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Capital Ale House

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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41A Court Sq, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3759
+1 540-564-2537
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:30
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

100 beers on tap and a knowledgeable staff get the night started well. I had something like a Black and Blue burger that had some of my favorite flavors: Cajun seasoning, Gorgonzola cheese and bacon. The Cajun seasoning didn't really come through for me and the Gorgonzola was a bit light. Still a decent burger. However, 2 others in my... More 

Thank PhreedomPhun
CapAleHouse, Public Relations Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving feedback. Without it we would never improve. I have shared your review with the General Manager who will coach and re-visit training with our culinary team. You're right, overcooked lamb is never tasty nor the texture you would want. We are always happy to recook or offer a new dish when a guest is unhappy. You... More 

Chatham, Virginia
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183 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant has a fun tavern atmosphere, unique menu with lots of vegetarian dishes and one of the largest selections of draft beers on tap I have ever seen. Service was also very good.

Thank Eddie H
Greensboro, North Carolina
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed our visit to this Capital Ale House location and loved it. My wife said the Cobb salad was the best she has ever had. Great craft beer selection. Highly recommend a visit to one of their many locations.

Thank zieg1968
Ridgeley, West Virginia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great find in downtown Harrisonburg. Their beer selection is amazing and their food menu was just a great. Service, atmosphere and very friendly staff. It was a great start to Homecoming weekend for my husband and I.

Thank Melanie_Lombardi
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This may be an ale house but they offer way more. Being GF i found the selection of local ciders fantastic. They even have a full gf menu. Sat at the bar and had a great meal

Thank Fred M
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Incredible burger! There could be no better selection of beer on draft anywhere. Lot of great menu options, including tasty selections for the health conscious. My picky "stay in their comfort zone" teenage eaters destroyed the pierogi appetizer.

Thank agelof
Williamsburg, Virginia
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Tried Capital Ale house out for lunch one day while visiting Harrisonburg and had a wonderful experience. Their burgers were great but they also had an interesting and varied menu. Their been list was vast and excellent. Service was good and everyone there was friendly and informative. They also advertised some really good specials that would be worth returning for.... More 

Thank WEGL185
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is one of the few places we can find a lamb burger, Delicious, but make sure you are clear about how you want it cooked. The spouse loved the fish and chips. The main dish salads have great combinations and are excellent. We also enjoy the typical German sausages platter, I have had great salmon there as well. You... More 

Thank cjhketler
Port Ewen, New York
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We stopped in for a beer, wow, this place has an upstairs beer menu and a downstairs beer menu, with at least 60 beers on tap. This is the place to go for the greatest beer selection I have ever seen. Not the cheapest place to go in Harrisonburg, but its a very nice place with friendly service. Did not... More 

Thank Edward M
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We went to this restaurant when the one we were originally going to go to had a long wait. Am I ever glad! This restaurant was awesome! The food was delicious! The service was great, and the staff was friendly. Their beer list was extensive, so if you enjoy trying different kinds of beer, I highly recommend it! Will definitely... More 

Thank alwaysthebeach

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41A Court Sq, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3759
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-564-2537

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