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Coastal Flats

11901 Grand Commons Ave, Fairfax, VA 22030-8603
+1 571-522-6300
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster roll” (44 reviews)
“seafood” (71 reviews)
“drunken ribeye” (12 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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11901 Grand Commons Ave, Fairfax, VA 22030-8603
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Call aheadand make a reservation to avoid an hour wait. Be prepared for horrible parking. The restaurant is very loud. The regular clientele had very positive things to say and plenty of suggestions on what to order. My husband is allergic to shellfish and the...More

Thank tiemyshoe76
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been several times for lunch or dinner and have yet to be disappointed. The service is great and the food has always been delicious as well as the drinks I've ordered. I look forward to my next visit!

Thank Heidi B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For our first time at Coastal Flats, we had a nice surprise. Food was very good, staff pleasant and keen in getting what you need. We did not have to wait more than 15 min to be seated. Drinks from the bar came in a...More

Thank jeanlucp731
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a surprise birthday dinner for my daughter, they really stepped up with handling the details. Been here numerous times over the years and have enjoyed our experiences. We arrived for a 5:30 meal during the week. The place was slow but staffed adequately to...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was traveling in the area with a colleague and we decided on Coastal Flats for something new. The restaurant is very nice and offers a menu with a variety of seafood and a few other things. I had the short smoked salmon, which was...More

Thank hbhakh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my new go to restaurant in Fairfax corner. Short wait for tables. The service was fast and efficient. The menu is mostly seafood but also offers meat selections steak, chicken and burger. I ordered the Hongkong style seabass and tasted delicious. I wish...More

Thank jingjing2x
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I total love this place. I had the fish and grits and moscow mule. Totally awesome food and service.

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Coastal Flats never fails to please us. The food is scrumptious, with a wide variety of options. Drinks are delicious, the atmosphere is upbeat and welcoming, and the wait staff is pleasant and dedicated to ensuring an excellent dining experience.

1  Thank Teri M
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Stingy drinks, food is good but far too noisy and kid friendly for a business luncheon. Try somewhere else. Good place for a casual meal but disaster for a conversation

Thank ashotwell
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent seafood dishes and cranberry mango chicken salad.Very good service.Staff were cheerful and pleasant.Our daughter loved to go there for her birthday celebration.

Thank bienho01
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15 December 2016|
Response from SGS I | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about a meeting space at Coastal Flats. You would have to call them and find out. 11901 GRAND COMMONS AVENUE FAIRFAX, VA 22030 (571) 522-6300
Frances E
28 October 2016|
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Response from SGS I | Reviewed this property |
Their website says_Take a seat at Coastal Flat’s bar after work and their beach-y vibe will have you relaxed in no time. Enjoy happy hour Monday through Thursday from 3:00 until 6:00pm and 9:00pm until close. Try of the... More
27 August 2015|
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Response from JOD_WSRFC | Reviewed this property |
No private rooms but you can select times when the restaurant is less busy. It is my experience that this is a trend among restaurants that even the bar areas are no longer segregated from dining affording the dinner crows... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11901 Grand Commons Ave, Fairfax, VA 22030-8603
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 571-522-6300
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