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Dogfish Head Alehouse

) #13 of 337 Restaurants in Fairfax $$ - $$$ American, ,
13041 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-2001
+1 703-961-1140
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (40 reviews)
“bratwurst” (5 reviews)
“fries” (21 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
13041 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-2001
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a cool place to eat. We had a party of 5 adults & 3 kids. We started with a Buffalo Chicken Dip that was very tasty, but way to small for more than 2 people. We all shared and tried each other's food....More

Thank siteacq1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently went to this restaurant with some friends and my daughters, and the menu pleased everyone. The environment is fun... the joint was really jumping, but despite the crowds, the service was good and consistent, food delivered quickly and tasted good.

Thank SkepticalGuy
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Business took me to the area for four days and three of those involved going to Dogfish Head. For any microbrew enthusiast this is a Mecca for one of the earlier pioneers of microbrews. Glad to find one in Va. as the idea of going...More

Thank Clemente71
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We were a large group and received excellent service. It was a little past a normal lunchtime rush, but the place was fairly quiet which made it easy for us all to chat across the table. The wings appetizer was great, allowing us to do...More

Thank TravelerTP
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The food was excelente, our waitress was not all of that... it was my first time at the restaurant. I'll comeback for the food, the service need to improve more.

Thank Ximena F
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

My associates and I visited after their week in town working with our local customer. We were seated quickly and began our discussion. The dinner service was excellent and the food hot, fresh, and tasty.

Thank David S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Our family had a wonderful dinner at Dogfish Head. Our server was outstanding. The Alehouse Bar B Que Hamburger was excellent. Two patties medium rare with tomato, cheese and delicious onion rings. It was a treat for all 8 of us! I recommend Dogfish Head....More

Thank DollyLK
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Just stopped in for a bite and a draft. Warm welcome from the manager and great service. Tried the buffalo grilled cheese with side salad. Very tasty. Server recommended the flesh and blood IPA. Sting hop finish that stood up to the hot sauce in...More

Thank Sfrims
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The beer was excellent! The food was average (had the burger). The service was good. Overall, it's worth a shot!

Thank DJW-Travels
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Went here with a buddy early to get our drink on. Sitting at the bar with a wide selection of beers on tap, the bartender was glad to let us sample anything. We had many a beer. We also ate. The fish and chips are...More

Thank Anil D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13041 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-2001
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-961-1140
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