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All 157 Ashburn Restaurants

Ford's Fish Shack

44620 Ice Rink Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147
571-918-4092
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Ranked #1 of 157 Restaurants in Ashburn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $25
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Oyster Bar, Family Fare
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Fairfax, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

They have two locations, and we have been to both of them. Locally owned. Have nothing but good things to say about this place! Have been with several different sets of friends and family members, everyone has liked it. My big-time favorite are the soft shell crabs. When they are on the menu in season, I always order them. My... More 

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Vienna, Virginia, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Have been here many times in the last few years. There is always a seafood special that is to die for. Lots of shellfish espescially oysters prepared however you like. Fish or shrimp tacos are consistently good. My favorite is lobster that can be ordered fried. This may not sound good but the batter is very light, the meat is... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

First time here. Wonderful selections on the menu. The batter on my fish fry was the best I ever had. So yes. Great food. Great service. Live music. We will be back soon.

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Sterling, VA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Recently started going here with my family. It has been good every single time. Fresh food, prompt service what more could one ask for. We will be back again.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

In the vast expanse of suburban Washington DC, populated by fast-food outlets, insurance offices and food stores, up pops this welcoming seafood restaurant. The report from our party of four adults reckoned the crab cake ($8) as unsurpassed at any seafood restaurant anywhere. Brook trout and scrambled eggs with two strips of bacon ($16) were superb. Lobster bisque soup ($6)... More 

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Washington DC
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Good friends of our recommended Ford's Fish Shack as an okay place, a bit pricey located in a strip mall. We decided to go and were pleasantly surprised with the quality and selection of the menu. We started with the oysters on the half shell which were awesome. The fish tacos were very good as were the lobster rolls. It... More 

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Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Our son and his wife raved about this restaurant, so when we were there for a visit, we were treated to dinner. Everyone enjoyed their entrée, but I will review my choice. My choice was an appetizer as my entrée. The "angry mussels" listed on menu piqued my interest. What a good choice! The small order was just right for... More 

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Hanover
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We have had greasy Fish and Chips but also some good food. We go there as a group but would not go on our own. Staff are good.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love their salmon salad but honestly, all is good. Lunch, dinner, or happy hour, all good. Service is better in the bar though. Outdoor seating is a parking lot, not desirable.

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VA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The oysters were great whether on the half shell or lightly fried atop a wedge salad....had to try them all! At some point I will get around to the "lobsta".

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Additional Information about Ford's Fish Shack

Address: 44620 Ice Rink Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147
Phone Number: 571-918-4092
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Ashburn
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 25
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Oyster Bar, Family Fare

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