Loews Coronado Bay Resort 4000 Loews Coronado Bay Rd, Coronado, CA92118 Situated on a private 15-acre peninsula surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and Coronado Bay, Loews Coronado Bay Resort is…More located minutes from downtown Coronado, a charming resort village, and a short drive to San Diego’s world-famous attractions. Resort amenities include direct access to the Silver Strand State Beach, three tennis courts, a private 80-slip marina, three acclaimed restaurants, 440 sea-inspired guest rooms and suites, and panoramic views of the San Diego-Coronado Bay.
Reminiscent of a laidback restaurant from the early 1900s, Tent City Restaurant specializes in California eclectic…More cuisine. Located on the corner of Orange Avenue and Park Avenue in downtown Coronado, Tent City has a bar as well as indoor and outdoor seating. Thanks to its relationship to sister establishment Coronado Brewing Company, Tent City also features Coronado beers on tap.
Catering and take-out are available, and Tent City is one of the only restaurants on the island that serves breakfast. Lunch and dinner are served up with large portion sizes in a casual atmosphere, and visitors can shop in the nearby Coronado Historical Society gift shop.
Coronado Firehouse Bar & Grill 126 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA92118 With a "fiery hot" theme throughout, Coronado Firehouse restaurant and bar recently opened in summer 2010. Firehouse…More standards like poles, flashing lights and even a Dalmatian or two (albeit in statue form) decorate the bistro. The menu also offers "fire"- inspired fare like the restaurant's 5-Alarm Firehouse Chili and its appropriately named, firehouse-inspired "Station" burgers, like The Chief, The Captain, The Hoseman, The EMT and The Hook 'N' Ladder. Delicious pizzas are served here as well, with a few honoring Coronado. Beer is on tap, and indoor, outdoor and bar seating is available.
Candelas On The Bay 1201 1st St, Coronado, CA92118 Offering spectacular views of downtown San Diego and the Coronado Bridge, this bayside restaurant specializes in…More Nouvelle-Mexican cuisine. Unique offerings such as white sea bass crusted with pistachios on a bed of huitlacoche (Mexican corn truffle), dry fideos (noodles) with tomato sauce, and avocados stuffed with shrimp and salsa fresca are typical of the menu, which balances squarely between the traditional and the unexpected. For those on a budget, lunch specials are available daily for around $10. Look for Candelas near the pier at the Coronado Ferry Landing.
Burger King 1201 1st St, Coronado, CA92118 Located at the San Diego-Coronado Pedestrian Ferry Landing near bayside parks that are perfect for picnicking, this…More Burger King restaurant has been in business since 1985. Plenty of outside tables, some with sunshades, allow for people-watching along the nearby walkway and bike path. Inside seating is abundant, with fun, casual decor. Owner "Burger Bob," who also operates four other Burger King restaurants throughout San Diego County, caters to locals and tourists year-round at this busy intersection.
The Market Cafe at Loews Coronado Bay Resort 4000 Coronado Bay Rd, Coronado, CA92118 The Market Cafe is a combined restaurant, deli and coffee bar located in the Loews Coronado Bay Resort on the scenic…More Silver Strand. It is accessible through the resort's gift shop near the grand staircase in the main entry. Visitors will enter the deli and coffee bar area, which opens up to restaurant seating. For travelers who want to grab a quick bite before the day's activities, to-go options are available such as single-serving cereals, bagels, sandwiches and pastries. Market Cafe also brews Starbuck's coffee. For a sit-down meal, there is comfortable indoor and outdoor seating with a casual feel. Out on the patio, diners can enjoy balcony views of the Loews Resort grounds and marina. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available daily, as well as additional options on the weekends such as a champagne brunch and BBQ-style service. Visit the hotel concierge or contact the restaurant directly for details on special events or private parties.
Pizza and Greek Grill 933 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA92118 A liquor store, Greek restaurant and pizzeria all in one, Pizza and Greek Grill in Coronado has a large selection of…More beer, wine and liquor, and offers free delivery on all food orders within the area. Greek food catering can be provided for any party or celebration. The walk-up counter offers $6.99 gyro value meal that come with fries and a drink. Ice cream bars, chips and snacks are for sale, and cigarettes and smoking paraphernalia like lighters and zigzag papers can be purchased as well.
Yummy Sushi 1330 Orange Ave Ste 318, Coronado, CA92118 Located in Coronado Plaza, Yummy Sushi offers an extensive selection of sushi made daily with fresh local and…More international fish. The restaurant provides indoor, outdoor and sushi bar seating, as well as take-out options, private parties and catering. Yummy Sushi offers a variety of happy hour specials during the week from 3pm to 6pm. Lunch specials change daily.
Nicky Rotten's Bar & Burger Joint 104 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA92118 Located in Coronado, Nicky Rotten's Bar & Burger Joint is a full service restaurant and bar which features a wide…More variety of dining options for lunch and dinner, including appetizers such as nachos, fries, mozzarella sticks, onion rings and sliders, salads, classic and specialty burgers, sandwiches and more. Nicky Rotten's Bar & Burger Joint is available for dine-in, take-out, catering and delivery, and provides happy hour specials every day of the week.
