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Carolina Ale House

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American, Bar, Pub
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11685 Northpark Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587-4533
+1 919-556-8666
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11:00 - 02:00
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Cary, North Carolina
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are new to this area and wanted to check out the local eats. When we saw the ale house it looked inviting, and didn't disappoint. The atmosphere was relaxing, service was very good, and the food was excellent! The waitress we had had a walking cast on her broken foot, but it didn't slow her down one bit. She... More 

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Thank jkprintz
Apex, NC
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94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service as ok. The waitress was very friendly, great manners; however, we kept having to track her down. My boyfriends salad had the huge stem from the lettuce and the manager was very attentive about either providing him with another salad or just removing it from the bill, which she did. Other than that, the food was not as... More 

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Thank mom2kids09
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Carolina Ale House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I'll make sure I pass it along to the right teams. Can I make this up to you? Please email me your mailing address to WeCare@CarolinaAleHouse.com and reference this review. We'd like to make things right! Thanks - Tyler More 

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Ale House has always had the best wings and is a great place to watch a game but the rest of the menu and portions seems to have slipped in recent years. The tenders are now a very measly portion and the fries are often slightly warm at best.

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

Hi Jeff - Really sorry to hear about your poor dining experience. Can you please shoot me an email to WeCare@CarolinaAleHouse.com with your contact info and reference this review? We'd like to make this up to you. Thanks - Tyler More 

Wake Forest, North Carolina
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an Ale house so there is always a good selection of beer and the food is rather good with a decent selection of items. My favorite is still the Fish and Chips, but my family and I have tried many dishes on various visits and it is all good. The atmosphere is casual and quiet enough you can have... More 

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

Thanks for the nice review Donald! More 

Christiansburg, Virginia
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We arrived at 5 on a Friday. Restaurant was beginning to get a little crowded but we were seated immediately. We were quickly brought drinks and offered appetizers. Once we decided on our meal the waitress was patient and helped explained menu and even offered suggestions. Our meals ranged from steak to burgers and all were cooked to order, hot... More 

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Thank lovethebeach82762
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Carolina Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! More 

Hunterdon County NJ
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Typical sports and ale restaurant....loud at night...fine service... food ok...crowded at night... make reservations.

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

Thanks for the review DW More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Great service with fresh ingredients used in all the menu items. Dozens of beers on tap and always whatever sporting events you want to see

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Thank EmoneyNC69
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Carolina Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review! More 

Knightdale, North Carolina, United States
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

If you like good, cold beer, giant TV screens tuned to sporting events, a busy crowd, quick service, and bar food - this is your neighborhood place.

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Thank Debbie L
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Carolina Ale House, responded to this review
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Ale Yeah Debbie! More 

Franklinton, North Carolina
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Went here with my daughter at her request, she got a burger which was pretty tasty. I got a chicken melt, which I would not recommend. The menu description sounded delicious, but the sandwich was partially grilled with some of the bread soggy and some too dry. The chicken tasted fine but one half of the sandwich had about a... More 

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Thank azbb13
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Carolina Ale House, responded to this review

Hi Azbb - We’re really sorry to hear about your recent dining experience. We take a lot of pride in our food quality, and we expect more from our kitchens. I’d love to know more details about your visit if possible. Can you please email me at WeCare@CarolinaAleHouse.com with your contact info and reference this review? We’d like a chance... More 

Mooresville, North Carolina
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234 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Had an opportunity to enjoy the bbq and buffalo wings as well as the spinach cheese dip. Really hit the spot!

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

Thanks for the 4 stars Suzanne! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, 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: 11685 Northpark Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587-4533
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 919-556-8666

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?