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Coastal Grille

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner
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APPETIZERS
6.7
Lump Crab & Corn Chowder
with a hint of bacon
5.7
New England Clam Chowder
8.7
Lobster Bisque
5.5
Edamame
Steamed with butter & dusted with our spiced salt
10.7
Flash Fried Calamari
With vegetables and a sweet & spicy Asian sauce
13.5
Sesame Seared Ahi Tuna
Premium sushi grade tuna seared rare, sliced & chilled. Served with soy, wasabi & pickled ginger
12.7
Sweet & Spicy Island Wings
10 Marinated wings tossed in our sweet & spicy sauce
10.9
"Off the Hook" Shrimp
Panko encrusted fried and tossed with your choice of sauce: Austin's Twisted Sauce, Mango Jalapeno, Asian Zing Or Sweet & Spicy Island Sauce
13.9
Lobster & Shrimp Dip
Large pieces of cold water lobster & shrimp baked in a 3-cheese blend served with tortilla chips
10.5
Roadside Sliders
3 fresh ground chuck patties with Vermont cheddar, dill pickles, frizzled onions & our signature sauce
SALADS & BOWLS
Salad Dressings include Garlic Peppercorn Ranch, Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette, Ginger Vinaigrette, Caesar, Citrus Vinaigrette, Blue Cheese
5
Whole Leaf Caesar
5
Coastal House Salad
Spring mix, red onion, tomatoes, cucumbers, toasted pumpkin seeds tossed in a citrus vinaigrette
with grilled chicken, shrimp or crispy shrimp 9.5
with grilled salmon or sesame seed seared ahi tuna 12.5
with chilled jumbo lump crab meat 13.5
Add-Ons to above salads
14.3
Two Noodle Crispy Shrimp Salad
Crispy shrimp, mixed greens, red pepper, mango, almond slivers, crispy noodles tossed in an Asian ginger vinaigrette & peanut sauce
15.5
Tower of Cobb
Romaine, roasted chicken, fresh avocado, tomato, egg, bacon, blue cheese tossed with garlic peppercorn ranch dressing
14.3
Grilled Shrimp & Strawberry Salad
Mixed greens tossed in a strawberry balsamic vinaigrette with fresh strawberries, jicama, feta cheese, sweetened pecans & grilled shrimp
13.9
Ahi Tuna Bowl
Jasmine rice with mango salsa and sesame seared Ahi tuna. Garnished with the crispy wonton noodles and served with a sweet chili sauce.
SEAFOOD SPECIALTIES (SERVED WITH SEASONAL VEGGIE & 1 SIGNATURE SIDE)
35.9
King Crab
1 1/2 lbs. Served with drawn butter
23.9
Pan Seared Scallops
Large scallops pan seared over a bed of Arugula
23.7
Chesapeake Crab Cakes
Two large lump backfin crab cakes
19.5
Boston Baked Haddock
Panko encrusted smothered in a shrimp and crab garlic cream sauce
26.9
Broiled Seafood Platter
Broiled Sea Scallops, jumbo shrimp, tilapia and a crab cake prepared either blacked or house. (Sorry, no substitutions)
27.9
Stuffed Lobster Tail
A cold water lobster tail stuffed with seasoned crab meat, shrimp, bay scallops and topped with a garlic cream sauce
STEAK, CHICKEN & RIBS (SERVED WITH SEASONAL VEGGIE & 1 SIGNATURE SIDE)
6 Oz. 22.2
8 Oz 25.7
Add Blue Cheese Crumbles 1.5
Filet Mignon
Hand cut aged beef
Full Rack 23.5
1/2 Rack 16.9
Slow Roasted Baby Back Ribs
"Fall off the bone" with our "kicked up" BBQ sauce
25.3
Handcut Ribeye
12 oz. ribeye house grilled or cajun seasoned
16.9
Key West Grilled Chicken
Herb marinated chicken over jasmine rice with a medley of tri-color peppers & onions in a Key West inspired sauce
34.5
Surf & Turf
6 oz. Filet Mignon and 1 split, grilled lobster tail
14.9
Southern Fried Boneless Chicken
3 boneless chicken breasts southern fried with a side of country gravy
22.7
Crab Cake & Rib Combo
Lump backfin crab cake with 1/2 rack of slow roasted baby back ribs
16.9
Baked Parmesan Crusted Chicken
Parmesan crusted chicken breasts baked & topped with a garlic alfredo sauce
HANDHELDS (SERVED WITH SHOESTRING FRENCH FRIES, CAROLINA COLE SLAW OR HOUSE MADE CHIPS. EXCLUDES FISH & CHIPS)
11.9
Coastal Cheddar Cheeseburger
100% Angus Burger, Vermont cheddar, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles & our signature sauce
13.5
Fish & Chips
Our original beer battered new England haddock fillets & crispy shoestring fries
13.9
Baja Fish Tacos
3 flour tortillas, seasoned tilapia, chimichurri sauce, mango salsa & a lime cream drizzle
13.9
Twisted Tacos
3 flour tortillas, crispy shrimp topped with our twisted sauce, diced tomatoes & a lime creme
12.9
Ahi Tuna Burger
Diced ahi tuna seasoned and grilled rare topped with asian slaw
11.9
Chicken Ciabatta
Grilled chicken, spinach, arugula, pepperjack cheese with a sundried tomato aioli on a toasted ciabatta roll
10.9
House-Made Veggie Burger
