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Ice House Cafe & Oyster Bar

760 Elden St, Herndon, VA 20170-4638
+1 703-471-4256
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (23 reviews)
“jambalaya” (9 reviews)
“seafood salad” (3 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 6 days ago via mobile

I stopped in for lunch while waiting for a flight out of Dulles. The wait staff was friendly and professional. I had a half dozen oysters which were very good. I also had to he H & H burger which was a bratwurst on a...More

Thank bobbyk57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended an annual company reunion at the Ice House. First time I'd been there, and I was really impressed by the quality of the food and service.

Reviewed 6 February 2018

Say Hi to Henry at the bar. His service is outstanding. We found this place after moving to the area a few months ago. Now we go to Happy Hour every Friday to visit Henry and eat great tasting raw oysters. The atmosphere, quality of...More

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Service was good. Menu was creative but not outrageous. Food presentation was excellent but the taste was average. Very salty and fish was lukewarm when it was served. I’ll try it again next time in town as maybe chef had an off day.

Thank Walter M
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I found this place by accident. It was my first time in Reston and somehow I read about it. Once we located the restaurant, it was hard to want to leave. Oysters were fresh. The person I was with ordered the crab cakes. The amount...More

Thank KCtravelr
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Omg!! Not only did we enjoy the freshest oysters ever, but we were entertained by a live band which was incredible!! This is a small and quaint little place and so comfy. Food was amazing and service was incredible.

Thank OnlyOneLife101
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I have come here many times over the years and it's just OK. Today's special was the flank steak ceasar. He asked if I wanted it medium, I said no "Rare". It arrived medium to well done. We decided to split the chocolate pie but...More

Thank restonlover
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Had dinner there Friday evening and also enjoyed the live band that featured blues music. Easy parking, great food, great food, and very attentive staff. I ordered their jambalaya and my wife had their haddock plate. Both were very good. In the past we most...More

Thank Mike and Cindy L
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Very nice seafood restaurant in historic old town Herndon. Elegant surroundings and good food. Great place for "date night"

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Love going here for special occasions. Menu is limited, but has some good choices and some exotic (ostrich). Live music most weeks usually very good. All tables get good sound. Oysters one of the best attractions, especially when you can get a Groupon to get...More

Thank Jean P
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Response from Nxena007 | Reviewed this property |
Casual nice I’d say. I wouldn’t go there in a tank top or torn up clothes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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