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Chez Loma
Chez Loma

Chez Loma Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.chezloma.com
  • Phone: (619) 435-0661
  • Hours of Operation: Tuesday - Thursday Dinner 5:00 - 8:30
    Friday - Sunday Lunch 11:30 - 2:00 Dinner 5:00 - 8:30
  • Cuisine: French
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Orange
  • Parking: No
A word from Chez Loma
Our new San Diego home is located in the Carez Hizar House (circa 1889), a Coronado historical landmark on Loma Avenue almost at the corner of Orange Avenue. We are within walking distance to beautiful downtown Coronado, the Hotel Del Coronado, and the beach. A French inspired bistro where people feel comfortable and enjoy fresh rustic fare at reasonable prices. Sourcing locally to achieve maximum freshness and offering our customers what they want instead of following culinary trends.
If your desire is a casual tapa at the bar or a dinner with friends or colleges, Chez Loma under new management, offers an inviting space to relax, enjoy and socialize.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFrench
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Diner Reviews
  • "Good food and wine list. The ambiance is quaint and great to bring a date. Excellent service."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Perfect location in Coronado. Quaint Victorian house, fabulous pre-fixe dinner options. Very nice wine list."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "This is a small, cozy, and inviting place for a special occasion. Great food and ambiance. Will keep a top of my need to go back again location."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Chez Loma is located in a "mixed" (residential/commercial) area of Coronado. The venue was formerly an older private home. Street parking only. The (limited) menu is French-inspired with an extensive wine list. Food was well prepared and very tasty. Good service. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "The food and service were excellent. The variety of menu items, presentation and delicious tastes set the stage for us to want to return. We in fact were seated near many other guests who were either regulars or repeat customers. The minor drawback actually was with the seating. As in many European establishments, the close proximity of the adjacent diners made it a bit difficult for me to thoroughly enjoy the evening. But as in many European settings, we were never rushed and were well attended to by the staff."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Very fine food and service. If you are looking for something top of the line tasty, very romantic, impeccable service and fine level ambience, this is where you want to go!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Chez Loma has well executed cuisine and a great ambiance. The elegant interior is a fine setting for the French food. I had sweetbreads with capers and asparagus and lovely lamb. My husband judges places by their boulliabaise and it did not disappoint. The front bar looked like a fun place for regulars. Maybe that will be us!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "We went here for a romantic dinner a few years ago, the night before my wife and I got engaged. We returned on Sunday for our second anniversary dinner. The food was delicious, especially the steamed mussels and the scallop entree, but the service and atmosphere were nowhere near the levels I remembered. The dining room opens right onto the bar where you get to hear the drunk tourists all through your dinner. The hostess stand was abandoned at our reservation time, and we waited about 5 minutes before anyone even noticed we were there. Our waitress was also the house manager, and she did a nice job, but she seemed to be waiting on all the tables. Maybe they were understaffed that day. Still nice but not romantic anymore."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Took friends from out of town to one of our fav Coronado restaurants -- Chez Loma! It did not disappoint!! Absolutely awesome dinner and evening. Fabulous in every way!"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Have gone to Chez Loma since it first opened many years ago but not recently because the food and service became indifferent. Now, the freshness of approach, quality and inventiveness of menu items have put this place back on our list. The wine list is somewhat limited but good choices in a range of prices. Our meals were beautifully presented and delicious. I recommend coming back and giving it a try!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "My husband and I love this place. We've been going to it for years and have never been disappointed. Delicious French cuisine, reasonable prices, a cozy, romantic atmosphere. I would definitely recommend this for couples who want to have dinner tete-a-tete, and pretend that no one else is around."
    Dined on 8/9/2013
  • "This being our first time dining at Chez Loma, we were excited and already knew we were in for a great experience. Sabrina was our waitress and friend for the evening. I simply asked for a suggested wine to go with the Escargot and as soon as the wine came out so did our appetizer. Sabrina anticipated our every need and was so kind throughout our evening. The food was absolutely wonderful and had it not been, we would dine again simply for the amazing service received from Sabrina! "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We loved the setting, the food and the service. The presentation was perfect and the food had a prefect blend of spices and flavorings. We were told that several dishes were made according to family recipes. The location is off the main thoroughfare which made for a quiet Sunday lunch/brunch."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Had delicious lunch with husband and 3 other friends......delightful! Would love to return only with my husband for a romantic evening. We should have gone for Sunday Brunch.....would have enjoyed it much more than "another" place we stopped at. When you find a gem.....return often."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "If you are on Coronado island (San Diego), whether to visit or you're living there, I highly recommend Chez Loma. Close to the Hotel Del Coronado, this French restaurant is a must. We've been visiting Coronado regularly for more than a decade and always make a point to have a meal here. They've refreshed the interior to lighten things up to more of a beach bistro look and now have a great bar set up and some outside seating. The food itself is outstanding, as always, whether you like traditional French food or lighter fair. Service is outstanding, too. Our server this time, Sabrina, was attentive with a fun sense of humor. Again, highly recommended!"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Halibut was also great, though would be better to crust with dungenus crab instead of local."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Sabrina was a great waitress but the other guy who kept call me partner got on my nerves. Food was great. Will go again"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Loved it! Been wanting to try this place for years, and it did not disappoint! The service was top notch--friendly but very professional and non-intrusive. When we asked for a certain table, they went one better and arranged the table better than it was! The food was excellent, steak prepared perfectly. Great ambiance, not too loud, nice comfortable feel."
