Thursday, October 6, 2022

5 New Places to Eat & Drink this Summer on Coronado

As another Coronado summer draws closer, 5 new eateries are set to open to keep your tastebuds tingling and your stomachs satisfied. Not to mention, the remodeled Village Theatre is now set to open in June 2011 (woohoo!).

Check out the list below and let us know which one you are most excited about?

Coronado Coffee Company (Coronado Ferry Landing)

NadoLife is taking over Kaffeen’s location at Coronado Ferry Landing to bring us coffees, fraps and pastries. It will be temporarily located inside Village Pizzeria Bayside until the kiosk is ready. Read more about CCC in an earlier story. Update – it’s now open!

Leroy’s Lucky Lounge (1015 Orange Ave)

Update: Leroy’s Kitchen + Lounge is now open.

Another NadoLife creation, Leroy’s Kitchen + Lounge is taking the location of Beach N’ Diner. Here is a note from NadoLife:

With all of our restaurants, we have tried to bring something new and exciting to Coronado. Leroy’s Kitchen + Lounge will be no exception. With the addition of a liquor license and a planned opening (this summer), we will specialize in Urban Eclectic Food from sustainable natural sources as well as Cocktails and Craft beers from around the world! Leroy’s is about great food – without being expensive or fancy — made with passion and the freshest ingredients for the most prominent flavor paired with “stiff” drinks and good wine! Our menu is intended to be exciting, unexpected and most of all fresh and flavorful. Overall, we hope to provide a place for our guests to relax and dine in good company. Read more about LLL from our previous post.

Nicky Rottens Bar & Burger Joint (100 Orange Avenue)

It will be going in where Island Sports & Spirits and Surf Suds Laundromat is at 100-104 Orange. . We covered this story earlier and it looks like construction is moving along nicely. Should be open by early summer 2011. They also have a downtown San Diego location – visit their website.

My name is April and my husband and I are the owners of Nicky Rottens. I will keep touching base with you so that all questions can be answered. The most recent question is “Is Nicky Rottens Family Friendly?” My answer is absolutely. We are family owned and operated and love having families come in and enjoy themselves. We are known for being a sports bar in the Gaslamp but we still run a classy and delicious restaurant. Having children of our own, we welcome kids of all ages to come in and enjoy one of our burgers. We have a mezzanine that allows for families to come in and enjoy themselves. I know in my heart that Coronado is going to love having Nicky’s part of the family and we are really looking forward to meeting all of you. Please feel free to keep asking questions and I will do my best to answer every one. Thanks again for your support. Read more comments from our earlier story.

Saiko Sushi (116 Orange Avenue)

Located next door to Sapori at 100 block of Orange Avenue where Mexican Village used to be. We spoke to co-owner and chef Anthony Pascale and he shared that Saiko Sushi will open in July 2011. Evan Bennett is the other co-owner and both he and Anthony are assisting with the build out. It will be a progressive Japanese restaurant with modern Asian-styled food that is family friendly and has a very “local neighborhoody” vibe. Anthony shared that “We love the Ferry Landing neighborhood and we look forward to being part of the community.” He added that there will be patio seating with amazing views of downtown San Diego.

The Tavern (1310 Orange Avenue)

The Tavern is taking over the old Wendy’s location located underneath Vigilucci’s (formerly Marie Callender’s). We have reached out, but they are being ‘very quiet’ while construction is taking place. We’ve heard it will have burgers, drinks, live music and more…you know, tavern-like food.

Which ones are you most excited about? Tell us in the comments.


Dining / Restaurants on Coronado

Village Theatre set to open June 2011

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