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Clayton's Coffee Shop

979 Orange Ave, Should be BREAKFAST not freakfast, Coronado, CA 92118-2609
+1 619-435-5425
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (32 reviews)
“apple pie” (11 reviews)
“pies” (18 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
979 Orange Ave, Should be BREAKFAST not freakfast, Coronado, CA 92118-2609
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I come here whenever I visit the U.S.A. / Coronado. I love the menue of traditional Anerican food. Particularly the pies!

Thank James N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a totally retro vintage counter diner. I’ve never been to a real soda fountain from the 50’s but imagine it’s just like this, but this is better. The menu was huge (I had lunch - tuna melt, fries, soda which actually seemed healthy...More

Thank KitKitten
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Retro feel with space and waitresses. Yummy food with homemade ingredients. Loved the biscuits and gravy and eggs Benedict. Staff friendly and accommodating to little ones. Go early to avoid lines. A real treat for breakfast! Also serves lunch and dinner!

Thank deanf646
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Classic American diner look and feel. Get there early (opens at 5am but by 8am if you don't want to queue for too long!). Good service all the same, free refills on coffee and tea, good size portions and prices lower than some of the...More

Thank Hurfeneration
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would give 10 stars. If you're visiting the US, this has to be a go to! It's the perfect all-American-diner. The atmosphere brings you straight to the 50s/60s! The food is delicious, the portions are gigantic and the staff is incredibly friendly and just...More

Thank Lilly F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THE coolest place for breakfast, maybe on the Pacific Coast. An authentic 1950s diner down to the jukebox selectors at the table. Awesome breakfast menu matching the - awesome breakfasts! Fast friendly staff. Costs are in line for Coronado, but you will not go away...More

Thank TheWRambler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

YUM - the only way to describe their breakfast burritos. The egg, bacon & swiss cheese croissant sandwich is delicious as well, but their breakfast burritos (and tomatillo sauce) is the way to go. We did the side window as we were short on time,...More

Thank mcpandrews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Husband and I stopped in here for breakfast while checking out Coronado. This Coffee Shop is the real deal. We had the croissant breakfast sandwich and their house cinnamon roll. Both were excellent! We wished we had time to stop again during our trip...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the best food and servers. The food is off the hook and homemade flavor. Leigh Anne is the BEST server! She has the best attitude and the friendliest personality! We come here because she makes us feel like family. Thank you Leigh...More

Thank TooHipRideShop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lived up to the ranking as the #2 restaurant on the Island. It was easy to fun street parking at 7:15 on a weekday. I sat at the counter and had black coffee within seconds and the Huevos within minutes. Great conversation with the kind...More

Thank williamtN1604YS
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Questions & Answers
November 1, 2018|
Response from airbrush | Reviewed this property |
Not really, no patio. We parked in the shade and left the windows open then took our boys to dog beach after!
Sara W
October 31, 2018|
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Response from scpirvine | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know but would not think so. Call them and ask them.
Sara W
October 31, 2018|
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Response from riverasfamily7 | Reviewed this property |
U should call the restaurant and see what they have in terms of gift cards, etc.
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 979 Orange Ave, Should be BREAKFAST not freakfast, Coronado, CA 92118-2609
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: +1 619-435-5425
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