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“Terrifc Desserts!”
Review of Girard Gourmet

Girard Gourmet
Ranked #23 of 1,234 Restaurants in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery
Reviewed September 3, 2013

We arrived at Girard Gourmet after driving around the San Diego/La Jolla area for over an hour looking for a place to have a cup of coffee and a piece of pie. Girard Gourmet was a real find! The Princess Cake is light and to die for and their cheesecake was equally as delicious. We hope to go back to try breakfast or lunch.

Thank Nancy G
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Reviewed September 2, 2013

We stumbled over this little bakery walking around La Jolla Cove on our last day and didn't actually get to sample the food but everything in their display cases looked delicious! They have everything from sandwiches, soups/stews, stuffed zucchini, chicken pies, berry pies, cake, cookies, etc. You name it, there is practically something for everyone.
I did get some cookies to take home. The Cowboy cookies were wonderful: coconut, chocolate chips and pecans. Loved the Peanut butter & chocolate chip cookies! They have souvenir cookies that are shaped and iced in the shapes of sea lions, cats, dogs and suns. There were also surfboards & oval cookies monogrammed with "La Jolla" or "San Diego". They are a little fragile but they do the best they can to ensure they don't break. I had bought a surfboard, sea lion and dog and only the dog's leg broke when we opened the box at home.

Most definitely will try the food here when we return.

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Reviewed July 17, 2013

My family of four stopped here to get sandwiches and cookies to take down to the beach. The sandwiches were delicious, and the cute cookies were decorated like dolphin and seals. Their other prepared items looked good, soups, lasagna, quiche but we did not try them.

1  Thank BeckiW
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

If you're looking for a delicious sandwich, salad, soup or other wonderful creation, don't miss this place. I live in La Jolla and eat here too often! When we have visitors, the first place they go is to get food at the Girard Gourmet...sometimes even before showing up at our door. They're also famous for their large beautifully decorated sugar cookies that kids and adults love. They'll even box one up for you to take home. The owners are gracious and their staff work hard to meet the taste of your personal taste buds!

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1  Thank lajollafriend99
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

Don't let the name of this place fool you. It is healthy, not intimidating, and all you could hope for in a quaint french bakery/deli. The pastries were wonderful. The pasta salads and lasagnes, amazing. Fresh veggies, fruits, soups, we loved it all. Wonderful atmosphere, wonderful prices. Who would choose Panera or Starbuck's when this gem is right around the corner? Seriously, forget the chains. You don't need them in La Jolla.

1  Thank Andrea C
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