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Goin' Coastal -  Canton
Goin' Coastal - Canton

Goin' Coastal - Canton Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://goincoastalseafood.com
  • Phone: (770) 479-3737
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Southern
  • Executive Chef: Zach Kell
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Main Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Goin' Coastal - Canton
Jezebel Magazine - #35 of the TOP 100 restaurants in Atlanta
Highest Ranking Seafood Restaurant in the TOP 100
Atlanta Magazine - Highest ranked seafood restaurant in Atlanta
Yelp - 4 Star Rating

GOIN" COASTAL is a sustainable seafood joint. We feature only the highest quality seafood from sources, either fished or farmed that can exist over the long term without compromising species' survival or the health of the ecosystem. So why does this matter?

1. With over 75% of the world fisheries either fully fished or over fished, we believe the choices we make will help to enhance the seafood marketplace for all consumers.

2. Sustainable fishing practices are not only environmentally responsible they yield the highest quality seafood.

Thank you for supporting the sustainable seafood movement by GOIN COASTAL. Now, stop surfing the web and come eat some great seafood!
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Diner Reviews
  • "Great place for a special occasion or every day dining... Appetizers are a must. Steaks melt in your mouth and the sea food selection was outstanding. Being a small place it was a little noise but was worth the experience. The waiters and waitresses were the best. This was our 1st time and we will definitely go back."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Good food and good service as always. The ticket times, though very long in the past, have steadily decreased over time. Our time from ordering to food arrival was less than 15 minutes on this most recent visit."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Arrived at 5:45 pm. Not very busy. Still took over 10 minutes to get a waiter. Another 15 min to get our drinks. Ordered a bottle of wine and then was brought the wrong bottle. Didnt notice until after it was opened. Will give this place another try because the food was great, just an off night for our server. I hope."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "We brought guests with us this time and they were wowed as well. We have never been disappointed. Sophistication without pretense."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Service and food is great. They always have fresh fish and various choices on how it is prepared."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "All three of us had the Arctic Char, the special which was highly recommended by our fabulous waiter Michael. We ohed and awed our way through our meals. The fish was cooked perfectly and the bed of field peas upon which it sat was a perfect complement."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "We love this restaurant. Every time we go we ask ourselves why we keep from going more often. The food is marvelous. The staff is friendly. The service is attentive without the overbearing interruption of restaurants that try too hard to pretend they care if "everything is alright". On top of it all, the owner truly pays attention to sustainability in the fish he offers. Always a pleasant visit."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Moving to Canton will visit Goin' Coastal as a regular."
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "The King Salmon from Alaska's Copper River was the special and the preparation was excellent. Paired with a Cuvaison Chardonnay, couldn't have been a better or more satisfying evening. And always a pleasure having Mike as our server."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Went to celebrate my birthday with my dad. We made a reservation for 6:30 and while we are usually on time, we ran about 15 minutes late and nothing was said to us. We still got a window seat, great service and great food. I don't think I can pick a favorite dish from this place either. Everything I have had over the three visits has been outstanding."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "How great to have such interesting and carefully-prepared dishes with high-quality ingredients right in our backyard. Can't wait to get back."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "The service and food was fantastic! From the salad to the conrnbread muffins to the excellent choice of seafoods and other entrees. Great, personal service as the owner personally came by and spoke with us when we got our check. We will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "On our anniversary we scheduled an early dinner (5:00P) at Goin' Coastal. It was perfect. The food and service were outstanding, as expected, and the noise level was much lower than at peak serving hours. A memorable occasion."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "We ate there last night; and since our son was coming to town the next day, my wife decided to introduce him and his wife to Goin' Coastal. They were both very pleased with their dinner and will undoubtably return on their own since they live within a reasonable distance. The food and service here is consistently good. We are never disappointed."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "We love this restaurant and consider it a great part of the downtown Canton restaurant scene. We can, and have, recommended this restaurant to friends and family."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "Restaurant was great and service was fine. We went for the $ 5 oysters but they only had 3 dozen left so our part of 5 had to share. It would seem that when they advertize a special that thet would have stocked enough to last past 7 PM."
