Coronado has become a true culinary haven — and it’s all just steps from Shore House. Take it from Eater San Diego’s recent article, which names 15 local favorite restaurants on the island. Leading the list? The Del’s Serẽa – a Michelin-recognized, oceanview eatery celebrated for its sea-to-table dishes crafted by Chef Jojo Ruiz. Read on for more about the world-class experience offered at Serẽa, and some of the incredible restaurants around Coronado Island.
Serẽa’s Sea-to-Table Experience
Offering the ultimate sea-to-table experience, Serẽa specializes in sustainable, fresh-catch cooking with an approachable, ocean-friendly menu. With seasonal ingredients locally sourced from Southern California farmers, Serẽa is the best of the best when it comes to local, sustainable seafood. Jojo Ruiz, Executive Chef of Serẽa and a San Diego native, brings an intimate relationship with the coastal lifestyle to his innovative and sustainable cooking practices, and describes his personal cooking style as “seasonal, sustainable and relatable.” Also featured at Serẽa is a stunning indoor/outdoor bar, offering handcrafted cocktails and a stellar selection of wine and local brews.
In addition to the incredible experience offered at Serẽa, Coronado is home to an endless array of local restaurants to try. From authentic French cuisine to Neapolitan pizza, Coronado offers a diverse selection of restaurants with something for everyone.
Little Frenchie, set just a short walk from The Del, is a Parisian-style bistro and local Coronado favorite. Enjoy authentic French cuisine, from escargot and cheese boards to decadent crepes and pastries.
The Henry, another local favorite right down the street from Shore House, is celebrated for its timeless coastal ambiance and beloved bites. Start with the famous homemade pretzels and fondue and finish with the popular Braised Short Rib or Mediterranean Branzino.
Garage Buona Forchetta
Offering the best of the best in Italian cuisine in Coronado, Garage Buona Forchetta combines vintage decor and decadent meals. Situated in a former mechanic’s garage, the restaurant follows an automotive theme with vintage cars parked around the restaurant. Come for authentic Neapolitan pizza and specialty pasta and stay for the incredible atmosphere.