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Ford's Fish Shack

44620 Ice Rink Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147
+1 571-918-4092
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“angry mussels” (74 reviews)
“oysters” (62 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
44620 Ice Rink Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Even though I don't live in Virginia, when I visit my family there we always go to Ford's fish shack. I love their many fish and surf and turf choices especially the fried lobster tail. I chose the salmon this trip with a fried lobster...More

Thank Vern B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was great, but the food was even better! Portions were good size, food was very flavorful and fresh. I'm a great cook and grill my own salmon regularly, but the one I had here was really over the top.

Thank brettlarkins
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten several times at the Ford's Fish Shack in Lansdowne and the food and service has been great each and every time. I love the cod and my wife loves the salmon. It has always been just right-not overdone. My best surprise has...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is delicious and they have great happy hour prices! I love that they opened a new location in Lansdowne!

Thank Kristi M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good luck finding anything bad to say about this place ... the food is top-notch, the service is top-notch -- clean, smells great, not overly loud, and you don't have to wait to be seated either. Menu variety is outstanding and they have the typical...More

Thank YaguchiMJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter took me to Ford's recently when I visited. We both got the shrimp tacos. Three large shrimp tacos were served with chrisp shredded cabbage and plentiful fried shrimp coated with a tasty chipotle lime sauce . They were served with shoestring french fries...More

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fish tacos are our staple but angry mussels keep us coming back. We also enjoy their oysters, clams and beer selection. The parking lot is always full, that's a really good sign.

Thank VDM_Ashburn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happy Hour starts early and that is to the good. A fine draft beer selection and very good house wine @$3, but the best and the reason to visit is the fresh oysters on the half shell @$1 each. Stay with the oysters, as the...More

Thank chinesesun
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fish of the day was hake. It was served with creamed cauliflower and both were delicious. The prices were reasonable and the service was excellent!

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fordsfishshack, Owner at Ford's Fish Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rate Ford's in Ashburn as a 4 for the food but the overall experience was no more than a 3. This used to be about my favorite place. We went here for our anniversary dinner. We had made reservations for dinner on a weeknight....More

Thank JCtatorknit C
fordsfishshack, Owner at Ford's Fish Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. I apologize for the lack of attention. I will forward to my team in Ashburn. Hope you allow us another opportunity to win you over.

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Response from Ka H | Reviewed this property |
It is so very good. Highly recommend
Mike D
9 August 2015|
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Response from beemanWinchester | Reviewed this property |
I see in the middle of the page the menus if you go to their website the same name as the establishment
Mike D
9 August 2015|
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Response from RangerRick84 | Reviewed this property |
If you click on either the Ashburn or South Riding locations, then you will find all their menus under that. I just tried and it worked.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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: +1 571-918-4092
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