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Coastal Flats

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11901 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030
+1 571-522-6300
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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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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Saint Augustine, Florida
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food is excellent. We waited about 20 minutes for a table. The interior is an open space and can be quite noisy when all the tables are full. The staff was efficient with no delay on getting served.

Thank RetireeB
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Food and service were wonderful! Robert our server was awesome!! We loved the fish tacos and the mini shrimp and crab sliders. Chocolate waffle was amazing!!

Thank ballous
Landstuhl, Germany
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264 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had dinner here lastnight and this time I had the salmon entree. It was delicious. They grill the salmon to your preference and serve it over mashed califlower. It was very tasty. The service lacked a little this time and it was difficult to find our waitstaff. The wait time was about 15 to 20 minutes but it was... More 

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Hartland, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I went into this restaurant solely because I liked the exterior... and WOW. It was VERY busy, but the girls at the hostess stand could not have been nicer or more helpful. When I told them my phone was dying and I was from out of town and wouldn't be able to get to my hotel without the GPS, they... More 

Thank Bahrsa27
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have never had a bad meal - always consistent - atmosphere is good - service great - can always get on a wait list

Thank Anne M
Fairfax, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is always good as is the service. The restaurant can be a little loud and wait times on weekends can get a little long. There is a call ahead wait list and that helps. The Ozzie rolls are great when they come out hot and my favorite dish is the lobster roll.

Thank janbohrer
Fairfax, Virginia
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Coastal Flats is a typical member of the Great American Restaurant family. Nothing was really outstanding but the food was good with no surprises, good or bad.

Thank Oldwolf53
Clovis, New Mexico
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270 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a seafood lunch place. One of our group had been here and we knew the chain of restaurants. We had a fair range of types of meals with crab cakes, shrimp and grits, and tuna salad. All were well prepared and tasty. Service was very good. Not a low price but is a fair priced place.... More 

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Summerville, South Carolina
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seeing that it was #2 out of 300+ places to eat, I was pretty excited to go here. We got here kind of early, so seating was prompt, the waiters were all prompt, the bread & butter were very good, and the food was brought out fairly quickly. I personally didn't find the place to be much fun, the staff... More 

Thank Dananviv
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Girl, let me tell you... I've been going to this Coastal Flats for over seven years and the experience is PHENOMENAL every single time!! This restaurant deserves 10 stars. I came here yesterday at around 12:30 with my family for a birthday lunch. Everyone, starting with the hosts, was so incredibly kind and professional. My husband and I initially waited... More 

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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
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?