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11960 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624 (Explorer Street)
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Vienna, Virginia
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791 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 571 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016

We had lunch at PassionFish in Reston for restaurant week. The decor and ambience was pleasant and light filled, the food very good, the service outstanding, and it was of good value.The crab cake was an honest , very good crab cake and the Caesar salad was artfully arranged and tasty. The tuna nicoise salad was a showcase for very... More 

Thank fiamma11
Oak Hill, Virginia, USA
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This restaurant is good any time be it lunch or dinner. Their raw bar is amazing and the dishes vary fro the conventional to the unique. Their crab cakes have been voted the best as far as having the most crab in them. The restaurant consistently ranks in the top 100 Best Restaurants in the Washingtonian Magazine year after year.... More 

Thank Barbara B
Ocean View, Delaware
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103 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I was here with some work colleagues for dinner and had a delightful experience. The service was great, very good drink and wine selections. Several folks order the $35 special which gets you an appetizer, choice of main course and a desert. Everyone enjoyed their meals which ranged from yummy scallops, salmon, salads, sushi, and mahi mahi.

Thank Doug P
Darnestown, Maryland
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48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Great wine, great service, and great food! Really enjoyed my meal and the service at PassionFish! Great place for a casual business meeting.

Thank Phil F
Reston, Virginia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2016

I have eaten in many, many restaurants here in the US and in Europe. This is one of the very best! The choices are so original -- and tasty! The ambiance, service, and meal give value for the price. But, truly, it is the originality of the menu that makes the meal(s). This is a fine restaurant.

Thank SoCalNative1946
Princess Anne, Maryland
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135 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Had the grilled swordfish special which was awesome because it came with a side and delicious chocolate mousse dessert. During the week I was here for training this was by far the best restaurant I visited. The server was awesome!

Thank Kellam21853
Bristow, Virginia
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244 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

I joined a few of my coworkers for a "work" dinner last night at PassionFish. I have only been a few times for lunch and the food was very good, however I got to try some new stuff this go-around. Sushi - the PassionFish roll is really good. They also had a sashimi special consisting of tuna, salmon, and a... More 

Thank BareTruth0827
No. VA
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209 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We were looking for a restaurant that we hadn't tried in Reston Town Center, so this is what I picked. There were 5 of us dining and I must admit, I wished I had spent more time looking at the prices - ouch! HOWEVER, I love to eat out and I consider myself pretty picky...Passionfish is one of the better... More 

Thank tntcyclist
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Passion fish started serving brunch last weekend for the first time and it's phenomenal. They are open for brunch Saturday and Sunday 11-2. It's a pretty good deal, $19 for two courses and $2 mimosas/bloody marys or you can order a la carte. Be forewarned that the "starter" course is pretty large, almost like another whole entree, so go hungry.... More 

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Canton, Ohio
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141 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

I had a chance last week while in DC to eat at Passion Fish for Christmas Eve dinner. The restaurant is beautiful. The service is impeccable. The food is GREAT!!!! While my family all had the seafood, I had a steak. It was the most tender, flavorful, melt in your mouth steak I have ever had. The accompanying asparagus was... More 

Thank Chef Ed L

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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, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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?