and love the food but every time we wait forever to get our food. Also takes the server longer than it should to even acknowledge you.

Thank Toyourheartscon... .
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Capital Ale House is a really nice upscale bar atmosphere with really REALLY good food! Seriously, everything I have tried here has been amazing. I highly recommend it. The fries are good, the beer cheese soup is really good (I get it almost every time),...More

Thank Mandy_Annie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Out shopping and stopped in fir a cold drink. Lots of choices in draft and even more bottled or in cans. The bartender was friendly and knowledgeable. Sampled a couple craft brews before selecting a locally brewed one. Great selection from which to choose.

Thank Virginia G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Capital Ale House was renovated after the roof fell in a year or so ago. I had hoped that this would help with the noise level but it did not. My dining partner and I had to yell to be heard over the constant...More

Thank Labassist
CapAleHouse, Public Relations Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you so much for your feedback. I want to apologize for the fry mistake and the noise. We will definitely take this into consideration and appreciate you letting us know. Feel free to contact me personally at audrey@capitalalehouse.com if you have any...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

We chose this restaurant for the extensive local craft beer list. Overall it was a nice choice, the food was good and we liked our beer choices. The service seemed a little slower (we sat at the bar) but it may have been just because...More

Thank philliesfan80
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here twice while I was on a business trip. Very fun atmosphere Nd the staff was great.

Thank Jnchowe
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Our hotel suggested we try this downtown venue and we were not disaapoointed. From the outside it looks like a small local bar, but it has a long bar in the front and lots of tables in the back. Great selection of Virginia beers, wines...More

Thank 67Kristina
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Had lunch here a few times and it is tasty, has good service and priced okay. Selection is good and a nice atmosphere.

Thank Dale O
Reviewed 21 May 2017

A nice place for a good meal. Some nice selections to choose from that are not your usual bar food. Service was good on a very busy night.

Thank Leigh B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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: 917 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5807
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-371-2337
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