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Crown City Inn & Bistro

520 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-1827
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Ranked #12 of 86 Restaurants in Coronado
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
San Diego
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We have lived in Coronado for 20 years and finally made it here for breakfast. There was a wait of about 20 minutes even with a reservation but it was worth it. Great food. Everyone was pleased with their meals which were generous and very tasty.

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Ada, MI
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71 reviews 71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Breakfast food was very good, but you have to like VERY sweet french toast type entries, or eggs cooked with some sort of fishy tasting accent. We ate here early in a two week trip to Coronado and did not return -- the food was very good, just not what we typically go for.

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New york
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315 reviews 315 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We decided to have breakfast outside of our hotel (Hotel del Coronado). This was highly recommended (at least for breakfast) on tripadvisor. It was about 10 minutes drive from our hotel. I had the rancho huveors and a side of hash brown. The rancho huveros was very delicious; the jalapeno sauce offered a nice kick. My friend had the chorizo... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Sadly, this place was a big disappointment, after the glowing recommendations. First course - portobello mushroom soup - not bad but too much salt. Salad with pears and gorgonzola - ruined by the sugary walnuts, and the not so great sauce. Shrimps wrapped in bacon - also not a success. The lamb shank - my husband felt it was reheated,... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We wanted to get away from the standard hotel breakfast fare at the Marriott and one of the locals we met suggested this...literally...hole in the wall place on Orange and 5th. In reality it is the restaurant attached to a very clean and small class c looking motel. Pretty standard breakfast menu but the chef was willing to make changes...good... More 

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San Diego, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

the wait was long, the dining room was hot with no view, except mirrors, & small. Who wants to look at themselves in a mirror, except perhaps a teen-ager? The food was nothing special. the price was too high for what you get. if each meal was 1/2 the price, it might have been acceptable. I'd recommend to the Hotel... More 

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We have stayed here twice for the Coronado Speed Festival and have loved it both times. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the staff is friendly & helpful and the bistro food is excellent. The cookies in the lobby are delicious! I would highly recommend this establishment to anyone looking for an affordable, quality stay on Coronado Island.

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Murrieta, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We love this little restaurant for breakfast. I had Artichoke Joe's and my husband had the Denver Omelet. Both are excellent.

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Ontario, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We had a great breakfast at a reasonable price. Seating is limited so give yourself some extra time. It is right in front of the Hotel and only 10 yards from the free Coronado shuttle.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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123 reviews 123 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The chef is wonderful here and more than willing to talk to the guests. The food is very good........good menu selection! The only drawback here is wine and beer only! All good and service is attentive!

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Additional Information about Crown City Inn & Bistro

Address: 520 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-1827
Phone Number: 619-435-3678
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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