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Coastal Flats

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11901 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030-8603
+1 571-522-6300
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Annandale, Virginia
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Always good. Great service. Good food. Good margarita. A friend and I dined there last night. We arrived at 6:00 and did not leave until 9:30. Staff was attentive and polite.

Thank Kathleen R
Lakeland, Georgia
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144 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife loves this place because of their great salads, personally I don't go out for a salad - I can get that at home. But I had very good lobster bisque and a decent crab cake sandwich.

England, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were OK not bad not good just OK. Food was fair. Service was rushed. I never like getting the mains when we are still halfway through the starters it makes you feel like they are rushing you out. Good overall

Thank chris2431
Vienna, Virginia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are frequent diners at Coastal Flats and over the years just like with the siblings of the Great American Restaurant Chain, never had less that a great dining experience. Lines can be long, but once seated all is well! Great food good wines and cocktails polite, prompt service, and nice decor. We've had both dinners and lunches here and... More 

Thank ShepBaptiste
Falls Church, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been a big fan of Coastal Flats for years and years. The crab and artichoke dip is to die for, as well as the shrimp and grits, salmon, steaks and salads. The ambiance is lively and I have never had a poor meal, service or time when visiting any location.

Thank modartsmary
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We know that we can can count on coastal flats for great flavors. Our latest visit included crab cakes with light seasoning. Smoked salmon was grilled moist and perfect. Their crunchy cole slaw is a wonderfully different rendition.

Thank Mary Anne G
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coastal Flats always wins my vote. If there's a problem, they'll make it right. Their sweet potato fries are great--try them in place of regular fries. Gluten-free menu has increased, too.

Thank Gina R
Fairfax, Virginia
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I love their Lobster rolls. Great taste, great price, Have it with a side salad and glass of wine. Service always very good. Only problem is VERY noisy, probably because it is always crowded.

Thank fpk2
Fairfax, Virginia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, especially the daily specials. The fish is wonderful. Very busy and noisy. Can be hard to have a conversation.

Thank Happygrandma10
Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a solo meal on my birthday. It was delicious! I ordered the beef ribs. They were done well. a little mustardy but I think that's what they were going for. The portion however was small. The bread basket was fantastic the wait staff was stellar, I was pleasantly surprised.

Thank DeloneC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?