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“Spoil yourself” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Crown Room at Hotel Del Coronado

Crown Room at Hotel Del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2986
+1 619-522-8490
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Ranked #6 of 86 Restaurants in Coronado
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Dana Place
Transit: Serviced by SDMTS Route 904 http://www.sdmts.com/RouteFiles/routes/pdf/904.pdf
Sacramento, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Spoil yourself”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012 via mobile

You deserve it. It's pricey, but we had a BOGO coupon from a Facebook promo and decided to go for it. The Del is a beautiful place... My husband proposed to me there 5 years ago. The Sunday brunch is full of decadent, expensive food items. Cheese, meats, spreads, mustards, desserts, and salads. We spend two and a half hours here and just took it all in. We drank champagne and yummy apple cider. The food options are overwhelming. So fresh and beautifully prepared. My husband especially liked the candy buffet. I loved the turkey panini and all of the wonderfully prepared vegetables--especially the tomato with a pepper sauce. This is probably the best buffet we've been to. The only negative comment I have is that there were lots of kids running around and several babies crying. At $78.50 a pop it doesn't seem like a place you'd bring small children. I'd recommend a family friendly area and then an adults only area. I've got kids, I understand. But I'd recommend a separation to make everyone comfortable. We will definitely be back. It was a great experience and wonderful food. We don't think we even tasted half of it!!!

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BBrown3275, Manager at Crown Room at Hotel Del Coronado, responded to this review, November 19, 2012
We are thrilled that you enjoyed our award-winning Sunday Brunch. The Del has a long history of romance and we’re happy that you’re a part of it. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
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Grand Prairie, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

The Crown Room is really beautiful to see. Three lighted crowns . I heard they have a great brunch there, We didn't have time to eat there but the room was lovely.

Visited October 2012
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BBrown3275, Manager at Crown Room at Hotel Del Coronado, responded to this review, November 5, 2012
The chandeliers in the historic Crown Room were designed by L. Frank Baum, author of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" series and beautifully complement the intricate sugar pine ceiling. We hope you have the opportunity to return soon and experience our award-winning Sunday Brunch.
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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44 restaurant reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Amazing Brunch!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Our Sunday Brunch in the Crown Room at the Hotel del Coronado was amazing. There were huge selections of over 200 gourmet items from several serving stations to explore ... salads, carving station, seafood, international, breakfast items, cheeses, and desserts. Quality of the food was excellent as was the service. The dining experience here leaves a smile on your face. Hint: Don't get overwhelmed, pace yourself, linger, try many items, and enjoy!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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BBrown3275, Manager at Crown Room at Hotel Del Coronado, responded to this review, October 26, 2012
Thank you for your enthusiastic endorsement and recommendations. There is an incredible variety of food and we appreciate your recognition of our exceptional staff. We hope you return again soon.
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Phoenix, Arizona
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40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“BRUNCH ROCKS!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Finally tried the brunch here...heard so much about it. About 80$ a person so hoped it was worth it. The crown room was beautiful and so vintage. Food was great...too many options! Had pomegranate champagne! WONDERFUL. Have nothing but great things to say....you have to at least try it once. I will do it again when we come back.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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BBrown3275, Manager at Crown Room at Hotel Del Coronado, responded to this review, October 26, 2012
We are thrilled that you had the opportunity to try our award-winning Sunday Brunch and that it exceeded your expectations. We hope to become a tradition for you and look forward to welcoming you back.
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Eugene, Oregon
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“The Sunday Brunch is a "don't miss" here.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

They have a Sunday brunch from 9 to 1 every Sunday that you should not miss. The choices and variety are second to none. They make you feel welcome, and you can stay a while to let things settle, before attacking the desert table. And I do mean the desert table, almost a whole event on its own.
Worth the $$ to enjoy with friends.

Visited September 2012
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BBrown3275, Manager at Crown Room at Hotel Del Coronado, responded to this review, November 5, 2012
We are thrilled you enjoyed our award-winning Sunday brunch and appreciate the recognition of our wonderful staff and service. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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