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Restaurants in La Jolla

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these La Jolla restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best La Jolla restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in La Jolla to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best La Jolla restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in La Jolla.

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  • A. R. Valentien

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    A.R. Valentien is the signature restaurant at The Lodge at Torrey Pines. Inspired by namesake Albert R. Valentien, this farm-to-table establishment... More
  • Fresh

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
  • Jack's La Jolla

    Sprawling drinking and dining destination with a piano bar. More
  • Marine Room

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Set right over the ocean, La Jolla’s elegant Marine Room serves global cuisine rooted in classic French technique (try the leek and vanilla–poached... More
  • Nine-Ten

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The palm-framed Grande Colonial hotel doesn’t give much away about the boutique property or its signature restaurant. Jamaica-born chef Jason Knibb... More
  • Roppongi Restaurant & Sushi Bar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    This pan-Asian restaurant has an Asian-noir space and is named for Tokyo's trendy nightclub district. More

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