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Crown City Inn & Bistro

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520 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-1827
+1 619-435-3678
08:00 - 14:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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san diego
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Finding a good breakfast place in San Diego is not impossible, but many (or all) of the known good places depending on the day and time are busy and have wait times in excess of thirty minutes; some are even higher. We visited the Crown room, a small restaurant with a patio in an older Spanish style Inn that from... More 

Thank MapleRidge2
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This was off the beaten path but the bread was amazing along with all of our entrees! We had salmon, tortellini and gnocchi ... very good!

Thank Jill C
California Desert, California
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200 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

This is attached to the Crown City Inn. It is a popular restaurant but we only waited about 10 minutes on a Friday morning. Our eggs were cooked just right with a great flavor (maybe clarified butter). Also, the hashbrowns were tasty. The homemade preserves added a nice touch for the toast. The hostess was friendly and efficient and Edgar,... More 

Thank VEFlowers
Scottsdale, Arizona
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We are staying at the Crown City Inn and decided to try the Bistro for breakfast this morning. This is a very small place and since it was raining the outside seating was closed. We managed to arrive early and were seated immediately. I ordered the crab Benedict and it was wonderful. The eggs were perfect and the hash browns... More 

Thank Arthur D
Coronado, California
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We went for years and the quality remains. Great food with specialty menus to try. Lunches and dinners as delicious as their wonderful Sunday breakfasts. Worth a try. Interior is cozy and outdoor tables have umbrellas for sunny days. Alright for Kids too.

Thank Nadohub
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

While staying at the Crown City Inn , my husband, and myself ate at the Bistro. We ate breakfast there every morning. We liked that it wasn't your normal everyday breakfast food. Edgar was our waiter the first day, and Laura was our waitress the second day. Both very good, and funny. A little pricey for breakfast, but worth every... More 

Thank MissyKeiperUnkle
San Diego, California
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Good food. Interesting menu. Quiet setting. Small number of tables inside. Outside patio seating available.

Thank Bohrson
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Wow!!! A great meal with wonderful service. A varied menu with every choice being a good one! Portions are generous and the presentations are nice. There are always 2or3 specials that are tempting.

Thank martsd
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

When on Coronado island and looking for a restaurant with french bistro capabilities, look no further. This place has it. Good honest food with very kind service. I think breakfast is good too. The line was pretty long, so be on time or reserve a table.

Thank MWTD
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Not only the hotel but also the restaurant next door, is good. Real food, made by real paper. Service is good too. Wonderfull!

Thank MWTD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-1827
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: +1 619-435-3678
  • This restaurant is at Crown City Inn

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