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Our first visit since Chez Loma reopened a year+ ago; pleasantly surprised. Reservation was before 6PM on Sunday, celebrating our wedding anniversary; light crowded. Decorated simply and nicely; very relaxing. Service from the moment we arrived and throughout was outstanding -- just the right amount of attention. Food: Outstanding! The Escargot starter was to die for; share if she insists. Bouillabaisse entrée was light and very flavorful with high quality seafood, pairing well with a medium white wine. Peppered Filet Mignon (medium rare!) melted in my mouth and was a larger cut than I expected at a French restaurant. Also outstanding. Prices reasonable for this fine place. Wine list more than adequate; corkage $20."
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "We've been going to Chez Loma for many years. It has always been our favorite spot for an intimate dinner (2-4 people). The food is very good, the service is very friendly and attentive and of course the ambience is very nice. If your looking for a lively energetic crowd, this is not the spot, but if you want a wonderful meal, in a lovely setting with a few friends it's perfect."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Gorgeous restaurant on Coronado Island. Hostess, server and manager were great. We had a wonderful anniversary meal and it was superb! From the starters to the wine and entrees it was all very delicious! Our knowledgeable server brought us the most perfect wines after asking some questions to find out our preferences. The ceviche was amazingly marinated, one of those recipes that you wish you could have! The roast duck in a port berry sauce was exceptionally delicate and a perfect pairing. Chez Loma has a romantic ambiance with it's light music and candles. Perfection. Thank you for a beautiful anniversary dinner."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "Hadn't been here in years but wanted someplace close to Lamb's Players Theatre. Couldn't have chosen a better place. Justin our server was friendly and knowledgeable without being obnoxious. We had a nice bottle of wine from New Zealand to accompany our appetizer of mussels. The pomme frites they were served with were crispy and delicious. Our entrees of rack of lamb and sea bass were prepared perfectly. We didn't really need dessert but wanted to try the gingerbread cake that seemed to get a lot of raves. We were glad we did. We will most definitely make the trip over the bridge for a return visit."
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "Chez Loma is quite a find......wonderful food, service, atmosphere......we will return!!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Not as cozy as expected for a French style coffee, interior is really boring like in a cheap canteen which is close to bankruptcy."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Stumbled across this place on a weekend getaway... It was a delightful and charming."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Very cute restaurant just off of Orange in Coronado, walking distance from Hotel Del. Looks like a converted house. Casual romantic, great place to relax in good company, with a glass of wine, great food and people watch. Highly recommended Date Night."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "The food was scrumptious, the bartender was fun and my partner was romantic - perfect night at a delightful restaurant."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "We had a delightful evening at Chez Loma. Our meals were delicious and the setting- a vintage Coronado home near the Del was charming. We had a lovely stroll on the beach walkway nearby at sunset just before dinner. Great evening!"
    Dined on 4/30/2014
  • "The restaurant in divided into several small rooms which keeps the noise level down. We enjoyed starters of spinach salad and country pate. We both had the duck breast entree with cherry sauce and it was lovely. It was cooked medium rare which was fine with me. Dessert was the soft meringue with creme anglais and berry coulis. It was delicious."
    Dined on 4/28/2014
  • "This venue offers the very best of fine dining! Any fish entree is to die for!"
    Dined on 4/28/2014
  • "We can't say enough good things about Chez Loma! We were celebrating our 25th at the Del and had planned our special dinner elsewhere, but we walked by this charming French cottage and fell it love with it from the outside first. Stan, our waiter, could not have been nicer - made us and our friends feel so special and welcome. The food was outstanding! I think our friend Larry actually licked his plate (not really, but it looked like it). The flowers nearby our table were lovely. We will ALWAYS return to Chez Loma when we're back in Coronado, and we have already told everyone in Phoenix about our special time there."
    Dined on 4/22/2014
  • "Where do I begin? I have lived in Coronado for four years. This is by far one of the top restaurants on the island( the other being Vigilucci's). This place is more upscale- please no flip-flops and Tommy Bahamas shirts! The ceviche is amazing! The duck is so tender, not gamey... Steaks are prepared perfectly to your liking. My husband loves their crab cakes and their mussel dish .. It's a must go... Intimate and romantic . "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "This restaurant has all the qualities for a wonderful dining experience. Pleasant staff, great food and drink. Charming historic house and location close to Coronado activities and sites."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "This was a special dinner as my daughter turned 30. We love Chez Loma and eat there often as we attend the Lamb's Players. We all agreed that this was the place to celebrate. It is so French with good wine, food and service!"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "the food was excellent and service was polite and friendly. we will definitely return."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "delectable food, beautiful plating, great service, I wish more places could be in Chez Loma unique category. The restaurant occupies a Victorian style house with the separate dining rooms, very intimate, one can have a conversation without yelling while not hearing the discussions at the other tables. Great & courteous service. Overall an outstanding culinary experience."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "I had eaten at Chez Loma once before they remodeled it. They gave it a nice facelift, but I kind of liked it better before the remodel. It lost a bit of it's old charm. Still a cute place. Our server was nice and the food was very good. "
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We have been coming to this restaurant for fifteen years. It's the perfect before theatre dinning experience. The food is par excellence. The-service, attentive and friendly. The ambiance, charming and romantic. You can't go wrong here. We travel and eat in some of the finest restaurants in this country. This is the one we always return to. We highly recommend it for a fine evening out."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "We celebrated our anniversary in the San Diego area and spent our anniversary dinner at Chez Loma. The food was great and it was just the right spot to enjoy the food and the mood of the evening. I highly recommend this to all men wanting to celebrate a special evening with their loved one."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "First time back with the new ownership. Tasteful, warm, cozy surroundings. Very attentive service. Excellent food. Looking forward to our next special meal there."
    Dined on 4/4/2014