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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, Alexandria, Del Ray
Cuisines: American
Opening Hours: Sunday through Monday 12 PM to 9 PM; Wednesday through Saturday 12 to 10.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: King Street-Old Town, 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.
Special Features:
Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly

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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