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Coastal Flats

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11901 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030-8603
+1 571-522-6300
11:00 - 23:00
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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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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great place for cocktails and dinner at the bar. Bartenders are terrific. Customers are friendly and the food is delicious. A great social evening with terrific food and stiff cocktails. Perfect!

Thank MNBMac
Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good food and drinks and sometimes there is a wait time to get a good table so make sure to go early or call ahead.

Thank frankhenry38
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite good. Although we were seated near the bar very loud. Other than that it was excellent. Would recommend.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family has lunch here a couple of times a year. The food is consistently decent with good service. We love the decor, the bread basket, the iced tea, and ironically, a lot of the non seafood dishes on the menu. It is a nice place for a group up to 6 people.

Thank rogerdc78
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I come here often and definitely like the drinks and appetizers. And the yummy bread. My only complaint is the food itself is very salty. Wish they didn't overpower the food with salt.

Thank L2santhanam
Fairfax, Virginia
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coastal Flats is a great eating experience. My wife and I celebrated Mother's Day early, and had lunch. Both ordered the lobster roll sandwich, our favorite dish. At $22.00, it is a steal. A lightly toasted bun filled overflowing with a delicious lobster salad (loaded with lobster) with fries and grilled corn on the cob. My wife substituted asparagus for... More 

Thank fpk2
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lovely Solo Birthday Dinner, waiter was very polite, attentive, place was quiet and relaxing on Friday night late. Food was excellent in all ways, in all highly recommend going here to eat. Prices are a bit higher then they should be for 1 person having dinner, considering portions. Had lobster bisque soup, crab cake and filet (medium rare) with... More 

Thank Deborah C
Pine Grove, Pennsylvania
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99 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place had a limited menu, but the choices were amazing. Had a drunken ribeye at the suggestion of our server. It was super. Great staff. Very attentive. Great meal.

Thank Greg P
Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a late afternoon lunch during the Fairfax Art Fair. Extensive menu but slightly disappointed in the limited choices for non-meat dishes. The vegi-burger and the fish tacos were both very good. Tacos were offered in two size dishes as 2 or 3. Actually I'd say the Best I've ever had. Hard to top the ones at BoneFish Grill, but... More 

Thank Brand-A-Images
Springfield, Virginia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went to this restaurant before going to watch a movie. We figured you can spend $20 easily on junk or spend $$ on something excellent. We were first asked about what we wanted to drink and immediately we're served two different types of bread and butter. We started off with an appetizer of their wonderful lobster... More 

Thank Thomas G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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 22030-8603
  • 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?