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“Nice Bar Break” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Coastal Flats

Coastal Flats
11901 Grand Commons Ave, Fairfax Corner, Fairfax, VA 22030-8603
571-522-6300
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Ranked #3 of 346 Restaurants in Fairfax
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Fairfax, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Nice Bar Break”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We always eat at the bar so we can people watch and not have to wait. The bartenders wil remember your names after the third or fourth visit (we go once a month). Right now the veggie special is brussel sprouts--which are FABULOUS!!! They are not on the menu, so you have to ask if the wait person doesn't give you the specials.

Visited December 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Charlotte, North Carolina
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Always a great experience...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

The food is always good, the service is great and like all the restaurants in the collection... love the fresh bread. Well prepared seafood and a great place at the bar to watch the game on Sundays.

Visited December 2012
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Sterling, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“ALLERGIES”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Coastal Flats is great! I have a seafood allergy but they have a seperate kitchen for seafood so my husband can enjoy his favorite food without me getting sick!

Visited August 2012
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Fairfax, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Coastal Flats has changed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

I loved this restaurant for years until they took away the baby back ribs and put beef back ribs on the menu instead. I ordered them, hoping for the best , and was very disappointed. They were mediocre. BRING BACK THE BABY BACK RIBS!!!!

Visited January 2013
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Ashburn, Va
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Part of the Great American Restaurants Group”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Visit any one of the Great American Restaurants Group restaurants, and you are ensured the same care, quality, and outcome as any other of them. You can see my reviews of Sweetwater Tavern, another of their stores, for reference.

I was pleased to see that there were some different menu options than from the other restaurants in the group, and some common things (note if you go to Mike's American Grill, that they have ozzie rolls, like Sweetwater Tavern...) but I diverge.

The fish I had was tasty here, and the rest of the service was just like I am use to from their other places.

Visited March 2012
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