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Girard Avenue and Prospect Street

About 16 km (10 miles) northwest of San Diego, Girard and Prospect Avenues, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
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Ranked #12 of 23 Attractions in La Jolla
Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Shopping
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Fashionable streets in La Jolla that offer expensive shops, boutiques, art galleries and elegant restaurants.
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Louisville, Kentucky
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133 reviews 133 reviews
25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Lots of food and shops. Most of the shops were standard stores you can get anywhere (Chico's, the gap, banana republic, etc). Some high end jewelry and art stores that were nice. Just wasn't blown away. Nice way to kill some time window shopping and browsing though, with the sound of the sea quite close. Wouldn't say don't go, but... More

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Tinton Falls, NJ
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

If you like to shop, this is where you should go. All types of stores; high end, kitchy, and brand stores all occupy several blocks in the center of La Jolla. Lots of restaurants on Pearl street. Spent two afternoons walking and window shopping. The art galleries are amazing

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La Jolla, California
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94 reviews 94 reviews
27 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Like many small town streets. This, though, is very expensive and the parking is often bad. Go to another place for bargains. Prospect Street is more touristy and has most of the trendy restaurants.

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Doha, Qatar
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

After diving and other Activites,walking in this street is a good idea,,, many resturants mexican, italian, french, asian, and 3 diffrent ice cream shops, 1 mini market, many gift shops, few coffee shops, GAP, quicksilver, ATM machines, nice burger shop (smash burger), a big and very useful information Center, ..... You will not get board here :) :) :)

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Tucson, Arizona
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97 reviews 97 reviews
30 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We walked from beach in La Jolla up to the village every morning for brunch and then a walk and some window shopping along Girard and Prospect Street. This was a great way to start our day. First some beach combing and visiting with all the people walking their dogs. Then a great breakfast in one of the many restaurants... More

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Cochrane, Canada
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179 reviews 179 reviews
54 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This was a wonderful place for a family stroll, with something for everyone! My wife did some shopping, we had some great coffees and shared some good snacks! There is always something happening and great variety so it kept everyone interested! Fun!

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Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Good place just to stroll in the morning/afternoon and look at shops. Went over to the high priced car shop to gaze at cars I could never afford.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
44 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is all about seeing how the other half live, it is a picturesque wander around the heart of this coastal enclave with multiple galleries and boutiques all at a price that makes you wonder how they survive. Interspersed with these are cafés and some great restaurants and of course you are not far from the spectacular coastal bay with... More

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Rochester, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Walking both Girard and Prospect Streets provides some of the best scenery / entertainment, in Lajolla. If you look one way, you have the beautiful expanse of the Pacific Ocean, where you can sit in the park and people watch all day. If you're in the shopping or 'hungry' mood, turn your eyes away from the water (if you can),... More

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Encinitas, CA
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121 reviews 121 reviews
33 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Prospect Street has a great variety of shops, galleries, places for coffees and treats as well as fantastic restaurants. It is an easy way to spend the afternoon and evening year round.

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