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Old 02-24-2010, 05:12 PM
 
Location: Augusta, GA ''The fastest rising city in the southeast''
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Default Carolina Ale House opening first GA location

There is a new restaurant opening in Augusta Exchange. Augusta Exchange is surrounded by fast growing residential areas(Roy rd, West Wheeler pkwy, Perimeter pkwy, Interstate pkwy, and Augusta west pkwy). In the future I expect to see even more restaurants open up.

Carolina Ale House will open in the former Tony Romas. The sign is located infront of the building.

Additional Carolina Ale House locations are in the works for 2010 (Fayetteville NC, a rooftop concept in downtown Raleigh NC, Greenville SC and Augusta GA.)

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Old 02-24-2010, 05:25 PM
 
Location: South Tampa
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They need something like this downtown Augusta to add a restaurant/dining experience that also provides a pretty clean place to have some drinks and party later at night...especially with the ability to do a rooftop bar like Columbia has.

Definitely don't think this place does as well as the one in Columbia- since again, it isn't near a district where people go for nightlife like the Vista in Columbia has. However, Wild Wings survives and it is in that same situation I suppose.
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Old 02-24-2010, 05:47 PM
 
Location: Augusta, GA ''The fastest rising city in the southeast''
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The restaurant is not even open yet. Nobody knows how well it will do compared to the one in Columbia. The one in Augusta is located in a 5 minute vincinity of Regal 20 theatre, Indigo Joes, and Alley Cats.
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Old 02-24-2010, 06:21 PM
 
Location: Spartanburg, SC
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Hmmm...you guys are copying us again except ours will be downtown and have a root-top area: Carolina Ale House coming downtown.
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Old 02-24-2010, 06:50 PM
 
Location: South Augusta
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Why isn't there upscale dining in Augusta, the closet thing we have and honestly it's not even close is cheedars and places like that lol, why is there no upscale dining in Augusta?
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Old 02-24-2010, 07:15 PM
 
Location: Augusta, GA ''The fastest rising city in the southeast''
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Why isn't there upscale dining in Augusta, the closet thing we have and honestly it's not even close is cheedars and places like that lol, why is there no upscale dining in Augusta?
In Richmond county alone. There is Broad Street Market, Casa Blanca, La Masion, Public House, Calverts, Chop House, Bistro 491, TakoSushi, etc.

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Old 02-24-2010, 07:27 PM
 
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I do agree nortonguy, while there is a lack of the more upscale chain/national brand restaurants in the area, there are many high quality and upscale local eateries throughout the CSRA. A fine example that comes to mind (other than some that you mentioned) is the members only Pinnacle Club on the top 2 floors of the Wachovia building in downtown.

However, I would like to see more national brands locate downtown though, I personally think that a Wild Wing Cafe would make a killing downtown, as would a Starbucks.
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Old 02-24-2010, 07:31 PM
 
Location: Augusta, GA ''The fastest rising city in the southeast''
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These are high quality restaurants.

Casa Blanca Cafe - More Than Just a Cafe...

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The Public House Steakhouse & Lobster, Augusta Ga 706-364-2711


The CAH in Augusta might have a rootop too. We don't even know yet....

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Old 02-24-2010, 08:05 PM
 
Location: South Tampa
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The restaurant is not even open yet. Nobody knows how well it will do compared to the one in Columbia. The one in Augusta is located in a 5 minute vincinity of Regal 20 theatre, Indigo Joes, and Alley Cats.
Obviously it isnt open yet. No one knows how well it is going to do, I just personally don't see it doing to well in comparison to the Columbia location (this is called an "opinion").

While it is located near other restaurants, shopping, and the theatre- I just don't think it will hit on 1/2 of that particular restaurant's business model...nightlife. People will dine there, no doubt- it is actually pretty good food for a chain. Will people take it in as a nightlife spot? We will see I guess.

However, my main point was that I wish something like this would be put DOWNTOWN to really spice up the area and get some good (classy and clean) traffic down there.
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Old 02-25-2010, 03:49 PM
 
Location: Atlanta Metro
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It will do well.
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