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11960 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (83 reviews)
“sushi rolls” (28 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
11960 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been a few times. My friends like it. My dad and I think it's overrated. Service has been average to below average (slow). Some food I had was super heavy in spice (saffron) and light in other flavor. I've tried several dishes and honestly...More

Thank alaskamtngirl
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Enjoyed many appetizers & half price bottles of wine during happy hour. Great value! I would definitely go back!

Thank Patty6-13
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We were in a large group and I found the quality of the food and the service to be excellent! Well done! Staff was friendly and with a nice and vibey atmosphere.

Thank Christiaan M
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Well located in the center of Reston Town Center. Within walking distance of Hyatt hotel, cinema and shops. Well managed helpful servers. Small high quality fresh menu. Full bar with prompt tenders. Decent wine list Part of a small chain of sushi oriented restaurants. Upscale,...More

Thank RMJ11
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in with a friend for dinner. Menu is varied and balanced. The shared Osetra Caviar appetizer was a great starter, flounder was very tasty (especially with the side bowl of extra pepper spices) and the Thai lobster bowl was tremendously tasty. Gerard B (our...More

Thank ftagnew
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I've been here many times for both lunch and dinner. The food is really good and the restaurant is beautiful but I'm not sure if its worth the price. I think if they dropped prices about 10-20% they would do much better. The staff are...More

Thank I6756JRalia
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Hey, I get it; you're in biz to make money--lots of money. And my hats off to you--you have a location with $$$ clientele. Pluses were: nicely presented dishes (most), and service was good--not great. Ambiance was good--could hear your guests as others were not...More

Thank Virginia59
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We eat at PassionFish a lot because it is so good. This was our first Sunday Brunch experience. Chef Chris Smith has some very tasty dishes on the menu. My wife started with a vegetable crudité which could have served a table of four. She...More

Thank Wayne N
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Taken here as a celebration and was amazed at the quality of the dishes whether it was my shrimp cocktail, my beet salad, the halibut main course and chocolate dessert. Everything was well seasoned with perfect spices.

Thank kirstine2013
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We had a Seafood gumbo and shrimp and grits... both plates were spicy and delicious. I had a California roll too, that was very fresh!

Thank itravelalways
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Questions & Answers
19 April 2016|
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Response from Phil F | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have other than fish. Steak.
20 December 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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