Vegetarian patty of brown rice, black beans, bran & beets topped with lettuce, tomato, onion and a sweet soy glaze
11.9
Turkey Fajita Burger
Grilled turkey burger, pepperjack cheese, fajita vegetables, lettuce & pico-de-gallo with our fajita sauce
16.9
The Maine Lobster Roll
Lobster, mayo & celery on a New England style bun
15.9
Lobster Grilled Cheese
Lobster, smoked mozzarella & cheddar cheese between buttered sourdough bread
SIMPLY GRILLED FISH (SERVED WITH SEASONAL VEGGIE & 1 SIGNATURE SIDE)
Grilled fish styles include Lemon Butter, Mango Salsa, Pan Asian, Toluca Spiced, House Grilled and Blackened. Add 1 Split Grilled Lobster Tail to Any Entrée $13.30, Add a Skewer of Shrimp or Sea Scallops to Any Entrée $8.90, Top with Shrimp & Crab in a Garlic Cream Sauce $6.50
Small 19.4
Large 21.9
Salmon
21.5
Ahi Tuna*
Served rare
29.5
Chilean Sea Bass*
16.5
Longfin Tilapia
20.5
Mahi Mahi*
17.9
Rainbow Trout
21.9
Shrimp & Sea Scallops*
29.9
Cold Water Lobster Tails*
2 tails split & grilled, served with butter
Mrkt
Seasonal Catch
* WILD CAUGHT
PASTAS
Substitute brown rice at no additional charge (N/A Lobster Mac & Cheese)
16.9
Jambalaya Pasta
Shrimp, Chicken, & Andouille sausage sauteed with onions, tomato & peppers in a spicy Cajun sauce over linguine
18.9
Seafood Medley Pasta
Shrimp, Crab & Scallops in a garlic cream sauce over linguine
22.9
Lobster Mac & Cheese
Maine lobster and cavatappi tossed in a blend of 3 cheeses baked to a golden brown garnish with toasted bread crumbs
16.5
Blackened Chicken Alfredo
Linguine in a traditional Alfredo sauce topped with blackened chicken
SIGNATURE & DELUXE SIDES
3
Shoestring French Fries
3
Carolina Cole Slaw
3
House-Made Chips
4
Yukon Gold Potatoes Au Gratin
4
Homestyle Mashed Potatoes
4
Jasmine Rice
4
Feature Signature Side
4
Steamed Broccoli
5
Substitute for an Signature Side 2
Four Cheese Mac & Cheese
(Deluxe Side)
5
Caesar or House Salad
(Deluxe Side)
DESSERTS
8.5
The Chocolate Bag
6.9
Marty's Coconut Pie
6.9
Warm Apple Crumb Crisp
8.5
Monster Chocolate Chip Cookie Sundae
Baked to order
6.9
Key Lime Pie
6.9
Flourless Double Chocolate Brownie
KIDS (KIDS EAT FREE ON SUNDAYS. DINE IN ONLY)
Includes any soda, juice or milk and choice of French Fries, Cole Slaw, Potato Chips, Broccoli or Mandarin Oranges
6
EZ Mac-N-Cheese
6
Cheeseburger Sliders (2)
6
Chicken Tender Bites
6
Popcorn Shrimp
6
Tilapia
6
Grilled Cheese
6
Grilled Shrimp
6
Chicken Sandwich Sliders (2)
6
Fish & Chip
About
Our menu includes favorite dishes from coastal regions and is specifically designed to create a wide appeal by offering an exciting mix of seafood and non-seafood items. From appetizers to entrees the menu offers a diverse range of flavors from traditional to bold that are certain to satisfy a wide variety of tastes. In a world being dominated by your typical chain restaurant you will find Coastal Grille to be a refreshing change.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It more than meets the need for a family type restaurant in Reading area. Although it feels like a chain restaurant it is much better. Good variety of food. Excellent seafood. very good service. A welcome addition.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank jay g
Pete D, Owner at Coastal Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Jay, thanks for the wonderful review! We pride ourselves on great food & great service so expect that each and every time you walk through our doors. Looking forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in here with my husband and young daughter on the way home from NJ. We were so sorely disappointed. I really felt like I was led astray by the reviews. The food was just...ugh. average. less than average. Truly tasted like the mediocre stuff...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Kiki_19
Pete D, General Manager at Coastal Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Kiki, my name is Rachel Thomas & I'm the General Manager of Coastal Grille. I'm very sorry that you weren't impressed with Coastal Grille. I can promise you that the service that you received is definitely not the norm and is completely unacceptable. As far...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit. It has a commercial/ corporate feel, but the hospitality is wonderful. This is not just service it is hospitality. The greeter allowed us to select our table for this late lunch. Treated us like family even though it was our first visit....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 99cooks111
Pete D, Owner at Coastal Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

