Established in 2002, locally owned and family operated Village Pizzeria offers an authentic slice of New York City in the heart of beautiful Coronado, California. “We don’t want to sell New York style, we want to sell authentic New York pizza in Coronado,“ says Owner David Spatafore. “It may seem a tad obsessive to truck in water in 1-gallon jugs all the way from New York, but the end result is worth every penny.”
MooTime Creamery, a 50’s-inspired ice cream shop
This summer thousands of beach-goers will flock to main street on the idyllic island of Coronado for a cool gourmet treat to beat the heat. Dishing out classic and modern flavors to locals and tourists alike, MooTime Creamery, a 50’s-inspired ice cream shop, has served as a neighborhood institution on the bustling Orange Ave in Coronado, one of the nation’s most visited vacation destinations, since 1998. The first restaurant for home-grown success story, David Spatafore, principal of Blue Bridge Hospitality, MooTime was built from the ground up and now boasts a second shop situated down the street at the historic Hotel Del Coronado and distribution to some of San Diego’s top restaurants and hotels. To their credit, they have been named by The Travel Channel as one of the “Best Ice Cream Parlors to Visit” and featured on Rachael Ray’s “40 Dollars a Day”.
Churning out ice cream in a fun, nostalgic atmosphere—complete with Elvis statue, oversized cows and old-fashioned marquee signs—the locally owned parlor provides Coronado with premium handcrafted ice cream, sorbet, yogurt and hand-rolled waffle cones all made fresh daily with the highest quality ingredients. Fresh made to order ice cream creations include an ice cream base and custom selection of toppings which are hand mixed and served in a choice of plain or chocolate dipped waffle cone, waffle cup, or bowl.