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Crown City Inn & Bistro

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520 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-1827
619-435-3678
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This restaurant is at Crown City Inn
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Outstanding Breakfast

We were staying at the Coronado Island Marriott but looking for a new site for breakfast. Crown City Inn was it. Excellent food. Delightful service. Walking distance from the Marriott.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were staying at the Coronado Island Marriott but looking for a new site for breakfast. Crown City Inn was it. Excellent food. Delightful service. Walking distance from the Marriott.

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Coronado, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Crown City Inn & Bistro, used to be our favorite motel on the island w/ a great snack shop next to the office - Located on the Wly side of Orange Ave, just below 4th st, they are within easy walking distance of the Ferry, The old snack shop has been upgraded now and has for the last 10 years... More 

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Colorado Springs, CO
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Hands down, this is a great place to get a truly delicious breakfast. Many unique items on the menu and all the essentials done well (i.e-coffee, fresh juices, etc.). One word of advice - make ample time for your meal! The bistro is small and while the service is attentive, it takes longer than you would expect.

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Riverbank, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The Bistro is the best kept secret in Coronado. We ate several meals here during our 8 day stay and we cleaned our plates each meal. Good value too!

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Stopped in for Breakfast on December 31. We had about a 15 minute wait, but it was well worth it. My wife and I both had eggs benedict, which were cooked to perfection. The service was friendly and attentive. If you try this neighborhood gem, you have to have some of their home-made jam... it is probably the best we've... More 

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San Diego
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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
27 helpful votes 27 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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316 reviews 316 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 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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California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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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
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?