99cooks111, thanks for the very nice review. I am so happy that you found Coastal Grille & that we didn't disappoint. We are a locally owned restaurant chain so we absolutely take service very seriously. I will make sure to pass this review along to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like Coastal Grille. The food is good, so is the service. It looks, feels and is run like a chain which makes the whole experience very consistent. Good location. A little pricey for what it is.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank tomsheehan
Pete D, Owner at Coastal Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

tomsheehan, thanks for your review & for your continued patronage. We are a locally owned chain that owns 6 restaurants including 3 in this area. Austin's, Coastal Grille & Brickstone's. We pride ourselves on great food & great service. We look forward to serving you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my brother and his wife from TN here the other night. One of our favorite places. He raved about his dinner. Have never had anything but good food and service here.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kcald13
Pete D, Owner at Coastal Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

kcald13, thanks for the wonderful review & your continued patronage! So glad to hear that we didn't disappoint once again. Looking forward to taking care of you again in the future. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner.

Reviewed June 9, 2019

I generally make this a stop when in the Reading area as I find it is reliable food, well prepared, with a staff that is superior, truly tuned in to the entirety of the customer experience. The food is reliable, tastefully presented. The restaurant appears...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank basherte
Pete D, Owner at Coastal Grille, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2019

basherte, thanks for the very nice & thorough review. We work hard at giving the service that we give & it is so wonderful to hear when a guest such as yourself notices and then writes a review. As far as the seasoning, many of...More

Reviewed May 30, 2019

We love this place. Stopped in for a light dinner with hubby. He ordered the crab cake sandwick and there house salad, and I ordered the lobster roll. All was excellent. I have ordered the lobster roll several times and have never been disappointed. The...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Deborah J B
Pete D, Owner at Coastal Grille, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2019

Deborah J B, thanks so much for the wonderful review & your continued patronage! We work very hard at what we do & it is all worth it when we hear reviews like this. We look forward to serving you again soon. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo....More

Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

We checked out the Coastal Grill for a Friday night date night. Both the service and the food were very good. It was busy, so I do recommend reservations.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Jonnyjetprop
Pete D, Owner at Coastal Grille, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2019

Jonnyjetprop, thanks for the very nice review. So glad to hear that you enjoyed everything. We look forward to serving you again soon. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner.

Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I were celebrating a major accomplishment and she loves this place. I had never been there before, but I will be back. Our appetizer was shrimp and lobster dip with nachos. Delicious! She got the lobster cheese sandwich. Delicious! I got the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 714ric
Pete D, Owner at Coastal Grille, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2019

714ric, thanks for the wonderful review & for finally giving us a try. Your wife has very good taste! Hunter is wonderful & I will make sure that I pass this review along to him. We look forward to serving you again soon. Sincerely, Pete...More

Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Was blown away by the country fried chicken last time, this time, much smaller and over done. Very disappointed. Kampachi was very good. Off the hook, shrimp app, little spicy, but good. Flourless brownie and chocolate bag full of fruit wad also good.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Karen O
Pete D, General Manager at Coastal Grille, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2019

Karen O, my name is Rachel Thomas & I'm the General Manager of Coastal Grille. I'm so sorry to hear about your recent visit as this is definitely not the norm. I would love the opportunity to speak with you about this experience. If you...More

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The king crab legs were $33.90 on the menu Filet Mignon 9 oz $26.70 You could go to their website and look at the menu. Just google coastal Grille Tripadvisor would not let me paste the link to the website, sorry
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