Dogfish Head Alehouse

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

30 Reviews
Dogfish Head AlehouseDogfish Head Alehouse
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

13041 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy
Fairfax, Virginia, 22033-2001
United States

(703) 961-1140 | map
www.dogfishalehouse.com

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Added by guild337 on 08-21-2009

PLACE STATS
Score:
94
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
53
Avg:
4.25
pDev:
6.35%
 
 
Taps:
15
Bottles/Cans:
20
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 30 | Ratings: 53
Reviews by gixxerman:
Photo of gixxerman
4.58/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I have been here about 10 times and it never disappoints! Be sure to try the Randall, or at least inquire as to what they are pulling through it. Yesterday I had the Punkin through cinnamon stix and vanilla beans. I wasn't sure the Punkin could be improved, but it was damn tasty, the vanilla and cinnamon really added some complexity to this already well crafted offering.

The beer speaks for itself. Standard Dogfish offerings, with the limited runs mixed in. Maybe not exotic as Rehoboth, but always good beer. The food is also right on. I have yet to be disappointed, and I have tried most of the menu.

They have some swag for purchase in a small giftshop, and they seem to give a lot of it away as well. I guess I just hit it on the right nights or something, but I have scored a t-shirt, beer coosy, pint glass, and some kind of dogfish puzzle thing.

The staff is always OUTSTANDING. No matter how busy or hectic they are, they are always hustling and attentive, service with a smile.

TVs usually have the local DC sports, or national game on.

I will be back, and you should stop in, worth the trip.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of SierraFlight
4.13/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of BigTuna820
4.81/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Photo of jcMPLS
4.71/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of ntjockey
3.83/5  rDev -9.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of scxcrunner
4.25/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

real fun place. food was decent beer selection was great, got to try a couple beers that are unavailable in my neck of the woods. only downside was the cost of to go beers. asking $20ish for beers like import, wws, and 120 i was expecting house beers to be a little more affordable but still a great place.

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Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.01/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of Barracudas
4/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Boone757
4.05/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

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4.34/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

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4.26/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of Thrashsquatch
4.11/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

This is like my local cheers bar. Love the vintage nights and special release parties. This place fills up when special events happen but the staff stays on their game. The food here is to die for. Bottles are available for take home. My only gripe would be the pricing is a bit high, but hey what are ya gonna do?

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Dogfish Head Alehouse in Fairfax, VA
4.25 out of 5 based on 53 ratings.
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