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Night & Day Cafe

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847 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2603
+1 619-435-9776
06:00 - 01:00
Open now
All hours
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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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Luis is a one man wonder whipping up amazing meals in minutes while working solo. We stumbled upon this place early Sunday morning & every seat at the counter was filled we quickly discovered why. Great food generous portions & friendly quick service

Thank Deirdre D
Bahia Asuncion, Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Best breakfast in Coronado! The pancakes are huge. The fish tacos are outstanding. Two fish tacos are a meal! The location is excellent. I have been eating here since 1993.

Thank nealsalsbery
St. Paul, MN
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218 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We stopped for a quick lunch while visiting Coronado. It is very small with a few tables and counter service. It is not much to look at either. Just an old grill and nothing new. But what they make is wonderful. The fish tacos were the best we tasted in San Diego. Would go back here in an instant. Service... More 

Thank 2gothere
Sedona, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious fresh fish, fresh vegetables, cooked to order with the friendliest of wait staff. Generous portions and very reasonable, almost unbelievable prices. Love this 'hole in the wall' and will return!

Thank serrh
Kansas City, Missouri
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Had huge breakfast omelet's. We could have shared one and that would have been too much still. Great food in a little place, just what we were looking for!!

Thank Trac C
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Referred by local resident. Did not disappoint. Cool small cafe. Friendly waiter and good food at cheap prices. After the beach a cool pick me up.

Thank 774terrancej
Martinez, California
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

My husband had the breakfast burrito and I ordered the carnitas burrito. Tastiest burritos ever. Carnitas was seasoned just right and moist. Sit at their only outside table, enjoy a burrito, and lazily watch the world go by on Coronado Island.

Thank IrisPleasantHill
Phoenix, Arizona
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

I know when you thin "diner" you think greasy, but not the case here. Sure, you can get order some high-fat tastiness, but the menu has healthier options as well, Plus, the cook is very accommodating to special requests or dietary needs. We enjoyed breakfast here a few times during our five-day stay down the street. It's a tiny place,... More 

Thank paxetamore
Midland, Michigan
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

What a great little hole in the wall place to eat! This was recommended to us by a cab driver and it did not disappoint. It is $2 tacos (fish, chicken, beef) from 2pm to 10pm every day. I ordered 2 fish tacos, and they were some of the best fish tacos I have ever had! We also ordered the... More 

Thank KDM00

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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
US$2 - US$17
Mexican, American, Cafe
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, Outdoor Seating, 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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?