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Tent City

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American, Contemporary
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1100 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-3407
+1 619-435-4900
08:00 - 22:00
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Crete, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a lovely restaurant with great patron seating! I had a wonderful breakfast of eggs, bacon, fruit and an amazing mimosa!!! I would go back in a heartbeat! Put this on your list, it will not disappoint!

Thank betsy19792017
Holiday, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group was seated quickly, and the four of us all found a delicious brunch. Not only was the food fresh and prepared well, but the service was very good as well. The best part of this restaurant is the location, perfect for people watching!

Thank barbenewbold
Coronado, California
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tent City is located at a prime people watching corner with good menu selections and an entrance into the Coronado Historical Association where there are free museum displays and a gift shop.

Thank Mary Ann T
Los Angeles, California
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tent City is a longtime staple on Orange Ave. All day casual dining that has quality, good portions and great prices.

Thank mdinonno
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a popular spot for breakfast and brunch. The service is good and you can sit inside or out. The coffee is good. The breakfast is average. I had an omelette and it could have been better but I have had much worse for the same price in other places.

Thank Jay S
Naperville, Illinois
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84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on a Monday Morning. It was about 1/2 full, seat yourself. Menu didn't have a lot of options but we all easily found something and we all left full and happy. I had a ranchero burrito and could only eat about 2/3 of it. My husband and son both had omelets and both were pleased.

Thank BearsCubsFan
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Went for late breakfast. Had eggs Benedict. Was good. Very busy. Reasonably priced. Nice seating inside and out.

Thank hfergy
Alberto M, Owner at Tent City, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We are very glad you enjoyed your time in Tent City Restaurant. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Had lunch on the patio and it was quite good...chicken panini and burrata salad. This restaurant is connected to the Coronado Historical Society so take a tour after your meal!

Thank PhxMermaid
Alberto M, Owner at Tent City, responded to this review

We appreciate you visiting us at Tent City Restaurant, nothing makes us happier than a satisfied customer! More 

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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is a nice little breakfast café. I sat outside, because it was pretty busy. But it was very pleasant outside, so that was a bonus! Good coffee and OJ! I had the Baja shrimp omelet. it was very good and hit the spot. The service was good too.

Thank Geoff W
Phoenix, Arizona
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

They have been here a long time and has a nice vibe with good patio seating. You can check the people out walking around. Good selection for lunch/dinner. Nice drink menu. Ask aboutr happy hour.

Thank animalsrock2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-3407
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: +1 619-435-4900
At Tent City Restaurant, we want to make you feel like you are in the comfort of your own home. Our name celebrates Coronado history and we strive to honor that name by providing residents and visitors with the same warmth that John D. Spreckels provided Tent City guests back in the year 1900.

Both our unique location in the heart of Coronado’s beautiful Orange Avenue, and our menu selection inspired from different tastes and styles make up for the perfect breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner setting.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?