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Clayton's Coffee Shop

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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979 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2609
+1 619-435-5425
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Noblesville, Indiana
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great old fashioned diner with mini jukeboxes on the counter! The service & food were outstanding and portions were huge. Biscuits and gravy were top notch and the hash browns were superb. They are famous for their milkshakes which looked great. They also have a walk up window to get coffee and food in case you are in a hurry... More 

Thank Hikermom1
st louis
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was able to snag a spot at the counter, 830am on a Saturday as a solo diner. Coffee was great and served quickly. Denver omelette did not disappoint either. Glad it was recommended by the hotel (El Cordova) where I was staying as I always try to avoid chain restaurants, especially when I travel.

Thank beccawes
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in for dessert on the way home from dinner and were sad we didn't eat dinner here too! Old time diner with amazing desserts. The apple pie and the coconut cream pie were what we got. So good, greet service and fun atmosphere!

Thank Jill C
Santa Ana, California
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All i had here was their coffee. My other half and I were walking Hotel Del when we were craving a cup of coffee. Instead of buying one there we walked down the street and found clayton. Glad we did cause their coffee was amazing. Not acidic and tasted so fresh. And the price was so cheap.

Thank patricio_es_chingon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we visit Coronado... Claytons is first place we stop. Daily Specials are to die for. But breakfast is a must everyday Like mom's in the kitchen

Thank Suzy S
Parker, Colorado
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This diner is fantastic. The decor reflects the traditional diners even with mini jukeboxes at the tables. The food is even better with a huge breakfast menu. We loved this so much we went back a second day.

Thank macojones
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a cute little 50's themed diner with a jukebox at each table. Loved the breakfast & the oreo milkshake.

Thank JAS_1699
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say how great my experience was! Waitress was extremely nice and the food was great. A cute throw back establishment that is well run. Great job and I'll be back! Don't miss this gem if you're in the area.

Thank X272DUmichaelf
Lomita, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem Clayton's Coffee Shop is. We had to wait a little because only one table can accommodate a high chair for our little one but it was worth it. The service was fabulous and very friendly. I definitely recommend the smoothies. I had the Raspberry, Strawberry, Mango with almond milk and it was fabulous. Apparently there is a... More 

Thank stephaniejames9
Calgary, Canada
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392 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I try to stay away from chain stores if I can on some trips where I have the time to explore, and this was one of the places that the locals would tell you that you need to go if you want a really good breakfast .... and it didn't disappoint

Thank Christopher C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?