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Coffee Cup

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1109 Wall St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4532
+1 858-551-8514
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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orinda, california
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Note that the portions are huge...quality of food is excellent. We are here two times on our trip and were more than satisfied both times, The only odd thing was the way they prepare their French toast...doesn't appear to be battered - looks like they just heat up the cinnamon bread on the griddle...it was good, but not French Toast.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Oh my gosh! The special here Nutella Granola Pancakes was phenomenal! Great coffee and friendly service. So glad I stopped here. If you make it to La Jolla shopping area YOU MUST GO HERE! The wait is well worth it. I promise!! Friendly staff! Hustle and bustle of the staff is amazing and all done with a smile. So busy... More 

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Thank Catie L
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Came recommended from a local and did not disappoint! Friendly waitstaff and made to order food.. no frozen crap here! Artichoke scramble was delish and rosemary potatoes were perfectly cooked! My bf had the breakfast tacos and loved them.. salsa was fresh and perfectly accompanied the dishes.. would come back for sure!

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Thank BBertolini
California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

This place is small but has great breakfast and coffee shop. kind of hard to find but well worth the hunt.

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Thank juliejj06
Salt Lake City, Utah
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Eat here! Traditional feeling, great service, best breakfast around! The place is very popular, and for good reason. Great menu, and a bit of character surrounds the place. If there's a line.. It worth it! Eat Here!

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Thank mljackson2015
La Jolla, California
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

The location is something you have to find, not on Prospect. Small restaurant, good food, good portions.

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Thank rebecarpisces
San DIego
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

Met a business colleague here for breakfast on a Friday. Pro tip: get here by 8 and you'll miss the crowds. When I arrived, I was the only customer--but by the time we left around 9:30, the place was packed and folks were waiting to be seated. It did get pretty loud, but the food was great. I enjoyed the... More 

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Thank SanDIegoCaliGal
kerntizo
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Loved the breakfast at this place. My husband and I shared the Chilaquiles and with a fried egg and it was really, really good. In fact, we told our server we wanted to share the dish and they kitchen divided it up for us on separate plates without us asking. Coffee was great too. The quality of the food was... More 

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Thank kerntizo
Encinitas, California
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

My favorite place to have a power breakfast for lunch. Indoor/outdoor seating with prompt service and super healthy choices on the menu. I also enjoy the lettuce cups.

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Thank Christie1959
Austin, Texas
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248 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

Retro feeling joint in LaJolla. It has kinda of that diner feel, but with it being in LaJolla, you know it will be somewhat upscale. There are no water views to distract you from your dining experience. Here, they have to rely on their food to bring customers back. They do not disappoint. First, you can sit outside or inside.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1109 Wall St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4532
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-551-8514

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