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8030 Girard Ave., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
+1 858-459-0040
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Outside Dining

It was busy the day we went, so we put our name in with the hostess. She said a 20 min wait. We walked across the street to take in some ocean views and when we returned to the hostess she said, "Well, we called your name and you were not here". I smiled and said no problem, we will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
Tasha F
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Bryan, Ohio, United States
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Long Beach, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The pluses - nice beach cottage ambiance, creative-sounding dishes, fresh ingredients. The minuses - cramped seating, mediocre flavors and service. Not a bad choice at this price point, but whether you feel it passable or excellent depends on what you really want out of a restaurant.

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Bryan, Ohio, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

It was busy the day we went, so we put our name in with the hostess. She said a 20 min wait. We walked across the street to take in some ocean views and when we returned to the hostess she said, "Well, we called your name and you were not here". I smiled and said no problem, we will... More 

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Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Lovely patio, with ocean view. Very yummy blueberry pancakes. I will dine here again. Dog friendly. Staff was friendly.

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San Francisco
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Hard to beat location for dining by the ocean. We went for brunch. Service is slow and aloof, because they don't have to try very hard given the location. That said, the food was above average and the staff were courteous.

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Arizona
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104 reviews 104 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

After a long wait we got past the not so pleasant hostess. We ordered onion rings to start which we waited 30 minutes for. A few minutes later my Mahi taco's arrived and were such a disappointment after reading the reviews. Perhaps we have eaten too many delicious tacos in Mexico and I'm spoiled. They had way, way too much... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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85 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We had a late lunch at Cody's amidst road construction near-by but still enjoyed our peak a boo view of the water. We ordered the calamari fries, which was a huge order and fair. The Grilled chicken sandwich came with fries although a salad was requested and the server nicely came with an additional salad. It was very filling, as... More 

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missouri
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Cute little place with a wonderful view of the water. My husband and I shared a half order of the French toast and a B-L-T. They were both great. Boys had a cheeseburger and a club sandwich. They loved their meals too. You can order breakfast or lunch, no matter the time. Waiters were nice. Food came quickly. Definitely the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We are huge breakfast fans. We run all over town when we travel seeking out the best spots. Well, this isn't one of them. The reviews are great! In reality, only partially true. The views are good, but that's where it ends. The hostess just looks at you and doesn't say a word. The service is slow. But that's nothing... More 

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New Hudson, Michigan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Whenever we are in town, Cody's is our breakfast go-to. They have a great menu with always delicious food and views that are unbeatable. On our most recent visit, my husband and I each had crab cake eggs benedict which was amazing and always treat myself to a pomegranate mimosa, too. The staff is attentive and the ambiance is unbeatable!... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The breakfast and lunch was amazing. The food presentation was beautiful and the view cannot be beat. A wonderful find.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8030 Girard Ave., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-459-0040

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?