We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Cody's

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
8030 Girard Ave., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
+1 858-459-0040
Website
Today
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

921 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 858: English reviews
boston
Level Contributor
27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have lunch here whenever we visit the San Diego area and are walking around La Jolla. It's a convenient location with indoor and outdoor seating. Everything is good. I was pleasantly surprised with the crab cake lunch and greens I ordered recently. Not huge crab cakes, but with lump crab meat versus shredded, unremarkable crab.

Helpful?
Thank ps92
Falls Church, Virginia
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Two for breakfast with a beautiful view of the cove. Started with a really good cup of coffee and an organic tea, followed by eggs Benedict and the omelet with a side of grits - freshly made and so tasty. The staff was friendly and on top of things. So recommended!!

Helpful?
Thank Patrick S
canak
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here after a long day of walking the ocean shore. Was met by friendly staff, seated quickly. Food came fast, had the fish and chips (great) and wife had the ceviche and calamari(she loved it as well). Excellent meal, friendly place. What's else is to be said.

Helpful?
1 Thank lican74
Eagle, Idaho
Level Contributor
45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A cold and foggy day but still comfortable at an outside table. Owners do not have heaters but offer blankets if it is cold... Had perfect fish and chips that were very lightly battered and fried perfectly, crisp and just done with local cod. Cannot remember better. Great sweet onion rings with a chili dip and a great selection of... More 

Helpful?
Thank William Z
Van Nuys
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing breakfast experience at Cody's. The food was awesome, very healthy and tasty. The service was great and the staffs are just incredible. Very courteous and polite. And the outside sitting is just spectacular. We get to enjoy the awesome food and weather. Perfect place to dine in. Highly recommended. My favorite spot for good food in La Jolla.

Helpful?
1 Thank Yuki N
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so, so good! Cozy, comfy and delicious recipes. Get the Chilaquiles, you won't be sorry!

Helpful?
Thank Gialde
Mount Juliet, Tennessee, United States
Level Contributor
58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Read reviews and found this place was close to the area we wanted to explore. Lyft brought us there and though the place is small, there was no wait for a table outside for brunch. My husband had the crab benedict and I had fish tacos. Food was very fresh, nicely presented. The menu had many interesting choices so it... More 

Helpful?
Thank Vicki G
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
146 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We, a party of 3, were there on President's day. I don't believe this restaurant takes reservation. We were recommended about this place and decided to try. When we arrived, we were told the wait is about 90 mins. We were also told the view is great from the restaurant. It is great but didn't seem fantastic. In La Jolla,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sankarmukh
Huntington Beach, California
Level Contributor
210 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

We have been here multiple times with our golden retriever and their staff have all been so friendly and attentive to us and especially to our dog. Their food is unique and delicious. They also have a dog menu. Beautiful San Diego view of La Jolla. Highly recommended!

Helpful?
1 Thank Famluv2travel
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

The service here is quick and courteous. This space is small but the tastes are very large. We tried to appetizers and 2 mains. Would immediately recommend to any age or palate.

Helpful?
Thank mw0lf

Travelers who viewed Cody's also viewed

La Jolla, San Diego
La Jolla, San Diego
 

Been to Cody's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, 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: 8030 Girard Ave., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-459-0040
Description
Cody's La Jolla is a casual, all american seaside restaurant. Enjoy a fabulous brunch on our ocean view patio with friends while sipping one of our famous champagne spritzers. Known for our french toast, benedicts, lobster roll and fish and chips, Cody's has built a loyal following of locals and tourists alike. Visit us today to experience for yourself!

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Cody's and other visitors
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Cody's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?