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The Dairy Godmother

2310 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1328
+1 703-683-7767
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“frozen custard” (38 reviews)
“sorbet” (37 reviews)
“custards” (6 reviews)
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2310 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1328
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

It. was. amazing. !! The frozen custard was fresh, tasty, and just delicious. I tried some of the other ice cream flavors too - they were fine although I guess I just don't like some of the more 'inventive' stuff. But the plain frozen custard...More

Thank Urszula C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Awesome service and the cookies are amazing even with the change in owners. Always good and very nice staff

Thank susan B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The custard here is still pretty good. Sad about the change in ownership though. The place still holds the funkiness..and the products are worth taking in..

Thank KDB21
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I could get addicted to this place! Best custard around with enough choices to satisfy everyone in your group. My daughter-in-law loves their shakes. If the line is long it's worth the wait. Highly recommend.

Thank phmiche
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Like you, I love my family and friends. I want to encourage them to visit me often and thus expose them to the best that my area offers. This is my go-to dessert destination that I know will impress. When it comes to custard, sorbet...More

Thank Alexandra B
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We popped in after lunch elsewhere for a sorbet and a chocolate chip cookie. The sorbet was a standout, and the cookie was fine too. Lots of other choices here as well.

Thank jxx9595
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Very cute custard shop in the old town section of Alexandria. Custard was excellent, plenty of choices, and prices not too bad. Will be back.

Thank rduinc
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 MacD105
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
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
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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