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Brick & Bell Cafe

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928 Silverado St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4236
+1 858-551-0928
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (58 reviews)
“acai bowl” (8 reviews)
“granola” (8 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
928 Silverado St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4236
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm always looking for a local coffee place when I am traveling. This place has great coffee and even better pastries. Plus everyone was friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend!

Thank LRGordon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was an enjoyable place. The sandwich was good; the mushroom brie soup was out-of-this-world fantastic. Wish I had the recipe. The turkey on the sandwich was ok, not great. It did not look like it had been roasted in-house. The avocado was brilliant and...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

That Awkward moment when a cafe asks you how much tip you would like to leave before they even make your food or provide any service. A small cafe - walk in and order breakfast. Wait for your food. Take your food to your seat...More

Thank Nicole K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Jolla locals love this place for coffee. In fact, they have opened a second location in the LJ Shores. The coffee is mild, but fresh and delicious. The baked goods are awesome - I LOVE the mini maple scones; they are so tender and...More

Thank BooII
Reviewed May 29, 2017

It's unfortunate that this little cafe, is not providing a better dining experience. The breakfast sandwich was average and the coffee so so.

Thank Pia M
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Our family LOVES going to Brick and Bell as our neighborhood local coffee and sandwich stop. I also buy the whole coffee beans bulk so we can have fresh ground coffee at home in the mornings. We buy their granola bulk also so we can...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed April 27, 2017

This small pleasant local eatery was an easy walk from our bed and breakfast and we stopped for lunch. I had the soup and half sandwich combination, clam chowder and tuna salad on multi grain bread. The serving sizes were generous and the food was...More

Thank Henry D
Reviewed April 19, 2017

The weather was nice so we had lunch in a friendly place outside. They also have a collection of pastries that can be enjoyed for breakfast or lunch with a shake, smoothie, coffee, or tea. They have healthy items available for breakfast like bagel &...More

Thank BigDMI
Reviewed April 2, 2017

The Brick and Bell is a small cafe with indoor and outdoor seatings in the center of La Jolla. They serve the standard pastries and coffee. Still a nice place for a short break or a pick me up

Thank gzau
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We had heard about the scones and couldn't wait to try them. To be honest, they were fine, but not amazing! The person who waited on me seemed impatient and annoyed, as my 3 and 5 year olds made decisions on which scone to order....More

Thank jbgoldbe17
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 am - 5:00 pm
4:30 am - 5:30 pm
4:30 am - 5:30 pm
4:30 am - 5:30 pm
4:30 am - 5:30 pm
4:30 am - 5:30 pm
4:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 928 Silverado St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4236
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-551-0928
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