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Coast Bar & Grill

39 John St, Suite D, Charleston, SC 29403
+1 843-722-8838
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Ranked #71 of 755 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 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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Durham, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Went for seafood and we were not disappointed. The fish was wonderfully done and presented the service was typical and nothing extraordinary. Certainly would visit again when in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Everything was delicious, staff friendly and attentive . Truly the best fried shrimp I have ever had !

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Perry, Ohio
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We visit Charleston at least twice a year. There are many great restaurants in the town, and Coast is right there with the best of them. It was decently priced and service was very good. The food was deliciuos and the atmosphere was great. Would definately recommend as a great place to eat when visiting.

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Greenville, sc
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Coast was the recommendation from the Embassy staff...wow what a great recommendation. $4 tacos on Sunday night! The shrimp tacos were a-m-a-z-i-n-g. We did have to wait since there were some large parties. But they took our cell phone number and off we went to explore more of the city until we were called. Ambiance inside was great, live music... More

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Conway, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

My husband and I went to this restaurant on recommendation of staff at the Francis Marion Hotel where we were staying. We arrived there a few minutes before the dining room opened so were directed to the bar. It was a Wednesday night and we had no reservations. I had asked for a private booth, but was offered (because we... More

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South Dakota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

It is tucked away in the alley behind Rue de Jean on John Street just off of King Street. It has a great atmosphere and look. I enjoyed my grouper very much and would recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a place to eat fish and a fun atmosphere! (Nice exposed brick/ very high ceiling. Believe it used to... More

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Waretown, New Jersey
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Went here based on reviews and had a great dinner. Seafood is fresh and great atmosphere. Raw oysters, fried creole oysters were very good. Overall, no complaints and great food.

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

Lynda R., Thank you for your kind words and review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at Coast bar & Grill and we look forward to hosting you again on your next visit to the Holy City. Best, Whittney P. More

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Anny reservation at 7:30PM...Cozy table for two was ready...Greeted by staff with several Happy Anny salutations...Oak Wood cooked yellowfin tuna was fantastic, shrimp and grits were great..Service was EX, staff threw in free key lime pie dessert...Interior has high ceilings and large brick walls, great atmosphere...Winner!!

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

Dear Bishman, Thank you for your kind words and review. We are thrilled that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us at Coast Bar & Grill and that you chose to celebrate your Anniversary with us! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, and we hope to see you for dinner again on your next visit... More

North East, Maryland
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

While getting information on tours at a welcoming center near The Market Shops, the rep told us about a great seafood restaurant within 4 blocks of our Holiday Inn Downtown. While walking on King St, take the John St alley behind the Italian restaurant. This restaurant located in a former wearhouse is a superb find. For an appetizer, I had... More

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

Dear Jack D., Thank you for your kind words and review. We are thrilled that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at Coast Bar & Grill and we look forward to hosting you again on your next visit to Charleston., Best, Whittney P. More

Greenville
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The wait was long so I would suggest a reservation if possible. We arrived and had a long wait due to several large parties taking a lot of the tables. The hostess called us on our cell when the table was ready. We ended up eating later than usual so we had a light dinner of fish tacos. The ones... More

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

Dear Greg H., Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable experience with us recently at Coast Bar & Grill and look forward to hosting you again 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 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
Cuisine: Seafood

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