Mad Fox Brewing Company

BEER AVG
3.8/5
Mad Fox Brewing CompanyMad Fox Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

444 West Broad Street
Falls Church, Virginia, 22046
United States

(703) 942-6840 | map
madfoxbrewing.com

Notes:
Growlers

Added by drabmuh on 07-12-2010

BEER STATS
Beers:
81
Reviews:
414
Ratings:
1,333
PLACE STATS
Score:
92
Reviews:
55
Ratings:
108
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
6.31%
 
 
Taps:
12
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 55 | Ratings: 108
Reviews by TubaManJack:
Photo of TubaManJack
4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

This is one of the best brewpubs in NOVA.

The place is very open and separated between reserved tables and the general bar/ seating area. The general seating and tables near the bar can turn over quickly. The place is slightly loud but always upbeat. There are only two medium sized muted TVs in the bar showing a game. The servers and bar tenders are quick to greet you and pretty knowledgable about the beer and food.

The food is above average for what you will find in the area. I recommend the pizza and the standard menu. The fare is mainly traditional pub food with a sizable gastro pub selection. Think roasted pork belly with molasses glaze & chicken and waffles rencarnation exctra.

The beer is the best part of the place. The traditional tap list is pretty traditonal in style being split between British & American styles. Expect a few hopped selection, rotating taps, and casks. My experience is that everyone can find something.

Words to the Wise
I disagree with a few of the reviews that note the lack of parking. There is a free garage in the same building group that I haven't had an issue with and even during the peak Friday hours.

If you want a table, call ahead or get on open table to save yourself a spot - you will be glad you did.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of silverblaze540
4.23/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of dbrauneis
3.91/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

The vibe and decor of the place are the traditional American brewpub - decent sized restaurant area and a large bar area. I visited at just about lunch time on a Saturday and there were a number of tables filled, I wouldn't have really called the place packed... The crowd included a number of couples, a number of families with really small children (under 2), and a couple of very large parties. The music was played at a reasonable volume so it was easy to carry on a conversation and in the bar area they had a couple of TVs tuned into sports (college basketball).

The beers were well poured in a proper glassware type for the style, at a decent temperature, and with a reasonable amount of head. I saw the use of tulip/snifter, pilsner, and imperial pint styles of glasses.

The bartender that served me was friendly, talkative, and knowledgeable about the beers. The bartender was attentive without being overbearing and my drinks/food were served reasonably quickly. I met the owner/brewer as well and he was quite friendly, offering some suggestions for other places in the area to check out if I had some time.

They had about 8 different styles of beer available - mostly English and American with a couple of IPA, ESB, APA, Oatmeal Stout, and at least one saison.

I had a brunch offering which was pretty good - the eggs benedict was enjoyable with the pork belly, the Hollandaise was quite good, and the eggs were poached to perfection.

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Photo of swelch1976
4.44/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of atrocity
3.75/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Dave_Treat
4.36/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Very nice restaurant and brewery. The food is excellent. They've paired down the menu since I was last there, but still a good variety. The beer is always good. Service is nice. the building if clean and in a good area. Nice place!

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Photo of Iamjeff6
3.75/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Beers-es
4.09/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of MUTINY
4/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Barracudas
4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Great place to have a few good beers for happy hour! They do have some quality beers, the hummus appetizer is very tasty and the Mad Fox burger was phenomenal!

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Photo of zp6167a
4.46/5  rDev +8.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of VeganUndead
4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of mkholmes25
3.15/5  rDev -23.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2 | selection: 4 | food: 2

Photo of TimH3
4.31/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of ShanePB
4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Cpmitchno1
4/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of everlong353
4.13/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Seneca
4.79/5  rDev +16.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Scratch kitchen. Awesome food and great beer

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Photo of Barrsm0
4.79/5  rDev +16.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of Sheen
4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3

Photo of ksolekjr
4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

Great place to enjoy some high quality brews.

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Photo of jacewg
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of fureousangel
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of Brewlinson
4.8/5  rDev +16.5%

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Mad Fox Brewing Company in Falls Church, VA
3.8 out of 5 based on 1,333 ratings.
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