If you're a first time visitor to La Jolla, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller local eatery could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the restaurants may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about restaurants in La Jolla.
Here are some of the most recommended restaurants in La Jolla.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about restaurants:
"Try George's At The Cove or Duke's La Jolla for a gorgeous seaside view." See More
"Packing a picnic lunch (you can pick up some great sandwiches Cheese Shop) and hiking to the beach at Torrey Pines State Park Watching the sunset at La Jolla Cove or Mount Soledad Dessert at Extraordinary Desserts (two locations, but I like the Hillcrest location better) Strolling around Balboa Park Grabbing some amazing BBQ to go at Phil's BBQ and taking it over to the beach behind Hotel Del Coronado Have brunch in Hillcrest!" See More
"I'm not a huge beer fan, and there are still some breweries that I'll tag along to, including Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens and Green Flash Brewing Company." See More
"Good restaurants with views in the area include George's Ocean Terrace and the bar area under it, Eddie V's - La Jolla, and the terrace at the La Valencia Hotel There are many other restaurants and a lot of interesting shops in the area." See More
"Up in La Jolla near Torrey Pines State Park there is AR Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines that serves some of the best food in San Diego in a hotel and area that is drop dead gorgeous." See More
"Harry's Coffee Shop in LJ is a great breakfast spot too!" See More
"If you get up to La Jolla check out Crab Catcher for a nice dinner!" See More
"For romantic restaurants, try Osteria Romantica or The Patio on Lamont Street" See More
"Additionally, I would recommend MARKET Restaurant + Bar in Del Mar, PAON, Vivace and Vigilucci's Seafood & Steakhouse in Carlsbad, and Tapenade in La Jolla." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from La Jolla locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about La Jolla.
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