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Harry's Coffee Shop

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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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Melbourne, Australia
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82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016

The setting of Harry's was definitely an American diner and that was very interesting for me as a tourist. The service was great and the food portions are pretty big. Don't expect this to be a place with healthy options as it is an American diner after all. We had corn beef hash and it came with 3 eggs. The... More 

Thank dezz24
San Francisco, California
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016

Such an incredible selection of fantastic and delicious dishes, served in a 60s-era diner that makes you feel like you're part of the original surfing crew. Staff was great, very "on it," orders were taken quickly and food got there fast! The entire family found food for them, and all meals were devoured! Fantastic spot for breakfast!

Thank mstiker
Vancouver, Canada
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495 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016

This is a very nice room with terrific ambience . And the service was good . However we expected more given the reputation . I had Canadian bacon and eggs with hash browns and toast . EXCEPT the Canadian bacon wasn't bacon . It was slices from a ham roll . The hash browns were very good . The eggs... More 

Thank rdmiller_pcj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

What can I say but the food and the service is great! SO much to choose from the menu. Husband had pancakes, bacon and eggs and I had the Baja Club with fries Our waitress stopped by a few times to see if we needed anything else. There were quite a few people waiting to get in but it didn't... More 

Thank lilymar78
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast, it was delicious! I had the veggie burrito, and my sister had the veggie omelette. Both were so huge we could barely finish them. The food was expensive but worth it I'd recommend splitting an entree to maximize your dollars!

Thank r1016
Denver, Colorado
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

Harry - one of them anyway - greets you at the door. I was on my own so I sat at the counter and had a delightful conversation with several of the regulars. The staff was friendly and efficient. I had the veggie omelet and it was absolutely enormous - I skipped lunch altogether after this breakfast, but it was... More 

Thank CuriosaGirl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016

We were in La Jolla as part of a short trip to San Diego. Our first morning we did a little research for a top local breakfast spot and Harrys popped up. Its really a great local eatery that shouldn't be missed if in the area. To start the service was excellent! Coffee and OJ were served up quick! We... More 

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New York, NY, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016

Harry's is an institution in La Jolla, mostly for breakfast food. Everything on the menu is excellent, but I especially love the huevos con rancheros. Their waffles are excellent and their fruit sides are fresh. Service is very friendly and accommodating. I highly recommend this place for breakfast.

Thank Erik J
San Diego
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143 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016

This is a wonderful old breakfast and coffee shop. Excellent service since it is always busy. The food is spot on and prepared well.

Thank Mounque B
San Diego, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

I had a business breakfast at Harry's today. I posted on Facebook that it might be my best breakfast ever. Susan was extremely helpful, friendly and great service. The Corn Beef Hash - wow!!

Thank Thomas D

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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
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?