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Harry's Coffee Shop

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Diner
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7545 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5102
+1 858-454-7381
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place - even though it looks nothing like it - reminds me of the diner from Pulp Fiction. You look outside and see palm trees and sun, crazy cars driving by and people actually smiling at each other (I'm from New England if you can't tell). The food is pretty good - some goofy selections on there make it... More 

Thank Bryan B
Holland, Michigan
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time to Harry's and had another great experience! The only compliant was the wait for our food, but it is worth the wait! We had the eggs Benedict and breakfast burritos and pancakes! We recommend all of them!

Thank Heather V
Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Harry's while on vacation with my family, and the consensus opinion was "it's okay ". Nothing particularly special about anything. We had the Belgium waffle, French toast, and cinnamon roll breakfast. The prices were good for La Jolla standards, generally under $8. Good family owned restaurant, worth visiting but don't expect too much...it's just typical diner fare.

Thank 2adroit
Los Angeles, California, United States
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Heard about Harry's and checked it out for breakfast. Great menu selection and wonderful service! I had a waffle type benedict - spinach, bacon and poached eggs on a bacon waffle. It was delicious, especially the bacon waffle. I could have eaten a stack of those waffles alone. Also delicious coffee.

Thank Sue J
San Diego
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Was with a friend driving through the area when he recommended Harry's Coffee Shop for breakfast. Said it was the coffee shop of La Jolla. Arriving around 10 AM, we parked in the parking lot behind the restaurant as street parking was full. Back entrance has a nice canvas covered walkway. All along the back hallway walls are pictures taken... More 

Thank LocalGuySDCA
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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110 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Our east coast visitors were wowed by Harry's and my husband and I were too. First, I smiled when I saw how they proudly displayed their 2015 award from Trip Advisor next to the register for customers to see. Believe me, that award was deserved. We happened to mention to our server that it was our first visit and we... More 

Thank 610travelgal
Orlando, Florida
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

I'm not a breakfast eater and after eating at Harry's , now I am! Good coffee and orange juice . The hash browns were so nice and crispy and the scrambled eggs and salami was GREAT! They have homemade salsa that was so good. The service was so friendly. Christina was fantastic! Thanks for all of the restaurant suggestions

Thank Karen S
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Our waitress was a very special lady. I wish I could remember her name. Its an old fashioned mid century full service coffee shop and restaurant.

Thank newsbeatmakati
Los Angeles, California
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620 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Skip the nasty Denny's and ihop and go here instead. We came here to have breakfast on a Sunday morning worried that they would be very busy and we would have to wait a long time for a table. There was a wait but not a long wait. The very friendly waitress took our order and we received our food... More 

Thank Creeping_Death_LA
Balbriggan, Ireland
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23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

Having a Grandson called Harry meant that we had to go to Harry's and we weren't disappointed. In fact we went twice. Exlent menu, great servive and great value.

Thank TheGilmartins

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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
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: +1 858-454-7381

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