Dairy Godmother
Marvelous Wisconsin-style frozen custard and fruit sorbets on Del Ray's main drag.
Reviewed By Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Cynthia Hacinli, Matt McMillian
Comments () | Published October 12, 2006
Dairy Godmother
Address: 2310 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA The Dairy Godmother
Phone: 703-683-7767
Neighborhood: Alexandria, Del Ray, Alexandria
Cuisines: American
Opening Hours: Monday 12 to 8, Wednesday through Saturday 12 to 10, and Sunday 12 to 8.
Nearby Metro Stops: King St., Braddock Road
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Door County Cherry Sundae; custard flavor of the day; fruit shortcakes and cobblers; sorbets.

From April 2006 Dirt Cheap Eats

Door County Cherry Sundae at the Dairy Godmother. Yes, the pecan pie is dreamy, and the Tollhouse cookie rocks. But at this Wisconsin-inspired frozen-custard shop (formerly known as the Del Ray Dreamery), these specialty flavors come around once in a blue moon. The Door County Cherry Sundae ($3.75 to $4.50)--named for the Midwestern provenance of the sour cherries--is a bowl of vanilla custard cloaked in ultra-sweet marshmallow sauce, then balanced with a mess of tart, soupy cherries. Thank goodness owner Liz Davis keeps it around all the time.
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