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Welcome to Ale Works


Welcome to Ale Works! Our menu features contemporary Midwestern fare and brew pub favorites complimented by our vast assortment of craft beer, wine, and top-shelf spirits. Our outdoor patio is Bismarck’s largest and pet friendly. It is an excellent place to enjoy beautiful North Dakota summers with friends and family. Come in to enjoy lunch and dinner, or just a round of beer with friends, Prost!

We are open for dine in service, curbside and to go orders, Summer Hours: Tuesday – Thursday 11 am to 9 pm, Friday and Saturday 11am to 10 pm. Winter Hours Tuesday – Saturday 11 am to p.m.

Bismarck Brewing brews craft brew on site and is open Tuesday – Friday 4 pm to 9 pm, and Saturday 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., (9 p.m. in winter) for all your crowler and growler filling needs, or to just come and enjoy a great beer in the loft tap room.

Menu items and operating hours may vary, at times, as we continue to navigate short staffing and product availability.





Ale Works offers contemporary Midwestern Cuisine with a German flair. House made bratwurst, Jager schnitzel, cheese curds and beer cheese, are some of our German offerings with other specials created around available, seasonal ingredients.


Cheers, salud, prost – however you say it, at Ale Works we want to invite you to celebrate the craft beer culture with us. We feature 30 taps including new Bismarck Brewing offerings, other local favorite brews and domestics for the “not into the craft beer” crowd.


We are proud to be in our sixth year, and are a local, family-owned business, along with Bismarck Brewing. We are committed to providing an excellent dining experience where hospitality is paramount! Ale Works, and Bismarck Brewing have created a space where friends and family can gather to enjoy great beer and food, in the tradition of the wonderful Bavarian beer halls! So, come join us and relax while enjoying a cold beer on our sunny patio, with your children or your best human or animal friend!

Experience Ale Works