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Brick & Bell Cafe

928 Silverado St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4236
+1 858-551-0928
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (59 reviews)
“acai bowl” (9 reviews)
“sandwich” (13 reviews)
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4:30 AM - 5:30 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
928 Silverado St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4236
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We saw this cute little cafe and decided to have lunch there. It was really more of a coffee shop than a cafe though. The menu selections for lunch were very limited. We ordered a chicken salad sandwiches that contained maybe a tablespoon of chicken...More

Thank Trave2leverywhere
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Favorite breakfasts include the acai bowl; almond croissant; sunrise breakfast sandwich on a sesame bagel. Lunch could go for a salad (chicken and grape salad is my fav) or sandwich - go for the turkey avocado or BLT on ciabatta. For an afternoon coffee break......More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We love all the little cafes in La Jolla and this year we discovered the Brick & Bell Cafe. We have had breakfast there 2 times and it is just great. The pastries are good, but the coffee is the reason to keep coming back....More

Thank Jasmine61
Reviewed 18 July 2017 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 29 June 2017

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 28 June 2017 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 22 June 2017

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 30 May 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 25 May 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 27 April 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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