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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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San Diego, California, United States
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148 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Got lucky and got some counter space on a Monday morning. The place was loud and the the classic counter was cool. Just like a coffee shop should be! The service was good and the servers were nice. I got a short stack of wheat pancakes. There were pancakes.... My husband got huevos rancheros and enjoyed them. I would go... More 

Thank Karen S
Croydon, Pennsylvania
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227 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for breakfast before our flight very nice place the food was good and the staff friendly I would return when we come back to the area

Thank Mikek686
San Bernardino, California
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104 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a crowd outside, and after breakfast here I understand why. Great malt shop feel, nice portions, and amazing food. Saw a lot of dishes of food and they all looked amazing.

Thank Joyce S
San Diego
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in at my favorite diner. It's been a while, since my grand children have moved. Once again I made new friends! I not only love the fresh made food, but the Jukebox and the fun atmosphere! I always love coming here for any meal, any time of day! The servers really pay attention here! I will be back! Save... More 

Thank Patsy M
San Diego
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93 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for breakfast! I have ordered coffee and donuts a few times from their window but this weekend was the first time I ate inside the restaurant. There was about a 30 minute wait at 9am on a Sunday, but it went quick and they passed out donut holes to everyone waiting. We sat at the counter, and everyone... More 

Thank Merlot D
Coronado, California
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some restaurants manage to survive over time but when there have only been three owners over the course of decades and it's located at THE major crossroads of town then it's probably something with character and something special. Claytons is a diner. Pull up to a stool at the counter. Order a burger and hand-made shake. Play a classic song... More 

Thank TravisGood
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little gem for burgers and ice cream, like an old fashioned kind of ice cream shop, menu has great selection and lots of desserts and ice cream to choose from.

Thank Diane H
Frankfort, Illinois
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great spot, great food, frequented by many military personnel. All the food is good, tho I particularly like going there for breakfast best

Thank John R
Fort Lauderdale
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The omelettes were made with fresh ingredients, my spinach wasn't overlooked and not too much Swiss cheese so a great balanced dish. The potatoes were unremarkable but they aren't supposed to be the star of the show anyhow! There is always a wait and service was a bit sketchy- 2 in our party were almost done eating before the 3rd... More 

Thank Wanda G
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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278 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old school diner with working jukebox 2 songs for .25. We went for lunch and there was a small line. First come first serve. We sat at the counter and the service was great. Most menu items are under 10.00, pie 5.50. They take credit cards. No patio and the area is small inside. Food was hot and good. Great... More 

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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, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, 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?