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1500 Ocean

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1500 Orange Avenue, Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, CA 92118-2918 (Dana Place)
+1 619-522-8490
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great location, view, service, elegant without beeing pretention. Perfect for a special occasion. The food however was underwhelming. Not terrible but nothing to remember. I woukd go back just for the rest of it.

Thank Peter K
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our one big formal family dinner in San Diego and we choose this restaurant. Great outdoor view can't beat it Service was very good Menu is very limited in choices and extremely overpriced for the quality. Surf turf was fair Steak was ok. Carrot cake was terrible Needless to say we would NOT return to this restaurant.

Thank Rick T
Santee, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our whole family thoroughly enjoyed our 3 day, 2 night stay at the Hotel Del Coronado! The resort was elegant and historic to see, but very modern in areas like pool, spa, restaurants, room amenities, and wifi! Very enjoyable time!!!!

Thank jrbd66
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my BF for his birthday and the experience was remarkable. The service is very personalized, waters polite and the gave us a complimentary birthday cake. Food we ordered was very tasty.

Thank Edson R
New York City, New York
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123 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate to get a tour by a staff member while here. It was so interesting and so beautiful. A lovely wooden structure and really very beautiful grounds.

Thank VacaCouple2014
Chandler, Az, USA
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have never stayed at the hotel, but have visited it many times for the day. We love the grounds, the beach, the ocean, the wonderful scenery, and the little shops in the basement of the hotel. The atmosphere is so dreamy, and movie like. The hotel is very pricey, but we find that we can enjoy all the wonder... More 

Thank Chandlercruisers
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This plush and exquisite hotel is right on the beach. We stay at the resort across the street because we can't afford this one. However, shops and restaurants are fabulous.

Thank ElegantMukilteo
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me start with saying I have zero issue dropping serious coin on food. But I have issues with dropping serious coin on mediocre food. That being said, I absolutely love the Del. Been going for years. But I only ate at 1500 once, and won't go again. The ambiance and view are of course first rate, as are all... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great view, inside Hotel del Coronado. A little pricey, but good. On weekend nights the live music was fun!

Thank GreenLantern101
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The food was so good we ate at the neighboring restaurant at the resort and I asked to order from 1500 Ocean menu it was that good.....caveat extremely pricey

Thank travelingfam2000
David D, Director of Food & Beverage at 1500 Ocean, responded to this review

Dear travelingfam2000, We are thrilled you enjoyed your dining experience and look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, David D More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $60
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Orange Avenue, Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, CA 92118-2918
    (Dana Place)
  • Public Transportation: Serviced by SDMTS Route 904 http://www.sdmts.com/RouteFiles/routes/pdf/904.pdf
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: +1 619-522-8490
  • This restaurant is at Hotel del Coronado
Inspired by its beachfront setting, Hotel del Coronado’s signature restaurant 1500 OCEAN spotlights California Coastal cuisine with fresh local ingredients. Start with a craft cocktail at the Sunset Bar overlooking the Pacific, and then venture inside for an epicurean adventure of seasonal dishes paired with exceptional wines.

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