Metro D.C. Winter Restaurant Week

Join us for Metro D.C. Winter Restaurant Week, January 13 - 19. All three Ford’s Fish Shack locations will offer a prix-fixe lunch menu for $21 per person and dinner menu for $35 per person. Reserve your table today!

Twelfth Day of Ford’s Favorites – White Chocolate Bread Pudding

We’re going sweet for the Twelfth Day of Ford’s Favorites and featuring White Chocolate Bread Pudding. Today, Chef Tony explains which ingredients are used to create this seasonal dessert. From Chef TonyWhite Chocolate Bread Pudding is a favorite dessert in the...

Eleventh Day of Ford’s Favorites – Grand Mainer

For the Eleventh Day of Ford’s Favorites, we’re featuring our Grand Mainer. Today, Chef Tony explains what a Grand Mainer is and what goes into creating this fun roll with varying temperatures. From Chef Tony Ford’s Grand Mainer is a roll I created a few years ago...

Ford’s at Ashburn

Menu Key

Everything you need to navigate our map, err... menu, effortlessly! Click on each section to see what we have to offer.

Featured Dishes

Ford's Favorite

Fan Favorite

Today's Specials

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Tuesday, January 28th, 2020



Catch of the Day




                Mahi Mahi $19

Angel Hair Pasta, Roasted Red Pepper Garlic Sauce, Grilled Vegetable Salsa



Mahi Mahi $22

Angel Hair Pasta, Roasted Red Pepper Garlic Sauce, Grilled Vegetable Salsa





Hand Helds

Grand Mainer Lobstah Roll, MP

Fried Whole-Belly clams atop our Traditional Lobstah Roll

Wicked Starters

Fresh NC Steamed Shrimp!!



White Chocolate Bread Pudding, $8

House-Made Bread Pudding w/ Maine Blueberries, Caramel Sauce, Bourbon Anglaise, and Vanilla Ice Cream


 Oyster Selection

 Ford’s Signature Oyster –Wicked Pissah, VA

Battle Creek, VA

38 Degree North, MD

Blue Points, CT

Raw & Chilled

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Raw Oysters*

“To eat an oyster is to kiss the sea on the lips.” --Leonard Beck

Cocktail, Horseradish, Mignonette Sauce Available Upon Request. Ask for Our Daily Selections!

Market Price

Oysters & Bubbles

12 Wicked Pissah™ Oysters* and 2 Kenwood Yalupa Cuvée Brut Splits



Ford's Seafood Tower

East & West Coast Oysters, Jumbo Shrimp, Alaskan Snow Crab Cluster, Lobstah Cocktail. Add a Trio of Oyster Shooters for just $15 more.

Short $59, Tall $99, Grande $135


Ford’s Signature Oyster Shooters

Comes in five fantastic varieties: Fried, Raw, Cucumber Vodka, Mezcal, or Absolut Peppar with a splash of our House Bloody Mary Mix

Single $6 or Three for $17

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail

Includes our Classic Cocktail Sauce for dipping

1/2 Dozen $15, Bakers Dozen $30


Lobstah Cocktail

1 1/4 lbs of our chilled, fresh Lobstah, served with melted butter and mustard dressing

Market Price


Alaskan Snow Crab Legs

1lb or 2lbs of Snow Crab Legs, chilled or steamed with melted butter

Market Price


Little Plates for Sharing

(or Not)

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Steamed Shrimp

Your choice of North Carolina or Florida sourcing, tossed in Old Bay seasoning and served with Cocktail Sauce

1/2 lb for $12, 1 lb for $24


Avocados, Tomatoes, Red Onions, Cilantro, Lime Juice & Tortilla Chips. Add a Side of Pico De Gallo for $2


Ipswich Clam Appetizer

Fried Whole Belly Clams with Tartar Sauce

Pint for $13, Quart for $25


Ford’s Maine Chips

Our Hand-cut Potato Chips and Fresh Lobstah topped with Basil Aioli, Melted Blue Cheese, and Marinated Tomatoes

Less for $11, More for $14

Smoked Salmon

Tomatoes, Balsamic Reduction, Basil, Red Onion, Goat Cheese, served with Ciabatta Bread


Hot Spinach & Crab Dip

Reggiano-Parmesan, Fresh Spinach and Crab, served with Tortilla Chips. Add a Side of Pico De Gallo for $2



Angry Mussels

Ford's Famous Mussels with Chorizo, Tomatoes, Garlic, Onions, served with Ciabatta

1 lb for $13, 2 lb for $25


Rocket Shrimp

Crispy Shrimp, Chili Garlic Sauce, Thin Beans, Asian Slaw



Rhode Island Calamari

Flash Fried Calamari with Sweet Cherry Peppers and Lobstah Ginger Sauce



Devilish Good Eggs

Classic Deviled Eggs with Praline Bacon and Spiced Pecans. Add an additional egg for $2



Chesapeake Puffer Fish

“Tastiest fish you’ve never eaten” --Tony Stafford

Bone-in, Flash-Fried, Buffalo Sauce, Celery Root Slaw, Blue Cheese Dressing



Shrimp and Fish Tacos

One of Our Classics, Now Available to Share. Gluten Corn Tortillas are available if desired. Add guacamole for $3.

