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Babcock & Story

€€ - €€€American,
1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2918
+1 619-435-6611
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“bannock” (28 reviews)
“sliders” (6 reviews)
“hummus” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar
€€ - €€€
1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2918
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

just hotel food. not great but extremely overpriced. the view and people watching are good though. i dined once and that is enough. lunch for 2 w tip $100 easy... very busy hotel w sexy boutiques in the lower floors. very pretty building.

Thank nycnyc12
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here for a drink and appetizer. Server was fast and friendly. Had a hummus appetizer and a drink each. A bit pricey but it’s all part of the experience here at the Hotel del Coronado.

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We took a walking tour of Coronado and ended up at the Hotel Del for lunch and we were starving! With our 3 month old in tow, we knew we couldn't have a grand sit-down meal and we couldn't spend an arm and a leg,...More

Thank VEE1225
Reviewed 25 February 2018

My wife and I travelled back to The Del last year with close friends, and to say we were less than pleased would be an understatement. Our first night there we went down to B&S for a pre-dinner cocktail, and were greeted by a filthy...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We live in San Diego and took our out of town visitors to the Hotel Del. It was time for lunch so first went to the Babcock and Story Bar for a quick lunch. We sat inside at a table for four but left after...More

Reviewed 29 January 2018

This is a great bar with an aggressive "nibbles" menu including sliders and nachos and pistachios and popcorn. The bartenders know their stuff and the drinks are full value. Oh, and the waiters and waitresses...always smiling!

Thank kenmac1
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Holidays at the Hotel Del are tradition. Secured a seat outside to enjoy the sunset view and great people watching. Had a Blackberry Basil Seasonal Cocktail that was refreshing with steep price of $18 and companion had an Old Town at $21 while we shared...More

Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Strawberry basil martini is my favorite cocktail of all. I first discovered it here seven years ago, and I am delighted to report that it is just as delicious today as it was then! The bartender muddles together fresh basil and fresh strawberries! Love the...More

Thank Kristina W
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The wood bar is gorgeous! We enjoyed sitting up at the bar a couple different times during our stay. The bartenders were pleasant and attentive. The lamb meatballs and ahi appetizers were very delicious and the amounts plentiful. We made them a late lunch one...More

Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This is an average bar with expensive drinks. There are TVs for sports and comfy chairs. The staff is friendly enough, but nothing very special other than it's location and the history and the 80' mahogany bar.

Thank legsbell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2918
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: +1 619-435-6611
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