Capital Ale House - Fredericksburg | Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Capital Ale House - Fredericksburg
Excellent based on 16 ratings
Type: Restaurant

917 Caroline St
Fredericksburg, Virginia United States 22401 [ print map ]
540 371 2337

Hours: Mon - Sun 11:00 AM - 1:30 AM

Mayor: OldGrowth (1) | Taps: 60 | Bottles: 350

Capital Ale House - Fredericksburg

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Beer Available At Capital Ale House - Fredericksburg (arranged by most recent)
AleWerks Drake Tail Ale IPA 77, Devils Backbone Skull Crushing Ape
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16 reviews for Capital Ale House - Fredericksburg
 Ambiance  74%
 Service  79%
 Selection  90%
 Food  71%
 Value  68%
 Overall  80%
 Rating  85%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
ads135  (216) Omaha, Nebraska | April 25, 2015
Very good beer selection and very modern and clean. Almost too much so, especially considering the quaintness of the surrounding neighborhood. Tried some great beers on the suggestion of knowledgeable staff.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
DCLawyer  (136) Falls Church, Virginia | February 26, 2015
Great selection. Very friendly and knowledgable staff. Prices beat DC but not cheap. The ice rail is a nice gimmick.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
glennous  (4) , | September 26, 2013
Great place. The beer menu is epic, and if you sit at the bar you can place your beer onto an ice rail to keep it cool.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
JediMindTricks  (6) Remington, Virginia | July 13, 2013
went there a few times a week while i was in class. great place. i have nothing bad to say about it.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Beav42  (5) | March 8, 2013
Always enjoy my visits here when traveling through the area. Servers are always helpful and courteous with advice and samples. Even directed a friend and I to a package store in search of beers not available at home in PA. I like the vibe here, itís comfortable but not shabby. Pretty much a must stop when Iím heading down (or up) the road.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Foxbush  (105) Richmond, Virginia | February 2, 2013
We have been here numerous times with friends from Maryland and Northern Virginia. This is great stop half way between. The food is above average and the burgers arer great. The help are great at finding beers to please you. I have had in the past difficulty selecting beers that were all sold out. The bar is a curving one that fills the front room. The back rooms have plenty of seating and couches to just sit. The parking in Frederekickburg is generally not a problem.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
kindacold  (17) Norfolk, Virginia | June 26, 2012
Went here once a couple years back, and I remember loving it. Decent food, but good beer selection, plus the option of ordering bottles to go. Knowledgeable, friendly staff.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
DiarmaidBHK  (760) Lewisburg, Pennsylvania | June 22, 2012
Located down the street from the Virginia Wine House this is, Iím guessing, the best place to go for a beer. The place is divided in thirds. The first third has a massive bar and a standing area as well as some tables. The second third is all tables, and the final third has couches and pool tables and dart boards. They have 40-50 taps, though nothing too outrageous or unusual, and about 300 bottles. The bar also has an ice rail built into to keep your drinks cold. We went on a Saturday night and the place can get kind of loud with a younger than typical crowd for craft beer. But they try and do right for the beer. One customer ordered an Allagash tripel and asked for a chilled glass. The bartender refused to get it explaining why it was stupid to spend that much for a beer and then put it in a container where you canít taste it. For the area the place is something of a godsend and they have really good comfort food with some nice flourishes. My only real complaint is that a place this big should have more than 2 restrooms and they should be closer to the bar.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
RABinCO  (89) Colorado Springs, Colorado | March 16, 2012
Beer selection is excellent though the beer menus arenít always that up to date. Typically takes me 3 tries to get something that is listed and also still on tap. Staff is fairly knowledgeable, though for a lot of the staff itís definitely just a restaurant job. Good special all through the week, beer dinners and tastings, and growlers and build your own 6-pack available.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
n2dark  (1) Virginia | January 25, 2012
Great beer selection. Pretty good food. Reduced priced growlers on Thursday.

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