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Harry's Coffee Shop

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$$ - $$$
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7545 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5102
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Miami, Florida
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98 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our hotel suggested Harry's and my friends and I are sure glad they did. I got a bacon, ham, and cheese omelet, hash browns. It was excellent!!! I don't recall what my friends got but they all loved it. I did think it was a little pricey. Overall I would say it was a great restaurant.

Thank countryfried81
Santa Ana, California
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a classic....great food, terrific service and makes you feel like a 50s diner! There were 5 of us and it was a no hassle place, with waitresses that seemed to read your mind on orders! Thanks for the treat.....not haughty. Parking lot is behind the shop....it's the best bet as on the street parking is tight, especially on... More 

Thank sandyp48
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76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped here on my way through La Jolla from here to there, and I'm glad I did; a generous pot of coffee, great OJ and plenty of hearty food. I like my hash-browns a bit more crispy, and my bacon a little less crispy, but perhaps I'm being picky; a very welcome little corner of NY on the west coast... More 

Thank traut
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We live round the corner, Harrys is out go-to place for a relaxed, good quality breakfast at the weekends. Good coffee, old school feel, super friendly staff. A must if you are visiting La Jolla!

Thank Rob B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just great food...but even better service. Has a genuine neighbourhood welcome and warm atmosphere. I have visited on several occasions over the years and have never found it anything other than excellent

Thank bootlekeith
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a local spot and you are welcomed to sit in a cozy inside table, booth or at a cafe table outside under a canopy. The place has an authentic late 1960s atmosphere, unpretentious, and a little worn but very clean. American style coffee is served by the pot. I love grated potato hash browns (see photo) and these... More 

Thank Anthony A
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Great service, really friendly staff and great food. The portion sizes are huge, definitely worth a visit for breakfast when you're in the area. Good value too!!

Thank Jacqui M
Wyandotte, Michigan
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

My husband and I went to Harry's twice during our recent vacation in California. It's an old-school diner, and the food is just terrific. I had Eggs Benedict on Day 1 and the Bacon Waffle on Day 2. Hubby had a little bit of everything, was very pleased that they got his eggs right; he orders them "light" and many... More 

Thank Kay766
Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Nothing special about this place, except is has just about everything. Breakfast was excellent - large variety of "normal" breakfast items plus local variations. Went twice and was satisfied with the quality and service

Thank Howard S
Anaheim, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I brought my son here for breakfast because staff at our hotel recommended it. Harry's has been in La Jolla since 1960 and it seems to be in great demand among La Jolla residents for a Saturday breakfast. We got here just minutes before the place filled up. We both enjoyed our egg dishes and had great service. Would come... More 

Thank Kenneth_from_Cal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7545 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: 858-454-7381

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?