University Place’s Ale House open once more

Ale House Pub & Eatery

UNIVERSITY PLACE – The Ale House at 2122 Mildred St. W., closed after a fire in 2013, is once again open.

New owners, Pete Delyanis and Jon Ecklund, have updated several aspects of the interior, but kept the shuffleboard table. While much of the menu remains intact, several new offerings such as gluten-free and vegetarian options have been added.

The Ale House is open from 11 a.m. to midnight, Monday through Sunday.

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