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The Spot

1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
+1 858-459-0800
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (54 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
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Reviewed yesterday

I cannot speak to the overall restaurant dining experience, but we were looking for a place to get pizza to go (staying very nearby). We walked in to order on a busy Friday night, headed out to run a few errands, and our pizza was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jjroadster
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Spot caught my eye, as there's is a restaurant named The Spot in my hometown. Not at all the same! This is more of a somewhat dark, tavern/bar style restaurant. We had good, quick service which was appreciated as we were hungry. The fish...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank zebedeb
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were walking around the village in La Jolla looking for pizza. We had previously passed by the spot in the past, but this time, pizza called us to go in. We were so happy that we gave this gathering place a try. The cheerful...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Marlene M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

*** WARNING *** I will NEVER ever support the spot ever again and recommend you RUN as fast as possible away from this place. They do not even deserve 1 star and sadly yelp does not offer a choice for this. My family just experienced...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been coming here for almost 10 years. Always a tradition to come here when I'm in town visiting my family in La Jolla which is multiple times a year. My mom and her husband are regulars here. Tonight I arrived and of course asked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kimberlygN1449WM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Spot has always been a family favorite. A tradition to take visiting family members to this restaurant for an enjoyable evening This evening was an exception that has tainted our impression. The waitress was non attentive and curt. Not gracious at all. Quickly took...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PeeplesHomes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a suggestion but wasn’t too impressed. When we got the burger I ordered it was undercooked. When we told the waitress about it she was very apologetic but then took almost an hour to get it back to us. Upon leaving they...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Trek40338327798
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Watched the Lakers game while eating a tasty meal. Garlic fries were delicious and the garbage burger was plenty filling. It was a quiet night but a number of locals were there. The wait staff were friendly and good at their job and the bar...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank H33WJcc
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Nice local bar with plenty of TV and good pub food Service was great and food hit the spot Since we are Red Sox fans and wanted to be in a place that had the game on. They did and enjoyed watching with a smattering...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank parcapecod
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Had to book a table and return twenty minutes later as usual well worth it excellent value. Pizza superb.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Graham W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-459-0800
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