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11901 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA 20878
(571) 522 - 6300
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 229
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  • 171
    Very good
  • 47
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A nice experience

We went here for dinner tonight and I enjoyed it. The bread that came out was really good. It's was kind of a donut / fritter type thing. Very enjoyable. I had the special which happened to be Halibut. It was quite tasty. My wife had the Jumbalaya Pasta which she enjoyed too. One thing I like... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
croth14
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Grand Prairie, Texas
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
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Grand Prairie, Texas
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We went here for dinner tonight and I enjoyed it. The bread that came out was really good. It's was kind of a donut / fritter type thing. Very enjoyable. I had the special which happened to be Halibut. It was quite tasty. My wife had the Jumbalaya Pasta which she enjoyed too. One thing I like about this place... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My family and I have been dining at Coastal Flats for years, starting around 2006. I'm not sure what prompted us to first visit, but whatever it was, I'm glad we did. The service, food quality, and atmosphere have remained consistently excellent for the entire time. The restaurant obviously focuses a bit on the seafood, but it also excels in... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

While Coastal Flat restaurant may not be rated by the Michelin guide, it is one of few restaurant in Washington D.C. areas that devotes itself to serving healthy grilled seafood menu. It menu consists of grilled salmon, swordfish, tuna, and other wild caught ocean fish. Moreover, Its customer service staff is very friendly and the restaurant is very clean. The... More 

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Washington, DC
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This place is always very busy on weekends. It's part of a local chain that's mid-priced. The service has always been very on point and friendly. I particularly enjoy the warm rolls and the wood-grilled fish.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I've eaten here a number of times when visiting this area and it never disappoints. Attentive, friendly service and fantastic food, as well as a great bar. It gets crowded, so come early!

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Aldie, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

About three years ago, I found out about this place. My husband and I were new to the area and wanted to try something different. Now we take all our visitors there and they've become big fans as well. It's almost always busy, but once you sit down, you can actually hear your dining partner speak. The food is fresh... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

As far as restaurants go, this one is a bit different when you go in. For locals, it feels like you are on vacation; for visitors, it fits the bill for a fun place to eat with family or friends. The $ is a bit on the expensive side, but you're paying for the ambiance, really. Everyone in my party... More 

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Saint Leonard, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My friend and I had lunch here on Monday. When we got there around 11:00 am, there weren't many people then but it got very busy towards the end of our meal. I had a crab cake. It comes with fries and slaw but I don't care for fries so I asked for corn, tomatoes, and cucumbers salad instead. It... More 

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Burke, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great restaurant. Love the bread, chicken with pasta, and lobster roll. Go there for every special occasion.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

This is ine of the restaurant we enjoy , there service are just outstanding the food are always excellent . The price are good too . Over all i highly recommend it . Excellent

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Additional Information about Coastal Flats

Address: 11901 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA 20878
Phone Number: (571) 522 - 6300
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11901 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA 20878
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: (571) 522 - 6300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?