Virginia-Highland's newest seafood joint looks like the most tasteful beach house on the block. With its small double-storefront dining room, Goin' Coastal offers a standard lineup of seafood favorites. Skip the breading-heavy gator bites and opt for the Rockefeller oysters, piled high with spinach and smoky bacon. The Lowcountry bouillabaisse with fat crab legs, plump shrimp, sweet bay scallops, and big clean-tasting mussels is infinitely sopable. For another seafood restaurant, this place sure knows how to source and cook seafood in a way that succeeds where many others fail.
Price: $$-$$$ ($15 and over)