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Ice House Cafe & Oyster Bar

American, Seafood, International
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760 Elden St, Herndon, VA 20170-4638
703-471-4256
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food and atmosphere

The interior is very interesting which shows the city back in old days. The burger also good with fair portion.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Muhammad T
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Washington DC
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338 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I'm always on the lookout for great neighborhood places. You know. The kind that grow up over the years, riding out trends, and offering a relaxed place to enjoy friends, food, and music. Ice House is that place. Inside you'll find several seating areas, two bars, and those signs of expansion over the years that will take you up or... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It was a birthday party in the bar area as we had a small group of ten. Food was excellent and service too. Bartender/waiter was extremely knowledgeable about both drinks and food. Fun time had by all.

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Burke, Virginia
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Great food, relaxed atmosphere, outstanding staff, live band on Fridays, nice place to unwind. I'll be back for more!

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The Love Boat
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Our recent "dinner" at the Ice House Cafe was one of the worst dining experiences I have had in a long time. They were extremely understaffed - 2 servers on the floor and large party in the back room. While I understand things run at a slower pace when the kitchen is busy, our server never made mention that things... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Live music on Fri-Sat evening, usually very high caliber. Jazz, blues mostly. Food is very good, service usually first class. A few craft beers, a lot of good wine. This is also a great after work bar with Dan the bartender. Bar food at lower prices.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The interior is very interesting which shows the city back in old days. The burger also good with fair portion.

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Sterling, Virginia
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Cozy, comfy place to dine and catch live music -- mostly jazz but sometimes blues. Good food, welcoming ambience, and friendly people. Always enjoyable.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I'm writing this as we're waiting for our food. I had high expectations and was happy when I heard the live music as we entered the restaurant. But that's where the happiness ended. As I write this, we have been here for an hour. It ook 20 minutes for our server to finally approach us; and that was only because... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Great neighborhood establishment! Friendly staff, accommodating kitchen and Dan at the bar. Could dining get better? Love the bar menu...

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Annandale, Virginia, United States
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This quiet little gem, tucked away in the middle of Herndon, is as good a dinner and music venue as we have in the DC area. The musical acts aren't on a par with Blues Alley or Birchmere, but they're good, and the food is better. So is the parking. Worth the trip!

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Additional Information about Ice House Cafe & Oyster Bar

Address: 760 Elden St, Herndon, VA 20170-4638
Phone Number: 703-471-4256
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Herndon
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American, Seafood, International

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 760 Elden St, Herndon, VA 20170-4638
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Herndon
  • Phone Number: 703-471-4256

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?