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Ford's Fish Shack

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44620 Ice Rink Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147
571-918-4092
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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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
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Ashburn, Virginia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had the lobster roll and it was amazing. A good size portion and fresh food. The only down side was that I ordered fresh squeezed juice and what I got was clearly not fresh squeezed.

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fordsfishshack, Owner at Ford's Fish Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Hope to see you soon. More 

Ashburn, Virginia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My son and I had calamari for starter. I ordered a half rack of ribs and grilled lobster for my main course, my son - grilled salmon. We both really enjoyed them. For dessert, we had blueberry pie a la mode to top and finish the evening. Excellent!

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Thank Gerry A
fordsfishshack, Owner at Ford's Fish Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you had a great experience. Hope to see you soon. More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This wasn't bad, I guess. Problem was that I had been hearing how incredible this place was and I walked away feeling "meh" about it. Fish & Chips is better at Red Robin, and would have been cheaper too. Shrimp wasn't special, neither was the crab. The thin fries more than lived up to their name as they were pretty... More 

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Thank Neiljdennis
fordsfishshack, Owner at Ford's Fish Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I hope you spoke to a manager during your visit to correct any issues. We try to deliver a great experience to all guests. Hope to get one more opportunity to win you over. More 

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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have relatives that live in Northern, VA and found this place three or four years ago. I am the type to try new places whenever I visit the same area, but I cannot resist Ford's Fish Shack, I am more prone to eat a Connecticut Style Lobster roll vs one with cold lobster and mayo. I always order the... More 

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fordsfishshack, Owner at Ford's Fish Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you had a great experience. Hope to see you soon. More 

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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything here is outstanding, especially the fish tacos. Service is always prompt, and there is a wide variety of choices on their menu. It get very crowded on weekends, but that's because the food is so good, and the prices are reasonable for what you get. Highly recommended as one of the very best eateries in the Dulles Airport area.

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Thank terrapinfan2
fordsfishshack, Owner at Ford's Fish Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you had a great experience. Hope to see you soon. More 

Virginia
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143 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is rather good - no complaints there and the prices aren't too high for the area. But there are some drawbacks. Parking can be an adventure. The place is apparently always crowded and noisy. Service can be somewhat slow and in our case less than fully accurate. The decor is forgettable. All in all, a mixed bag. We... More 

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Thank greybees
fordsfishshack, Owner at Ford's Fish Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Did you speak to a manager about your experience. We try to indulge each guest. We would love another opportunity to win you over. More 

Princeton, New Jersey
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location! Friendly staff and the food is so good! Fish tacos was the best! They have daily specials that cannot miss.

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Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you soon. More 

Kailua, Hawaii
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here to try the soft shell clams, or Ipswich clams. There aren't many places outside of New England to find these critters fresh. Wegman's, sometimes other groceries, but for the most part, to find them on the menu is rare. And where I'm from (Hawaii), they are not available at all. At Ford Fish House we ordered them... More 

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fordsfishshack, Owner at Ford's Fish Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you soon. More 

Seattle, WA
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great dinner at Ford's. I love fish taco's and Ford's are outstanding. Three fish tacos with all the fixin's. Had coleslaw with it and it was great too. This was a really large entree and could probably be split for appetizers. We sat at the bar and as always the service was great. If you happen to be... More 

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fordsfishshack, Owner at Ford's Fish Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you soon. More 

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242 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked ahead for a table for four for 7.00pm and, despite the restaurant being very busy, at exactly our time we were taken to our table. The serving staff were very efficient, relaxed and friendly. The food (mussels, Caesar salad, scallop pasta, and dessert) was all delicious. We will definitely be back, and will definitely book ahead!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44620 Ice Rink Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Ashburn
  • Phone Number: 571-918-4092

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?