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Tue, 4/24
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9:30 PM
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Mad Fox Brewing Company

4.3
852 reviews
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$30 and under
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Gastro Pub
Perfect For:
  • Great Beer
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
Mad Fox Brewing Company offers a dining experience unique to the Washington, DC, area: upscale casual dining in an English-style gastro brewpub with an emphasis on high-quality food to complement our house-brewed beers. Mad Fox features a chef-driven, seasonal menu and frequent specials including pizza, panini, salads and vegetarian friendly foods; fresh, locally grown seasonal produce, cheeses and other ingredients; locally raised lamb, bison, beef, chicken and game; and house-cured meats. Mad Fox has a 63-foot long bar showcasing our seven to ten standard, house-brewed beers on tap as well as a rotating selection of seasonal brews in German, English, Belgian and American styles. Also, don’t miss our cask conditioned proper Real Ales served through water jacketed Angram beer engines, ensuring that every pint is served at properly conditioned cellar temperatures.
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Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Gastro Pub, American, Brewery
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Hours of operation
Monday - Wednesday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 11:00am - 12:00am,
Sunday: 10:00am - 11:00pm; Brunch: Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
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Phone number
(703) 942-6840
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AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Free covered parking garage.
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Special events & promotions
Visit our website or Facebook page to see our upcoming events including Tuesday Growler Promotions, Beer Dinners, Special Events and more.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch

Private Dining

Mad Fox Brewing Company can meet your private dining needs for 12 to 300+ guests in an English-style Gastropub setting. We are ready to help you plan your celebratory lunch or dinner, after work, cocktail party or any gathering you can imagine.

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What 852 People Are Saying
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4.0
service
4.2
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4.1
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined 3 days ago

Had a nice experience overall here. Our food was great and the portions were generous. Too many frickles (fried pickles) for two people. We split a Nutty Goat salad and the Eggplant pizza. The salad was very good, although it would have been good to have more apple and less walnut on it. We both loved the Eggplant pizza. It was delicious! The beers we had were both very good.

I didn't love the tall, cushioned bar stools that were at many of the high top tables much. They weren't uncomfortable, but they didn't encourage a lengthy stay... and no where to hang a purse! Our server was very slow moving. He put his hands all over the top of our glasses as he placed them on the table (yuck), he never offered refills, and it took forever to get the check. He brought us boxes to take food home, but no check?!

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Went for casual dinner on a Friday evening at 7pm. Happy hour is 5-7pm so we just missed that. Was quite crowded when we arrived and were glad we had reservations via open table. They sat us at a high top table with bar stools having no backs (not very comfortable). Next time I will specify a regular table or booth. Within an hour things had settled down and was a little calmer and quieter. Food was good. He tried several beers and the wings. I had pizza on a gluten free crust and it was tasty and crispy, which I like. Service was good. Parking is easy in the nearby free garage. We will go back again.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Even though they messed up our order we really enjoyed the service. They served us the wrong pizza, but asked if we wanted it (the mob instead of garlic pig). We were ok with that as that was another pizza that we really liked there. They then gave us the garlic pig as well. We took that to go and enjoyed it at home. I have yet to disappointed at this restraunt.

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Had a nice lunch in a good place to discuss business. Would definitely go back.

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3.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Outdoor seating was great! Service was pretty slow with ling periods between check-ins for drink refills. Don't order cocktails here. They aren't that great.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Group of five hold annual get together. Food (burgers, pizza, salad, schnitzel) was good; minor complaints that the burger buns were awfully thick and the blondie in our dessert was kind of hard. Sampled a variety of beers and all were very good / excellent. Service was good and our server was lots of fun. Convenient free parking. Overall a very good experience.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Mad Fox obviously has some of the regions best beers. Bill constantly changes the beer list and I can always find something new and delicious. The food is just as innovative and delicious. Especially the different pizza, the Fig Pizza is one of our favorites.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Another great experience. Our server was Makenzie. She was friendly and well versed in the menu. Love the beer.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Good food. Great beer.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Mad Fox is my go to local spot. Love the food and service. Try the beer samplers!

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2.0Dined on April 1, 2018

service is slow. food is okay. great brewed beers

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2.0Dined on April 1, 2018

I've been before and thought a pleasant place with a nice varied menu. Checked out the brunch menu online and it looked like a good thing to try but when we got there it was only a very expensive buffet, you could not order off the menu. I was with my elderly father who uses a walker so would have never opted for a buffet but nothing was mentioned about it being buffet only. Coffee was another $3 on top of the $28 brunch cost. Won't make that mistake again!

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2.0Dined on April 1, 2018

I was very disappointed with our Easter brunch at Mad Fox. We used to love this place for dinner and happy hour and were looking forward to trying it out for brunch with our family. Honestly, I was truly embarrassed that I dragged everyone here on Easter and ended up apologizing to my family afterwards. The buffet food was mediocre (bland, various items were undercooked or overcooked) and others just didn't quite make sense (why did the biscuit gravy taste like it was seasoned with taco seasoning?), and many items seemed to be pre-cooked and then just put out on the buffet. Beyond that, the worst part was the service. I understand that servers have less of a job to do when a buffet is offered, but over and over again (half a dozen times, at least) we had to request things from him several times, had to wait forever to receive the items requested, or even had to walk around the restaurant to try to track him down. We were dining early and the restaurant was virtually empty, so he certainly was not busy. The restaurant visit even started off poorly when one of the employees gave me a weird look and questioned me when I requested a high chair for my toddler. My daughter is tall and looks older than what she is, but it still didn't warrant a strange response. Overall, I was just very surprised by everything that occurred on Easter because in the past we've had such a great time at Mad Fox and loved everything about it. We certainly won't be back though.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

I invited some friends who have never been to Mad Fox for a special get together since one was from Honduras. Everyone was pleased with their food and beers. Service was very attentive and the beer and food came out fast. Good value and atmosphere.

