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“Had a great Valentine's dinner with Family”
Review of Coastal Flats

Coastal Flats
Ranked #2 of 419 Restaurants in Fairfax
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Fort Myers, FL
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6 reviews
“Had a great Valentine's dinner with Family”
Reviewed June 4, 2013

On a very busy day for eating out, Valentine's Day, we had great food and a nice atomsphere. I had great fish and the other 3 adults loved their dinner also.

Visited February 2013
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Florida
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“a consistent delight”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

Coastal Flats and her sister restaurant, Carlyle (in Shirlington), are a consistent and delightful provider of both comfort foods and high-end gourmet master pieces worthy of much higher price tags.

Coastal Flats' offerings routinely trump more expensive locales. Their Drunken Ribeye rivals any steak by Ruth's Chris or Morton's.

Service is thoughtful and efficient, and the atmosphere is usually lively. Prices aren't unreasonable either.

Always worthy of a stop while in northern VA.

  • Visited May 2013
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Jacksonville, Illinois
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“noisy but good food”
Reviewed May 27, 2013

We enjoyed this restaurant during our son's college graduation weekend. It's a popular place that doesn't take reservations; although, we never had to wait long to be seated even with a large party. I went there twice on the same day, once for lunch with my son and later that night with our whole group. It's a little pricey but worth it when you're celebrating.

  • Visited May 2013
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Washington, DC
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126 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Cut above.”
Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

Deviled eggs are just like the ones the girl next store makes for a picnic. What's not to like?

Drinks and apps were fine, and artistically presented. Main course was even more so.

Restaurant has done well on multiple visits. Not specific to this restaurant, but a suggestion about Fairfax Corners. It is jammed on weekends, so weekdays are a best bet for top service.

  • Visited May 2013
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Fairfax, Virginia
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Good Seafood”
Reviewed May 18, 2013

One of the best Seafood restaurants in NOVA. Must try the shrimp and grits if you go! ... This is a location that my organization tends to use for candidate interviews when we are hiring for a new position.

Visited August 2012
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