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Capital Ale House

) #25 of 1,274 Restaurants in Richmond $$ - $$$ 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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“burger” (107 reviews)
“pretzels” (26 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit quieter and definately more comfortable than many ale houses. Great staff, with good sense of humor. Loved the fish & chips...a step above most.

Thank Sandtom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here this evening and all three of us (husband, 7-year old son, and me) all enjoyed our food. Bavarian pretzels were awesome with beer cheese soup and sweet mustard, burger was excellent - not too greasy, not too big, just flavorful and...More

Thank RRZF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the Capital Ale House ! Great beer selection , excellent Cocktails, delicious chicken wings & fantastic apple pie and ice cream! What more could you ask for.

Thank geoffdi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like a good selection of beer when having a dinner, this is a good place to come in Richmond. Though we were visiting, I would recommend and would visit again. The menu as pretty extensive and had a little bit of everything. This...More

Thank Lyndy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently returned to Capital Ale House in Richmond. While it remains one of my favorite downtown Richmond pubs, I regret to say that it is lacking leadership. We arrived after the lunch rush, sat at the bar with a few other customers and waited...More

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

Hi there CaptMancuso, First, let me thank you for taking the time to leave us this detailed review. It will help us address the problems that you faced, and improve our staff training methods. We are currently going through some changes in management, and we...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice lunch here. Menu was pleasing to all members of my family; we got burgers and sandwiches. I especially appreciated being able to get mixed greens instead of fries with my burger. The beer selection was great! According to their menu it...More

Thank cinmc
CapAleHouse, Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for your review! We are so pleased that you and your family had a wonderful experience with us! We hope you'll visit us again and enjoy our soon to be over 100 beers tap! Cheers!

Reviewed 5 July 2017

If you like beer and variety, paired with really good bar food, then this could be the place for you. I don't remember how many brews Capital Ale House has on tap, but there are enough local brews to overwhelm even the biggest beer snobs....More

Thank madcheddar
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Amazing service, great range of beers to try from. Awesome ambiance and nice place to spend time and have some fun

Thank anirudhkashi
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The hamburger I ordered was A# although the accompanying French fries were mediocre. The beer list is excellent and the wine list, for a restaurant of this type, was acceptable. My only complaint was spotty service but it may have been because of a large...More

Thank Marc F
CapAleHouse, Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Hi Marc, thank you for your review and for stopping by! Glad to hear you enjoyed your burger. But sorry to hear that the service was spotty! We will be sure to let the general manager know so that it will not happen again. Hope...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

This restaurant was close to the hotel. It was moderately busy when we arrived. We had to wait for a server and then it took forever to get our food. Which was not worth the wait. We went back a second time just to try...More

Thank Suz843
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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
US$10 - US$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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
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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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