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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%
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“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 15 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped here twice while visiting. The service was great both times, as was the food. Limited menu and pricy, but overall good! Coffee was great!

Thank NMICustomer
Reviewed 15 March 2018

I wish I would have had more time to eat here more than once, I wanted to try so many things. This is like an old time diner with the juke box set on the table (for looks) and a u shape bar seating and...More

Thank Terry55rich
Reviewed 14 March 2018

I loved the diner atmosphere and the food was great! The servers, the cooks, and the cleaning lady were all hustlin', make me appreciate their work ethic. I ordered the veggie scrambler and my husband ordered eggs benedict, both were delicous and definitely hefty servings....More

Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Open til late. Large servings. Friendly service. Lines to get in. Parking can be problematic. In the middle of Orange Ave.

Thank berkeley78
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Food here is top notch and very affordable for Coronado. It is kind of throwback to fifties diners. They have juke boxes that are fun the play. Very local crowd.

Thank momskier
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Wish we had time to return, it was packed on a Monday but waited until a booth was available and we were glad we did. The nostalgia Clayton's has excellent food and nice portions, and attentive servers. The eggs were done as requested and my...More

Thank fdunlap
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Love the root!! Chocolate whey powder, banana, maca powder, ground flax, and almond milk. It is a must try!!!

Thank jennyrs2013
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Great little local and autentic joint, we got a spot at the desk fast even with the place packed. We got BLT sanwich and farmers egg benedict, awesome taste and niceley done. Very good service and ill defenetley go back

Thank Lasse E
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Coronado is a lovely place to stroll and admire the architecture, the sea and the shops. Clayton’s is a fixture here, and for nostalgia buffs, the decor and menu are appealing. However it is a bit on the grimy side and I was disappointed in...More

Thank lizbN4655NX
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great food and fabulous service in a diner atmosphere. Delicious food with huge servings!! You may need to wait a few minutes as it’s just as popular with the local residents!

Thank jjo550
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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
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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