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Brick & Bell Cafe

928 Silverado St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4236
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Ranked #10 of 1,270 Restaurants in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 4:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Sep 16, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Commerce Township, Michigan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

My coworker was pushing me to try this place for a long time, and I finally made it in for a coffee and scone, and I was impressed! I usually consider scones to be a dry, stale tasting pastry, but the blueberry scones at Brick and Bell are like nothing I've ever tasted. They are soft and delicious, bursting with... More

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Denver, CO
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Perfect spot for a quick and healthy breakfast that won't break the bank. Scones looks gorgeous but didn't sample. Had the Acai bowl that was recommended here. Hubby had granola and daughters had croissant and bagel. All was delicious, quick, and healthy!

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newport beach, ca
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204 reviews 204 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Brick and Bell consistently provides great food and service. The maple walnut scones are a fantastic treat and their coffee is top notch. This is definitely worth a stop if you are in the area for breakfast or an afternoon snack.

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San Diego, California, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Peter the owner begins each day baking everything fresh. So go early when everything is just out of the oven, The Brazilian crew is lively and lovely. They have an excellent açaì bowl- real Brazialian açaì - and the granola they bake and add to it -- is amazing. The best granola ever.

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

I went to high school down the street from Brick & Bell and I used to stop here to get coffee and breakfast before class. They make very good flavored lattes such as vanilla lattes or gingerbread lattes. They make the drinks very quick. I could be in and out in 5-7 minutes. My absolute favorite thing about Brick &... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We recently visited family in La Jolla and as we were walking the ocean beach, they asked what we wanted for breakfast! They pulled out their phone and placed the order. We finished our walk and drove to the cutest cafe where our order was waiting for us! The Acai Bowls were amazing! The scones were so delicious (especially the... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We recently visited La Jolla. We found Brick & Bell cafe & decided to give it a try for breakfast. So glad we did!! The coffee is wonderful, scones are outstanding & very friendly staff as well!! The maple scones were my favorite!! We liked it so much we went there every morning of our trip & even took some... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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217 reviews 217 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

A relative recommended this place to us since it opens earlier than our hotel begins serving breakfast. The service was friendly and it was great to see all the baked goods and pastries. We had a yummy breakfast bagel and tried a couple of scones -- a nice berry one and another with maple frosting. It was great eating outside... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Nice cafe. Very good coffee and scones. It has a few seats inside but it's mainly outside seating. Walking distance of a lot of shops and boutiques.

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Stopped by here for breakfast. A lovely spot with great service and some great freshly baked goods. A welcome shift away from the usual heavy American breakfasts, their croissants were delicious and home made granola outstanding. Very good value too!

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