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George's at the Cove

1250 Prospect St, Ste 110, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3618
+1 858-454-4244
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Ranked #9 of 1,261 Restaurants in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary, Californian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Ivanhoe
Description: One renowned name. One dazzling ocean view. Three levels of inspired dining experiences. All yours to be savored at George's at the Cove in La Jolla, California. If you want a fine dining experience unlike any other, a special evening awaits at California Modern, featuring unique California cuisine tasting menus that change daily from one of San Diego's most admired chefs, Trey Foshee. If you're in the mood for a more casual dining experience try the Ocean Terrace, acclaimed as the region's best rooftop dining, or George's Bar, a relaxed setting where indoors and outdoors flow together. Reservations and gift cards are available online.
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Bonsall, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

2of us went to George's for a special lunch. Asked for a view table and after a drink at the bar were given a great view table. Food was different and delicious and everyone couldn't have been nicer.

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Food was extremely creative, but not quite as tasty as it looked/sounded. Overall a very good, interesting meal. We ate downstairs, so no views. Expensive (restaurant week made it less so).

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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

the roof top restaurant has a wonderful view. relaxed atmosphere and good food. excellant salads, mexican specials, the restaurant below a little more fancy with delicious food! i like them both.. it depends on the mood you are looking for. one of the best i've found in la jolla!!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We had a great lunch overlooking ocean. Patio heaters made it very comfortable. Fish tacos and burger were very good , service excellent. Were seated right away without reservation at 11:45, but perhaps with reservation or earlier arrival would have been able to sit oceanfront which would have been nice!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Was looking forward to enjoying George's for dinner on a Sunday night with a group of colleagues. 14 of us. I do u der stand the challenges of a large group. We had a 6pm reservation and were seated. Our drinks did not come until after 7pm and our order for dinner was not taken until 7:30. Our food arrived... More 

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springfield, mo
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48 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We went to the Rooftop bar at George's. Maybe we had heard too much about this place but we were not overly impressed. Was there a greAt view, yes, but I think that's the draw here. The bartenders were very nice but It just wasn't as impressive as we thought it would be. All we had was chips and salsa... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

We had drinks at the roof top bar/restaurant which is perfect to see a sun set and the food prices are moderate. The hostess the night we came was fantastic. I made reservations for George's Modern which is a located on the 1st floor on the building...I was disappointed to find out where my reservation was since the views on... More 

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La Jolla, California
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150 reviews 150 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Fine dining and excellent quality food. Beautiful view if you're seated near the windows. Intimate atmosphere, great for special occasions. Excellent service, many healthy options as well as open to modifications. They have an elaborate winelist. The downside is that the wines are very expensive and in my opinion, over-priced. If you want to impress someone, this is one of... More 

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Pukalani, Hawaii
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We dined in the lower lever over Christmas. The modern decor set the mood and the dim lighting was enjoyable. I would go back with just my wife to enjoy a romantic dinner. The food was unique and really made choosing a selection. Good thing we were with family and could try each others dishes. Smiles! The wine selection was... More 

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We had a great time eating on the terrace at George's at the Cove. We arrived there very hungry after an exhausting day of sight-seeing. Despite our rather bedraggled appearances, the hostess was welcoming, and the waiter was friendly and helpful. It was a cool evening and we weren't near the heaters so the waiter brought us blankets. Everything from... More 

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Additional Information about George's at the Cove

Address: 1250 Prospect St, Ste 110, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3618
Phone Number: +1 858-454-4244
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Contemporary, Californian

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