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PassionFish

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11960 Democracy Drive, Reston, VA 20190 (Explorer Street)
703.230.FISH
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 118
    Excellent
  • 93
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good seafood restaurant

Nice atmosphere, good and efficient service, nice menu and decent wine list. My Yellowfin Tuna Tartare was great, and the Fisherman's Wharf Cioppino was very tasty. Chocolate mousse was OK. A glass of Chardonnay to go with that, and you get a very nice dinner, for a quite reasonable cost (even... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Djaidje_31600
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Muret, France
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Reston, Virginia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I was told that this restaurant would be a great experience with excellent food. I made a reservation 2 weeks in advance and the service was slow and with the amount of money we spent, people received wrong orders, the food was poorly prepared and what should have ended up to be about an hour and a half lunch turned... More 

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, United States
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75 reviews 75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We recently visited for a special occasion. We had reservations which I definitely recommend, especially on a Friday night. It is not a quiet, romantic restaurant. There were children and it is busy, but for good reason. The specialty is fresh fish and seafood with an Asian touch. They really delivered. We decided to sample several items and with the... More 

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Muret, France
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132 reviews 132 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Nice atmosphere, good and efficient service, nice menu and decent wine list. My Yellowfin Tuna Tartare was great, and the Fisherman's Wharf Cioppino was very tasty. Chocolate mousse was OK. A glass of Chardonnay to go with that, and you get a very nice dinner, for a quite reasonable cost (even though it is not the cheap category here). Would... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This place is awesome!!! The atmosphere was great, the service was on point and the food was to die for! Worth every penny! We (four of us) had the crab cake meals, and salmon meal, unfortunately we didn't deviate to much from the menu to get the full spectrum of food choices. For appetizers we had the beet salad that... More 

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Dulles, Virginia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

It's not often that I rave about a restaurant, but Passion Fish was everything we were hoping for. My husband and I had a dinner reservation for 5pm. We were seated at a nice window table. This was our first time dining here. The decor is very nice and tables are covered with white linen. There is a nice long... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The Ambiance at this restaurant is top notch, as was the service. However, the best part of the evening was the grilled fish. The whole fish grilled Branzino was outstanding. Next favorite was the grilled Red Snapper--two generous pieces. The Grouper was good, but third favorite. Lastly, the crab cakes (two of them) were moist and full of crab meat.... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Of the four of us, only one was really enthusiastic about his dinner, which was the Lobster cooked in a sauce with curry. My husband's sushi was very good, but not special. The Crispy Flounder and the Sea Bass were mediocre. The portion of bass was much smaller than described. The donut holes were good, not wonderful. The sorbets were... More 

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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44 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I dined at Passion Fish for lunch during restaurant; it was my first time going and hopefully my last. It was not terrible but it was not worth the price either. I think I just didn’t like their menu, which was very limited for restaurant week. It wasn’t my favorite place and I have no future plans of returning.

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McLean, Virginia, USA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Sushi is so fabulous here. As well the Crab Special flow in (not frozen) is absolutely stunning. A wide variety of delicious cocktails and bourbon. Deserts are interesting and innovative.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

one of the best restaurants to meet for happy hour in Reston Towne Center. excellent appetizers and ambiance. one of the best values anywhere.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11960 Democracy Drive, Reston, VA 20190
    (Explorer Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: 703.230.FISH

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?