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Crown City Inn & Bistro

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520 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-1827
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!!! A great meal with wonderful service. A varied menu with every choice being a good one! Portions are generous and the presentations are nice. There are always 2or3 specials that are tempting.

Thank martsd
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

When on Coronado island and looking for a restaurant with french bistro capabilities, look no further. This place has it. Good honest food with very kind service. I think breakfast is good too. The line was pretty long, so be on time or reserve a table.

Thank MWTD
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Not only the hotel but also the restaurant next door, is good. Real food, made by real paper. Service is good too. Wonderfull!

Thank MWTD
Dallas, Texas
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

On a Friday morning because of high Trip Advisor rating drove over from Hyatt. Only 10 minutes drive. Put name in and was told 30 minutes wait. A hour and 20 minutes later got a table. Food was great but staff working hard to move people through a very small place. I would go back because of good food and... More 

Thank Bruce W
Southern AZ
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180 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We stayed here and we're quite satisfied. The front desk workers were accommodating, and the room was fine in every way. Food was good at the bistro.

Thank AZTravelLady
Coronado, California
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192 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I can't ever get enough of this little gem on out Crowned City! My absolute go to is the crab benedict with very berry french toast for dessert, but you absolutely cannot go wrong!

Thank Dany Z
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

My daughter and I had brunch here on a Sunday. The traffic getting there was heavy as it was all over town. Amazingly, we found a place to parallel park a few steps from the bistro. You can sit inside and dine but it is cramped and a little dark, so I would opt to dine out front in the... More 

Thank 52darcyw
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Have only been for breakfast which is always delicious with a nice range of menu items. Crown City Bristro is small so there can sometimes be a wait but it is worth a little bit of time to enjoy a great breakfast.

Thank Havenu
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5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Waited 75 min for food No apology or discount Mgr. rude said We don't do that and we make the rules We will not go back

Thank SophiaPhoenix
Laurel, Maryland
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

I stopped in the Crown City Inn & Bistro for breakfast a couple of weeks ago while I was on Coronado for business. OMG the Strawberry and Banana French Toast was the best I had ever tasted. The staff was ever-present to fill my coffee cup (and the coffee was very good). I was seated immediately and was able to... More 

Thank VacationJudy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-1827
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: 619-435-3678
  • This restaurant is at Crown City Inn

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?