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Capital Ale House

€€ - €€€American, ,
623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219-2405
+1 804-780-2537
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“burgers” (62 reviews)
“pierogies” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219-2405
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The food was amazing, different and delicious. Then atmosphere was inviting and mature. The staff was. Professional and friendly. We stayed and enjoyed the moment. The restaurant is in a great location. We would return to this restaurant.

Thank jacquelinej575
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Capital Ale House last night. Initially we planned to just have a beer and move on for dinner somewhere else. However, the warmth of the place and the friendly waitstaff made us rethink our plan. For the beer, I cannot say anything that...More

Thank Jesse F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worst service ever...went in at 4pm on a Saturday. The hostess very quickly told us “we have reservations coming in at 5:30” umm ok. We wanted a few drinks and a appetizer and we will be gone soon, no sorry we don’t have the staff...More

Thank rsaunders0830
CapAleHouse, Public Relations Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there rsaunders, I am so very sorry to hear about the service you received. This is definitely not our standard. I would like to get some more info from you about your visit and find out when you were dining with us so that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bar is excellent, staffed by helpful, smart, and efficient employees. The front desk was awesome. Then it fell apart. The appetizers were great-- the pretzel was soft and warm and the sauce tasty; the fried pickles were crisp and delicious. Our mains came about...More

Thank Dave C
CapAleHouse, Public Relations Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there Dave, Thank you so much for taking this time to leave a detailed review about your experience. I am so sorry that your main course fell short of our standards. This is definitely not the quality of service food we want to serve...More

Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Dang they have a beer selection at reasonable priced. Plus they sell carry out beer which is great en route to the Amtrak. The food though was so so, had a burger, but maybe try something else.

Thank atukaj
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Great beer selection. Nice menu, with weekly specials. Really good and cheap burgers on burger night. Service was pretty good.

Thank Roadhore
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We were in town looking for a quick place to eat and grab a beer. We definitely found a diamond in the rocks this place was amazing from start to finish we came in little to no wait to be seated. Our waiter was knowledgeable...More

Thank Ken085
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Nice spot for dinner. Service a little slow but attentive staff and nice beer selection. I had the build it board with German food and several others had the schnitzel. All very good and a very nice evening.

Thank julieb312
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We stayed at the hotel across the road, ended up eating here 3x in 3 days! Great brunch, good lunch/dinner menu. Friendly staff. They were able to successfully accomdate our very large group for dinner (28)--thanks to Timothy for the great service!

Thank Valerie P
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We were visiting RVA and it was freezing! We were in a hotel near by and found this restaurant. We had a very nice waiter named Emmanuel he was super nice at helping us figure out where to go and what to see. We ordered...More

Thank DoctorCP
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william b
24 February 2018|
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Response from SherriaF | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't collect that bit of info, my friend had 1 beer
15 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, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
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: 623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219-2405
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-780-2537
  • E-mail
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