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“Solid” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Dogfish Head Alehouse

Dogfish Head Alehouse
Ranked #2 of 334 Restaurants in Gaithersburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
“Solid”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great beer! Good food/service. Love the Chesapeake pizza, but the Fish Tacos (sub blackened Cod) were nice; thank you waitress for suggesting! Noisy-ish, but not unbearable; otherwise nice atmosphere. What's not to like?

Visited December 2013
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Fairfax, Virginia
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“average food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2013

This is probably a great place to drink beer, but not so great food. The bratwert special was tasty, but mostly white rice took up the plate. Great sauce, but little meat. Way too much rice. I felt cheated. Great service though.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank drivingmylifeaway
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Clarksburg, Maryland
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great food and beer selection”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It was packed on a Saturday night, but the food was very good and they had a great selection of beers to choose from. Slightly noisy but a good place to meet friends and hang out.

Visited November 2013
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Thank freder85ico
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beer and Good Food! What else do you need?!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place is awesome and always crowded. I love me some Dogfish Head Alehouse. The service is great and the food is better!

Visited November 2013
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Thank MrRayG
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Wheaton, Maryland
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162 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Too crowded”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2013

Dog fish has decent food, great beer and good service. Unfortunately on a recent chilly Sat eve before 6 PM, they were mobbed and the wait was almost one hour. They do not take reservations and this does not work for older folks and families with small children. Time for a change of policy or I will not be returning.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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