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Night & Day Cafe

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847 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2603
+1 619-435-9776
06:00 - 04:00
Closed now
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Sun 06:00 - 00:00
Mon 06:00 - 22:00
Tue 06:00 - 23:00
Wed - Thu 06:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 04:00
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this small cafe around 9:30 pm and we didn't know that they we're closing early because there wasn't a cook for the night shift. We felt bad cause we had gotten there so late, but the owner and the cook were very nice and told us not to worry about it. We got our food super fast and... More 

Thank yolanda V
Orinda, California
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79 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Funky place with good food at reasonable prices. We stumbled upon after parking to get some real estate flyers. Best French fries. Good thing I don't live nearby. Nachos were freshly made. So much food we couldn't finish it all.

Thank nancy m
La Jolla, California
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One breakfast burrito will fill you up for 2 or 3 meals. Great hours, personal service. Waiter is grill cook. It's all perfect if you can get a seat. A must have Coronado meal.

Thank 644howardd
Rochester, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the cafe now three times and the service and food is top notch and never disappoints !

Thank thomaspond1
jodyNDcafe, Owner at Night & Day Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review. It means a lot to a small business when our guests, take the time to tell us how we are doing:) Hope you come visit us again, soon! Jody Esquer More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was one of my favorites to eat at. So i show up with some guests and we were on time for opening so we tapped on the window and the guy said 10 more mins so we waited our 15 mins and attempted to go in again and this time he just shook his head and said not... More 

Thank Bryan F
jodyNDcafe, Owner at Night & Day Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Bryan, I am so sorry for the negative experience you had at our cafe. Could you please tell me the time and date, when you tried to eat at the cafe or just a brief description of the cook. l would like to send you a gift certificate, hopefully to get you back into our cafe. We will work... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Located in the heart of Coronado, Night and Day Cafe may be small but the food is incredible!! Prices are very affordable. One guy cooks for everyone!! It's incredible to watch! Highly recommend next time you're on Coronado!!

Thank Suzanne K
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Visited as a family of 5 around 11am on a Thursday and struggled to find seating for our family if 5, but picked up 3 seats at the bar, and a small table. There are a couple larger tables outside (for 4) but 2 tops, and a bar only inside. Food portions are very large! Should have split meals (would... More 

Thank pleasetakemewithyou2
Fairfax Station, Virginia
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128 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This place defines hustle, great food and great service. There was only one guy doing everything when we first got there - cooking, taking orders, serving food, getting coffee and drinks, taking $, clearing the bar, cleaning up, EVERYTHING!! He was so efficient AND the food he prepared was over the top. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

Thank mwomble848
Pleasanton, California
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193 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

From outside it didn't look like anything special, but once we got in - the service was excellent, the prices were more than affordable and the fish tacos were absolutely excellent! Crunchy cabbage, tasty tortillas, very well prepared fish and great sauce - this is exactly how best fish tacos are supposed to be!

1 Thank heckfy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

This was a lunch stop on our trip to San Diego that we had to make based on other reviews. It didn't disappoint. The portions were huge (Cal. Burrito), the draft beer hit the spot, and the service was attentive. You may have to wait for a table or counter spot, but that bjust means it's the place to eat.

Thank bill b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 17
Mexican, American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 04:00
06:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 847 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2603
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: +1 619-435-9776
This is a small diner, that has been in business since 1929, the Esquer family has owned it since 1996, we have 20 seats and the counter surrounds a flat-top grill and vintage hood that was salvaged off a ship more than 100 years old. You watch your found being cooked by one person, depending on what cook you get your food will get to you fast or...not so fast but will always be delicious!. Weekend mornings are the busiest and we are open late, Friday and Saturday Nights till 4am.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?