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Coastal Flats

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11901 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Fairfax, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent food and service. I do not go often because it is so crowded but meals are always good. I mostly eat some type of seafood but another in my party says the chicken is excellent.

Thank Norma V
Fairfax, Virginia
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

In my experience, the food at the restaurants in this chain is "a very dependable good meal for the price". Although the menus will different slightly from restaurant to restaurant, you can count on good service, good food, and a friendly environment. If you go later in the evening it will get noisier noisier as it gets later. But that... More 

Thank beanienva
Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great low country menu. Only place to go for calamari appetizer. Other menu items quite good, as well. Service is great.

Thank Ken C
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelled here from Sydney, Australia to see friends and we dined here with our kids and it was a nice experience. The waiter was friendly and helpful and the food was pretty good and fairly priced. Good family spot.

Thank EricaAyad
Fairfax, VA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in Fairfax and in the mood for seafood, head to Coastal Flats. Like other Great American Restaurants the service and quality of the food are outstanding. Our favorite dishes include the deviled eggs, lobster club salad, shrimp with grit cakes, and the shrimp roll.

Thank bald-traveler
Arlington, VA
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104 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We don't usually go to large chain restaurants but our experience here was excellent and I had to review. All of the food, and I mean every bite, was fresh, delicious and well presented. I especially appreciated the GF menu. It's soooo nice not to have to make a big deal about dietary restrictions. Plus, the service was exceptional. I... More 

Thank VAsokrmom
Fairfax, Virginia
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226 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice time here. The hostess was welcoming. We sat outside where our server, Lindsay, took excellent care of us. Friendly, attentive, and engaging, Lindsay made sure our dining exoerience was top notch. With a nice variety of beers, cocktails and wines, along with a menu with great variety, it was difficult to choose what to order.... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Coastal flats is a great place to meet for drink and/or dinner. Like all Great American restaurants in Fairfax, the food is excellent and service is great. I love the salmon--cooked just right and the flavor is remarkable.

Thank Sherry K
bethesda, md.
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509 reviews
369 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place never fails to deliver for taste and satisfaction. I love the sautéed shrimp and creamy grits. A can't miss starter is the blue crab and shrimp fritters. Sometimes I make that my dinner so I can enjoy the chocolate bread pudding with bourbon custard sauce. You will discover your own favorites from this outstanding restaurant.

Thank barymad
Fairfax, Virginia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful lunch over the 4th. The service was good and the food was excellent. Wait staff was friendly and attentive. Will definitely go back

Thank KathyW1960

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Gluten Free, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11901 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: 15715226300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?