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Corvette Diner

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American, Diner
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2965 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106-6179
+1 619-542-1476
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Coronado, California, USA
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good spot if you have kids who like the "old school" experience. Not bad food and shakes overall, but you're coming here for the experience first and foremost. Friendly staff and clean environment overall.

Thank crazyben5150
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Corvette Diner as a kid on family vacations to San Diego over 25 years ago...even though it has moved to a new, bigger, location, it is everything that I remembered it to be. The food was amazing! We had burgers, a chicken sandwich, kids macaroni and cheese and kids chicken strips and various drinks. We were too... More 

Thank Snowglobe32
Yuma, Arizona
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

highly recommend anyone to enjoy great food and a fun place to take your family! decorations were so memory provoking! love the photos and all the crazy hairdos that the help wore and a real disc jockey on site, great music of rock and roll. you gotta go, make sure you allow time to find it - its in liberty... More 

Thank kmak2016
Burleson, Texas
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Corvette memorabilia served up 50's diner style. Our server Huey was hilarious and really loves his job. Servers dress in 50s costumes and periodically break into silly singing and dancing, with music provided by their own "radio station". The burger/fry/malt type food was surprisingly good, and there are adult beverages available if there is just too much cuteness going on... More 

Thank DDJacks
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this restaurant. Yes, it gets packed and there is a wait, but there is a reason for that. It rocks. Its fun and the food is great. I dont want to spoil everything but a teaser, out your keys on the table or any item for a few minutes when you seat. Then lift it up. haha. I... More 

Thank DrHookahG
Spring Green, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loud!! Walked in with the grandkids for a late lunch. 50's music so loud that we had to scream at the hostess. Our server was a ball of energy and entertaining. Beverly took care of us fast and efficient. Great personality. Our food came with a load of fries and burgers stacked high with great meat and condiments. The buns... More 

Thank Bear53588
San Diego, California
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time here, had great food. Fun time. Took time to walk around and see the different rooms, even got a souvenir penny. I had the Pastrami sandwich with Onion rings. Yummo! Too full for dessert. The soda fountain was very tempting. We even requested a song from the dj.

Thank mytravel360
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was all good. We all had different milk shakes. The atmosphere is great. The waiters danced, they made ballon animals and there was lots of loud music. They had old tv shows playing. There is an arcade area but we didn't go back there. Fun for all ages of the family.

Thank Michelle S
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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130 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When food is good and that is exceeded by the experience, you have been to a terrific restaurant! Corvette Diner is amazing! From the energy of the wait staff to the live DJ to the original decor, this place really relives this wonderful era. The root beer float looked like a work of art when it was delivered to the... More 

Thank pharmergreene
San Diego, California
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here over 20 years since high school great fun to bring kids and adults too. Our server Roxy was awesome great customer service. Burgers are very fresh lots of items to choose from. Shakes are amazing too.

Thank RL619

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2965 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106-6179
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-542-1476
Rock n' Roll, burgers and shakes rule at the Corvette Diner! A '50s throw-back, with sassy waitresses in poodle skirts and bouffant hair-dos. It's more than just a place to eat, it's a destination.

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