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Dogfish Head Alehouse

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$$ - $$$
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800 W Diamond Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-1413
+1 301-963-4847
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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125 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Decided on Dogfish Head Alehouse more by location than anything else as we needed a place to meet friends for lunch in the Gaithersburg area. Happily surprised that the food, service, and atmosphere were much more than I expected in a restaurant with an emphasis on beer. The menu has enough options to please everyone. Testimonial to enjoying our food... More 

Thank klmaestra
Burtonsville, Maryland
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246 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stopped here on a Saturday afternoon for some beer. Since we were a little hungry, we ordered some nachos. I have to say these are some of the best nachos that I ever had! I usually take pictures of food before I start eating but I had to take a picture of our plate when we... More 

Thank RAKfromMD
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've tried a few burgers here and were all excellent. They are also huge! My family is really picky and everyone has different tastes, but were able to accommodate all of them here and everyone enjoyed it. They have a great beer menu... I particularly like the Namaste (I'm partial to wheat beers). This place CAN get expensive, but overall... More 

Thank Uttam K
Olney, Maryland
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our "go to" for a good meal and cold beer(s.) Excellent wait staff, tremendous menu options - with daily specials to consider. Food is tasty and portion sizes are generous. My multiple meals have all been very good. Bar, dining area and outside dining enables seating options so views can vary. Come on by and enjoy!!!

Thank John S
Lakewood, Ohio
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were just passing through and pleasantly surprised to find a Dogfish Head off the highway so we stopped. Food and beer were excellent of course but Dustin our server was terrible; he was not attentive often disappeared. Would have been a home run of we had good service.

Thank kovdanas
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let the decor fool you. The food is pretty good. If you are a beer fan, this is the place to go. Sampling of a wide variety of Ales. My favorite meal is the Spring Salad with blackened salmon. There aren't many choices for food in this area, so it offers a break from the sandwich restaurants. Go for... More 

Thank Donna S
Taneytown, Maryland
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43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place Never let's me down, food was excellent. Had blackened Salmon and veggie, great. My wife had Mahi Mahi also great. Food came out fast and no wait on a Saturday at 530. This place puts other brew pubs to shame!

Thank Steve S
Huntsville, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice restaurant and good food. Enjoyed my grilled fish dinner. Service was very good - fast and thorough.

Thank rodledge6
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always enjoy dining here. Try to go on early or late meal times to avoid the high decibel level. Love Ale House Salad with salmon. Good burgers. Yummy grouper. Lots of beer choices.

Thank Carolyn B
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

We went here for lunch after reading the great reviews and were not disappointed. Delicious food and expedient, excellent service

Thank Jeff A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $30
American, Bar, Pub, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 W Diamond Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-1413
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 301-963-4847

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?