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3.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Disappointing fish tacos. The Atlantic Cod had no real flavor. The cabbage and green onions on top were cut way to large and overpowered everything. The tortilla was store bought and tasteless. The hand cut fries were good but served cold. Not sure if I will go back. The server was very friendly but the food came out cold for all 4 of us.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Great beers and wonderful food.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We held a small group, pre-wedding brunch get together here and everyone in our group (around 10 people) raved about their food. The restaurant was a little slow for 12pm on a Saturday but it worked out well in our favor - we were able to chat without having to shout over others or over music, the staff was attentive to refilling our drinks, and we breezed in and out in a quick time frame.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Always a fun, congenial place to meet for burgers and beer, both of which are high-quality.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

The food was very good, both the appetizers and the entrées. The beer selections, taken from the restaurants own brewery, were also very good. I also tried one of their mixed drinks, which was very good. The issues with the evening were two-fold. First, the kitchen delivered the appetizers and the entrées at the same time, although we specifically requested that there be a reasonable time in between. Second, the restaurant was out of two of their beers. Given Mad Fox has either one or two beers on menu matching each of the principal varietals, their being out of two beers significantly limits the scope of available kinds of beer. That might be understandable with other restaurants, but this establishment is a brewery. I would expect them to have better control over supply and availability of their own beer.

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3.0Dined on March 17, 2018

St patty's day, noisy and slow...but normal for a popular day like that

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

St Patrick’s day was loud but still very family-appropriate for dinner.

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4.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Great food. Nutty goat cheese salad and scallops rissoto were excellent. Service was a little slow. Had to keep looking for our waiter. Would return for another try.

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

We are frequent visitors, once or twice a week since 2012. Never had a bad meal. Food is pub like, new ideas get to the menu frequently while the standards, like meat loaf, great burgers, and pizza March on.
Service has always been good and has been even better on the last few visits.
I come for the beer. Every beer is brewed on site so don’t ask for Bud Light, if you believe Bud Light to be beer. 😅

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Good hearty food, great beer...open space and great bar atmosphere for lunch, dinner, or drinks!

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Great beer selection and food options. We had the calamari, turkey burger, black bean burger, beef burger, and fig pizza. The food was pretty good. Minor differences between menu and food item served. For example, the pineapple on the black bean burger was not grilled, so a bit difficult to eat. Nice neighborhood joint worth a visit.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Nice atmosphere, server, Keith was great! Able to accommodate a larger group for a work dinner. Would recommend!

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Good spot for a casual business dinner on a Tuesday night. Not crowded, good beer, good food.

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Great beer, food was pretty good. This restaurant specializes in pizza.

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Great beer and a wide variety of food. Pizza is decent.. Frickles are A+

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Reservation was on time. Sat in the bar area, with TVs. Full bar menu, of course we had flights to try the beer and all were satisfying. Took a growler home of the love is love ipa. One of my top 3 ipa ever had. The food was better then expected as far as breweries go. We got two different pizzas and both were amazing.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Excellent beers and the barley wine was great. Food is always good.

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

We attend the barleywine festival every year and once again it was great! Awesome selection of beers, nice waiters, tasty food at a reasonable price. Parking garage accommodated the crowd. We recommend this place for any occasion with its great hand crafted beer brewed on premises, patio seating and good food, especially the sandwiches and pizzas.

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2.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Food cold when arrived did not have time to send back; poor service

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4.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Mad Fox is a good bet when you have kids along - the kids' menu has a good selection and everything comes with ice cream. I wish they would bring back the fried chicken they used to have around 2014 - that was the best thing on their menu.

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We come here pretty often, but the wait for our food was absurd (1hr) and it wasn't even busy! Our child's entree came out pretty quickly, but that was long finished before our entrees even showed up. It took 30 minutes for the kid's ice cream to come to our table and it was clear that had been forgotten about when we asked after waiting for 20 minutes. Very disappointing.

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2.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Huge place, mostly for beer. Very limited wine selection. Average food for my taste. We had a nice young guy for a server, but he seemed very inexperienced and we waited over 45 minutes for food and we had informed the waiter we were in a hurry, had a show to catch, and the place was not busy when we were there. We had to get a manager to intervene to get us our drinks and food, which the manager did very quickly. Once we got a manager involved, our experience improved. I'm not sure what our waiter's issue was - needed more training, perhaps.

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4.0Dined on February 7, 2018

Beer flight was excellent. So many flavorful choices. Great beer menu.
Wings are the best I've had in area.

Epic burger was delicious and different, but hard to eat. Kept on falling apart. Had to use a fork.

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5.0Dined on February 6, 2018

This was sixth or seventh visit by group of retired business executives who gather for lunch every quarter. Obviously it is one of our favorite venues, given our frequent visits. We can eat and renew our friendships at a convenient site.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Great beer and food, what a fun meal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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4.0Dined on January 29, 2018

We went for a family get together on a week night. We enjoyed the food and no problems with service. Great place for a gathering

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