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Crown City Inn & Bistro

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520 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-1827
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This restaurant is at Crown City Inn
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Coronado get away

Had breakfast here - was a bit of a walk from our hotel - Coronado beach resort - but totally worth it! Had the heuvos rancheros and lemon poppy seed pancakes and Delish!! Would definitely come again!

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Nicholas C
New York City, New York
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  • Families with children
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New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had breakfast here - was a bit of a walk from our hotel - Coronado beach resort - but totally worth it! Had the heuvos rancheros and lemon poppy seed pancakes and Delish!! Would definitely come again!

Thank Nicholas C
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The waiter is very mean and not willing to offer any help when we ran into an urgent situation. Very disappointed with their service and food. We ordered two entry for chicken & salmon. Both are way below our expectations. Barely reach 2 star. I have to give a one for the review due to their poor service and food.... More 

Thank jing z
Moreno Valley, California
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93 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to wait about half an hour to get a table since this establishment is very cozy and apparently, very popular. There are only about 6 tables inside and more seating outside. On the night that we were there, it was too cold to sit outside. The decor needs a little updating. There are wall-to-wall mirrors all around. I... More 

Thank MRO_13
san diego, ca
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87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A walk on the beach, a beautiful sunset, and then this quaint establishment! The outdoor seating was perfect for our Halloween dinner. Our server was attentive, personable, and friendly. The food was delicious. We are so glad we found Crown City. We will be back!

Thank Cabotoy
Suquamish, Washington
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice little bistro location on Orange Ave. Walking distance from several lodgings on the east side of the island. Staying at a hotel with a continental breakfast? Treat yourself to a mimosa and something yummy. The French toast doesn't even need syrup.

Thank Christina S
Las Vegas, Nevada
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

My husband and I ate two meals at the restaurant. The meals were good, but the strawberry Belgian waffles were exceptional! I would, however, suggest having the strawberry preserve/syrup and whip cream on the side to avoid sugar overload.

Thank lvexplorer777
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75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This is a small bistro that serves a very good breakfast and brunch. The eggs benedictine are delicious and the dish is very well served so are the waffles. They served a delicious homemade jelly.

Thank Clau M
Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

What a great find here on Coronado Island. Looking for a nice, cozy place to have a great dinner with outstanding customer service, this is the place. My wife and I were in search of a local restaurant to enjoy for the evening and found it here. Will definitely go back again.

Thank Ken B
Austin, Texas
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

On our first trip to Coronado, we heard the Bistro was a favorite of the locals. We had to try it. Delicious breakfast! They serve other meals but we usually have breakfast there.

Thank jdp78767
Toledo, Ohio
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

The bananas foster french toast was very tasty. Yum! The pancake breakfast was huge and good. The restaurant was conveniently located next to the Crown Inn. It has a nice patio.

Thank retire10

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 520 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-1827
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: 619-435-3678

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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