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Coastal Flats

11901 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030-8603
+1 571-522-6300
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster roll” (45 reviews)
“seafood” (65 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11901 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030-8603
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Reviewed January 13, 2016

My husband loves the steaks here--and pricewise, the steaks are competitive with similar ones elsewhere. I like the grouper. Can get a bit loud sometimes, just because the place is always packed, but that tells you something. Wonderful service, lively atmosphere. Waiters are friendly.

Thank 108roseb
Reviewed January 12, 2016

We arrived at 7:30 on a Saturday. Not our best plan, but oh well. We were told it would be a 45 min wait (it ended up being 44 min) and that we could sit at the bar while we waited. There were only two...More

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Reviewed January 7, 2016

My wife and I love this place because of the unparalleled customer service and excellent food. I have tried almost everything on the menu and enjoyed it all. My only disappointment is that I rarely have room for dessert and OMG do they have great...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed January 2, 2016

All GAR restaurants are awesome. One of if not the best restaurant group in the DMV. Consistently good on all levels. Super clean, excellent service, and quality/ delicious food. Tonite I had the special, grouper, with grits. Loved it. We also had the blue crab...More

Thank MDTJ
Reviewed January 1, 2016

We visit this restaurant at least monthly, if not more often, and the food is consistently delicious. Our favorites are: Appetizers: Lobster bisque, field greens salad, lobster salad (a great recent addition to the menu) Mains: Hickory Chicken, Hong Kong Sea Bass, and Salmon filet...More

Thank cosmopobeth
Reviewed December 26, 2015

I've gone to this location several times during the year. My wife and friends continue to enjoy this restaurant. It can get crowded so we started arriving around 5:30 and so far on average less then 15 minute wait times.

Thank jbgaines04
Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

This fabulous restaurant is a trendy place to have lunch or dinner. Located in the upscale Fairfax Corner retail area, we always dine here when we visit our former home in Clifton, VA. The food is always terrific, the servers are friendly and attentive and...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

How can you explain customer service, great atmosphere and great food. It's saw HARD to describe how I LOVE this chain. Where can I buy stock in this chain. The food is ALWAYS fresh if you can not eat something they have gluten free menu....More

Thank Rochelle41
Reviewed December 18, 2015

I've been at least a dozen times. Food is always excellent! I'm a huge fan of the lobster roll, but many other excellent dishes, as well, including the salmon. When the weather is nice, the outside porch is lovely. Lunch or dinner the food &...More

Thank miseno
Reviewed December 17, 2015

Visited for the first time, we had a party of four and waited about 15 minutes for a table. The restaurant was very busy but once we were at our table the service was prompt and courteous. I had a hamburger and fries which was...More

Thank Ricky S
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December 14, 2016|
Response from SGS I | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about a meeting space at Coastal Flats. You would have to call them and find out. 11901 GRAND COMMONS AVENUE FAIRFAX, VA 22030 (571) 522-6300
Frances E
October 28, 2016|
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Response from SGS I | Reviewed this property |
Their website says_Take a seat at Coastal Flat’s bar after work and their beach-y vibe will have you relaxed in no time. Enjoy happy hour Monday through Thursday from 3:00 until 6:00pm and 9:00pm until close. Try of the... More
August 27, 2015|
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Response from JOD_WSRFC | Reviewed this property |
No private rooms but you can select times when the restaurant is less busy. It is my experience that this is a trend among restaurants that even the bar areas are no longer segregated from dining affording the dinner crows... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene
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 22030-8603
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 571-522-6300
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