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PassionFish Bethesda

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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner
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RAW BAR
½ Dozen 16
1 Dozen 28
Oysters Fresh Daily*
½ Dozen 9
Wild Wellfleet Clams*
17
Iced Jumbo Prawns
Spicy Atomic Horseradish
16
Crab Cocktail
Key Lime Mustard Sauce
AQ
Chilled Maine ½ Lobster
79
The Big Daddy*
8 Oysters, 8 Clams, 8 Prawns, Crab Cocktail, Whole Lobster
42
Mini-Me*
Half order of A Big Daddy
16
Charbroiled Oysters*
Garlic Butter, Parmesan Cheese, Warm French Bread
SUSHI
45
Sushi Tower*
Chef's Selection of Sashimi, Nigiri, Tuna Maki. Guest's choice of Signature Sushi Roll
16
The Rock*
Spicy Tuna, Mango, Avocado, Dynamite Tempura Rock Shrimp
14
PassionFish*
California Roll Topped with Assorted Sashimi
16
Lava Roll*
Shrimp Tempura, Avocado, Dynamite, Flame Seared Spicy Tuna
14
Wicked Tuna*
Ahi Tuna + Seared Tuna Tataki, Red Onion, Cilantro, Jalapeño
13
Salmon Sunrise*
Salmon, Spicy Tuna, Avocado, Crunchy Flakes, Yuzu-Sriracha
15
Firecracker
Tempura Shrimp, Spicy Crab, Seaweed Salad, Dynamite Tobiko Crunch
15
Bar Harbor
Maine Lobster, Romaine Lettuce, Avocado, Honey Lime Aioli
9
California Roll
9
Spicy Tuna*
SANDWICHES
12
Twelve Buck Chuck
BTS Custom Ground Beef Burger, LTOP, American Cheese, AP Sauce
16
Blackened Fish Sandwich
House-Made Bun, LTO, Key Lime Mustard Sauce
17
Jumbo Crab Cake Sandwich
House-Made Bun, Old Bay Rémoulade
SALADS
11
Add Salmon, Shrimp or Chicken 8
Classic Caesar Salad
Parmigiano-Reggiano, Fresh Boquerones
10
Roasted Beet Salad
Pipe Dream Farms Goat Cheese, Spiced Pecan Vinaigrette
15
Heirloom Tomato & Burrata Cheese
Genovese Basil Pesto, Hummus, Virgin Olive Oil, Pressed Bread
SOUPS
11
Maine Lobster Gazpacho
Pico de Gallo, Crisp Corn Tortilla, Cilantro
9
Crab & Corn Chowder
Jumbo Lump Crab Meat, Green Onions
11
Lobster Carrot-Ginger Bisque
Fresh Lobster, Carrots & Spring Peas
HAPPY HOUR MENU
Happy Hour Food M-F 3-6:30, Sat 4-6:30, Sun 4-9; Drinks M-F 3-7, Sat 4-6:30, Sun 4-9
BAR BITES
Available for $10 before or after Happy Hour
5
Chili- Garlic or Plain Edamame
5
Sunomono Salad
Cucumber, Carrot, Nam Plam, Serrano Chili
5
Smoked Whitefish Rangoon
Cream Cheese, Horseradish, Ponzu Dipping Sauce
5
Beef Picadillo Empanadas
Potato, Olive, Avocado Mojo
5
Chesapeake "Fish Fry"
Malt Vinegar Tartar Sauce
5
Spicy Salmon Maki Roll
Scallions, Dynamite Sauce
5
Crab & Rock Shrimp Nachos
Pepper Jack Cheese, Pickled Jalapeños
6
Yucatan Style Shrimp "Cocktail" Salsa
Pico de Gallo, Avocado, Crisp Corn Tortillas
6
Classic Peruvian Style Ceviche*
Habanero, Red Onion, Fresh Lime, Cancha Corn
6
Hamachi Crudo "Spoons"
Roasted Garlic, Serrano Chili Ponzu
SPECIALTY COCKTAILS
$6. Available for $10 before or after Happy Hour
Hurricane
Our Version of the Infamous New Orleans Cocktail with Light + Gosling's Dark Rum
Margaritas de Casa
Traditional, Spicy-Lime or Pomegranate
Potomac Mule
Vodka, House Sweetened Lime Juice, Gosling's Ginger Beer
Dark & Stormy
Gosling's Dark Rum, Gosling's Ginger Beer, Fresh Lime Wedge
Kentucky Sunset
Bourbon, House-Made Lemonade, Crème de Cassis
DRAFT BEERS
5
Stella Artois – BEL 5.0% ABV
5
Corona Light – MX 4.1% ABV
5
Pacifico – MX 4.4% ABV
5
Guinness Blonde Lager – MD 5.0% ABV
5
Angry Orchard Rose Cider – MA 5.5% ABV
5
DC Brau The Corruption IPA – DC 6.5% ABV
6
Jailbreak Infinite Amber Ale – MD 5.0% ABV
6
Charm City Meadworks Basil-Lemongrass – MD 6.9% ABV
6
True Respite Guavalier Gold IPA – MD 5.6% ABV
6
Astro Labs Whirl Jam New England Pale Ale – MD 6.7% ABV
WINE
$5
Pinot Grigio
Chardonnay
Pinot Noir
Cabernet Sauvignon
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Sushi
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Takeout
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Reviewed 6 days ago

