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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“angry mussels” (76 reviews)
“lobster roll” (68 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
44620 Ice Rink Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Oski59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is consistent with good food and good service. It is in a convenient location near rte 28 in Ashburn if you are out and about and need a place to break for lunch.

Thank Machelle W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ford’s is where the locals go for a great meal! Serving up New England style seafood flair both for lunch and dinner! A consistent menu that rarely changes but offers daily specials. Friendly staff and moderately priced.

1  Thank Gayle K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit and, unfortunately we won't be returning due to the incessant very loud bass from the piped-in music. You actually couldn't hear the music because of the crowd noise - just the thump, thump, thump of the bass. The server said...More

Thank oxford47
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited the restaurant a few weeks back to have a taste of the famous lobster rolls. I was totally impressed by the service here and the food was just delicious. The restaurant's decor and ambience are mention worthy. Though there was a long line,...More

Thank RudyJson
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Ford’s is a must stop during our visits to Northern Virginia. Have frequently been to their Ashburn location, but this was our first visit to their Lansdowne location. Happy to report that this location has the same friendly staff and great food. We had lunch...More

Thank Deano65
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We really like this place but don't live around here so we don't go too often. Had a wonderful diner. Oysters and crab cakes are always good. Then went to the bar and had one more beer. Joy K was great! We highly recommend this...More

Thank Yvonne W
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Have eaten here several times for both lunch and dinner. Since it's a relatively small place I highly recommend calling ahead for a table. Their South Riding location is much larger, they too are usually packed. That's a good sign when a restaurant is usually...More

Thank LarryS21934
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I feel like local / off brand seafood places can be hit or miss, but this place was a definite hit. Really enjoyed the lobster tail (a bit heavy on the seasoning though) and the Mrs enjoyed her salmon. I would not recommend the fried...More

Thank JCW703
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
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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