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Capital Ale House

917 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5807
+1 540-371-2337
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
$$ - $$$
917 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5807
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I came here late one night for dinner. We ordered an appetizer and each a burger. The app and his burger were great. Fries (both regular and sweet potato) were good. Not bland like some places. I do, however, recommend staying away...More

Thank Toriej92
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's clear from the drink menu that is where their focus is. There were so many beers it was mindboggling and I imagine it makes it more difficult to decide what to order. I'm not a beer drinker so was lost on me. The food...More

Thank JenCinVA
CapAleHouse, Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. Yes, we do love our beer but our cuisine is just as important to us. We appreciate the suggestions above and will be sure to share with our chef and owners. We hope to have you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town and stopped for lunch on National Pretzel Day (April 26th) and they were offering a homemade pretzel since this happens to be one of the menu items. It was a nice special treat. A large selection of beers, food was very...More

Thank Cruising2by2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of choise about beer, but the menú is nothing special...I tried the pork tacos not bad, good overall!More

Thank Marco_tari79
CapAleHouse, Manager at Capital Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for reaching out Marco, We value your feedback and would love to hear more on ways we could improve our menu. We have a seasonal menu change coming up and your ideas will be much appreciated. Please reach out to our management team...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch and were so glad we did. Their calamari is wonderful. I had the shrimp tacos which were delicious and my husband had the southern Mac and cheese, which he loved. Great selection of beers, wonderful service. We will be going...More

Thank roytan1947
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Their food and beer are amazing. I loved their Pineapple Chicken. It was a nice surprise, we walked by it went in and we were nicely surprised. I will definitely return.

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very rainy day touring the "sunken road" and this was the perfect place to dry off so we could return to our B&B to get ready for Dinner. There's a huge selection of beer and a lot of nice appetizers. The ambiance felt good...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great for meeting friends for drinks or dinner out with significant other. Good selections of ciders on tap and bottle.

Thank Vi H
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We were passing through town and were looking for Fahrenheit 132 for dinner but couldn't remember where it was. Luckily we found this place. It did not look promising when we entered and weren't sure about staying but after the meal, we were glad we...More

Thank Fudbutter
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic beer selection and great bar food. The staff is very knowledgeable on the beers. Hours are awesome.

Thank James C
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Tracy U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 917 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5807
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-371-2337
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