Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats

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Dogfish Head Brewings & EatsDogfish Head Brewings & Eats
BEER AVG
3.88/5
Based on:
97 Beers
38,034 Reviews
Place Score: 93
Reviews: 199
Visits: 354
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: n/a
Taps: 22
Bottles: 2
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

320 Rehoboth Ave
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, 19971-3108
United States
phone: (302) 226-2739

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Reviews: 199 | Visits: 354
Reviews by NoLeafClover44:
Photo of NoLeafClover44
4.13/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I went here the week before Christmas while staying down the road in Dewey. The street was well decorated for the holidays, although most of the shops in the area were closed for the season. My girlfriend and I stopped in for dinner around 6. It was the offseason so we had no trouble getting a table; in fact the place was only about half full.

The food was very good and much of it was local grown produce and meats/seafood. I had a garden salad with local veggies and the fifth column pizza with crab, asparagus, and tomatoes. It was different but very good. My girlfriend had the ceasar salad and a crab cake sandwich, which was also very good. I appreciated the diverse menu and local flair of most dishes. Some of the entrees were in the $20-30 range but you can easily get a burger or pizza for $10-15.

The real attraction for me was the beer. They have 20+ beers on tap, including all the usual suspects and a few brewery exclusive beers. They also have the 75 minute on cask, which I highly recommend. I appreciate the fact that their website keeps a very well updated draft list in case you are like me and prefer to do a bit of research ahead of time. They also have a small vintage selection of bottles from the past few years, although these are a bit pricey. Their beers are in a $5-7 price range, which is fine for many of the normal beers in pints, but is a bit much for some of the 10 oz. pours they offer. The prices on the beer are comparable to what I usually find at nicer bars, but I would have expected slightly better for the brewpub. It wasn't outrageously priced, by any means. They also offer a sampler of small pours with the price varying based on what you select. Obviously this is the way to go if you are interested in trying several of their beers. They also have a wide variety of liqour distilled in house with a number of specialty cocktails. I didn't try any but, like the beer, some of them sounded like very unique concoctions.

I appreciated the kiosk outside the brewpubs which offered all of their merchandise and bottled beer to go. I picked up a few different pieces of glassware, a tin sign, and a growler, all very reasonably priced.

Overall I enjoyed my experience here. The atmosphere was laid back with a beach feel. The prices were a tad high, but not unreasonable, especially for a vacation beach town. I recommend checking this place out of you enjoy DFH beers and be sure to get the 75 minute on cask! (2,459 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of glass_house
4.01/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Couldn't spend a vacation in Delaware without stopping here, and I'm very glad we did. The service was excellent. Pretty busy for a Wednesday night, but we only waited 15 minutes for a table, and our food was out within 15 minutes of ordering. Our server was attentive and accomodating. I had fish tacos and the wife had crab cakes--both above average. A minor annoyance that my first choice on the "rarities stash" beer list board was actually gone, but it wasn't a problem to find a suitable second choice. Will definitely make my way back here sooner or later. (563 characters)

Photo of Budlum
4.59/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Great food, great vibe, quality DFH brews, and reasonable prices. The selection is about all one could expect given DFH's popularity and variety of beers. The cask 75 minute IPA served at 55F was fantastic with a burger. A must visit. (237 characters)

Photo of mctizzz
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of InspectorBob
4.63/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of SteveIl
4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of johnyb
4.44/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of dsshuck
4.13/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of greyghost86
4.66/5  rDev +11.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of Eziel
4.54/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of Cpmitchno1
4/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Brown120
4.28/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of captainkrad
4.88/5  rDev +17%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

So worth the trip! They have other varieties of libations as well, not just beer! (82 characters)

Photo of timmos1
2.4/5  rDev -42.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2 | service: 2.5 | selection: 1.5 | food: 4

Really? There is nothing special about getting the same beers here you can get everywhere else. Isn't the point to brew beers on site that you can't get anywhere else? On the visit, there was only one beer and it was a black ipa, hardly unique. If the goal is to serve food with dogfish beer, well I guess they did it. It is billed as a place to get unique dogfish brews, when there are none. For unique beer, visit the main brewery. Very disappointing here. (458 characters)

Photo of Sad_Larry
4.76/5  rDev +14.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Great food. Great atmosphere. Friendly service. Awesome beers. What more can you ask for? (89 characters)

Photo of Kegatron
3.91/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of cbuijs
4.53/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of cgraz51
4.49/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Iamjeff6
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Gajo74
4.55/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of RedTarmac
4.64/5  rDev +11.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of soulcougher
4.39/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
4.73/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

They need to bottle Blood Moon ASAP. For real. It's only my second beer with smoked flavor in it, but I guess I'm a huge fan of that style, because the two smoked beers I've had were exceptional (though this one's technically not a Rauchbier). The food was very good and they have more beer options and more vintage options here than at the brewery. It's also located in a neat town right near the beach. I'm very upset I forgot to try the 75 Minute Cask, I hear that it's a totally different and preferable beast compared with the bottle version, but I guess that's what happens after 120 Minute IPA and 2 flights, one of which was all 10%+ abv. beers. Oh well. I hope to come back some day and find my car in less than 45 minutes. How I wish the brewery and brewpub were closer... (782 characters)

Photo of Capsfan90
4.68/5  rDev +12.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Winston3737
4.73/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

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Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats in Rehoboth Beach, DE
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