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Dogfish Head Alehouse, Gaithersburg

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800 West Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20878
+1 301-963-4847
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 102
    Excellent
  • 105
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good choice of brews, food pretty good too

The burgers are good. The grilled tuna sandwich is one of my favorites and I usually won't eat that sort of thing. The appetizers are good as well. My friends like the IPAs while I prefer the stouts or porters. All very nice. Can be a little crowded so I must not be the only one who thinks it is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Stubby8
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Potomac, Maryland
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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247 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Potomac, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

The burgers are good. The grilled tuna sandwich is one of my favorites and I usually won't eat that sort of thing. The appetizers are good as well. My friends like the IPAs while I prefer the stouts or porters. All very nice. Can be a little crowded so I must not be the only one who thinks it is... More 

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gaithersburg,md
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The food is very good and the service was excellent but the noise level is so high, we will not return.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I've probably driven by here 100 times and never paused. Tried it with my kids because of high rating, and we were not disappointed. Very good food, wide variety on menu, good kids menu.

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Maryland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have been to Dogfish different times including different seasons and days and the only thing I can say is they are inconsistent. The first time was a Saturday night in the summer when the place was crowded in a good way, food and service were first rate. Returning on a week night with more of a family crowd the... More 

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usa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This local restaurant has good bar food in a relaxed atmosphere. Lots of different kinds of beer. Friendly staff. Noisy.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Beer is excellent food I'd one step up from chain mediocre. Wait staff has a great sense of humor. A pretty good place for a weeknight drink

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

One of the better places to get good beer and food that goes good with the beer. Nice place to sit and chat with the nice beer selection. Some of the better dishes include fish tacos, Ahi Tiuna sandwich and the burgers are all good choices.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a nice place but a little noisy and always crowded which is probably because the food and service are good.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Excellent selection of their own brewed beers and ales. Like the Punkin' Ale the best. Though I've been there many times - haven't tried the food though. Staff are friendly. Has outdoor seating area, but in February not available for obvious reasons.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Food is always good and plentiful. Service is friendly and helpful. Only drawback.....doesn't take reservations and because of it's popularity, there is usually a long wait!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 800 West Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20878
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 301-963-4847

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 30
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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