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Ice House Cafe & Oyster Bar

) #9 of 183 Restaurants in Herndon $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
760 Elden St, Herndon, VA 20170-4638
+1 703-471-4256
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (19 reviews)
“jambalaya” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
760 Elden St, Herndon, VA 20170-4638
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1 - 10 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 8 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
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

What could be better than swinging jazz music and eating oysters on the half shell? Ice House Cafe has been in Old Town Herndon since the late 70's or early 80's. It was fantastic then with talented Jazz bands and excellent food and still boasts...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I didn't know that this place has live music - definitely a pleasant surprise! Everything we ordered was wonderful. Very pricey but good.

Thank JCapsH82
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
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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