6 Tacos for $24, 9 for $35, and 12 for $45


Steamahs - While They Last

A New England Classic - Steamed Long Neck Clams, Beer, Onions, Bacon, Red Pepper Flakes. Available Plain for the New England Natives!

Market Price

Soups & Small Salads

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Lobstah Bisque

Only Available on Friday & Saturday

Classic Lobstah Bisque served with Sambuca Cream


Chopped Salad

Napa, Frisee, Roasted Corn, Cucumbers, Cranberries, Tomatoes, Buttermilk Tarragon Dressing. Add Blue or Goat Cheese for $2



New England Clam Chowdah

Only Available Sunday-Thursday

Served with Bacon & Spiced Oyster Crackers


BLT Wedge Salad

Iceberg, Bacon, Grape Tomatoes, Radishes, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Green Goddess Dressing



Caesar Salad

Romaine Hearts, House-Made Croutons and Reggiano-Parmesan



Salad Plates

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Salmon Salad*

Marinated, Short-smoked, Chopped Salad, Buttermilk Tarragon Dressing. Add Blue or Goat Cheese for $2


Chicken Caesar Salad

Grilled Chicken Breast, House-Made Croutons and Reggiano-Parmesan


BLT Oyster Salad

Bacon, Wedge Lettuce, and Tomato Salad with Crispy Oysters



Lobstah Cobb Salad

Romaine Hearts, Bacon, Tomatoes, Avocado, Blue Cheese, Champagne Vinaigrette, Deviled Egg

Market Price


Ford's Filet Mignon Salad*

Field Greens, Grape Tomatoes, Corn, Cranberries, Green Beans, Red Potatoes, Blue Cheese Crumbles, topped with Balsamic Dressing




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Fish of The Day

Chefs Daily Feature, check back on the Ashburn Location Page

Market Price

Fish & Chips

-A Top 40 Dish, Washington Post 2013-

Cod, Thin Fries, Coleslaw, Tartar Sauce



Pecan Crusted Trout

Topped with Spiced Pecans and Citrus Chardonnay, served with a side of Chorizo Mac & Cheese



Ford's Maine Seafood Baskets

Our Seafood Baskets will give you your fill of  favorites, while providing you limitless variety to try something new. Build Your Own Basket Using the Options to the Right

Ford's Maine Seafood Baskets

Our Seafood Baskets will give you your fill of  favorites, while providing you limitless variety to try something new. Build Your Own Basket Using the Options below.

Step 1: Pick Your Seafood

Gulf Shrimp, $17

Ipswich Clams, $21

Sea Scallops, $21

Oysters, $18

Step 2: Mix & Match?

Get two seafood choices for $20

Get all four varieties for $29

Step 3: Add to Your Basket

Lobstah Tail for +$16

Crab Legs at MP

1 1/4 lb Steamed


Grilled Corn & Coleslaw

Make It a “Down East Feast”, Add a Soup of the Day & 1/2 Lb Steamahs or 1/2 Lb of Mussels for $12

Market Price


1/2 Rack & Tail

Pork Ribs, Sweet & Tangy BBQ Sauce, Lobstah Tail, Thin Fries – While They Last!



1/2 Rack & Crab Cake for Market Price

1/2 Rack & 1/2 Alaskan Snow Crab Leg for Market Price

Full Rack for $25

Billy Lobstah Tails

Your choice: Fried or Broiled, served with Thin Fries, Grilled Corn, and topped with  Melted Butter

2 Tails for $34 or 3 Tails for $46


Atlantic Salmon*

Marinated, Short-Smoked, Mashed Potatoes, Dijon Cream Sauce



Alaskan Snow Crab Legs

1 or 2 lbs Steamed or Chilled, served with Coleslaw and Grilled Corn

Market Price


8 oz. Filet Mignon

Roasted Mushrooms, Béarnaise Sauce, served with a side of Chorizo Mac & Cheese



Blackened Sea Scallops

Penne, Tequila Lime Sauce, Sautéed Bell Peppers, Red Onion


Scallops can also be replaced for Filet Mignon ($19), Gulf Shrimp ($17), Grilled Chicken for ($15), or Vegetarian ($12)

