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€€€€American, Seafood,
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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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1500 Orange Ave, Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, CA 92118-2918
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been coming to the Hotel Del since the late '80s. Always had a breakfast or lunch on the patio. Fantastic, peaceful view. While our hamburgers were OK, it just isn't fun any more. The wait staff just goes through the motions. They used to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Denny’s quality food for nobu prices. Wait staff about as good as Denny’s also. If this hotel wasn’t on the beach they would have no customers.More

Thank John S
Harold R, Director of Food & Beverage at Sheerwater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear John S, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We aim to offer a delicious and relaxing dining experience at Sheerwater, and we apologize that your time with us did not exceed expectations. If you have any specific feedback on where your experience...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is magic at sunset and in April the sunset seemed to linger for ever. The food is well portioned and flavoursome. The staff at attentive and they know the menu well. They work hard to accommodate you. They even charged my mobile phone...More

Thank Dave B
Harold R, Manager at Sheerwater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Dave B, Thank you for sharing your kind words. Watching the sunset on the Pacific is truly a magical experience, and we are delighted you enjoyed it with a delicious meal at Sheerwater. We are thrilled to hear our dedicated staff went above and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch here. I think lunch was served from 11.30am. I had a light cocktail - King's Peach(?), which cost about $16. Was good, nice and light on a warm day, but presentation could have been better. We ordered Sheerwater Beach Burgers (I think around $26)...More

Thank Taiscemara
Harold R, Director of Food & Beverage at Sheerwater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Taiscemara, We appreciate your kind review. It is delightful to hear you enjoyed delicious burgers while admiring breathtaking ocean views from Sheerwater. We are grateful for your feedback in regards to the presentation of our cocktails, and look forward to serving you again soon....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

About mid-day, I asked about an evening reservation, I was told the earliest available was 8:00 PM that evening. About 6:00 PM, my husband and I walked by the restaurant. We asked for a table and got right in. The hostess made no effort to...More

Thank Erin V
Harold R, Director of Food & Beverage at Sheerwater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Erin V., Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We apologize for the miscommunication you experienced and are making note of this so we can see where the discrepancy may have lied. We do always recommend making reservations ahead...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First is the view, then a eclectic menu to entice your taste buds. A attentive server that is helpful on request. The orders arrive with presentation that requires a photo opp. Every taste is eaten slow, so to enjoy the complete ambiance of the meal,...More

Thank Stacheck
Harold R, Director of Food & Beverage at Sheerwater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Stacheck, Thank you for your review. It sounds as though every component of the meal, view, and service came together for a memorable time at Sheerwater, and we are pleased to hear it. We would love to welcome you back for another full-sensory experience...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The historic Del Coronado houses Sheerwater a classic dinning experience in the bay. The food here is second to none and the waiters are wonderful. Anthony and Tony waiter on our ground with the utmost care.More

Thank 921clinth
Harold R, Director of Food & Beverage at Sheerwater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 921clinth, Thank you for joining us at Sheerwater and for taking the time to share your thoughts. We are delighted to read that your meal was as delicious as the service was attentive. We will pass your kind words along to Anthony and Tony....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I are staying in La Jolla on vacation and we decided to come down to Coronado Island and have dinner at Sheerwater. We split the filet mignon and creme brûlée which we're both fabulous!! The prices are very expensive but it's definitely...More

Thank Sarah J
Harold R, Director of Food & Beverage at Sheerwater, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sarah J, It was lovely to hear about your delightful experience at Sheerwater. Between savoring the delicious filet mignon and crème brûlée and enjoying the attentive service of our servers, it sounds like your dinner exceeded all expectations. Should you find yourself returning to...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

The butternut squash blossoms are freaking fabulous! Blown away by the beauty presentation and flavor! Looks like a piece of artwork! Definitely good food and service.More

Thank vaj31389
Harold R, General Manager at Sheerwater, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear vaj31389, It was a pleasure to serve you at Sheerwater and we are delighted you enjoyed the beautiful presentation and delicious flavor of the Butternut Squash Blossoms. We look forward to welcoming you back for another wonderful meal. Sincerely, Michael Kaplan Director of Food...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018

The view of the sunset from our table was breath taking. Great food and services but expect to pay a lot. $35+ for entrees and $12 for wineMore

Thank Angie L
Harold R, General Manager at Sheerwater, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Dear Angie L, We greatly appreciate the kind words. We are so thrilled to hear you enjoyed your delicious meal and top-notch service, underscored by our stunning view. It was a pleasure serving you and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, Michael...More

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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
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
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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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