Dogfish Head Alehouse

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Dogfish Head AlehouseDogfish Head Alehouse

57 Reviews
Reviews: 57
Visits: 80
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: n/a
Taps: 16
Bottles: --
Cask: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

6363 Seven Corners Ctr
Falls Church, Virginia, 22044-2410
United States
phone: (703) 534-3342

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Place added by: timtim on 10-07-2007

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Reviews: 57 | Visits: 80
Reviews by midaszero:
Photo of midaszero
4.18/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

I wanted to check out the alehouse hoping to find some world wide stout as I can't find it anywhere else but they didn't have any either.

Settling in I went for a Lawnmower and ordered a Chesapeake pizza. The selection despite only being DFH is pretty wide and all of good quality but pretty overpriced in my opinion. I went post lunch and the bar tender was also my waiter and did an excellent job with the service. The pizza was excellent as well and would definitely order it again. Overall it was a pretty good experience but everything was pretty pricey.

The bottles they offer for take home are crazy expensive. They wanted $18 for a bottle of 120 minute. Luckily they didn't have anything for take home that I couldn't get elsewhere. (742 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Drifter1
4.3/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of almostjay
3.91/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4/5  rDev -2.4%

So I thought we were due in DC for a concert but I got it wrong- it was a week later. Still we made it down there, and our hotel was a ten-minute walk from the Dogfish Alehouse in Falls Church.

There we walked on a Saturday night at around 11pm, too cold for my short-sleeve shirt. As I got in to the jawn, I ordered a Palo Santo to warm me up.

The draft list is great but mighty pricey, and includes 17 taps such as 60, 61, 90, Bitches, Theobroma, Midas, Burton, Palo, Black-n-Tan (Chicory+90) and the not-listed Claus (Palo+90, a local exclusive apparently named after a regular). I was shocked when the bill came and I saw the $9.50-tag for draft brews. WOW! Serious sticker shock…

The food menu could use some work to make it more interesting, a little more veggie-leaning and overall “better”. As it is, it is mostly calorie-heavy pub classics and pizzas. We had the crab-cheese dip and it was delicious, but a total fat bomb. The pizza was tasty, but hard to digest late at night.

Service was super friendly and knowledgeable, and the atmosphere was just right. A big place, it was almost empty when we visited. I was worried the live music would be too loud as it typically is at the Rehoboth pub but that was not the case. I would definitely visit again when in the area, but maybe stick to one beer or try to hit happy hour for lower prices. (1,367 characters)

Photo of CAMay
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Beer was awesome, and we had great service. The only downer was the fish in our fish and chips. Not very special. The chips were great as was the chipotle tartar sauce. Would go back, but try some other dish. (210 characters)

Photo of hophead_87
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

I go here a few times a month and never get tired of it. Try the Chesapeake Pizza with crab- it's delicious. Nachos and burgers are spot on. DFH beers are also quality, and their beer app is usually updated so you can see what's on tap! (236 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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5/5  rDev +22%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of Badger6
4.23/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.75

Stopped in on a Friday night, place was packed...seemed to be a good sign. When we sat down, we were not disappointed. The food selection was good, but nothing out of the ordinary for a brewpub. Likewise the beer selection was decent, though it did not seem to feature everything currently available from DFH at the micro/craft brew store. The quality of the food was good. The beer was, well, was excellent.

Kid friendly, busy place, but a nice vibe. Service was good, but not overbearing. We will definitely go back. (528 characters)

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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Dogfish Head Alehouse in Falls Church, VA
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