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Spanish "Old World" Coronado Village

In Coronado’s Downtown District and a block from the beach is a little known Spanish style alleyway that hosts hidden treasures of small shops and architectural wonders. Located within the Village of Coronado and El Cordova Hotel are dining establishments like Miguel’s Cocina and carpet shops like the Galleria that match anything you might find in Old World Spain.  El Cordova Hotel is a traditional hacienda style local attraction. It was built for the wealthy industrialist Elisha Babcock in 1902 and was converted so a Spanish Village hotel in 1939. Since that time it has been updated many times and a number of shops are interconnected. While you wait for your dining number to be called you may walk around and see the fountains and historic architecture.   Miguel’s Cocina is located in the hotel’s courtyard. It offers a beautifully covered patio or indoor dining experience. The prices are reasonable ranging from $12-$20 per plate. Their offerings are Mexican by genre and