Discover Leroy's Kitchen and Lounge

Urban. Modern. Reclaimed. Leroy's Kitchen + Lounge in Coronado. A veritable hangout for locals and tourists alike, Leroy's is a departure from conventional island eateries. We are committed to fresh, local, sustainable food, specializing in eclectic cuisine that changes with the season to provide diverse flavors year round. Leroy's Kitchen + Lounge is proud to partner with local farmers, brewers and purveyors to create a true farm-to-table dining experience.

Leroys Kitchen and lounge

Leroy's History

An authentic neighborhood destination with a warm and welcoming appeal, Leroy’s Kitchen + Lounge raises the bar on Coronado’s chef-driven dining scene by delivering a truly locavore experience. Chef de Cuisine Ronnie Schwandt has crafted a passionately sustainable, ingredient-driven menu consisting of approachable, gastro-fare cuisine. Schwandt’s made-from-scratch culinary ethos presents diners with diverse flavors through a menu that changes to reflect the season’s freshest ingredients. Proudly partnering with neighboring farmers, brewers and producers, Leroy’s Kitchen + Bar also features an eclectic array of artwork from the surrounding artist’s community, presenting unique charm for locals and tourists alike. The beverage program showcases San Diego’s rich craft beer movement, highlighting the city’s best microbreweries with a diverse selection of on-tap options and craft beer flights. Leroy’s also offers a rotating menu of seasonal craft cocktails prepared with fresh herbs and spices. The restaurant boasts a private dining room that seats 10-12 and serves as the ideal space for small parties, business meetings or intimate dinners.


Specializing in eclectic food from sustainable sources, Leroy's serves fresh farm-to-table fare with global influences. Leroy's is committed to local, sustainable and fresh food principles, sourcing ingredients locally to provide diverse, natural flavors. Leroy's highlights simple ingredients with unique flavor pairings, from mushroom + chevre ravioli with chanterelle and black garlic to roasted brussels sprouts with orange + chili marmalade. Menus change seasonally.

Craft & Tap

Craft beer flights and stiff signature cocktails complement the menu nicely. Unique ingredients such as ginger beer, chipotle vodka and rose water add unexpected flavors to our one-of-a-kind mixed drinks. Craft beers on tap hail close to home, representing a selection of San Diego County's best microbrews.


1015 Orange Avenue,
Coronado,CA 92118 United States
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Right in the heart of Coronado. One of San Diego's best destinations.


Chef de Cuisine

Ronnie Schwandt

Chef de Cuisine Ronnie Schwandt embodies the locavore ethos that has come to define Coronado's farm-to-table neighborhood bistro, Leroy’s Kitchen + Lounge. From humble beginnings as a line cook to his accession within the ranks of leading restaurant group Blue Bridge Hospitality, Ronnie has dedicated his time and energy to kitchens around San Diego, helping to further the city’s gastronomic transformation. Having graduated with a degree from the San Diego Culinary Institute in 2008, Ronnie joined the team at Amaya within the AAA Five Diamond luxury resort, Fairmont Grand Del Mar. Cutting his chops under renowned local culinary leaders including Cameron Woods (Omni Hotels, The Ranch at Laguna Beach, Amaya La Jolla) and Jason McLeod (Ironside Fish & Oyster, Ria), Ronnie became lead line cook and trainer. In 2010, Ronnie earned his first leading title as the opening sous chef alongside Owner and Executive Chef Brandon Fortune at the former Aquamoree in La Jolla, before eventually landing with Blue Bridge Hospitality as the Chef de Cuisine of Leroy’s Kitchen & Lounge. Alongside the group’s Executive Chef Tim Kolanko, Ronnie upholds his dedication to seasonality and freshness, crafting globally-inspired fare that has come to define the island staple for both locals and visitors alike.

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