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Orange Ale House

$$ - $$$
Bar, American, Pub
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517 Boston Post Rd, Orange, CT 06477-3553
+1 203-795-0707
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The fries were the best part of this meal. Boneless wings were OK, waitress was disappointing. Not great service, but may have just been this server. She did not know if drinks were free refills, she said "I don't think so". Drinks were 99% ice, with a splash of soda. She kept walking away from the table while one of... More 

Thank twinskie
Los Angeles, California
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120 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I stopped in to watch and game and grab a bite to eat. The staff were nice enough to put the game I wanted to watch but the service could improve. It took over 20 minutes to take my order and took longer to get my food or refills. The food wasn't tasty and would not go back.

Thank Manuel S
Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

They have a great selection of beer that changes constantly. The food is above average pub food and the bartenders alone are worth the trip.

Thank 312anon1212
Ansonia, Connecticut
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Have been going to this establishment for quite a few years now, a usual Saturday stop. Not a typical sports bar having bar's on both sides. One side for usual sports-bar activity with an ample supply of large screen TV's, a generous offering of different beers, both draft and bottled. The food is above average as pub food goes. The... More 

Thank John H
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Well, I've never left a place because of poor service, but there's a first time for everything! Someone else mentioned that if you're a female "good luck getting a drink": that's exactly what happened. I arrived and the gal acted as if I wasn't there. Waited a few minutes, then ended up going to the end of the bar, hoping... More 

1 Thank Amanda D
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652 reviews
498 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We stop in once in a While for something to eat and a cold beer. It's usually busy but the waitstaff usually gets to you eventually. Most of the folks that come here are local. They cater to all age groups. Twenty something's to seniors. Nobody seems to mind. Don't expect a high end lounge experience in this bar. It's... More 

New York
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014

If you are female, good luck getting a drink, the bartenders ignore you, skip over you many times, and then give you an attitude when you get frustrated and flag them down. This happened to several other women, and on multiple visits, not a one time thing.

2 Thank sherita m
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2014

This is a place in town where you can get good drinks and happy hour foods are put out around 5. You can also order wings which are really good. Enjoy.

1 Thank gdel64
Seymour, Connecticut
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99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Stopped in for a glass of wine with my husband. Never been here myself, but my husband and son have frequented here often. I was very pleasantly surprised. Very welcoming. Staff was wonderful. The clientele was extremely varied. Happy hour prices. They put out an incredible spread for Friday happy hour! Salad, deli tray, pizza, hot roast beef in gravy,... More 

Thank B D
Austin, Texas
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109 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2013

Nice local pub with great happy hour deals. One Dozen Clams for $6.00 and on Tuesday it was all you can eat Buffalo wings for $6.99. Hard to beat with good brew. Staff was friendly and attentive and plenty of big screen TVs with sports on.

Thank The_Traveler_2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 Boston Post Rd, Orange, CT 06477-3553
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 203-795-0707

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?