Ford’s at South Riding

Lunch Menu

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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Ford’s Fish Shack's Response to COVID-19

Due to the impact of COVID-19, we have adjusted opening hours for both Ford’s Fish Shack Ashburn and South Riding. These two locations will be open from 12 pm to 8 pm daily with a limited menu available, see below.

This limited menu is available for dine-in, carryout, and curbside pickup during open business hours. Online ordering for Ford's Fish Shack Ashburn and South Riding is available HERE.

In compliance with the latest federal guidelines, Ford’s Fish Shack is able to allow no more than 10 guests inside the restaurants at any given time.

At this time, our Lansdowne location is closed. Our food truck, Ford's On The Road, is serving its menu at this location instead. Online ordering for Ford's On The Road is available HERE.

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate through this evolving time in our community.

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

Hot Spinach & Crab Dip

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



Smoked Salmon

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


Angry Mussels

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

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



Chesapeake Puffer Fish

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

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



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

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


Devilish Good Eggs

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



Soups & Small Salads

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Lobstah Bisque

Only Available on Friday & Saturday

Classic Lobstah Bisque served with Sambuca Cream


New England Clam Chowdah

Only Available Sunday-Thursday

Served with Bacon & Spiced Oyster Crackers


Caesar Salad

Romaine Hearts, House-Made Croutons and Reggiano-Parmesan



BLT Wedge Salad

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



Chopped Salad

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



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


Lobstah Cobb Salad

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

Market Price


BLT Oyster Salad

Bacon, Wedge Lettuce, and Tomato Salad with Crispy Oysters



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 Burger*

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



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



“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

Blackened Catfish Po'boy

Available on Fridays Only

Chesapeake Bay Catfish, Toasted Baguette, Lettuce, Tomato, Remoulade Sauce, Thin Fries



Clam Roll

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



Oyster Roll

Crispy Oysters, Lettuce, Remoulade Sauce, Grilled Corn



Shrimp Roll

Fried Rock Shrimp, Lettuce, Remoulade Sauce, Grilled Corn




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Fish of The Day

Chefs Daily Feature, check back on the South Riding Location Page

Market Price

Pecan Crusted Trout

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



Fish & Chips

-A Top 40 Dish, Washington Post 2013-

Cod, Thin Fries, Coleslaw, Tartar Sauce



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, $15

Ipswich Clams, $19

Sea Scallops, $19

Oysters, $16

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

Alaskan Snow Crab Legs

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

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


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)

Atlantic Salmon*

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



14oz Smoked Ribeye*

Served with Chorizo Mac & Cheese. Make It a Surf & Turf. Add a Crab Cake at MP

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


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



Grilled Salmon*

Served with Green Beans


Maine Root Beer or Blueberry Soda Float

Topped with Vanilla Ice Cream



Sautéed Shrimp

Served with Green Beans



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





Sweet Potato Fries




Basil Mashed Potatoes


Thin Fries


Grilled Corn on The Cob


Potato Salad


Chorizo Mac & Cheese


Green Beans & Pearl Onions


Hand Cut Potato Chips



Coffee Milk

A Rhode Island Tradition!


Honest Iced Tea

Regular and Raspberry


Maine Root Soda

Blueberry, Root Beer, Ginger Brew


Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

Home-Made Frozen Lemonade with Strawberries


Assorted Soft Drinks

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


Frozen Blueberry Lemonade

Home-Made Frozen Lemonade with Wild Maine Blueberries.



Columbian Regular or Decaf


Hot Tea

Assorted Variety of Twinings™ of London Teas


Saratoga Sparkling Water (12 oz)


Saratoga Spring Water (28 oz)


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