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Coastal Flats

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11901 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030
+1 571-522-6300
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Henniker, New Hampshire, United States
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88 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a group of 6 and got there before 6:00 PM on a Friday night. We got seats right away, but in half an hour the restaurant filled to standing room The menu is varied, and includes steak and stuff but the highlights are seafood items. I had Crab cakes, and they were solid crab meat, no fillers, and... More 

Thank Perkpark
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've visited this Coastal Flats multiple times during the last several years and have never walked away unhappy or hungry. The wait staff and the kitchen staff are super attentive and our orders were filled and delivered quickly each time we visited. Without alcoholic beverages you'll end up at about $25 per person with tip, so you won't break the... More 

Thank Razzierb
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164 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two co-workers and I had dinner there and it was a very good experience. Everyone enjoyed their food. I had the grilled jumbo shrimp which were very good. Service was excellent and it was a very enjoyable evening. Wine selection could be better.

Thank Marwalker2
Memmingen, Germany
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very good evening there. Food was excellent, the beer as well. And the service excellent. Noise level is a bit high, but normal for this kind of dining facility.

Thank TrixiAction
Fairfax, Virginia
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Consistently good. Kale ceasar is a favorite. Great for families, date night, work colleagues, or solo. Love this place

Thank A Felicia L
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coastal Flats is part of the Great American Restaurant chain. Like all of the restaurants under this brand there is an exceptionally high level of service which makes your dining experience that much more special. This restaurant specializes in sea food dishes but they also have a selection of meats on the menu. The atmosphere is open and friendly. It... More 

Thank PinkEucalyptus
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not really a place to go to watch the game, but the bar is decent and the bartenders are great. The outdoor patio is awesome on a nice day. Inside dining is a large room and normally it's pretty loud. In general the food is decent, you can't go wrong with anything, but I love the sea bass and the... More 

Thank phillsea
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was plentiful and delicious, especially the ozzie rolls that are fantastic! I even saved one for my dessert. We got there early enough so that there wasn't a wait for a table, but shortly thereafter it became quite busy. Staff were quite personable and provided suggestions in terms of what might be good.

Thank Kara S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The service is great- but the restaurant is always buried with 40+ minute wait times- best to call ahead and get there 10 minutes early. Otherwise you are stuck paying for very very very overpriced drinks at the bar. common, $8-$10 a a standard off the shelf glass of wine? Really?? The food thank god- really delivers-and the selections are... More 

Thank Ray D
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My wife and I were longing for a good seafood meal and found it at Coastal Flats! Food and service were just superb. Will visit again shortly. Had an exquisite lobster salad and my wife lump crab and shrimp cakes.

Thank francosoto

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11901 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 571-522-6300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?