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "Terrific restaurant, wonderful food and great service. I would definitely go again!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We heard good things about this restaurant so we wanted to give it a try. Our waitress was very knowledgeable and helped us to choose a meal we knew we would enjoy (though I don't think we could have gone wrong). We both had scallops as part of our dish, and they were by far the best scallops we have ever had. They were so tender and cooked perfectly. Can't we to go back!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Can't believe there is a restaurant this good in Canton! Eat there. The Lobster Pot Pie Fritters are one of the best things I've ever tried, the scallops were arguably the best scallops I've ever had, the NY strip was local and basically of prime quality, coffee crusted and cooked to perfection. Oysters Rockefeller not exactly traditional but quite delicious. We will be trying their neighboring establishment, Downtown Kitchen, soon, in hopes that it offers the same level of quality and service."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We ended up in a traffic nightmare so I called to change the reservation from 6 to 6:30. They acted annoyed said they would try to make it work. We got there at 6:30 and there were about 10 empty tables. It did get busier but never while we were there was there even a wait for a table. Seems they could have been nicer about the reservation time change. The salad and corn muffins weren't great. Our meals were good. We would definitely go back but we were expecting more."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Another visit to Goin Coastal on Saturday. Brought some friends here for the first time. A great way to make a good impression. Great food, great service. Thanks."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Without a doubt the best seafood I've ever eaten when I couldn't see the ocean. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Food was fantastic and service was great.Our waitress was very helpful and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend!!"
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "Clearly 'the' place to go for seafood lovers and one of the best dining experiences in Canton, GA. I can highly recommend the mussels, the scallops with risotto, and of course their catch-of-the-day fish selection. Outstanding food and friendly staff. "
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "Great spot in downtown Canton. Service was good. Food was excellent. I had the blackened yellowfin and my husband had steak. Both were "melt in your mouth delicious." Had oysters too. Plan to spend 100-150 for a complete dinner for 2."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "This was our third visit and we were not disappointed. The food was very good, service prompt. The creme brûlée was average. But we go for the seafood and it was excellent!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Consistently the best seafood option around. Always fresh, cooked perfectly, and obtained from sustainable sources. We love $5 oyster night (Wednesday). The chocolate pie made by Zach's mom is perfect finish to a great meal."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Chef prepares excellent courses, service is good but a little slow. But the biggest detractor is the booths, they are the most uncomfortable booths I ever sat in. The backs are to vertical and they are not solid enough. You can feel every time the person behind you moves or takes a breath. Either build new comfortable booths or remove them and put in tables. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "This is a great local restaurant which always offers great fresh seafood in a nice atmosphere. Service is outstanding. Was disappointed that salad selection has been changed bot overall the meal experience was great."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "As a lover of seafood who feels trapped inland, I want the fare to be awesome. But in reality, it's good...not on a scale to make me return often."
    Dined on 5/8/2014
  • "We LOVE LOVE LOVE everything about Goin' Coastal!! The Owners, Managers, Servers, Bartenders and everyone else go out of their way to make you feel special! They have awesome food. They have nightly specials that will knock your socks off. The desserts are all made from scratch by Mama Tina and are to DIE for!! And even if you aren't a fan of Seafood, they have Beef & Chicken as well. You will NEVER be disappointed dining here!!"
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "The food is great, as usual. Great place to relax and have a good time with great service.. great seafood and outstanding oysters. "
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "Good "go to place" for consistently good food. Recently expanded to give more room, so not as hard to get a reservation. "
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "Goin' Coastal is consistently good. They only use in-sesson food, so the fish is fresh and the veggies are greet. The low country boil was yummy and plentiful. We shared the lobster pot pie fritters for an appetizer - a MUST ... so tasty!"
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Though each of our party of 4 enjoyed their fish selection, each commented that the sides were a little disappointing. There didn't seem to be much seasoning. Overall though, we enjoyed our meal and the service was very good. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Outstanding meal once again at our favorite restaurant. From the fried green tomato and lobster appetizer to the king salmon special, everything pleased. I especially liked the new family style salad (Mediterranean chopped salad) as well as the bread and butter. And, Zach selected the perfect wine for us."
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "Loved this dining experience. Food was excellent. The fried pickles were the best. Everything was great!"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Your new salad much improved. I like new ingredients and that it is well tossed with the dressing.Suggest trying balsamic and other type dressings just to keep the repeat foodies interested."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "We have dined dozens of times at GC since it was one of our favorites. Our recent visit was disappointing. Our entrees were well prepared but the service was slow, inattentive and unfriendly. We had six different people serve our table. Our initial server did not return with an answer re: a dish. We did not see her again until the end of the eve. We waited 20 min for drinks and 45 min for entrees. The salad was unimpressive, we were not offered bread or silverware after the salad. The tables next to us received great service. We were perplexed by the service since the restaurant was less busy than in the past. On a positive note the bartender and manager were great!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Had a great dinner and drinks were great too! We will be back."
    Dined on 4/12/2014