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The Shores Restaurant

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Wed, 1/23
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner
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About
Step straight from the sands to The Shores. Here at The Shores Restaurant, fresh seafood and a sustainable, Pacific-inspired menu complement a beautiful beachside backdrop that invites you to dine among the waves. Pacific Ocean views, a bar, and open-air patio let you savor the best of La Jolla, along with delicious dishes made from farm-fresh ingredients, courtesy of the best local providers in San Diego and beyond.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $35
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was an excellent place for Christmas dinner. Great views, good food, pretty good service. It was cold and windy so we sat inside but could still enjoy the magnificent view.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Roger F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were great and service was excellent. I was pleasantly surprised how good the food was here considering the price. The happy hour specials are not to be missed! The view adds a great atmosphere at Sundown.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steven N
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Good food with a great view. great sunset view. The classic location of La Jolla. A must see of San Diego.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GEORGE P
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We had dinner at the Shores as a last minute reservation for a birthday weekend and it exceeded all expectations. We were warmly greeted by the hostess and server both wishing us happy birthday. Our table had a fantastic view and the food was excellent....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SDCandybar
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Ate here twice because we were in a hurry and had seen pictures that made the food look great. Well, looks can be deceiving. The food was just average, yet very expensive. Some was served cold too. We weren't impressed with the dinners or breakfasts....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Diane C
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant literally sits on La Jolla Shores beach, our dinner was delicious, we went during restaurant week but the portions were still the same as regular, we sat at the window so we could watch the sunset while we ate, service was perfect, the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Desiree8199
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I met friends for a drink on sat-the view was amazing -happy hour is not on weekends but the beets humus was amazing and decent price-its like being on a boat-there was a wedding but they allowed us to sit inside the restaurant-better to sit...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ann K
Reviewed October 2, 2018

My wife and I were hoping for great seafood and to be as close to the Pacific Ocean as possible. The Shores restaurant delivered all we wanted and more. Our Server took great care of us as we had a wonderful evening. We had fried...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Joseph D
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We had a great dinner here. Wife had butterfish and I had the steak. Both were awesome, cooked perfectly and great flavor. Very good portions too. I will definitely go back again. Let's not forget about the view! We sat practically right on the beach....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cargears
Reviewed September 7, 2018

The best thing about The Shores is the view of the ocean and our server Lee. They have a nice menu with a good variety. We just got entrees and the excellent French rolls they make they were filling and tasty. The restaurant is quiet...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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I am not sure - I would just call the restaurant and ask - Merry Christmas !
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