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Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats

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3.9/5
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141,377 Ratings
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PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

320 Rehoboth Ave
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, 19971-3108
United States

(302) 226-2739 | map
dogfish.com

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BA Score:
4.32/5
Reviews:
212
Ratings:
392
pDev:
13.66%
 
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Reviews by Keith238:
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4.4/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

I have to say upfront that it's hard for DFH to do wrong in my eyes. I've never had a bad beer here. Some of those beers I wouldn't have again, only for the fact that there are plenty that I can't get enough of. I make the pilgrimage from Southern NJ to Southern Del several times throughout the year by land and by ferry.

I had the pleasure of bumping into Sam there last year while my buddy and I were having a good session. Unlike guzzle211 posted, we were in fact like gushing school girls and made total fools of ourselves. The bartenders that were there remembered us from then on and we still have a good laugh about it. If you get the chance make sure to hit the brewery tour in Milton.

A- Wood everywhere in an open bar area. Long bar with plenty of tables for dining. I'd probably rate the atmosphere a little bit higher if the tables weren't so close to the bar. If it's standing room only at the bar and a customer is seated at a table near it, their view will leave plenty to be desired. The view from upstairs is very nice if you get the chance to do one of their beer dinners.

Q- Again, I've never had a bad beer here. Everything is fresh and with so many seasonal and limited release beers, the stock is always turning over.

S- Great service from my 2 favorite bartenders Tracy and Wes. I should give them a 5 for their efforts but the layout of that long bar just isn't conducive for exceptional service on a busy night.

S- You'll always find a staple of 6 or 7 regular offerings plus 2 or 3 other beers that are seasonal, limited edition or exclusive to the Rehoboth brewpub and that's just on draught. 750ml and 12oz bottles of other varieties can be had at various times of the year.

F- Not your normal pub fare but you should like most of your food grilled or smokey. Again, not a bad meal there but let's face it, I go there to drink their beer. Plenty of variety in fish, meat, veg and apps.

V- The beer is probably underpriced but don't tell them that. The food is a little bit higher then you'll pay for a burger and dip elsewhere but is justified by the quality of the fresh ingredients and of course the beer.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of CaptainHate
4.29/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Mothergoose03
4.23/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of _nickg_
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of mynie
3.64/5  rDev -15.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 2

Right on the boardwalky-type ocean area that's not really a boardwalk but still has all the stuff you'd find on a boardwalk. They've just opened a new, very large restaurant facility right next door to the old pub, which is now a shop.

The decor looks like it came out of a box labeled "Premade 2017 Middlebrow Restaurant." It's woody, there's edison bulbs, TV, medium-strength light, low ambient noise. It's pleasant enough but doesn't have much character to it.

The beer is Dogfish Head beer. It's good.

The food kind of sucked.

The service was meh but they were incredibly busy for a Monday so they were a little under-staffed.

Overall, stop by if you're in town. But probably not worth traveling for.

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Photo of jbarry3000
5/5  rDev +15.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of sfsean28
4.66/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Great food and fresh brews. They have a spacious bar and a big dining area. 2nd floor loft with tables and room for live bands. Its also kid friendly.

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Photo of BigMike
4.09/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of heddar33
4/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of JoeCentra
4.68/5  rDev +8.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

Photo of CreightonSM
4.98/5  rDev +15.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Jbalintjr
4.03/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of sbuchert
4.72/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of dmorgan310
4.15/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of ConorGolden
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of TAisaBAlla
3.8/5  rDev -12%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Jacobob10
4.23/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Got there at around 4:45pm on a Saturday in the middle of the summer. It was crowded when we arrived but no wait yet. Our party was 4 adults + 2 toddlers and we got seated immediately in the main dining area. Very casual, laid back vibe inside that fit the beach town surroundings. Our servers were friendly, despite clearly being very busy, but handled our food and drink orders promptly. Lots of "off-centered" offerings on-tap, but I decided to go with the Shelter Pale Ale, currently only available on draft in Delaware. It was fresh and tasty and made for a great accompaniment to the wings, pretzel bites, and fried pickles we shared at the table. The food was good but nothing mind-blowing. Overall, an enjoyable stop for some apps and drinks. I'd like to return sometime at night when they get live bands to play.

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Photo of mpc175
4.23/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.83/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of DrSchnitzengiggle
5/5  rDev +15.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Went back in May. Had a phenomenal time! Service was excellent, the people were awesome, the food was great, and there were a good amount of beers to choose from, including plenty of experimental brews. Can't wait to go back!

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Photo of deniserat
5/5  rDev +15.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Kdouble
4.81/5  rDev +11.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Service was fantastic. Very crowded on a Saturday night but the bartender was always there.

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Photo of Urk1127
4.36/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of rosmith51
4.34/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Food is pretty good, beer selection is great.

They seem to always have a few taproom only things (stuff that isn't bottled normally)... but most of that has be had there... very little of the brewpub only stuff is available for growlering.

It can get very crowded, especially on the weekends, but the people were all nice.

Staff was very helpful with recommendations, and very friendly.

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Photo of HeyLady
3.76/5  rDev -13%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

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Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats in Rehoboth Beach, DE
Brewery rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 141,377 ratings
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