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11960 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624 (Explorer Street)
09:00 - 18:00
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Third time at PF. Hostess very attentive and welcoming. Seated at a nice corner table. Music not conducive to lunch! Mentioned it to waiter and magically, the noise changed to music! Water provided quickly and a mimosa and Bloody Mary were great and best, they are only $2 a refill! The sweet, puffy rolls are a surprise and some flavored... More 

Thank flowerpotty1
Reston, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite restaurants in RTC. Their Peruvian Ceviche is superb with an excellent balance of citrus and spice. All the fish dishes I have ordered are cooked to perfection and the various cocktails are made with precision. My first choice when treated to a meal as well as my go-to restaurant to treat others. Plus, the... More 

Thank botse03
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While on a short visit to the DC area we chose PassionFish for dinner as it was nearby where we were staying and had good reviews. Had no trouble making a reservation for 2 a couple of days in advance through Open Table. Received both an email confirmation and a day of phone call from the restaurant. The atmosphere is... More 

Thank MrsSunsh1ne
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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80 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four things to consider about a restaurant are ambiance, prices, service and food quality. As to ambience PF has modern sleek lines with a vaguely zen style, a rather cold and not warm style but this is just our personal taste. Waiters gave good service and we're all dressed the same, black pants, blue collared shirts, black tee shirts ....... More 

Thank Sinned2
Dulles, Virginia
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238 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This evening was outstanding in every way. We were seated outside and our server was Ashley . She was excellent, very attentive and recited all the specials without having reading anything, very nice! We had a bottle of Pinot Grigio that was light, crisp and refreshing. We share calamari for the app, and it was amazing! Just enough spice, and... More 

Thank Sweetie897
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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41 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had never tried brunch at this restaurant and it was marvelous. Well priced and just about too much food after too many choices from a price fixed 2 course meal.($19.95). Also don't miss the $2:00 Bloodys.

Thank wahoo68
Vienna, Virginia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with my wife and brother while he was visiting. I had scallops, my wife had fresh fish and my brother had a dinner salad. We were all delighted with our meals -- nobody wanted to share! Service was excellent. It slightly more expensive than the chains, but it is a LOT better. It is also less noisy and... More 

Thank 44rich
Markham, Canada
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98 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Visiting my daughter and she recommended PassionFish for lunch which is near her office. Great spot, great seafood, excellent & attentive service, nice spot. I started with the seafood gumbo which was great with the right amount a spice. I than decided to have the Mini Me seafood tower which consisted of 4 oysters, 4 clams, 4 giant tiger shrimp,... More 

Thank Fudger1
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to PassionFish to celebrate his birthday. We have been to PassionFish once before a couple of years ago. This restaurant is a great place to go for special occasions. The restaurant takes reservations and is on open table. They pay attention to the details which I believe adds to the already great atmosphere and quality... More 

Thank TravelbugKD25
Paris, France
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140 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Very nice place with a private dining room for business events. Delicious crab cakes (with a lot crab), fresh seafood. Nice modern setting (rather large place). The service was quick and efficient. Convenient location with parking around.

Thank Lorenzo-Laurent

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11960 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624
    (Explorer Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: 703.230.FISH

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Ashburn, Virginia
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?