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1500 Orange Ave, Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, CA 92118-2918
+1 619-522-8490
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (45 reviews)
“sea bass” (31 reviews)
“crab cakes” (25 reviews)
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1500 Orange Ave, Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, CA 92118-2918
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food with blue skies, sun shades and see view. Helpful waiter. Breakfast buffet is wonderful. Large selection of cold and hot items. We also met friends here for lunch one day. Delicious lobster bisque.

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot for dinner and for lunch if it's not during the holidays. But dinner was fine and the setting is lovely.

Thank essie85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was taken to the Del Coronado by some US friends and wasn't disappointed. this resort and hotel were beautiful and the Sheerwater restaurant was a perfect place to enjoy a warm evening looking out to the ocean and enjoying great food. It wasn't cheap...More

Thank Madbenjoel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I flew in to the Del for New Years. We didn’t pack for the $200+ gala at their main event so we dined at Sheerwater. The food and service was outstanding. They provided hats and tiaras and the evening was a lot...More

Thank molarman26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best lump crab cake ever. The fillet mignon was divine, as were the scallops. Marvelous outdoor atmosphere with cozy heat lamps.

Thank Kristina W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location and friendly staff. Nice buffet, lots of choice. Outside in the sun with a view on the iceskating. Special

Thank Jos Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every year my wife’s family meet for a Christmas lunch and family picture in front of their classic tree. Our weather was wonderful and the Lobster Bisque was magnificent.

Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good, not great, very expensive. You expect a costly meal at a big resort like this, but the Del needs to seriously up their game on quality, service and expense on the weekend buffet.

Thank PucksterColorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A perfect place for a special lunch is the sheer water at the Hotel Del Coronado on Coronado Beach. Fantastic menu. Food had a slight twist to it but not so much that it seemed superfluous or like they were trying too hard to be...More

Thank MariaitaliaupstateNY
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Being where it is located, you expect the prices. I had the citrus chicken sandwich and she had the grilled cheese and soup. The meals were great, but not crazy about the presentation of it. It took too long to get our food and was...More

Thank Robert W
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Questions & Answers
30 April 2017|
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Response from Sal L | Reviewed this property |
Coffee and tea were included.
Judi T
6 October 2016|
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Response from Balticlight | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but I'm not sure. I know there is a huge buffet. But I don't know if all of it is available for a continental breakfast. That means get be just cold food, but I'm not certain.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Orange Ave, Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, CA 92118-2918
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: +1 619-522-8490
  • E-mail
Experience the warm ocean breeze and iconic California sunsets at our DELightful beachfront Coronado restaurant, Sheerwater. Enjoy fresh local seafood, savory smoked meats complete with housemade barbecue sauces and slaws, sandwiches and salads, plus an expansive breakfast buffet and a special kids menu. Serving breakfast, lunch, cocktails, light fare and dinner daily.
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