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1500 Ocean

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1500 Orange Ave, Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, CA 92118 (Dana Place)
+1 619-522-8490
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17:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Missouri City, Texas
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family enjoyed the surf & turf along with the very attentive service for a wonderful valentines dinner. Children's menu is a bit limited but they accommodated us by bringing in food from Sheerwater (next door)

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Toronto
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370 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The moment we stepped out of the car, we knew we needed to book a stay at this resort ....just as we knew the moment we stepped inside the restaurant that this was going to be one of the great dining experiences of the year.... and it was. The service was spot on, the meals were inspired, unique and too... More 

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Thank Wild_Radek
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food, service and ombiance was just perfect. We started our first vacation together at this beautiful restaurant. I had a special request to surprise my boyfriend and they didn't disappoint. It was perfect. We loved it and will be a wonderful memory for us for a lifetime.

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Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took two and a half hours to get a meal for two. Not exaggerating folks, we timed it. My shellfish was undercooked. It was so bad, I ordered our dessert to go because I didn't want to waste another minute, or 30, waiting for a slice of cheesecake.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was Restaurant week, so they had a price fix menu. The food was delicious, but everything's no was above the price of the price first x. I had no liquor and the fee was $80 plus 20 tip so $100. It was a one time thing. The waiter was superb and a great help. Ambience was beautiful. Unfortunately there... More 

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Thank Margaret B
New York City
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222 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is very good, but found the service very rushed this visit. Not sure why - it was not crowded, but for these prices, I expect more elegant service. Not to be had...

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Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting this restaurant was the worst dining experiences we had on this trip. Starting with the fact it was restaurant week and we were aware but since all other restaurants offered their regular menu as well we didn't check. However we should have been informed. The service was with attitude and got worse as the meal progressed. It became hostile... More 

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Thank CeeJayCee55711
David D, Director of Food & Beverage at 1500 Ocean, responded to this review

Dear CeeJayCee55711, Thank you for joining us during Restaurant Week. We apologize for the service issues you encountered. We take care to prepare our dishes to the highest standards of quality and flavor, and we are concerned to hear of your experience. At your earliest convenience, please contact us at dhissin@hoteldel.com so that we might discuss your experience personally. We... More 

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We booked a table at the Del on Christmas Day. When we arrived the hotel and the whole surrounding area was a zoo. It seems everyone in the area heads to the hotel to wander around - the place was absolutely rammed. We seriously thought about turning back and leaving but as there were unlikely to be any alternatives we... More 

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Midlothian
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This restaurant is one of the best in every way that I have had the pleasure to dine in. Impeccable service. Timely delivery of each course. Unusual choices of appetizers and entrees. Delightful flavors. I had the fish of the day -- mahi mahi. My daughter had 2 appetizers: a roasted pear salad and a venison dish served like ahi... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

went to the restaurant with several of my colleagues at a conference. After eating bagels and sandwiches for 3 days at the event we were up for some fine dining. We selected the 4 course wine pairing. The chef selected wines for us to try based on our choices. It was one of the most amazing meals i have had.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Orange Ave, Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, CA 92118
    (Dana Place)
  • Public Transportation: Serviced by SDMTS Route 904 http://www.sdmts.com/RouteFiles/routes/pdf/904.pdf
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: +1 619-522-8490
Description
Inspired by its beachfront setting, Hotel del Coronado’s signature restaurant 1500 OCEAN spotlights California Coastal cuisine with fresh local ingredients. Start with a craft cocktail at the Sunset Bar overlooking the Pacific, and then venture inside for an epicurean adventure of seasonal dishes paired with exceptional wines.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?