Alexis HullAlexis Hull
18:15 28 Nov 23
Coast Linen Services is fantastic! Customer service is friendly and helpful and the... delivery staff is great! Highly recommend. - Stage House Tavern Scotch Plainsread more
22:39 16 Nov 23
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christopher cerretochristopher cerreto
20:25 13 Nov 23
Tommy's Tavern and Tap Edison uses Coast Laundry services and they do a great job for us.... Always deliver on time and adjust our pars based on our volume. I would recommend them for more
Matt BeyerMatt Beyer
18:58 13 Nov 23
Amazing service as always. I’m a General Manager of a Tio Taco & Tequila Bar and I cannot... explain what a comfort it is to have a reliable Linen company taking care of our business. Gabriel is THE BEST driver and we’re always well taken care of!!read more
Christian MercadoChristian Mercado
19:49 16 Oct 23
Coast Linen Services is an awesome company and it makes sense because of there 5 star... customer service. I’ve been managing Esquína Latina for 3 years now and I’ve never had an issue. The driver Gabrielle as well is phenomenal, he will go above and beyond to ensure your order is correct. If your missing anything he will make sure you get it the next day. The restaurant has used them since they’ve been open (8 years) and will continue because loyalty is key and their entire company from top to bottom starting with Bobby who regularly checks in with me, are as loyal as they come .read more
Alexandra BongioviAlexandra Bongiovi
21:38 29 Sep 23
I've been a loyal customer of this linen company for some time now, and I can't say... enough about their excellent service. Tony, one of their top professionals, has consistently gone above and beyond to meet our needs. We have multiple accounts with them, and I can confidently say that we've never encountered any issues. If you're in search of a reliable linen supplier, look no further. This company truly delivers outstanding more
19:45 29 Sep 23
As an employee of Sol Mar Restaurant, I couldn't be happier with our partnership with... Coast Linen. Their top-notch linens and Tony exceptional service have been a game-changer for our events. Luis's responsiveness and expertise make all the difference when we're in a pinch. Highly recommended!read more
Mike RodriguezMike Rodriguez
14:47 27 Sep 23
I've done business with these guys for 8 years at all my restaurants. Service is second... to none! Tony has been outstanding. At my newest restaurant I tried out a competitor of theirs, but shortly after opening I realized how inferior their service was compared to Coast. Only few months I reached out to Tony to make the switch. I recommend Coast Linen Svc. for all your linen needs and more.-Michaelread more
Jesus PerezJesus Perez
02:38 21 Sep 23
I have been doing business with Coast Linen at Spain Inn Restaurant (Piscataway, NJ) and... at Manolo Tapas (NYC) for almost 15 years and their service is incomparable. From their sales representatives (Bobby and Martin), office staff and delivery team. I could not ask for a more attentive, professional and personalized service. They carry an extensive product list and go out of their way to always have everything in stock. It makes our job so much easier knowing that they are always more

The Different Types of Linens You Need for Different Types of Restaurants

No matter what kind of restaurant you’re running, you need the basics on hand: towels, mats and mops. But after that, it can get kind of tricky to figure out the different types of linens your restaurant needs.

If you run a fast-casual eatery, does your kitchen staff really need the formal white kitchen uniforms? And if you’re going for a more upscale but still laid-back look, should you invest in tablecloths?

Here are the different types of restaurants and the different types of linens you’ll need for each one. Where does your restaurant fall on the list?

1. Cafes/Bistros

Cafe and bistro-style restaurants tend to have a fairly laid-back feel. They offer a limited range of menu items like pastries and sandwiches and there’s no table service.

For this restaurant, you’ll need all of the standard items like towels, mats and mops, as well as aprons for your staff. If you’re looking to elevate your cafe or bistro atmosphere, consider offering cloth napkins.

2. Fine Dining

A real fine dining experience is about more than just the food. It’s about the performance, which is why you need to invest in just about everything when it comes to your restaurant linen and apparel. As a restaurant owner or manager of a fine dining establishment, you’re in charge of maintaining an ambiance of luxury and indulgence.

To create a fine dining atmosphere, you’ll need traditional chef and kitchen uniforms, aprons, and luxurious tablecloths and napkins, along with towels, mats and mops.

3. Casual Dining

A casual dining restaurant (think chains like Red Lobster, Outback Steakhouse and Chili’s) serves family-friendly meals with a wide range of options and the convenience of table service. In a casual dining restaurant, you definitely want your guests to feel like they’re enjoying something special without making them feel like they’re breaking the bank.

You’ll need aprons, chef and kitchen uniforms, and napkins, in addition to the necessary towels, mats and mops to keep your restaurant clean. If you want to take your casual dining restaurant a step further, invest in some tablecloths.

4. Fast-Casual Dining

Fast-casual dining options, like Chipotle and Panera, have secured a popular place among the different types of restaurants. Like cafe and bistro dining, these restaurants have a laid-back vibe.

For this restaurant, you’ll need all of the standard items like towels, mats and mops, as well as aprons for your staff. If you’re looking to make your fast-casual dining feel a little less casual, consider offering cloth napkins to your guests.

5. Fast Food

You might think that fast food restaurants don’t need linens, but they do. Just like other restaurants, they need to be kept clean and their staff needs to look somewhat professional.

For your fast food restaurant, you’ll need aprons, mats, mops and towels.

We Provide Different Types of Linens for All Kinds of Restaurants

Was your restaurant on this list? What kinds of linens are you looking for?

Coast Linen provides a quality restaurant linen and apparel to food service establishments in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Contact us today to learn more about the restaurant linen services we offer and the different types of linens you’ll need!

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