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Dogfish Head Alehouse

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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800 W Diamond Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-1413
+1 301-963-4847
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Stockholm, Sweden
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Dinner with colleagues after a long day's work. As at previous visits, beer-list is long and offers a selection of very good beers. Food is good but the beers is the reason to come.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not sure why we'd never tried this restaurant before but now we're ready to make it a regular go-to!! We went on a whim with a $10 off coupon we found. After about a 30 minute wait in the bar area (not bad for a weekend night) we had a delightful yet casual meal. I tried the Open Faced Meatloaf... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my go to place for a good meal. The fries are the best. Salads are wonderful. Boston iced tea--Lala licious

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Thank Denise O
Beaufort, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As noted an ale house, thus casual eating; was not conducive to a quiet conversation, but enjoyed ourselves nevertheless

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I think Dogfish has wonderful food and service. My only complaint is the noise level. It is VERY noisy. That is hard for an older person like myself.

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Thank deannahodgson
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to meet and sample their beer. I've been to the brewery in Delaware, and this is the first time at the restaurant. The salad with chicken and shrimp was a good companion to the beer I selected.

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Thank Clint B
York, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Actually went here for lunch twice during the same business trip. On the first visit I order their steak salad. I have absolutely no complaints and our waiter was great. I ordered their Ruben on my second visit. It might be the best Ruben I have ever had. And again, a great waiter.

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Thank BigVic52
Satellite Beach, Florida
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to a Dogfish Head Alehouse and was not expecting the mob scene. It was fun but a little to crowded. However, were seated upstairs in a nice booth. Service and beer great! The plates were large and pricey. Would have like choice of smaller plates. Overall a place I would go back to and recommend.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To go along with the best beer anywhere, the 60 minute, try the Turkey Avocado Club. Hopefully you will have Dylan as your server for a perfect dining experience

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Laytonsville, Maryland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been to the "dog" many times. Food and service is always good. Burgers are good and need to check on what is the "burger of the month". Some are very unusual. As an app, hummus is good. If really hungry or a larger group, the nachos are good. Had them with just 2 of us and was too much for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
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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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?