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Capital Ale House

Not Rated.
Capital Ale HouseCapital Ale House
BA SCORE
96
world-class

108 Ratings
Ratings: 108
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: n/a
Taps: 48
Bottles: 200
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

623 E Main St
Richmond, Virginia, 23219-2405
United States
phone: (804) 780-2537

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(Place added by: JAGMAN)
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Reviews by nandemo1:
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4.65/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

I've always been a big fan of Capital Ale. They have done a great job furthering the cause of craft brewing here in Virginia.

For the downtown location, I find the atmosphere to be decent, usually a good mix of people out fot the evening and beer geeks getting their fix. It's been kinda quiet the last couple of times I've been, on a Thursday and a Sunday night. The glass refrigerators, huge tap wall and ice rail on the bar are all great.

Service at this location has always been good. The bar staff know their stuff on beer and are willing to help out and dole out samples.

The food is good, but standard American fare. I've had problems with burgers being overdone, but it is hard to find a place that will do a burger right these days.

Selection is impressive, but my only beef is that the beer menus are consistently out of date and incorrect. I can't count the number of times I've walked in and received a beer menu that is two weeks beyond the "end date" featured at the top. This is a problem with all their locations though.

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Capital Ale House in Richmond, VA
96 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.