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11960 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (80 reviews)
“sushi rolls” (28 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
11960 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great place for a birthday dinner. It even says Happy Birthday at the top of the menu. Special touches are nice. We started with a martini and a bottle of Cabernet. We enjoyed the fresh crabmeat cocktail and oysters. Our entrees were incredible. The...More

Thank SPKinVA
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went one weeknight for a business dinner. The restaurant is a beautiful venue, with plenty of semi-private booths. They serve sushi as well as raw bar fish and those two areas are visible from the dining room, which adds an interesting view. The menu...More

Thank J E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch often seem busy but not over the top and packed in like sardines as many restaurants do. Note the tables for two are very small. Food is elegant and a good selection of offerings. Good service.

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its been a while since we last dined at Passion Fish so when family members suggested Reston, we decided to a return visit.. Nice that valet parking is free as several restaurants charge. Erin saw me for the front and made sure my car was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went back in January, during restaurant week, so we got a good deal on our dinner. Normally, this restaurant would be a bit pricey for my usual taste. However, I would absolutely go back for a special occasion. The food was delicious, the service...More

Thank TravelerTP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really top-notch restaurant for both the variety and quality of the food, and the service. The prices were also much cheaper than I expected for such quality.

Thank JayFromWellington
Reviewed May 5, 2018

Great sushi, wonderful seafood and yummy desserts. The service is always good. Every trip to Reston means a stop here!

Thank Phil W
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

First time visit and it was great! From the get go, the service was top notch and just right. Matt Z was on his game. The drink menu was good. The food menu is top notch and there is something for everyone. We had a...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Many friends love this place, but having been 3 times, I’ve never walked away with anything other than, “yeah, it’s fine.” I love seafood, but something about the untenured servers and the crispy/unfriendly hosts/hostesses, and the food that’s unmemorable...I just can’t and no longer get...More

1  Thank ewh410
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

The seafood is fresh and delicious. The sushi is served as generous, melt in your mouth portions. The service is attentive although servers tend to reach across you thoughtlessly even when you are obviously engaged in conversation. A note of advice, if the menu hints...More

Thank Geezmom1
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May 18, 2018|
Response from CoronaOldTown | Reviewed this property |
They have one of the most generous happy hours I’ve ever seen. About 12 food items plus drink specials- they have happy hours Monday through Friday and also Saturday and Sunday. Check out their website for more details.
April 19, 2016|
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Response from Phil F | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have other than fish. Steak.
December 19, 2014|
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Response from Vikingbymarriage | Reviewed this property |
We were in casual travel attire for lunch. Hubby was in shorts and t-shirt. Felt slightly underdressed (my own perception) as most other patrons were in business clothes and were there during weekday lunch time. I think... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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