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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
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love a place like this. Down to earth and tasty food. I got a waffle and had them add blueberries. Really good! Excellent bacon as well. Depending on the time and day of the week, be prepared to wait for a table. Ate here twice while in town for a week.

Thank Roger R
Boston, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great diner with excellent food & great service! Try the gluten free blueberry muffin grilled!! You won't be disappointed.

Thank MALUV2Travel
Novi, Michigan
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the old diner feel. Service was great and the food was good. The wait wasn't to long and everyone seemed to enjoy themselves.

Thank Robin G
Sedona, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cappuccino & homemade brownies! Delightful food and service! Extensive menu for all day and in between.....competent and cheerful wait staff. Diner style & welcoming at home feel.

Thank serrh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was able to visit Clayton's again last month and, as always, had a wonderful experience. Clayton's is an old school, vintage style diner in Coronado that offers great food, good service and a fun atmosphere. It is a very comfortable place to enjoy a cup of coffee and an omelette while enjoying the morning air (they usually have the... More 

Thank Texas_Traveler71
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was fantastic!! Great food, amazing service, even accommodated my special diet!! Love the 50s style❤️

Thank Carol T
Manchester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a diner straight out of the 50s complete with juke box. Great atmosphere. Breakfast was delicious!

Thank Bohrson
West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by hotel since I wanted a "mom and pop" breakfast place Had to wait but so worth it. Love the old school counter and music on machine. Food was fast and delicious, coffee not tat watered down stuff either. What really impressed me is that it's not for tourists.....met 2 separate superfriendly locals next to us and they go... More 

Thank Peter W
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank BChamp73
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank Amy A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, 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?