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Red Apron Butcher

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Type: Eatery, Store

8298 Glass Aly
Ste 110
Fairfax, Virginia, 22031-2286
United States

(703) 676-3550 | map

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Added by BillDon on 04-30-2014

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 6
Photo of donnierickles
4.85/5  rDev +8.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

This place rules. They had such an amazing selection of beer which I was not expecting. I purchased Rumpkin, Mad Elf, Higher Math, and The Beast Grand Cru. Great selection of Oregon beers and I saw some crazy brew dog beers here as well. Prices were steep, about $2 - $4 more per bottlet han expected but for such amazing beer in one place, I don't mind. The food was killer too. Amazing meat selection and their sandwhiches are worth the drive alone.

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Photo of cjgiant
4.03/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

This place has been around a while, and is attached to the subsequently added on B-Sides,

The store (I cannot quite call it a bottle shop) is a butcher/sandwich shop first. They happen to be owned by the well-beer-versed Neighborhood ownership group (Churchkey/Bluejacket). As such, they get some nice beers, and a lot of seasonal stuff. But they don't have a lot of "regular" stuff. Space is an issue, to a degree, but stop in for your "immediate wants" moreso than your "go-to standards".

I especially say this because they have some nice, somewhat rare, offerings, but a small shelf area split with wines. So quality of offerings is high, breadth of offerings... meh. It is a weird place to rate.

The somewhat nice part is that I have often grabbed an offering from the restaurant next door and dragged it "next door" to this place and enjoyed it while chilling (B-Sides isn't that large, either). Just pay at the bar when you leave, and no issues - pretty sweet. Not sure if that should go into this rating or the other, so...

I've only once grabbed a sandwich from this "side" - so I N/A'd the food, but I am betting I would rate it decently, since the same kitchen serves the adjoined restaurant/bar and I have enjoyed almost everything I've had there.

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Photo of UlfAndreas
5/5  rDev +11.6%

Awesome rotation on the draft selection at Union Market.

Always something great on, I felt lucky when I got to drink The Bruery's Tart of Darkness on tap!

Always go for the Porkstrami sandwich.

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Red Apron Butcher in Fairfax, VA
4.48 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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