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11960 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624 (Explorer Street)
09:00 - 18:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Gurgaon, India
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163 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They certainly named the place right. You walk in for lunch on a weekday and you find yourself immediately in a milieu that spells seafood. Fresh fish and oysters resting on ice. People in animated conversation as they wait for their food, or quietly going about doing justice to what has been served. I started with their Crab & Corn... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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165 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was excellent but the food was nothing to rave about. It was good, but for the price and location it should be outstanding. Oysters were ok but horseraddish was bland without any bite at all. Crab appetizer was presented like a scoop of ice cream and was also ok but not good enought that there was nothing left... More 

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Vienna VA
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261 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In the last month i ate here with good friends -- ate and drank well; took my wife, kids and parents, and then went with friends for NYE -- and each time the food was very good, service excellent, and few details missed. on each occasion -- something needed to go back to the kitchen because it was not hot... More 

Reston, Virginia
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316 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've reviewed this restaurant in the past. We haven't been there for a couple years so we revisited. Once again we were sat at the same table as a previous visit. I hope I can request a table by the window eventually. Our table for two was very small. We couldn't fit all the plates on the table so we... More 

Thank SPKinVA
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103 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the restaurant for lunch. Almost, everything we tried was excellent, the sweet potato fries were perfect and the Branzino was excellent. The donut whole for desert, was nothing special but the appetizer and the entree was well worth the money, specially if you are looking for a nice sea food restaurant.

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Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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240 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This, to me, is the class of Reston Town Center. The space itself and its furnishings bespeak elegance; not formal, but not all that casual. The service has been flawless on almost all my visits, and the food... fresh, fresh, fresh, excellently prepared and beautifully presented. Order whatever you want; you can't go wrong.

Thank LoafJugThouTree
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

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 

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Reston, Virginia
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

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 

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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

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 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 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 

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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
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?