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Coast Bar & Grill

39 John St, Suite D, Charleston, SC 29403
+1 843-722-8838
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Ranked #68 of 764 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $25
Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Established in 2002, and housed in what was originally an indigo warehouse, this Charleston fish house redefines "fresh" from the menu to the decor. COAST features 40-ft ceilings, rustic tin roofs, and paintings from around the world, creating an atmosphere reminiscent of an eclectic beach bar. Enjoy a Peach Blanco Sangria outside on the patio, or a delicious bottle of wine in the spacious bar lined with preserved palm trees. COAST's chefs meet daily with local farmers and fishermen to procure the freshest seafood and produce in the Lowcountry. At the heart of the restaurant is the hickory and oak custom made wood burning grill, a feature you will only find at COAST. The menu incorporates Charleston Classics with our chefs' unique creations. Local favorites include the selection of wood-grilled fresh fish, Seared Rare Tuna, Fish Tacos and the full raw bar. Additional original plates are offered nightly to take full advantage of our city's bountiful local ingredients. A great deal of time and attention goes into compiling a wine selection to match the flavor of our wines to the dynamics of COAST's dishes. The wine list features organic and biodynamic producers. COAST makes every effort to support up-and-coming global wine makers, while simultaneously finding only the highest quality products!
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Cookeville
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We wanted to try different restaurants and thought we'd give Coast a try. The concierge said she loves Coast so off we went. The atmosphere is laid back and not at all stuffy, and the food was delicious. Our server (Nia) was excellent, and described the different oyster types and suggested trying 3 different types when I ordered a dozen... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Just happened Into this restaurant and was very pleased. There was a wait of 45 min but they offered us a seat at a farmhouse style table near the kitchen and bar and we were served immediately. We started with drinks and the salt and pepper calamari. Excellent! Fresh and Perfectly breaded and served with marinara and another sauce. For... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

I had the lobster & crab gratin, my husband had their fried oysters, it was all delicious. The service was great.

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Ohio
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127 reviews 127 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Our last night in Charleston & we asked a local where to go for good seafood. He said try Coast! So we did. Food was yummy. I had crab encrusted tilapia, green beans, & potatoes. Hubby had fish tacos with mahi mahi & a bowl of crab soup. We were both pleased with our selections. Waiter was friendly and answered... More 

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WhittneyP, Public Relations Manager at Coast Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear HoneyBear22, We are thrilled that you had an enjoyable dinner with us recently at Coast Bar and Grill. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, and we do hope to see you again on your next visit to Charleston! Best, Whittney P. More 

Wayne, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Seemed to be a very popular place. We couldn't get reservations even at 6:30 but if we came 'right away" (5:30) they would be able to sit us. Since we like to eat early, we jumped out and ran over. It was restaurant week so many places were offering special menus and special prices. We started off with their caesar... More 

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WhittneyP, Public Relations Manager at Coast Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear Conradb2, Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dinner with us recently at Coast Bar and Grill during Restaurant Week! We truly appreciate your taking the time to share your experience, and we look forward to hosting you again on your next trip to Charleston! Thanks! Best, Whittney P. More 

Fort Mill, South Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Great atmosphere and restaurant. I sat at the bar and the bartenders were great. Food was very good. Would go back.

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WhittneyP, Public Relations Manager at Coast Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear C2StingRay, Thank you for your kind review. We are thrilled that you had an enjoyable experience with us recently at Coast Bar and Grill and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Best, Whittney P. More 

Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My wife and I went in for dinner on friday. She has been wanting to try Coast. We both ordered off of the restaurant week menu. We started with mojitos. The cucumber and the mango, both were delicious! We shared the Salt and Pepper Calamari, lightly breaded, not over cooked decent dish. We also shared a cup of Blackened seafood... More 

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WhittneyP, Public Relations Manager at Coast Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear kpit70, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are pleased that you and your wife had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at Coast Bar and Grill for Restaurant Week. We appreciate your sharing your opinions, and do hope that you will join us again and give our regular menu a try. Thank you... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We went to Coast during restaurant week. It was a 3 courses for 30.00. The restaurants atmosphere was great had a beach feeling with brick walls blue washed chairs. Our server was Jeremy and he was great. The food was good not great I had better this week but the menu for restaurant week is limited. I wouldn't avoid this... More 

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WhittneyP, Public Relations Manager at Coast Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear JulieBandSteveB, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are pleased that you chose to visit us during Restaurant Week, and that you had an enjoyable meal with us at Coast Bar and Grill. We appreciate your feedback, and hope that you will consider dining with us again and try out our regular menu on your next visit... More 

Greer, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Fresh local seafood, attentive service, great atmosphere and ambiance! One of the best seafood meals we've ever had. Our new favorite restaurant in Charleston. What a great way to bring in the new year. Some of the best crab dip ever! My husband had the local grilled grouper with the pineapple chili salsa and I chose the tropical salsa -... More 

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WhittneyP, Public Relations Manager at Coast Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear blender2013, Thank you for your kind review. We are thrilled that you had an enjoyable dinner with us recently at Coast Bar and Grill. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us, and we look forward to hosting you again soon! Best, Whittney P. More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Those who live in or have visited Charleston know that it has turned into a restaurant mecca. High-end, bistro, college hang-out and out-of-the-way, unpretentious, cozy dining establishments abound on all sides. Coast is one not to miss. Down an ally-like walkway between John St. and Hutson St., Coast offers the best of both the high-end and bistro worlds in terms... More 

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WhittneyP, Public Relations Manager at Coast Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear DrC956, Thank you for sharing your dining experience! We truly appreciate your kind words and review, and thank you for dining with us recently at Coast Bar and Grill. We hope to see you again very soon! :-) Best, Whittney P. More 

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Additional Information about Coast Bar & Grill

Address: 39 John St, Suite D, Charleston, SC 29403
Phone Number: +1 843-722-8838
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
Cuisine: Seafood

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