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All 50 Clayton Restaurants

Coastal Bistro & Bar

14 N Central Ave, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105
(314) 932-7377
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Ranked #25 of 50 Restaurants in Clayton
Price range: $30 - $31
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Bistro, Oyster Bar
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Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Forsyth
Description: There is something truly special about a neighborhood restaurant. It’s the kind of place you can wander into casually for a glass of wine, or meet a friend for leisurely lunch, tucked away at a corner table for hours. That is just what we’re striving for at the new Coastal Bistro & Bar.Coastal Bistro & Bar is inspired by the culinary tastes of the East Coast, West Coast, and Gulf Coast. Whether you’re looking to nosh on a few different items or enjoy a full meal, we’re certain you’ll quickly find your favorites on our menu.We look forward to serving you at Coastal Bistro & Bar!
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English first
Kirkwood, Missouri
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I have been there 3 times in the last 3 weeks since serving jury duty. I have had excellent lobster rolls and soup. It is not easy to get an authentic lobster roll in St. Louis and it is truly a treat.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by the hotel staff as a 'seafood restaurant' nearby. The waitress did not seem to care to serve us. The crab cakes and fish tacos were overcooked. The kitchen closed at 10pm on Saturday. Our party felt rushed to leave. The waitress only came to the table to take our order, bring our food,... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

In a fun twist of fate, I had lunch at Coastal recently two days in a row. Both times our server was Joseph and he is fantastic! Fun, knowledgeable, and very attentive. The second day was my daughter's birthday and my son-in-law had gotten there ahead of us to put flowers on the table. They reserved the window spot for... More

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st louis mo
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87 reviews 87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We tried this restaurant several years ago and had not been back; felt it was time to give it another try. The service was good, not exceptional and the food was just okay. Not a horrible experience but we won't go back. There are too many good restaurants in town to repeat this one.

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Enough cannot be said about this beautifully decorated property. One of the few female-owned/operated restaurants in St. Louis has a lovely atmosphere and delicious food. The biscuits served in paper bags with honey butter before each meal are scrumptious. The menu is heavy on sea-food, but I have yet to try a bad dish at this place. Excellent for lunch... More

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St. Louis, Missouri
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67 reviews 67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Cute little restaurant in downtown Clayton. Happy hour was great on Friday night. Interesting and delicious cocktails for $5 until 6:30! We stayed for dinner and it was also wonderful. A bit on the expensive side (check out the menu online) if you come for happy hour and stay for dinner...and order the dessert:) We had a few of the... More

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Greenville, IN
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

We saw good reviews so decided to try it. When we walked in I notices a faint smell. When we were seated it became even stronger. It was a rancid smell kind if like vinegar. I had the lobster BLT and my husband had the fish tacos. The tacos were bland and the tortillas were nasty an serve with plain... More

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Richmond, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I had lunch here with two colleagues to celebrate an important milestone. When we approached the host stand she said party of two? Another gentlemen in the party said "no" there are three of us. As another gentlemen walked in she implied "oh" party of three. This was very rude and had it not been for the special occassion we... More

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Indianapolis, IN
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

The server must of been new or uncomfortable with her job but she was very bad at her job. However, the food was delicious but do not get any of the oyster shooters! They are so disgusting that I had to spit them back into my napkin! They fill a 2 ounce shot glass with either tequila, vodka or beer,... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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76 reviews 76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

This small seafood restaurant seems oddly out of sync with its Midwestern location and the best thing we ordered was the pork chop. Although the place was moderately busy, the bartender could not produce a couple of glasses of wine for 20 minutes, and the elapsed time until meal service was agonizing long. Apologizes were forthcoming, but it would have... More

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