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Clayton's Coffee Shop

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979 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2609
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A cozy, cute diner with truly homemade food and friendly service. We brunched on the spicy egg scramble with jalapenos, served with a GIANT handmade flour tortilla. The beans on the side were delicious. My husband had a chorizo burrito with the giant flour tortilla. A great family spot!

Thank _kari310
Marietta, Georgia
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82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We sure enjoyed eating at Clayton's. Everyone was very friendly, and the food was yummy. The staff handled the crowd quickly, but didn't make you feel rushed.

Thank Pam Y
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent coffee ,donuts,convenient position ,great friendly service and value would definitely recommend

Thank Ray M
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is a typical diner where breakfast is breakfast, coffee is coffee and the food is as good as it gets. Don't be intimidated by the somewhat old decor. It's clean!

Thank MWTD
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My personal way to judge a diner is by their breakfast and milkshakes. They do great in both categories. I'll go back!

Thank Nathaniel K
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The cold brew is delicious. The wait is long for a coffee shop, but I liked the convenience of window service. They also have lots of yummy donuts. The hot coffee is only $1 and is super smooth.

Thank Kaitlyn M
Joshua Tree, California
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place had a menu a mile long, same with lines on Sunday morning so we went in the late afternoon. Still packed but service was good ad food was too.

Thank Claudia S
Tucson, Arizona
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great breakfasts - all day long. Good lunches and dinners. It is usually pretty busy and has the feel of a 50's diner.

Thank Donna B
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197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very small restaurant with good food and fast device. Can get w bit hit and stuffy inside. Second time we went to the to go window and are outside.

Thank Rebel82
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clayton'sis a flash from the past, a true 50's diner that is an institution in Coronado. Locals and visitors find their way here for pancakes, eggs, waffles and delightful servers. Service is quick and friendly and food wholesome and plentiful.

Thank lisawE897QL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 979 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2609
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: 619-435-5425

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