New England Cod

Cracker-Crusted Baked Cod, Jumbo Lump Crabmeat, Tarragon Butter Sauce, Basil, served with Mashed Potatoes



Filet Mignon & Crab Cake*

Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Mushrooms and Béarnaise Sauce served with a signature crab cake on the side

6oz Filet for $28,

8oz for $32


Ford's Crab Cakes

“... Held together by determination.” --Tom Sietsema, Washington Post

Served with Thin Fries and Remoulade Sauce

Market Price


Hand-Helds & Rolls

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Hand-Helds and Rolls are Served with Thin Fries. Substitute Sweet Potato Fries for just a dollar. Rolls are available as foot-longs too for just a little more!

Fried Fishwich (Garth's Favorite)

Cod, White American Cheese, Tartar Sauce, Lettuce, Tomato


Crab Cake Sandwich

Lettuce, Tomato, Remoulade Sauce

Market Price


Chicken Sandwich

Grilled, Havarti Cheese, Arugula, Roasted Red Peppers, Basil Aioli, Ciabatta



Ford's Tacos

Your choice of Blackened Fish or Flash-Fried Shrimp, tucked in Flour Tortillas with Napa, Chipotle Lime Dressing, Marinated Tomatoes, and Radish. Add Guacamole for $3; Corn Tortillas (GF) now available, please ask your server



Ford's Burger*

Mustard-Mayo, Lettuce, Tomato, Smoked Cheddar Cheese. Add a Crab Cake to make it a Surf and Turf Burger (Market Price).



“Half-Smoked” Dog

Flash-Fried, Wrapped In Bacon, Chipotle Caramelized Onions, Whole-Grain Mustard, Deviled Egg



Traditional Lobstah Roll

Chilled Lobstah tossed with Mayo Dressing, Lettuce on a split top bun.

Market Price

Connecticut Lobstah Roll

Sauteed Lobstah with Warm Butter on a split top bun.

Market Price

Grand Mainer™ Lobstah Rolls

Chilled Lobstah, Mayo, Crispy Whole Belly Clams, Lettuce, and Remoulade Sauce

Market Price

Oyster Roll

Crispy Oysters, Lettuce, Remoulade Sauce, Grilled Corn



Shrimp Roll

Fried Rock Shrimp, Lettuce, Remoulade Sauce, Grilled Corn



Clam Roll

Flash-fried Whole Belly Clams, Lettuce, Tartar Sauce, Grilled Corn



Kids Menu

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All kids’ meals include a fountain soft drink, apple juice, or milk.
Applesauce or green beans may be substituted for thin fries.

Mac & Cheese

Served with Thin Fries


Batter Fried Fish

Served with Thin Fries


Popcorn Shrimp

Served with Thin Fries



Served with Thin Fries. Add White American Cheese or Smoked Cheddar Cheese for 0.50


1/2 lb Alaskan Snow Crab Legs

Steamed or Chilled with Grilled Corn


Chicken Tenders

Served with Thin Fries



Petite Filet Mignon*

Served with Mashed Potatoes


Grilled Salmon*

Served with Green Beans


Sautéed Shrimp

Served with Green Beans



Maine Root Beer or Blueberry Soda Float

Topped with Vanilla Ice Cream



Wicked Add-Ons, Sides & Drinks

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Add Ons

Lobstah Tail

Fried or Grilled


3 Scallops

Fried or Blackened


4 Shrimp

Fried or Pan Seared


Crab Cake

Market Price

Crispy Filet of Cod


1/2 Rack of Ribs


1/2 lb Alaskan Snow Crab Legs

Market Price

4 Fried Oysters



Basil Mashed Potatoes




Thin Fries


Crinkle Cut Sweet Potato Fries


Hand-Cut Potato Chips


Grilled Corn on The Cob




Chorizo Mac & Cheese


Green Beans & Pearl Onions



Coffee Milk

A Rhode Island Tradition!


Blueberry Lemonade

Homemade Lemonade, Blueberries, Extra Lemons, and Mint


Saratoga Sparkling Water (12 oz)


Maine Root Soda

Blueberry, Root Beer, Ginger Brew


Honest Iced Tea

Regular and Raspberry


Saratoga Spring Water

(28 oz)



Columbian Regular or Decaf


Hot Tea

Assorted Variety of Twinings™ of London Teas


Assorted Soft Drinks

Coca Cola, Diet Coke, Cherry Coke, Sprite, Fanta, and Pibb Extra


*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.