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Goin' Coastal

125 W. Main St. (Church St.) Send to Phone
770-479-3737 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Sustainable seafood prepared in a Southern style takes center stage at Goin' Coastal.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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Goin' Coastal, Canton, GA

Goin' Coastal Restaurant Review

: Reinvigorating dining in downtown Canton, named for the eponymous city in China, owner-chef Zach Kell serves sustainable seafood in a bright, casual spot. Classic Southern dishes include fried pickles, gator tail, a pair of po' boys at lunch, oysters Rockefeller, crisply fried hush puppies, and the ever-popular shrimp and grits. We appreciate the Coastal Bowl, a huge portion of skillfully cooked assorted shellfish and fish in a light tomato broth. Check the big board for specials, which could be rarely seen tilefish and sheepshead, both mild and delectable fish. Monday night is $20 lobster night and Wednesdays feature oysters for $5 a dozen. A steak and a chicken dish supply sea alternatives. But either way, don’t miss the silky lobster bisque. Desserts, made by Zach's mom Tina Kell, vary daily, but the pecan pie requires your attention. Expanding into the adjacent space yielded a welcoming large bar and added spirits and cocktails to the beverage offerings. The intelligently composed wine list has a short by-the-glass section, but selections support the seafood fare. Local craft brews on tap round out the refreshments. Also located at 1021 Virginia Ave., Virginia Highland, 404-941-9117.


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