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Girard Avenue and Prospect Street

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Address: About 16 km (10 miles) northwest of San Diego, Girard and Prospect Avenues, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Fashionable streets in La Jolla that offer expensive shops, boutiques, art...

Fashionable streets in La Jolla that offer expensive shops, boutiques, art galleries and elegant restaurants.

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Nice Shoipping areas with Many Restaurants

Good ad On to La Jolla Cove. A good hike about 1.5 miles or real quick drive. great to grab a bite and shop some of the unique stores

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Manalapan, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good ad On to La Jolla Cove. A good hike about 1.5 miles or real quick drive. great to grab a bite and shop some of the unique stores

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Girard and Prospect are two of the main streets of beautiful coastal La Jolla. Delightful boutiques such as Sigi and Francescas offer options for the cashmere/classic range to the hip/teen crew. Many new restaurants keep arriving and yet our classics are still my favorite... Brick and Bell for coffee/scones/sandwiches is a busy place for locals; Harry's Coffee Shop is a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did visit many places, but some nice window shopping and seems to have a decent selection of restaurants.

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Girard Avenue is a lovely area of La Jolla. There are many stores and casual restaurants. The area is easy enough to walk with families. There are ample sidewalks and crosswalks. The view of the ocean is beautiful, often with stunning sunsets. My favorite store is the Mangelsen Gallery, where the employees are friendly and knowledgeable about the photographic art... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

I love the shopping and restaurants in the village. Great place to hang out for a couple days. Cute shops at all different price points

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

my partner and I called while out and a bout. fantastic boutiques, shoppers paradise. antique stores and art galleries. plenty of restaurants too. nice street.

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New Westminster, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

This town did not disappoint. My husband and I wandered the streets and found some great places to explore. We did enjoy talking to all the friendly staff. And yes I did purchase a few treasures. We will be back.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

This is a great place to spend several hours, lots of galleries, cafes, shops, and other things to see. There is a park by the ocean, if you walk along the coast you can get to the "Children's" pool, that actually has been taken over for seals. The locals have tried to take them out, I believe they are still... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

There's a good amount of stores and many restaurants. We were there late morning/ early afternoon and it was pretty quiet. Great way to pass some time.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

It is the main area for shopping and restaurants in La Jolla and is quite typical for a place on the ocean. The shops are OK as are the restaurants and cafe's but there is nothing really special. Definitely worth a visit as part of a visit to la Jolla and a walk along the ocean front. MTS Bus Number... More 

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