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Dogfish Head Alehouse

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$$ - $$$American, ,
13041 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-2001
+1 703-961-1140
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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13041 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-2001
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

I'm not usually a fan of live music, but the musician's song selection and quality were enjoyable. I still feel like its a small space for any amped sound. The dobblewisse was fantastic, the usual beers were their solid quality, and our food came out...More

Thank runnerlover13
Reviewed September 10, 2017

While driving around in the Fairfax area, decided to try Dogfish Ale House. Had to wait about 20 minutes to get a table. Indoor and outdoor seating is offered. We decided to eat indoors. We had a great waiter who mentioned this is a scratch...More

Thank lvmylabrador
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the Hamburger special at Dogfish on a Monday night in August. The burgers 🍔 are grilled and are excellent - and I am picky about that. Super fresh! They also swapped out the onion rings for the fries - as the onion rings...More

Thank DollyLK
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

This was my first time there. I had the pretzel appetizer and a chicken w shrimp salad. My friend had the fish sandwich and fries. Everything was so good! The server was attentive and well trained. Enjoyed it and will be back.

Thank Theresa N
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Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

Great service. The burger was overpriced but great. they charged extra $1 to split so 13.50 for a burger is pricey. Fries were Ok. It's nice to sit outside, basically sitting in a parking lot. It would be more enjoyable if they added tall plants...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017

We had a party of four adults and two toddlers. We were seated quickly and in a good location. They have all sorts of beer on tap; not so much bottled beer. They are an alehouse so that is reasonable. I had the pulled pork...More

Thank Michael3735
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Just a short walk away for me, but not my style. Food is ordinary. Music is loud. Beer is the scene here. Outside seating is pleasant. Big pretzel is a nice appetizer. Fish and chips are good. Salads were disappointing.

Thank Happygrandma10
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Love going to Dogfish! Great staff, delicious food, plenty of activities throughout the year and of course great beers. It's a go-to for us to take out-of-town visitors to and we like to go ourselves too. Nice outdoor patio, good and area, friendly for kids...More

Thank amycob
Reviewed July 29, 2017

This is popular with the locals, and is pretty noisy and chaotic but the staff is friendly. Their food is good, they have a giftshop, and a step-down central seating area with booths and tables all around. The pace is brisk, the staff will keep...More

Thank Muffarah M
Reviewed July 14, 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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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