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The Dairy Godmother

2310 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1328
+1 703-683-7767
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“frozen custard” (37 reviews)
“sorbet” (36 reviews)
“waffle cone” (6 reviews)
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2310 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1328
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Frozen custard makes ice cream, not to mention soft serve, taste pathetic and pointless! The interesting flavors of custard, as well as the fascinatingly original sorbet flavors, and the delightful cookies and treats make this the premiere dessert stop in the DC area. The founder,...More

Thank Mac D
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

How do I love you Dairy Godmother , oh in so many ways. Be it your pineapple upside down cake, coconut, Mexican chocolate or any other of your special flavored ice cream. Be it for you cookies or for your daily specials. The place to...More

Thank krewerka
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Great spot to grab a unique flavor of custard or a sunday. Beware, this placed is PACKED on Friday and Saturday nights, at least during the summer. Check out the chair President Obama sat in!

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Especially for the puppy pupsicles, which our Weimaraner tried out at the weekend. For the humans, mango lassi and lemon lavender sorbets. Both excellent. Really good service too!

Thank Beata M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

At Dairy Godmother, they have custard. In fact, you can see it oozing out of the machine in the back. It looks like something between soft-serve and hard ice cream, and that’s exactly what it is. It is smooth like soft-serve but feels full like...More

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My Tin Roof sundae was delicious. I asked for chocolate ice cream and it had fudge and peanuts. My friend had a sundae with chocolate ice cream , sour cheery and marshmallow topping.The flavor of the day was coffee chip. Lots of people of all...More

Thank 300hollyh
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Went there when they had barely opened. They have a small selection of custards, and they post on their website what the flavors are, so you know when you get there. My only complaint was that the table was very sticky. Sort of surprising, as...More

Thank Kelsey1976
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Big line just like in summers past. First time there with the new owners. The chocolate custard is over salted. But they will figure it out. Had the blueberry cobbler and the cobbler was good but the blueberries were tough and flavorless. The raspberry sorbet...More

Thank Urbanfarmgrl
Reviewed 1 July 2017

You can get custard, sorbet, sherbet, cookies and more (dog biscuits!) at this small ice cream shop. Service was friendly, and there are tables to sit. And a jukebox with an interesting mix of music for the grant price of 25 cents a song. The...More

Thank jxx9595
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The Dairy Godmother is a must stop when you are in Alexandria. Go online for the custard flavor of the day. The Dairy Godmother also has all-time standards chocolate and vanilla, plus a half-dozen or so sorbets. We ordered chocolate custard in a waffle cone,...More

Thank SuperBear2
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2310 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1328
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-683-7767
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