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Girard Gourmet

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7837 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4231
+1 858-454-3325
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This place has been around La Jolla for many years. Their prepared salads & sandwiches are freshly made. Their cookies are in cute forms & taste great.

Thank SarahFisher57
Burbank, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

So many choices... Enjoyed Salad and salmon & goat cheese quiche... friendly staff.. generous portions..casual eatery... always a favorite when visiting La Jolla

Thank TravellingTiaras
Miami, Florida
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Large selection of fresh homemade soups, sandwiches, salads, and more. Bread and pastries baked on premises. Order at the counter. Eat there or take out. Busy place with happy customers, mostly locals. Owner stopped by our table to ask if we were enjoying our lunches. When we told her we were touring the area she sat down and offered some... More 

Thank joeyknows
Vancouver, Canada
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117 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Good food, fast, and selection of healthy choices. Great find within walking distance of the waterfront. Perfect to load up and take the beach for a picnic. Tables inside and some on the sidewalk, if you can get them. It appears that the locals eat there on a regular basis. By the end of the day, the main course choices... More 

Thank Bayleafroses
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Had a turkey sandwich with all the trimmings for lunch. It was out of this world, The service here is outstanding with smiles from each and every employee. That alone would make any sandwich that much better. We then purchased two shepherd pies to take with us for dinner. They were also outstanding. The food quality, the pricing, the employees... More 

Thank Calnev
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153 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Quaint bakery and cafe in La Jolla with large sandwiches and fresh/light quiche. Great for a quick lunch.

Thank VanillaAce
Caterham, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a place for a snack breakfast or lunch then look no further! We enjoyed two breakfasts and two lunches here. It is basically a delicatessen with wonderfully fresh food and very friendly service. Great sandwiches and pasta dishes and a range of patisserie delights! Very reasonably priced!

Thank Duncan P
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144 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We passed this place at lunchtime so decided to give it a go. Glad we stopped I had a half baguette sandwich. You can pick all the things you can get on it. Also a cookie. Husband had a rhubarb pie says it was delicious. They even heat it up for you. Prices are good as well.

Thank shirley M
Paradise valley, United States
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Girard is an excellent bakery but also serves sandwiches and soups. I visit San Diego every year or two and always stop at Girard to enjoy a BLT with avocado. Simply the best! This place and sandwich were recommended to me by Paul Westpahl, then coach of the Suns. It will be worth the side trip. The only thing that... More 

Thank Andre G
san diego
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have been eating here for decades. The food is consistently good and of high quality. They obviously care about their product and it shows.

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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 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7837 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4231
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-3325

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?