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11960 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624 (Explorer Street)
10:00 - 17:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Herndon, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

If you're a lover of sushi, you will know how good it is. If you're a first timer and unsure. This is the place to go. And you will be hooked. Pricing but worth it! Enjoy.

Thank Lisa M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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152 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

Love the restaurant and absolutely great service. The staff is very polite and very well-trained. Love the seafood dishes, most of the Asian fusion seafood dishes are just flat-out amazing. It's great coming here with family or friends for a nice event.

Thank Bryan N
Woodbridge, Virginia
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

My employer held their holiday party at The PassionFish this year. The food was wonderful and the service was amazing. To start with there were cocktails and appetizers. There was the largest sushi bar I've ever seen along with an "iceburg" of shrimp, crab legs and lobster tails. It was most impressive. For dinner we had a choice of a... More 

Thank Mockmm
Washington, DC
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

With appetizers, wine, entrees and dessert, it's $$$$! But it was worth it. Located in the middle of Reston Town Center, it is an attractive venue. The tables are spaced so you can talk without shouting and hear your dining companions as well. The service is splendidly discreet and attentive ( no removing of plates until all diners are finished,... More 

Thank TheCavalryColonel
Clifton, VA
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

My wife enjoyed the scallops and I devoured the blackened swordfish - so tender you could didn't need a knife. A bit pricey, but we'll worth it

Thank Ed D
Oakland, California
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

High quality ingredients, interesting preparation, and solid service. More than sushi, but the sushi is very good.

Thank Ryan S
Ashburn, Virginia
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

Waitress spends much to much time telling you EVERYTHING in every item offered, in stead of taken no care of you. Example I had to carry my own full glass from bar to table.no assistance at all. Esp. Since it was spilling the hole way

1 Thank barbara1954_13
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

Very good food! Busy on a Thursday night. Lobster and squash bisque was incredible. You can't go wrong on any fish item on the menu. Sides were excellent too. Staff was friendly and attentive, Nice sake selections on the wine list. Very good value, nice portions and well prepared. Definitely worth the trip if you want some delicious fish.

Thank skarpman
Great Falls, Virginia
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

The space is eye-catching. It is huge, open, airy, and modern. Its many levels serve to separate the tables and offer each a certain sense of privacy. So, mind your step. The emphasis is on fresh ingredients, a crucial element when it comes to seafood. The menu is extensive but pretentious. Herewith, three examples. Classic Peruvian Style Ceviche. (Habanero, Red... More 

Thank David N
Reston, Virginia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

My headline says it all. Great food, attentive waiters but way over priced for me. Now, if you have out of town guests [Palm Springs, CA] like we had in June 2015, they think the price is right. And they really loved the food and ambiance. We may treat our selves to PassionFish once or twice a year.

Thank Thomas P 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
USD 31 - USD 50
American, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?