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Clayton's Coffee Shop

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American, Cafe, Diner
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979 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2609
619-435-5425
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Portland, Oregon
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped in for dinner on a Friday night and had a good experience. Our waitress was very friendly and super attentive. The menu is vast - you can choose anything from pancakes to steaks to spaghetti. Although the menu items are cheap, you will trade that for quality. Overall though, we enjoyed our time there and will stop in... More 

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Thank BChamp73
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Tons of options, both to eat and specialty coffees. Family friendly and reasonably priced, a great place for a filling breakfast before a busy day.

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ft lauderdale fl
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80 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First after eating at this restaurant and observing the terrible condition of this place it boggles my mind to read these other reviews. The printed reviews is the reason we went to check it out. The reviews failed to mention the obvious. My next questions is what are the board of health inspection reports stating. How this place could be... More 

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Thank joalder
Boston, MA
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186 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the "Coffee Shop" three times in our 9 days on Coronado Island. It is a throwback to simpler times with booth service and counter stools as well. Waitresses are dressed in your mom's apron...lol. From the Sebring jukebox (2 songs for a quarter), to the old wooden cash register to the homemade EVERYTHING...it is a great place to... More 

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Thank Joel137
Coronado, California, United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best spots on the island. Go for breakfast but get there early. This old style diner holds the 50's style charm. Hearty food and lots of choices.

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Thank Troy G
United States
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent coffee shop atmosphere and food to match.Everything coming over the counter looked delicious.The breakfast was fantastic and so was the service.

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Thank N4758UWjohn
Omaha, Nebraska
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The waitresses are friendly and efficient and the menu is impressively diverse. I had the Monte Cristo and it was out of this world! We enjoyed the restaurant so much we traveled from 45 minutes away twice on our trip just to visit this restaurant.

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Thank James_n_Company
Cincinnati
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Breakfast to dinner, Claytons offers great diner food in a fun atmosphere. Come early to enjoy the great deserts before they run out for the day!

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Thank roadwarrior65
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found this diner with my family on vacation years ago and was so excited about returning. Friendly service. A step back in time with counter service. Everything is good for breakfast. Try the hue is rancheros. Try something different every time and play your favorite music on the juke box. Don't miss Clayton's. It's worth waiting for if there... More 

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Chino, California
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Husband says his breakfast was 5 stars, but mine was more basic so I gave 4 stars. I ordered the waffle and one egg. The waffle wasn't crispy on the outside the way I like so that's why the 4 stars. My hubby got the 2 egg breakfast and he said the bacon was the best he ever had.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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?