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Girard Avenue and Prospect Street

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Address: About 16 km (10 miles) northwest of San Diego, Girard and Prospect Avenues, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Fashionable streets in La Jolla that offer expensive shops, boutiques, art...

Fashionable streets in La Jolla that offer expensive shops, boutiques, art galleries and elegant restaurants.

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Shop while you get your work out

Good store choices along Girard and with walking the length of it, you get your work out as well. There are some good eats along the way as well.

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chaching1197
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Puyallup, Washington
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Puyallup, Washington
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good store choices along Girard and with walking the length of it, you get your work out as well. There are some good eats along the way as well.

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Thank Chaching1197
San Diego, California
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful art gallery filled street. Great restaurants. Close to the beach. Wonderful place to feel the Southern California vibe!

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Thank Nathan H
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed some of the galleries and shopping in this area. Nice bookstore, at at Georges at the Cove. WE walked here after enjoying a walk along the beach to see the seals and sea lions. Overall nice day. Love this area.

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Thank Debbie A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an upscale area with a lot of good restaurants and upscale shops. It is popular with both tourists and locals. best would be to allow yourself an evening, walk around check the stores, restaurants and their menus before deciding on a place to dine as there are a lot of good choices available.

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Thank Hunter k
Centre Hall, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Nothing very interesting here although restaurants are good. Mostly there are mid-to upscale chain stores like Banana Republic, Sur La Table, and Kate Spade. If you want to spend a lot of money (or fantasize about it) and watch rich locals out walking their dogs you'll like it.

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Thank Martha B
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great area to shop boutiques as well as some chain stores. You can find a bit of everything here.

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Thank josh r
San Marcos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Good place to take out of towners. There are a lot of shops here for people to browse or window shop. Some very good restaurants. Lots of traffic both pedestrian and auto. Parking is very difficult.

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Thank JimmyJackk
San Diego, California
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Girard Avenue ist downtown La Jolla, in walking distance to La Jolla Cove and some hotels. I like the fact that the street still has a village flair with low buildings. There are all sorts of shops and restaurants, many of them high end. My favorite place is the book store.

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Thank Barbara S
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

I was disappointed. I was expecting some nice local stores but found too many chain stores (Black/White, Fresh Produce) which I can shop at near home. I was looking for more of a vacation feel. I did love the restaurants on Prospect as they had great views.

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Thank Teresa S
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice shopping area! The locals call it their Rodeo Drive & the shops r on the high end! So it was a good day for window shopping! Found a cute dog boutique & bought a couple of collars for my fur babies!

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