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1500 Orange Avenue, Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, CA 92118-2918
+1 619-522-8490
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Ranked #25 of 82 restaurants in Coronado
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood, Californian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Sheerwater offers California coastal cuisine: regional specialties that emphasize bold flavor, tantalizing spices and seasonally inspired menus. Relax on the umbrella-dotted patio overlooking the sea at this casual Coronado restaurant. Feast on fresh local seafood, delicious smoked meats with house made barbecue sauces and slaws, flatbreads, sandwiches and salads, plus an expansive breakfast buffet. Serving breakfast, lunch, cocktails, light fare and dinner daily.
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71% Recommend
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Saint Augustine, Florida
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This outdoor restaurant at the Hotel del Coronado overlooks the Pacific Ocean beach. Menu has good variety, creative food and beverages, and professional staff. Reservations are suggested as this is a popular venue at an extraordinary attraction.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We recently stayed at the Hotel Del and breakfast at the Sheerwater was included in our room package. The buffet was very good, with fresh fruit and a great selection of items. We had dinner there one night and the clam chowder and lobster bisque were amazing! The service was always very good. It's pricey but so nice to not... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Had reservations for 630. We were seated promptly. The service was very slow as was the food. I understand you are at a resort and slow is the theme, but our server was always rushing us and never around. I ordered my wine and she brought out and poured it for me, the wine was good but the glass was... More

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Malibu, California
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
295 helpful votes 295 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

We were a table of four there for dinner. When we we're seated our waiter came over and started telling us about his two daughters and things we had in common with them. We were not interested and tried to let the waiter know this. We placed orders for appetizers and four entries. The appetizers came out quickly and were... More

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San Diego, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Went one weekday morning for a breakfast/brunch buffet. The food was decent but little pricey for the amount of items offered but the veiw and service made up for that. Everything seemed fresh and the fruits and veggies all seemed farm / garden fresh. The outside table was worth the short 15 minute wait. Service was top notch.

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Okinawa, Japan
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72 reviews 72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

We had lunch reservations and showed up a few minutes early. The hostess promptly showed us to an outside table that was directly next to a wait station that was over run with dishes and reeked of garbage. There were several other tables available that were not next to this spot. When we asked to move, she giggled and said... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Had dinner inside at the window . Beautiful room, refreshing woodwork simple and sleek while feeling warm. Food presented well but appetizer lacked flavor-- had goat cheese bread of some sort . Meal of sautéed salmon tasty but lacked much for side entree .portion on the small side. Service seemed slow. Waitress very kind. Husband had fish entree also and... More

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We got there to late for food, but got drinks and talked to each other and watched people walk the Beach on a nice walk path. Drinks were expensive, but your on vacation. They had seats with table umbrellas and lounge couches with a fire pit in the middle. Awesome!

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San Diego, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Yeah you have a cute view. Waiters seemed distracted. We asked 3 times twice for 2 separate things. I have no plans to return

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Barry B, Manager at Sheerwater, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Our focus should always be on you, our guest. We fell short and apologize for your experience. We hope you will reconsider and join us again so that we may have the opportunity to provide you with outstanding Del service. More

Scottsdale, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Great Restaurant - Make sure you request an outside table! If it's on a weekend during the summer, you can expect to have a front row seat to whatever wedding festivities are going on that evening on the lawn.

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