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The Shores Restaurant

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Wed, 10/21
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$10 - $35
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed July 31, 2020 via mobile

Lovely place for dinner! We had a birthday dinner at the Shores recently. The hotel is seating on the open patio that looks over the beautiful beach. We were there right at sunset, which really adds to the atmosphere. We were hoping to be seated...closer to the edge with our reservation and notes about it being a special occasion, but we got seated about as far back on the patio as you can go. We could still see the sun setting over the spectacular ocean anyway, just looking past many tables. The food was all delicious and service was attentive. We had cocktails, some of the poke bowls, their NY steak, and a couple other dishes in our party. We were all very happy with our order and with the drinks! We did ask them to help us with a birthday cake, but they were obviously cautious with the pandemic and they just provided items for us to cut/serve our own cake. It would have been nice if they offered to sing or something, but I guess even that could be dangerous these days. I’d love to return! I’m even intrigued by the hotel it’s in because of its perfect location.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed March 10, 2020

We had dinner at The Shores Restaurant (in the La Jolla Shores Hotel). The views were great, the food and service were very good, and the drinks were good. When you are at a window table overlooking the La Jolla Shores beach as the sun...is setting, you tend not to pay attention to much else. But, for a mid-week dinner, The Shores is a great option for a lot less than many other restaurants in La Jolla. Note: they have a parking garage below the hotel, so you don’t have to try to find a parking space on an always crowded street.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 5, 2020

We ate in the bar area overlooking the Pacific Ocean and La Jolla Cove and indulged on ahi ceviche and ahi nachos with a bottle of pinot gris. Our server was attentive and friendly. A wonderful evening.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed February 4, 2020

I don't think you could get any closer to the water without being in it. Right on the ocean with lots of windows. At breakfast high tide is in and wow the water is right there. We had an excellent server. food was very good....Enjoyed the French toast. Nice size coffee cups and we never had to ask for more. Even saw some dolphins going by. Husband had eggs and bacon and said he didn't want the hash browns. They brought fruit instead which was nice.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 26, 2020

We stayed 5 days at La Shores Hotel so we had plenty of time to have breakfast, lunch and dinner here. Staff is EXTREMELY friendly and professional- great food and friendly service. The VIEWS!!!! Saw Dolphins, surfers, and just a great place to eat and...enjoy the beach.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 8, 2020

I pictured a modern, glass and steel building with lots of natural light, with a great view of the ocean. A friend of a friend recommended the food at the Shores and so we went sight unseen. Perhaps in the daytime this would have been...a better experience but we went for dinner and while the sunset in the far distance was beautiful the tide was out and all we could see was a huge expanse of very dark beach and waves in the very far distance. The dining room was immense with no redeeming features -- like a huge auditorium -- dark decor looking out on a dark beach. The waitperson was friendly. The food was better than average. My husband and I both had fish and it was enjoyable. However the fingerling potatoes were inedible due to green skins, very bitter. The bread was freshly baked and excellent. All in all a very disappointing experience. I do not recommend the Shores for dinner. Perhaps lunch would be better.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 25, 2019

This restaurant is part of the La Jolla Shores Hotel. It is right on the beach with spectacular views. Food was good and service was good. Great atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 4, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant by the beach. Very relaxing and nice view. Hamburger was very good. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed August 22, 2019 via mobile

Located past area 30 on the shore, this restaurant was perfect. My husband and I stopped in for lunch. Heather was our server. I asked questions about gluten free options. She checked. There were several. I ordered the strawberry spinach salad. My husband had the...burger. Maira brought them out. Both our meals were delicious. Heather was real nice too.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

Went here for dinner with family of 4, kids each found something to eat. Food was excellent, fresh, hot and flavorful. View was ok, not an amazing patio view. Service was just ok - our server seemed more like someone you’d find working a diner...counter. She threw down 4 wrapped silverware, and said I’ll be back to you in a minute. Came back and said ok did you all decide? Just not super professional and seemed very busy.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Response from Barbie S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure - I would just call the restaurant and ask - Merry Christmas !
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