An indoor waterfall greets guests as they arrive at Vigilucci's Ristorante. Open since spring 2009, the restaurant…More has patio and indoor seating; the patio is dog friendly. Guests can dine while enjoying views of the ocean and neighboring city Point Loma. Martinis, cocktails and wine are a great start to the evening, followed by Italian fare not often seen in California restaurants like pasta with boar sauce, steamed crab legs with drawn butter and pan seared diver scallops with risotto cakes and corn. Catering, take-out and private parties are all available, as is live nightly music. The restaurant hosts a daily Happy Hour (Mon - Fri, 3pm - 6pm; Sat, Sun, 11am - 5pm. Sunday brunch, 10am - 3pm).
For 28 years, Miguel's Cocina has been providing delicious, fresh Mexican food to the city of Coronado. Patrons enjoy…More relaxing on the patio, which is surrounded by a vine-draped terrace. Every Monday through Friday from 3 to 5pm, the restaurant celebrates Happy Hour with food and drink specials. And every Saturday and Sunday until 2pm, you can enjoy brunch, which includes unique Mexican breakfast dishes in conjunction with the regular menu.
Miguel's has a catering service, with a variety of menus and platters specific to the size and nature of your event. Specialties that you won't find at other restaurants include the calamari torta as well as the calamari relleno. Miguel's also offers gift cards.
Centennial Park 1099 1/2 1st St, Coronado, CA92118 Centennial Park is located at the foot of Orange Avenue, where the main drag meets First Street. It is the site of the…More original ferry landing, which served as the gateway to the city before the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge was built in 1969. Today, the original ferry ticket booth still stands, reminding visitors of the park's rich history. The park has idyllic rolling hills with various seating areas, and it offers some of the best views in the city. Be sure to walk to the water's edge and look west for a peek at the Navy's massive air carriers, which are docked on North Island. Also be sure to visit the Ferry Landing shops and restaurants located nearby.
Clayton's Coffee Shop 979 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA92118 Clayton's Coffee Shop in Coronado is reminiscent of a classic diner. It offers home-cooked dishes such as biscuits and…More gravy, hot sausage patties and apple pie. Classic diner fare such as burgers, fries and milk shakes add to the appeal. A walk-up coffee and burrito window is located on the right side of the building, and patrons can get hot coffee and espresso drinks, as well as classic Mexican fare. Red booths and counter seating set the tone for the restaurant, and aprons and souvenirs are for sale. Specials change daily and are noted on a board outside. A fresh turkey is baked every day.
Different from other Asian restaurants in the area, Bistro d'Asia's menu offers a variety of cuisines from all over…More the continent, including Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai food. The menu is set up for family-style meals, with many dishes able to be shared amongst diners in a relaxed, upscale environment. Outdoor, indoor and sushi bar seating is available, as is a private room for more intimate occasions.
Happy hour at the bar provides great deals on delicious food and drinks and a full-service sushi bar provides hand and cut rolls with fresh fish shipped in daily. The drink menu is extensive, with wine, martinis, beer, non-alcoholic specialties and after-dinner drinks available. Delivery is available, but in Coronado only.
A place carrying all things wine, WineStyles on Coronado Island offers bottles of wine for purchase, accessories,…More gear, wineglasses and more. Organized by types of wine as opposed to varietals, the location provides tastings that can be paired with cheeses, truffles and olives, as well as a bruschetta platter. Local restaurants (Chance Bistro, Burger Lounge, Primavera Ristorante and Vigilucci's) wave the corkage fee if wine is purchased at WineStyles.
An oenophiles' paradise, there is outdoor and indoor seating for tasting, and the knowledgeable staff are happy to help customers with questions or recommendations. Wines carried at this location are smaller, lesser-known brands that still offer delicious flavor at an affordable price.
Loews Crown Isle Marina 4000 Coronado Bay Rd, Coronado, CA92118 Situated in the scenic Loews Coronado Bay Resort, this private marina serves as a permanent and guest home for a variety…More of sea vessels. About 90 percent of slip occupancy is utilized by those renting space on a permanent month-to-month basis, with the remaining 10 percent filled by guests visiting temporarily. Anyone who docks at the Loews Crown Isle Marina will enjoy full access to the Loews property and its amenities, including the spa, pools, tennis courts, and restaurants -- room service is even available for delivery out to the docks. Each slip has its own electric hook up, cable and personal buzzer system to conveniently allow passage of guests through the Loews gates. Free parking is allowed for one car per rented slip, with the option to park another at an additional fee. Wi-Fi is also available in the marina for an extra charge.
The Coronado Library was founded in 1890, and John D. Spreckels built the library's first official building in 1909.…More That building still stands today and is now known as the Spreckels Reading Room. Its exterior serves as the focal point of the library's main entrance, which is located on Orange Avenue, across the street from Spreckels Park.
Over the years, the library has been renovated and expanded into a 40,000-square-foot facility. It houses about 190,000 books and offers a wide range of services, including free wireless Internet and story time for children. DVDs and music CDs are available for checkout, and the library has two meeting rooms that can be rented for free.
Additionally, one of the library's most stunning features is its display of public art. There are two murals by the Mexican painter Alfredo Ramos Martinez. "El Dia del Mercado" and "Canasta de Flores" were both painted in 1938 for the interior decoration of a former restaurant in Coronado, the La Avenida Café. "El Dia del Mercado" hangs in all its grandeur above the front desk at the library entrance.
For those returning items after hours, the book/video drops on Sixth Street are open 24 hours a day. The drop in front of the building is only open during library hours.