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NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar

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910 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4144
+1 858-964-5400
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“lamb loin” (11 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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910 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4144
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend from La Jolla referred us. We expected a good meal, but this was great. The food and service were wonderful. I did not like the seating much, but it was fine. The deserts were amazingMore

Thank LennyR47
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear LennyR47: I couldn't be more pleased to read your review. I am delighted that your friends suggested NINE-TEN while you were visiting La Jolla. I will share your wonderful comments about the food with Chef Jason Knibb. He is truly one of the finest...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well kept fine dining good food and customer service was great. A little pricey center of everything thingMore

Thank Jackline M
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Jackline, for sharing comments about your recent experience dining at NINE-TEN. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the visit and we do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future. Best regards, Terrence Underwood, General...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I e started with a shared appetizer of grilled octopus and it was beyond fabulous!! My husband thought it was the best octopus he’s ever had. All three of us really enjoyed the zata’ar flavors and mint accents. We dug i. So quickly I forgot...More

Thank 2beans2000
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 2beans2000: On behalf of Chef Jason Knibb and our entire team here at NINE-TEN, thank you very much for the wonderful feedback you provided about your recent dinner. Chef Knibb is one of the best chefs in the region, and we are very lucky...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had just arrived in La Jolla and were looking for an early dinner. We walked around, spotted this restaurant, read the menu in the window, and were instantly intrigued. Unfortunately, the interior of the restaurant was quite fancy and we were...More

Thank 860SusanB860
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 860SusanB860: What a wonderful review to read. Thank you so much for sharing such positive sentiment here on TripAdvisor. We are so happy to hear how you stumbled upon NINE-TEN while visiting La Jolla. Your comments about Chef Knibb are spot-on. He is indeed...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We accidentally came here on a Friday of restaurant week. The reason I give them four stars is because their service is impeccable. We didn't have reservations but they still found a way to squeeze us a table out on the patio. It was definitely...More

Thank Tiffany B
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much, Tiffany, for taking the time to share comments about your recent dinner at NINE-TEN. We are happy that you stumbled upon us, and that we were able to accommodate you with a last minute reservation during busy Restaurant Week. I hope you...More

Reviewed March 15, 2018

A fine restaurant with excellent food in beautiful downtown La Jolla. A nice bar to share an evening drink with a spouse or friend. Located in the lovely Grande Colonial Hotel.More

Thank crlmisc
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2018

Dear Crlmisc: Thank you very much for sharing your comments about your recent visit to NINE-TEN. I am delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the restaurant and bar, and that you had the chance to also see the Grande Colonial hotel. I hope you...More

Reviewed February 5, 2018

Though I have lived in La Jolla for 4 decades I had never been to this restaurant. My wife got us reservations during restaurant week. We went with several friends. Extremely nice atmosphere and very, very, good food. Excellent waiters and table staff. A very...More

Thank Papafish92037
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

Dear Papafish92037: Well as they say, "better late than never!" Delighted to hear that after so many years, you finally had the opportunity to dine with us. And I am even more pleased to hear how pleasantly surprised you were with the overall experience. I...More

Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Possibly the best meal of our entire 2 week stay in CA. Superb meats and deserts. Put nearby Dukes to shame yet the bill was pretty much the same. Not the best environment and no sea views but you come here for the food.More

Thank jackal2513
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2018

Dear jackal2513: I am so grateful for receiving such positive feedback about your recent dining experience at NINE-TEN. To be considered your "best meal" in California is truly an honor and I will be sure to share your comments with the entire kitchen and service...More

Reviewed January 21, 2018

We only had breakfast here. Service and food were good. Quiet, clean, staff efficient. We had oatmeal and eggsMore

Thank LaliBird
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

Dear LaliBird: Thank you for sharing feedback about your recent visit for breakfast. We are pleased to hear that your experience was memorable, and we hope you will have the chance to dine with us again the next time you are in La Jolla. Until...More

Reviewed December 26, 2017

Had lunch, breakfast and drinks in the Restaurant. Both the lunch and the breakfast was good - (service and quality) but Happy Hour was marred by indifferent service - perhaps too busy?More

Thank inviso
GrandeColonial, General Manager at NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Dear Inviso: Thank you for taking the time to share feedback about your recent experiences visiting NINE-TEN Restaurant. While I am delighted that you had the chance to experience so many of our meal periods and that you found most to be a good experience,...More

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Greetings, GigisTravels2014. Thanks for your interest in NINE-TEN Restaurant at the Grande Colonial. Our attire during dinner is very business casual. Sports coats are certainly not necessary, especially during the warmer... More
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More importantly, how do you feel about turning 70 this year? I am two months younger and it seems way to early to be 70.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$50
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 910 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4144
    (Girard)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-964-5400
  • E-mail
Description
An ongoing commitment to innovative cuisine using only the freshest local produce makes NINE-TEN a must visit for culinary aficionados. This intimate restaurant, led by Executive Chef Jason Knibb and Pastry Chef Jose Alonzo III, offers the perfect combination of sophistication and casual elegance and an ideal location along La Jolla's Prospect Street. Enjoy the best of the harvest from local artisan farmers, where produce is selected daily for the restaurant's Evolving California Cuisine. The bounty of the sea is also featured with local fish selections and items arriving daily from Hawaii and the North Pacific and Atlantic regions. Special prix fixe menus are available and feature matching wines from the extensive wine cellar. Enjoy dining indoors or on the sidewalk patio or outdoor terrace with glimpses of the ocean. A separate bar offers limited menu and happy hour specials daily. Open daily for breakfast and lunch and dinner nightly. Sunday Brunch is also offered.
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