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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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SummerFun

Stayed 2 days in the heart of La Jolla. Great places to eat. Loved the Underwater Park with all the seals. Kayaking was the best!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Riverside, California, United States
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Riverside, California, United States
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed 2 days in the heart of La Jolla. Great places to eat. Loved the Underwater Park with all the seals. Kayaking was the best!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice shops and restaurants. It's best to walk from your hotel as parking is limited and the area can be quite busy with tourists.

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Seattle
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273 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family walked along Prospect Street after viewing the La Jolla Cove area. There are lots of small shops, various eateries and ice cream shops. There are also some high end stores (e.g., Kate Spade) in the area. Sort of reminded me of a mini Rodeo Drive. Not all that special, but might be a good thing to checkout after... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shops all seem to keep their doors open - very inviting! Varied selection of shops and restaurants. Beautiful buildings

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San Diego, California
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a small town, there are so many dining and shopping opportunities. Spend the day. Several art galleries to visit too. I have cocktails at sunset in one of the amazing bars

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Thank 700GinnyD
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved that the shops were walking distance from my hotel (La Valencia). The sidewalks are clean and no busy. During the evening, the sidewalks are empty and you can easily take a stroll without dodging people. I loved the diversity of shops. I found summer clothes including a cute bathing suit! If I ever visit again, I will surely... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice area to walk around and visit the different shops in the area. There is just about anything around here and is not limited to only this area, the surrounding blocks have lots of small shops, museums, libraries and art studios as well. There are several restaurant too.

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Thank lxjuarez
La Jolla, California, United States
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Kate Spade, White House Black Market, Chico's, Talbots, Benefit Total and especially Ark Antiques! ARK ANTIQUES, has beautiful furniture, jewerly, artifacts, crystal, silver, art works BECAUSE As wealthy seniors sell their homes, and downsize it all goes for sale at this fantastic , one of a kind, store on Girard Ave. in La Jolla., it is worth a visit!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This place has been there for years, but never fails to be good! Make sure you do not mind a line, be patient. The wait is worth it! Huge delicious sandwiches, unusual dishes, yummy soup( the lentil is my favorite!) Now to mention dessert to die for! The tables are a bit crowded, there are a few outside, but they... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Great store selection. Something for everyone. A LOT of great restaurants and bars. Some great art galleries. Fun to walk around and people watch also.

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