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The Spot

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) #23 of 1,051 Restaurants in La Jolla $$ - $$$ American, ,
1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
+1 858-459-0800
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (43 reviews)
“potato skins” (5 reviews)
“jambalaya” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I LOVE this place! We eat here every time we visit San Diego. Everything is delicious and the service is always good too. They have a great kid's menu. I've had their hamburgers, salads pizza and sandwiches. My husband always gets the spicy jambalaya pasta....More

Thank SWT1999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Waitress was efficient and friendly and greeted me as soon as I arrived. Lively place but not deafening. I ordered the shrimp and scallops which was tasty and came piping hot. The garlic bread was crunchy and delicious. The menu has a lot of variety...More

Thank Thorspecken
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our 35th anniversary dinner (pizza) here. After finding this place 30+ years ago, whenever we're in La Jolla, we're going to The Spot.

Thank brentflanders
Reviewed June 7, 2017

As the name of this review says... this a great local joint. Its been voted "best of" in various categories... but keep in mind its a gastropub. So when you walk in, that very faint scent of stale beer on wooden floors may offend... note...More

Thank jrc-esq
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

I traveled here with my family and some friends. We all ordered different things and everything was wonderful. Two at our table got burgers, one got the jambalaya, and two ordered the sea food. The burgers were huge! I got the mahi mahi tacos, and...More

Thank Kelsey P
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Hostess was rude. Seating time was ridiculous. Food was awful. I just cant think of a positive comment for this place. Wont be back.

Thank Jkaplanek
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

Dined at The Spot for dinner. Wide variety of menu choices. The Lamb and Blue Cheese Burger was cooked to perfection. The local halibut was fresh. Two of our favorites were the Mahi - mahi tacos and the Chicago style sausage pizza. The pizza crust...More

Thank tjmm1985
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

Good value. Simple menu. Mac and cheese was great. Very tasty. All parties enjoyed their meals when visiting.

Thank Gemma C
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Last minute late night meal. Had the BBQ ribs, full rack, and for some reason the all disappeared!! That good!!

Thank Johnabs2009
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Really good steak and fantastic Margaritas. The Cheese macaroni was OK and thats why only 4 stars. Nevertheless, I can highly recommend this place. Also the service was fast and friendly.

Thank Shervin H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, 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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