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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 good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
“angry mussels” (76 reviews)
“lobster roll” (69 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
44620 Ice Rink Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Although located in a busy strip shopping center at a busy intersection the atmosphere inside this restaurant is appealing. We both ordered the bass special. They ran out and offered us rockfish as an alternative, It came out hot and delicious. The mini corn muffins...More

Thank hoosiermomma76
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An evening by myself in a new place so I thought I would treat myself. Searched for the best restaurant in the area and went. Ample parking, clean and a little loud. There was a large party celebrating a birthday so this may not be...More

Thank Pamela K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Favorite restaurant in Ashburn! Food is outstanding and really good service! Hardest thing about this place is sometimes the parking because it’s such a popular location!

Thank Redwhinediva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great crab sandwich! Crab meat was nice clump meat with minimum filler. Several in our party had the same and all were well pleased. One person had the fish tacos and said they were also very tasty. The wait staff was friendly and stayed on...More

Thank TravelLover283
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the jumbo peel and eat shrimp, they were great. Had the blackened rock fish (striped bass) entrée and it was great too. Craft beers good as usual. Highly recommend this place if you like seafood.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Consistently great service and food. Have gone there as a couple and with groups of friends. Call ahead seating works well. Fish and Chips very nice!

Thank creechmail
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food! Serve clams with the bellies which is hard to find in VA. Lobster roll is really good and made there New England way!

Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The appetizer mussels are outstanding and can make a meal by themselves. Also love the fish tacos and their delicious corn muffins.

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Been to Fords several times with our family and every time the food is fresh, prepared well, customer service is great. They get it right !

Thank sueadams2
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Good place to get New England style seafood. We go to Maine every year and we love the seafood that we can get up there. This is the closest place we found that can match what we get in Maine. We usually get the fried...More

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17 June 2016|
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
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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