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1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
(858) 459-0800
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 94
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Solid meal

Good variety on menu and casual enough for families and children. Service friendly but a bit slow. Overall would recommend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Christina K
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Nokomis
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Scenic view
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Nokomis
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Good variety on menu and casual enough for families and children. Service friendly but a bit slow. Overall would recommend.

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England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

No fancy menu, burgers, steaks, pasta, pizza and fish choices. Large portions. I choose the Salmon, rice and veg.... excellent! Very Very Tasty. Large TV's showing sports.

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La Jolla, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is a great "spot" for everyone. By yourself, with friends or the family. The food is very good, consistent and the service is friendly. Try their Chicken Finger or Lamb Chops for Starters. They also have a very good deep dish pizza.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Just love "The Spot"! This restaurant has been here for a long time and there's a reason why. Great Food, Service and people! Love the front windows that open up on to the sidewalk. It is a must every time I'm in La Jolla. My step-son and his fiancé even had there rehearsal dinner there when they got married at... More 

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Vernon, B.C.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This was my first visit to the Spot. The Spot hit the Spot! I really enjoyed the food and ice cold Ballast Point beer. Delicious!

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AZ
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Located right in the heart of shops, etc. The menu offered a wide variety of foods and prices. Our waiter was excellent and the food was fabulous!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The Spot was a random stop for us as I usually research each place I eat... I love good food! Their pizza was very good and my husband said the jambalaya was better than some he had in New Orleans. Prices were good as well.

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Illinois
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a really nice place to eat. Laid back atmosphere, great food, large menu, and great service. Mahi mahi tacos are great. Salads are huge and very good. Salmon is great!

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Mason
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My wife and I visited La Jolla and got in a bit late (most of the quaint little town closes up around 9pm) and someone told us about The Spot. Boy, we're we glad. Great food, service, atmosphere, and hours! Tip: If it's late and you only want a little something, the let/encourage adults pick off the nice kids menu.... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

the spot is an American bar restaurant in La Jolla cove with a good variety of local ales and cocktails, the food was very good and fantastic value a three course meal with a whole lobster main course was only 28 dollars , the staff were very friendly, one bit of advice to would be customers the lobster is fresh... More 

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Additional Information about The Spot

Address: 1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
Phone Number: (858) 459-0800
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD $20 to $30
Cuisine: American, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: (858) 459-0800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $20 to $30
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?