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The Spot

$$ - $$$American, ,
1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
+1 858-459-0800
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (45 reviews)
“garlic fries” (5 reviews)
“jambalaya” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
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1 - 10 of 316 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a burger and it was not very good- greasy and overlooked. My son liked the salmon sandwich. Fresh green beans drowned in butter. Not the best but we were hungry and it was affordable. The waiter was very nice and attentive.

Thank mommajoColumbus_Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We shared the ahi tuna appetizer and a pizza and they were both very good. We were stuffed and happy. Service was good We would definitely return if in the area.

Thank Hhogelund
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a quick less-formal dinner in La Jolla after long day and Spot met the need perfectly. A casual restaurant with a nice broad menu was idea for when looking to eat casual and not break the bank in La Jolla. We...More

Thank Mloeser15
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We went to this place based on the great reviews my brother-in-law had heard. I had the salmon plate with rice pilaf and vegetable primavera. The food was decent but not the best, in my opinion. It seemed like more of a bar and bar...More

Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Everything we ordered was excellent. Sweet potato fries, Cuban sandwich, bacon cheeseburger, Chicken Alfredo with Bacon and amazing Parmesan Garlic fries. You won't be disappointed...

Thank lvgirl09
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I was in CA for a conference and searched for a place for dinner. I found The Spot and decided to give it a try. Lucked into a parking spot right by in La Jolla Cove. My server was fantastic and let me just hang...More

Thank Deb T
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

During a walkabout in LJ my friend and I were looking for a place to get a bite to eat. We didn't want a full meal, just an appetizer amount of food. We were fortunate enough to find this place , and even better, we...More

Thank Gr8Accountant
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We ate here in our first night in La Jolla. It's a funny one to review as the food was fine but the staff were just very offhand. No other way to put it, we just didn't feel welcome all night, but the food was...More

Thank WolveyGeordie
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I LOVE this place! We eat here every time we visit San Diego. Everything is delicious and the service is always good too. They have a great kid's menu. I've had their hamburgers, salads pizza and sandwiches. My husband always gets the spicy jambalaya pasta....More

Thank SWT1999
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Waitress was efficient and friendly and greeted me as soon as I arrived. Lively place but not deafening. I ordered the shrimp and scallops which was tasty and came piping hot. The garlic bread was crunchy and delicious. The menu has a lot of variety...More

Thank Thorspecken
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-459-0800
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