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“Excellent !” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Dairy Godmother

The Dairy Godmother
2310 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA 22301
703 683-7767
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Ranked #20 of 654 Restaurants in Alexandria
Cuisines: Dessert
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Nantes, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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“Excellent !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

I stayed a month in Alexandria last year and I went many time to this place. In France we do not have such places (except in bug cities). I felt in love with this place. Their ice cream is absolutely amazing and they propose a large choice of perfumes. I promised my boyfriend that the next time we go the USA we stop by the fantastic dairy god mother.

Visited August 2013
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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
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“Local custard shop!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I love this place and their custard. It's a local joint with great custard. One flavor of the day (normally) and then several sorbet flavors. Mozambique is my favorite. Can't wait to have another cone.

Visited May 2014
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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“Best Frozen Custard Ice Cream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I absolutely loved the frozen custard ice cream. I got chocolate and coconut cream and both were rich and fantastic. This has got to be the best I have ever tasted and I love ice cream. The long lines are well worth it. I am going to make it a point to visit this shop every time I visit Alexandria!

Visited June 2014
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“Great custard”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We loved the custard and the fact that they had not only the standard vanilla and chocolate, but also had strawberry custard. Doggie ice cream for sale was an added bonus. We didn't try the hard serve ice cream, but there were lots of options. The line was a little long, but it moved quickly. We will definitely visit again.

Visited May 2014
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Arlington, Virginia
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“Charming decor. Ordinary Custard.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Heard a lot of good things about the custard here so decided to check it out on a weekend. There was a long line inside the store but was moving fairly quickly. They have several items on the menu, but custard and sherbet seem to be specialities. The atmosphere is very casual and you can tell the locals love this place.

I went with the fudge brownie sundae. They load it up with lots of brownies and give you a good amount for how much you pay. However, I didn't find the custard to be anything out of the ordinary. My friend ordered the strawberry rhubarb pie + scoop of custard and also though it was average.

It may be worth stopping by if you're in the Del Ray area, but don't have high expectations.

Visited May 2014
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