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Living Room Coffee

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1010 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
8584591187
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6:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Seating, Takeout

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  • 16
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great lunch stop

Right in the heart of La Jolla, this relaxing cafe is a great place to stop. We had the BLT on multi grain bread, it was delicious, excellent ingredients and very well presented. The value is good, and as a real treat, we saw a whale in the bay. The atmosphere is laid back and friendly, with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right in the heart of La Jolla, this relaxing cafe is a great place to stop. We had the BLT on multi grain bread, it was delicious, excellent ingredients and very well presented. The value is good, and as a real treat, we saw a whale in the bay. The atmosphere is laid back and friendly, with attentive staff, free... More 

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Kirtland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast here. Your order is placed at the counter, and then they bring the food to your table. It was freshly prepared. Portions were large and delicious. We had doggie bags. We would return.

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Thank Amiga9
Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really like the atmosphere here. Nice people, good coffee, and tasty pastries, wraps, and sandwiches. Not many (sometimes any) choices for those on a gluten free diet, but otherwise very good.

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Thank LittleCallieCat
Fenton, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We were lucky to find this very nice little place after a long walk in La Jolla. We all had lunch and chose from a large selection of sandwiches and entree offerings. Choosing to sit inside, we also had a beautiful view of the bay from on top of the cliffs. This is definitely a place to return to in... More 

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Thank deanjp2015
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Good selection of coffee and tea. After dinner we walked down Prospect street and came across this cozy coffee shop. You can get a quick bite or dessert. We had the pistachio baklava.

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Thank Damselfishes
Westfield Center, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

This is a cozy place to sit outside with a cup of coffee and people watch. Though I did not partake, there was a glass case filled with an array of delicious looking Greek and French pastries and such. Service was friendly and prompt.

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Thank jlormeau
Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

I have been visiting La Jolla for years and most of the time I had been there I stopped for coffee or food at Living Room cafe. Great setting and location. This past time I had an iced latte that was not the best one I had but for lunch I ordered a spinach quiche and that was to die... More 

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Thank PatriciaL21
West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Go to the Living Room Cafe as much for the scene as for the food. Lots on offer. Highlights are in the two over-sized refrigerated cases displaying a wide range of dessert goodies both traditional, Greek and Middle East. A changing cast behind the counter as well as throughout the down-scale, down-tempo surroundings (downstairs). Never been upstairs. Very comfortable --... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

We stopped at the Living Room during our recent stop in La Jolla. The coffee was good, and the staff was very friendly and accommodating. Location is great, right near La Jolla cove.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

I wrote my MA thesis at the Living Room in Hillcrest, which no longer exists, but the location in La Jolla is still thriving. This is a European style coffee house with lots of great coffee, pastries, and food to choose from.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1010 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: 8584591187

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?