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Coastal Bistro & Bar

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Seafood, Bistro, Oyster Bar
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14 N Central Ave, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105 (Forsyth)
(314) 932-7377
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: There is something truly special about a neighborhood restaurant. It’s the...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice, quiet, moderately priced

Very nice restaurant. White tablecloth, limited seating, perfect for a business dinner or date. Their seafood is what you would expect from a Midwest state - salmon, halibut, oysters, etc. Nothing on the menu from the gulf (Mahi, Snapper, Redfish). Excellent presentation and service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
kevinwcheryl
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Flowood, Mississippi
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Flowood, Mississippi
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Very nice restaurant. White tablecloth, limited seating, perfect for a business dinner or date. Their seafood is what you would expect from a Midwest state - salmon, halibut, oysters, etc. Nothing on the menu from the gulf (Mahi, Snapper, Redfish). Excellent presentation and service.

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St. Louis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Of the 91 restaurant reviews I've written only two received Terrible ratings. I can now make it three and the fault lies totally with the management. We had a decent dinner at Coastal last night but were in for a surprise when the check came. We are members of the Passport Dining Club (buy one entrée and the second one... More 

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Oakland, California
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91 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Ok, so YOU are going to read the reviews as I did. I was originally uncertain about this place, but we totally enjoyed the food and service. First, by getting there during "Happy Hour" we got a a dozen big oysters that were really good quality for $12. Second the service WE got was very friendly and attentive. Third, the... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Our group of four went for Clayton Restaurant Week. The others in my group shared mussels as an appetizer and they enjoyed them. I started with the lobster bisque. It was good. The entree I chose was lobster pot pie. It was delicious but we were told that is not a regular menu item. Maybe they'll reconsider after the rave... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Nice menu for three-courses at $25. I had the goat cheese tart, grilled salmon, chocolate cake. My wife had the fresh oysters, lobster pot pie, and coconut bread pudding. Nice French wine to accompany. It was busy. The food and service excellent.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Coastal Bistro & Bar exceeded my expectations for fresh seafood. The Crab Boil was filling and fresh. We enjoy our bartender with recommendations on what specialty drink we might enjoy. Our service was great and we will definitely go back soon.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Eight of us for a celebration of sorts....Saturday night, 6 wonderful friends and ourselves. The manager started us off with champagne. It was excellent. Then appetizers...fried oysters, sampler platter, salmon tartare, goat cheese tart, lobster roll. Since we are all friends the plates went round and round the table. Hard to pick the best one; they were all delicious. Then... More 

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Kirkwood, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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Hampton
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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
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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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Additional Information about Coastal Bistro & Bar

Address: 14 N Central Ave, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105
Phone Number: (314) 932-7377
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Clayton
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 31
Cuisine: Seafood, Bistro, Oyster Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 N Central Ave, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105
    (Forsyth)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: (314) 932-7377

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 31
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Bistro, Oyster Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

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!
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?