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Clayton's Coffee Shop

979 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2609
+1 619-435-5425
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (30 reviews)
“pie” (24 reviews)
“donuts” (15 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
979 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2609
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was so good for breakfast, we went back the next day for dinner. It was like an old style diner- really. So cool. Good food, good portions, and fun. The patty melt was super good!

Thank txresident4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute little diner with a wide selection of food to choose from. Not a lot of seating so plan accordingly. I had the apple pie pancakes which were super yummy, but huge! My husband got the garage plate with chorizo and enjoyed it...also a huge...More

Thank Tricia L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had eaten at Clayton's Mexican (next take-out window over) and decided to do a lunch stop here for a quick sandwich. Very good food, very pleasant service, and ultra-convenient to our hotel. They also have dining options for indoors and we saw long lines...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were here a year ago and had to make sure we came back. There is usually a line for the 1st part of day on weekend but the food is definitely worth the wait. I highly recommend their corn beef and...More

Thank gilstrap_robert
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With an interior that looks unchanged since the 1950s and a large selection of breakfast choices, both unique and "staples", anyone should be able to find something to their liking at this Coronado mainstay, which also features a unique walk-up window for those interested in...More

Thank jessengee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This time I had dinner instead of breakfast. Full is the word after a great meatloaf meal, with all the extras. I made another new friend, while sitting at the counter. I love the Juke box that plays all the "Oldies but Goodies" music. Love...More

Thank Patsy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our annual stop for lunch today didn't disappoint. Great fun to sit at the counter and watch the hustle and bustle of the waitresses and the comings and goings of customers. Booths are also available. The food is tasty. The prices are reasonable. And the...More

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there and was expecting something great but really there food was tasteless. I ordered a philly cheese steak and they brought me a soggy bun, not toasted, little meat. I actually think I-Hop, or Chili’s does it way better than these guys. I...More

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With several guys at a retreat. We walked here early each morning and sat at the counter. It gets very crowded by 8:00 am. Service was super! Everyone loved everything they ordered. I had oatmeal one day that was super - lots of bananas and...More

Thank JimW551
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We had a good experience at Clayton's Mexican Takeout window. We are very familiar with Coronado tacos and prices, since we live here. My friend had a shrimp taco and said it was very good (I can't eat shrimp). I had a delicious, very large...More

Thank CoronadoCarol
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Lorna S
26 October 2015|
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Response from Jennifer T | Reviewed this property |
When you arrive they will put your name on a list...The coffee shop is very busy, but I'm sure they will be able to accommodate your party of 4 in a reasonable aount of time
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 979 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2609
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: +1 619-435-5425
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