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Carolina Ale House

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American, Bar, Pub
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2240 Walnut St, Cary, NC 27518-9208
+1 919-854-9444
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11:00 - 02:00
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Only stopped in for one drink (did not order food) after walking back from dinner elsewhere. Great atmosphere and would go again.

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Thank Diner99UK
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Carolina Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks for the 4 stars UK! More 

St. Thomas
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a long shift as a server on Mother's Day a couple of my friends and I went to Ale House for some relaxation. We have been here on numerous occasions but this time our server David was beyond excellent. He was attentive and friendly, had great suggestions for us, and really made sure our long hard day was finished... More 

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Thank Sheri K
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Carolina Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Sheri! I'll make sure David gets a shout-out! More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I recently visited the Ale House for some drinks and appetizers after attending a work function one evening. I decided to order one of the new summer sangrias on the menu. When I ordered my drink by name the waitress (Summer) didn't know what drink I was referring to. She explained that the summer sangrias were new... More 

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Thank tbmoorefield
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Carolina Ale House, responded to this review

Hi TB - I'm really sorry to hear about your experience. We pride ourselves on our hospitality, and we expect more from our teams. Can you please email me at WeCare@CarolinaAleHouse.com with your contact info and reference this review? We’d like a chance to make this up to you! -Tyler More 

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an above average restaurant with very good burgers, fish and chips, wings, etc. The price is reasonable the service fast and friendly. Nothing fancy but plenty of fun.

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Thank Mark S
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Carolina Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks for the 4 stars Mark! More 

Reading, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I am in Cary and that is only twice a year. We always go to Carolina for wings. Their other food is great too, but the dry rub on the wings will make anyone a wing fan! Their nachos are also top rate. I love coming here when I travel to Cary!

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Thank Jim M
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Carolina Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Jim! More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ale House is a typical chain bar restaurant and a good option for food if it's late and you don't feel like fast food. Large food and beer menu with all the standards you'd expect...wings, nachos, burgers, wraps, etc. The service is standard. Nothing special or terribly consistent, but not horrible.

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Thank lmmw
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Carolina Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks for the review More 

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487 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Out of town on business and stopped in for dinner at the bar. Very nice selection of beer on tap. Service was good. I asked if the ribeye was good and was told it was excellent. It was average. But, nice enough place. Probably should have stick with the bar type sandwiches and other items.

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Thank L D
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Carolina Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks for the review LD. I'll make sure to pass your feedback on to the team. More 

Level Contributor
21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After 3 days of poor quality food and bad beers finally somewhere to eat good food. With 72 beers on tap it is something to see. My server Jordan is really a great character and looked after me. The food is great and the wings make it. Wish there was a place like this in the U.K. Maybe the management... More 

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Thank Steve W
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Carolina Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Steve! More 

Thomasville, North Carolina
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome place to get good food drinks and watch the or any games. Service was quick and friendly. The thing I liked mode was even though the place suddenly became packed(wonder if this was because UNC game) the waitress still check in us frequently. I recommend the southern LIT.

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Thank tsmith887
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Carolina Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, quite a few TVs surrounding the eating areas so you can catch up on your sports team, while you are catching up with friends. Though that kind of multi-tasking isn't recommended ;-). Crowd is generally all over the board....from adult crowd to mature college students. Food is typical bar food fare, and probably overly salty by design (to... More 

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Thank DougMcF
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Carolina Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Doug More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2240 Walnut St, Cary, NC 27518-9208
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-854-9444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?