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“Good food......good view!”

Caroline's Seaside Cafe
Ranked #23 of 1,242 Restaurants in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Caroline’s Seaside Café by Giuseppe is a beach front restaurant located on the UCSD Scripps Institute of Oceanography campus in the Seaside Forum with full ocean views, serving healthy and creative California style dishes with a focus on organic and sustainable sources, hormone free meats and poultry.
Reviewed September 3, 2012

Overlooking the beach, Caroline's Seaside Cafe is just the place for a casual lunch.
Food is ordered cafeteria style, paid for in advance, then brought to your table.
The burgers were quite good, the fries, excellent. The salads were fresh and the
selection over-all was quite varied. Located at the University of California San Diego
Campus right next to the Scripps Oceanographic Institute.

Thank Marshall K
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Reviewed August 25, 2012

Stopped by Caroline's for a quick brunch after visiting the aquarium. The location is amazing, the seating area overlooks the beach. The food was average, nothing special. We ordered a couple of beef burgers, a salmon burger and a chicken sandwich. Price was great for the location, on the beach in La Jolla, couldn't ask for anything more. The service was decent, again, nothing great. You order at the counter, stand around and wait for a table and someone brings you the food. Overall, great location, average food. We would go back and highly recommend bringing visitors from out of town if you are a local to enjoy the views.

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Thank weluv2travelAZ
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Reviewed August 23, 2012

The food Is good, the vie is fantastic. The building is nice. Very good for a coffee or a light lunch.
Worth the look!

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Thank Viva_badabing_s
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Reviewed August 5, 2012

We went for brunch in a Sunday. Family liked sandwiches and pancakes were good too. But the point is to go for the setting and the view.

Thank stpauliewoman
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Reviewed July 4, 2012

Caroline's is located near Scripps Pier at La Jolla Shores. You need to park on the street and walk into the UCSD parking area to get to it OR climb the steps if you are on the beach.
It is run by the same folks that do the food at the cafe in the Museum of Art in Balboa Park.
It is open for breakfast and lunch. We were there for breakfast and thought the food was very good! You order at the counter and then they bring the food to you. We both ended up with an egg scramble with fresh tomatoes and basil. It comes with fresh fruit or potatoes.
It was quite good and we'd definitely come back to sample the lunch menu(sandwiches salads0 or perhaps the weekend brunch.
I think it is a wonderful addition to this area! The view of La Jolla Shores was just amazing!

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Thank Riff M
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