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"Where Everybody Goes"

Clayton's Coffee Shop was first established as Gerry's Coffee Shop in 1938. Gerry owned her diner until 1952 when Mr. Clayton took over. In 2008 I instantly fell in love with this special little diner when I took my 4 year old son in for a milkshake and fries after pre-school one day.

Clayton's Coffee Shop has the only original horseshoe counter left in San Diego County and is one of the few classic American Diners remaining across the United States.

Clayton's is a place of many life moments where the booths and the counter seats have sparked love stories and heartfelt family memories.

We do our best to provide timeless hospitality with simple old fashioned comfort food to be enjoyed by all who visit every time you step back in time with us. We are very grateful for the Clayton's work family, friends, family, military community, Coronado locals and visitors for keeping this historical little coffee shop going for almost a century. Looking forward to many more memories in the years to come.

Love, Mary