You know the food is good when you see people lined up to get in! A local favorite for dining, Crown Bistro is an intimate 45-seat restaurant known for Executive Chef Owner Jerry Tovar’s hospitality and excellent cuisine.

With over thirty years’ experience in the Food and Beverage industry, Chef Jerry’s passion for creating fine gourmet French and American entrees shines through in every meal he meticulously prepares. Crown Bistro has received numerous acclamations from trade magazines, the San Diego Union Tribune and the City of Coronado, including being recognized as a “Best Kept Secret Restaurant” and multiple “People’s Choice Award” winner.

The Bistro offers inside and outside patio dining with a courtyard featuring hand-painted murals and tiles, bubbling fountains, tiled walkways, and well-maintained flower gardens.Centrally-located in the popular beach resort community of Coronado Island, Crown Bistro is just a short drive across the bridge from San Diego and is walking distance from popular sight-seeing locations.

Let's have some fun - Bon Apetit! Chef Jerry Tovar of the Crown Bistro Restaurant in Coronado, CaliforniaDon’t miss out on the Crown Bistro’s select monthly Food & Wine Pairing Events and specials!

Monthly Food & Wine Pairings at the Crown Bistro in Coronado, CA

Wine Pairing Dinners

Saturday, September 19 from 6 – 8 pm
Great Food & Wines

Reservations for Food & Wine Pairing


Let's have some fun…Bon Apetit! Chef Jerry Tovar at the Crown Bistro Restaurant in Coronado, CA

Crown Bistro Hours

Monday – Saturday
Breakfast 8am – 2pm
Lunch 11am – 2pm
Dinner 5pm – 9pm

Sunday Breakfast 8am – 2pm


Bistro Menus

Chef Owner Jerry Tovar marries local and seasonal ingredients to create the distinctive cuisine of Crown Bistro featuring gourmet French and American entrees.