Great Bars 2011: PassionFish
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PassionFish
Address: 11960 Democracy Dr., Reston, VA 20190
Phone: 703-230-3474
Neighborhood: Reston/Herndon
Cuisines: Seafood, Modern, American
Opening Hours: Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner, Saturday and Sunday for dinner.
Price Range: Expensive
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Recommended
Best Dishes Clams Casino; fried oysters with apple slaw; raw bar oysters, crab claws, clams, and lobster; roasted branzino with herb sauce; doughnut holes.
Happy Hour Days:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

On weekends, the long, curved bar in this sprawling Reston Town Center seafood restaurant is a mecca for young professionals. Chef Jeff Tunks—known for such downtown DC restaurants as DC Coast and Acadiana—has put together a bar-food menu that encourages grazing and sharing: lobster and crabcake sliders, sushi rolls, oyster shooters, and a full raw bar. Try a flight of three sakes ($10) or sip on a Dirty CEO, made with Smirnoff vodka, olive juice, and blue-cheese-stuffed olives.

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