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243 N Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075
(858) 792-4545
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6:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very basic coffee

I ordered a 12oz coffee with a shot and honestly it had hardly any body. This is the second time I tried Java Depot. I like the seating and atmosphere, but the coffee will not bring me back.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Mike H
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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218 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I ordered a 12oz coffee with a shot and honestly it had hardly any body. This is the second time I tried Java Depot. I like the seating and atmosphere, but the coffee will not bring me back.

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Oakhurst, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My wife and I grew up in North County and spent many hours talking and sharing what was going in our lives at Java. The environment at Java is excellent for getting together and hanging out with friends. We don't live in the area anymore, but every time we visit the area we stop in for a cup of Java.

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Coimbra, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Went to java depot for a meetup. The location is good, the staff pleasant and the atmosphere is really relaxed. Had a cappuccino and liked it.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I really liked the relaxed atmosphere and the juice and smoothie bar next door (same building). I had the coffee which was good, but the breakfast burrito was only ok.

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Ontario's Near North, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

our server was very friendly, but the coffee was rather weak and our dessert was old and dry. not worth the money we paid for it.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

While looking for Starbuck's we were guided to Java Depot. We ordered an iced tazo chai equivalent and a cafe mocha. They were having problems with their CC scanner the day we were there and we tried entering our info for emails (we will be back in that area soon) but it didn't work either. The coffee and tea were... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Folks were friendly, but they seemed a bit disorganized and it took a long time to get my salad, which was not at all great.

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San Diego, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Years before Naked Cafe, Zinc, Claires etc opened their doors in Solana Beach, Java Depot was the place to go for coffee and good food. I used to study there when I was in college and I loved the atmosphere. I still enjoy their outdoor seating area and their veggie bagels and breakfast croissants are excellent. In fact, when I... More 

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Solana Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

The Java Depot was among the very first coffee houses in the area. It's ambience remains terrific. It has a loyal clientele; however their coffee and pastries pale in comparison to just about anyplace in the area. The food from the juice bar, however, is quite good.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2011

We had lunch today at Java Depot. To be honest, we would have never have found out about this place had it not been for a Living Social deal that we bought a few days ago. That's the best thing about these Groupon and Living Social deals... We explore and find so many places we would have never discovered without... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 243 N Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: (858) 792-4545

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm

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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?