WOW...actually speechless. incredible business dinner last night in the private room that was hosted by our company and one other. Party of 16. Highly recommend having dinner in the private room because... -working with Jaclyn Benton at PassionFish - the communication, menu options and set...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank CoronaOldTown
Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

Three of us had brunch at PassionFish and we were able to find a quiet table for a business meal. Food was delicious and reasonably priced. We tasted the seafood crepe, ceviche, shrimp and grits and the seafood salad. I am giving this restaurant a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank boutzie
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

We had a reservation and sadly didn’t get our easy meal of sushi and salads for more than an hour. Caesar salad was wilted and flavorless. Sushi was average. Taste of Europe drink was very good. However, made tableside and the gal poured a generous...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Moneycheese
Reviewed April 26, 2019

Jeff Tunks knows his seafood -that is something you can bank on too! One of my 'go-to' restaurants for personal and business. Last night was another exceptional experience. Why? -The weather - finally perfect. party of 5. Large sliding doors were open to accommodate everyone...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank CoronaOldTown
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Best brunch! 2 courses for $19 and regular size portions not scaled back. $5 (heck yeh!) Bloody Marys or Mimosas! Supposed to be on a carb break but how do you turn down sugar & cinnamon Parker rolls with apple butter offered (free!). Excellent service...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CoronaOldTown
Reviewed January 17, 2019

My wife and I and a couple of friends decided to have lunch at PassionFish during Restaurant Week in the DC area. We had eaten dinner at another PassionFish a couple of years ago and enjoyed it. There was a bit of a wait even...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Ronald W
Reviewed December 24, 2018

I heard of PassionFish from a friend and tried it before seeing a show. The service was excellent. Jennifer was attentive and making sure we received our apps and mains. I had the Rockfish fillet. It was cooked perfectly! No sauce. Just fish. Excellent. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Vulturecap
Reviewed December 13, 2018

We went here last night at 6:40 for a drink and some food BUT they waiter said we could get the happy hour drinks until 7PM but not the bar food. WHY? Doesn't make sense. So we left. This is a silly rule. If people...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jillnt6772
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The best Happy Hour in Bethesda, maybe the DC suburbs! Great food and drinks. Superb service! From seafood to cheeseburger sliders, you can't beat the quality or the price

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank MaryHelen S
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Went on a busy night, but promptly seated. Even though this is a mini-chain of sorts, the fish choices were good. Fish was fresh, and well cooked - moist and not over-cooked. Choice of dressings for fish allow some degree of personalization. Ability to chose...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jay S
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