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Ice House Cafe & Oyster Bar

760 Elden St, Herndon, VA 20170-4638
+1 703-471-4256
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (20 reviews)
“jambalaya” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
760 Elden St, Herndon, VA 20170-4638
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Ice House to hear the Dixie Power Trio, a splendid New Orleans-style local band led by a gifted cornet/trumpet player and who this evening had a remarkable guitar player sitting in. Kitchen is outstanding. My appetizer was sauced asparagus spears topped...More

Thank RL1101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dan the bartender in the Oyster bar has been at the Ice House since it opened and he brings a caliber of excellence that is rarely duplicated in the industry. His selection of wine and beer are amazing and give this place the praise it...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A group of us were there in early July 2017. The place is warm and inviting. The bands are a wonderful venue to enjoy while eating. The staff are very charming even though they are very busy. The food was good. Oysters are fantastic. However...More

Thank Nxena007
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were looking for something other a chain restaurant and that had a little atmosphere and we found it with the Ice house Café! We thoroughly enjoyed our whole experience from start to finish. And having jazz music playing was great fun. Our server was...More

Thank Kathryn D
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

My boss took a group of us here for lunch. We got there a little before noon and the restaurant was empty. We had a table reserved and were quickly seated. Our server was the only one in the dining area for the entirety of...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 28 April 2017

After landing at Washington Dulles, we were hungry for dinner before checking into our hotel. Not knowing the area, we cruised through the historic district of Herndon and stopped at Ice House Cafe and Oyster Bar. We are glad we did. We feasted on fresh...More

1  Thank MTWOODSON76
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

There were 12 of us and they were very accommodating. I had the Classic Reuben which was good news and bad news. Good because it was so tasty. Bad news because you take a bite and things slide out the other side and drip down...More

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I was here with 3 girlfriends for a birthday celebration. The menu is pub-style food including some light fare. It's a solid menu. We all enjoyed our meal. We weren't hurried at all. The staff was great. We sat at the table by the front...More

Thank Maura5
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We literally on a busy Saturday night about 2 weeks ago without a reservation and they had a cancellation and we were glad to sit at a nice restaurant after a long day of traveling. The backround music was delightful. Our waiter was not only...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We enjoyed our dinner at the Ice House Cafe. The oyster and clam appetizers were delicious. My husband had a seafood entree, my brother had the seafood special and I had a seafood salad. All were excellent. The brioche bread pudding for dessert was the...More

Thank Ann24Virginia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 760 Elden St, Herndon, VA 20170-4638
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Herndon
  • Phone Number: +1 703-471-4256
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