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Coastal Flats

11901 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030-8603
+1 571-522-6300
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (46 reviews)
“seafood” (71 reviews)
“drunken ribeye” (16 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 1 week ago

The food from the limited menu was very good and reasonably priced. Server was very pleasant. If you enjoy going out to a large, and I mean large, bustling restaurant, you'll like this place. I didn't like the atmosphere. I didn't know in advance that...More

Thank chezclark
Reviewed 1 week ago

A recent visit to Coastal Flats in Fairfax was great. From the moment you arrive to the time you leave the staff all make your visit a pleasure. The food was delicious and there are plenty of options for all tastes and dietary needs.

Thank lrk365
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, customer service, and meals. You can never go wrong at this (or any) Great American Restaurant. We started with calamari. It is some of the best that we have found. It is not overly coated or greasy and is fresh and has a...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us ate there on a Sunday evening recently and enjoyed the food much. The call ahead feature enabled us to get a seat as soon as we arrived. Two of us ordered the crab cakes; I ordered mine baked and the other ordered...More

Thank yellowstone1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the atmosphere! Great drinks, great food, and great service. Shrimp and grits is one of my favorite dishes. I love the Ozzie rolls and the salads are awesome.

Thank Sabrinamarie79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love trains place but call ahead seating is a must. Lobster salad is excellent. Fish forward menu but good burger too. Owned by great American restaurant group. All their places already good to excellent. Enjoy good family or date restaurant. Also good for groups.

Thank LouMonika
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Still like this place for happy hours. They have some nice specials. I really enjoy the bar service and the blue crab fritters are delicious. I have two small requests if management reads this. 1. Please add some better Sauvignon Blanca wines the two on...More

Thank L2santhanam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took two colleagues to lunch here. The restaurant always has good food and good service. No disappointment this time. I especially like the fact that the server always brings a fresh drink (tea, lemonade, etc) without me having to ask. Keep up the good...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of our go to places when we want fish or seafood. They never disappoint. Service is very good. They substitute their wonderful cauliflower mash for potatoes which is great for cutting carbs !

Thank Juanita W
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Went after seeing a movie the food and service was excellent. I had a naked veggie burger with fries, and a side of Cucumber, Tomato & Corn Salad. The food was great, the prices and portions were perfect.

Thank line1155
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15 December 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
28 October 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
28 August 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
US$10 - US$30
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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