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“Order the mushrooms!!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Coastal Flats

Coastal Flats
11901 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA 20878
(571) 522 - 6300
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Ranked #3 of 329 Restaurants in Fairfax
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Ashburn, Virginia
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Order the mushrooms!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

First time to Coastal Flats and was impressed with the Chedder Burger with a side of grilledmushrooms and my wife enjoyed the shrimp roll. Our server Julie was very pleasant and I have to thank her for recommending the mushrooms. Will come back!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Berkeley, California
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136 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“good food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

I ate there twice and liked the food. The price was also very reasonable but coming from a high-price area I'm not sure if locals would share this opinion. The bad part was the surrounding. You feel like being in a big train station waiting area, and the noise level was really high. You can not expect a cozy conversation with your significant other as he/she may misunderstand what you are saying. But if you just want to have a good dinner, I think that is a good place to go.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Richmond, VA
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great Dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Husband and I went last night for dinner, first visit for me. We started with the Blue Crab and Rock Shrimp fritters that were fantastic! Husband had the grilled shrimp over Meditteranean orzo, and I had a grilled mahi special. Both entrees very good, service was prompt. Overall a lovely evening out, would definitely dine there again!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Fairfax, Virginia
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Love this restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Coastal Flats is another one of our favorite "Great American Restaurants." Their specialty is fish dishes, but they also have wonderful steaks, pasta dishes, etc. Their bread pudding is the best in the world, and the shrimp cocktail is amazing. We are never disappointed, and they usually take pride in good service too.

Visited October 2012
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Alexandria, Virginia
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“1st Time Very Good Experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

First time visit with a party of five for mid-afternoon lunch on a Saturday. Atmosphere, food & service was very good; plan to go back again without a doubt.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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