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All 86 Coronado Restaurants


1500 Orange Avenue, Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, CA 92118-2918
+1 619-522-8490
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Ranked #27 of 86 Restaurants in Coronado
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $50
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

I ate breakfast here during my stay at the Del. It was on the pricey side but considering where you are, I guess that's to be expected. The good news it was probably the finest breakfast buffets I've ever seen. The selection of different foods was incredible. The service was awesome.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Awesome ambience in December at the Hotel Del Coronado, with fantastic food. I highly recommend the Sheerwater restaurant, enjoyed some outstanding fish, and side dishes. Maybe one of the most expensive lunches in your life, just what you would expect from the Del. Service from Gary was outstanding. Enjoy life and enjoy the Sheerwater.

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San Diego, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The quinoa and bean burger was very good. The roasted Asparagus is something I would order again and again. I could not finish the whole burger it was so big so I took it home and ate it the next day, just as good.

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Top Contributor
180 reviews 180 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Nothing special here about the food, service or view although the that might be different if they did not have an ice skating rink set up between the restaurant and the sea. I would not say tourist trap because they did not seem to be selling any kitschy junk but it was average in every sense. Except for the service,... More 

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San Diego, CA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Located in the Historic Hotel Del Coronado offering indoor & outdoor seating overlooking one of the most beautiful beaches in San Diego County. Lunch with friends was delishious, relaxing, and peaceful. I had the Cioppino that had a tasty soup blend with a touch of spice. The seafood was fresh and very favorfull. I also had the clam chowder and... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Great location with good service. The Chilean sea bass was cooked to perfection and their fancy mojito was our table favorite!

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Keene, New Hampshire, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Once we realized this was a buffer brunch, we were able to relax and enjoy it. We travelled with a teenage celiac vegetarian. She found some food on the first trip around and a chef came out and walked through the buffet options with her so we new what was safe. They even offered to cook up a vegetarian gluten... More 

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Fort Worth, TX
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Large portions prepared by decorated chefs, served in the sunshine of the Pacific Coast. Restaurant is a feature of the world-famous Del Coronado Hotel. Memorable.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

One of the best meals ever at Sheerwater. We had no plans for dinner. Had walked down the street checking out restaurants and decided to return to our hotel for dinner. We did not have reservations. Was a great dinner!

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Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Great place to have a dinner outside, food is great! Check this out so worth it if you can fight off the seagulls while you eat.

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Additional Information about Sheerwater

Address: 1500 Orange Avenue, Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, CA 92118-2918
Phone Number: +1 619-522-8490
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 50
Cuisine: Seafood, Californian

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