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7702 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4309
+1 858-454-8409
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Mon 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best brunch. I had the crab cake Benedict and a spicy Bloody Mary. Delicious . My friend had chicken hash poached eggs with hollandaise.even better.

Thank brykim77
Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breakfast is superb. Go early because the line forms quickly. Great service, great food and in a perfect location.

Thank Yatch1
San Diego, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the worst breakfast during our weeks vacation. Was there on a Wednesday morning. Waited over 20 minutes for coffee. Knew we should have walked out then. Took 50 minutes to get our order once we were seated. The omelette was terrible- thick layer of scrambled eggs. Scone was more like a plain muffin. Husband ordered plain pancakes and... More 

Thank Laurie7811
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A long Sunday morning wait, but worth it! Yummy mimosa, Bloody Mary and food. A La Jolla must stop!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast was delicious here. Most of the family got eggs Benedict out of the 4 only one wasn't a fan of the La Jolla Benedict but everyone else was very impressed. Restaurant reviews are always biased based on the persons taste so remember that. I got the pancakes with fruit and they were nice. The French toast looked amazing so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place. You must try the French toast my wife almost ate the whole thing. I had the Tuscan omelette as a frittata. Awesome place.

Thank Michael B
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's usually wait but the food is worth the time. Awesome food, the Soy Chorizo Hash😍, Eggs Benedict, Stuffed French Toast with mascarpone cheese 🧀, i love the whole menu! Great atmosphere for a relax breakfast. Innovative California Cuisine with great healthy options, and the best part is the awesome service they have they should receive 10 stars for the... More 

Thank ArtPerza
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee cake is to kill for, with the butter on top it is decant - very rich and sweet, crumbs flake off perfectly. Beware, however, it's quite filling. My wife loved the scone as well. We had the California omelet and the lemon ricotta pancakes, both delicious. Good spot in La Jolla.

Thank Matthew P
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I do not have anything constructive to say! It was a great brunch! I would recommend making a reservation and I would recommend the french toast! It is definitely ranked in one of my favorites brunch restaurants...and I have been to many!

Thank HrDoc
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here twice on vacation because I wanted the Lemon Ricotta pancakes one more time before leaving town. That should give you an idea of how good they were! My husband had the Chilaquiles. They were good, but seemed to be lacking just a little something in taste. The next time, he had the Stuffed French Toast and it... More 

Thank Kris A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7702 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4309
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-8409

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