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Ford's Fish Shack

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44620 Ice Rink Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147
+1 571-918-4092
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Potomac Falls, Virginia
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant. Great seafood offerings. I recommend their bloody Mary's, mussels and lobster tails. My family and I just love this place 😀

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Turtlepoint, PA
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch at the busy time and we were promptly seated outside. We both had fish tacos and they were very good. A Chipotle sauce gave the blackened fish just the right bite. All of the staff were very pleasant and attentive. The pale ale draft was perfect.

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Sterling, Virginia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

A warm cosy and unpretentious place. It reminds one of a little shack restaurant on an island or Florida. Loved the mussels and fish tacos. Their menus change up but everything is good. However, my favorite is the mussels. The sauce is excellent, you just want to keep eating it with the bread. I even brought the leftover sauce home.... More 

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Front Royal, Virginia
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is quaint with nautical themed items hanging all over the place. The crowd that frequents this location are mostly business a tired individuals which I am assuming to be the result of the menu prices. A lunch or dinner here could easily run up quite a hefty bill. The food is good though, but I am not sure... More 

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Virginia
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

I went here a few days ago after it being recommended by a friend. I ordered the mussels as a appetizer, and sat there for a good while before they actually were brought to my table. I could immediately tell they were pretty dry, and when I bit into one it was almost tasteless. I've had frozen mussels that you... More 

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106 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Tasty corn bread muffins brought to your table to start (on the sweet side with a little jalapeno). Service was friendly and prompt. The Main Chips were crispy and loaded with zesty toppings. I had fish tacos (blackened Swai) very delicious and some of the best "blackened" seasoning on fish I've had in a while. My co-worker had the shrimp... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Outstanding food and service. Simply the best seafood in the area if not metro DC. The clam chowder and fish is to die for. Great location in South Riding. Very popular in evenings. Go during mid afternoon to avoid all the traffic.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Ford's is the best dining experience in ashburn! It is consistently great food, reasonable prices and great staff!

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Ashburn, Virginia
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108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The food was good, although not a franchise chain, it's follows a franchise theme. The raw oysters were good (went on oyster night) and the angry mussels were a solid 'hold up to their reputation' as they are a highlight/top ordered on their menu. The angry mussels have chorizo garlic and onion with ciabatta bread, they were worth the money... More 

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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

My co-worker and I stopped by this restaurant for dinner during a recent business trip. Once inside, you noticed very quickly that it has a great atmosphere. The food was very good, and there were adequate portions. Most importantly, our waitress Kristen was very friendly and undoubtedly one of the main reasons that we would return on a future trip!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44620 Ice Rink Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Ashburn
  • Phone Number: +1 571-918-4092

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Potomac Falls, Virginia

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?