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1000 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4146
+1 858-750-2531
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (68 reviews)
“fries” (21 reviews)
“tots” (2 reviews)
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American, Fast food
1000 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4146
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Was staying close by and looking for something easy for dinner and this hit the spot! The burger, tots and Milkshake were fast and delicious. I even went back during my stay for a hot dog and fries. Definitely recommended!

Thank ChristineWilson
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely, friendly people so close to our hotel. Its funny we live in Colorado but this is the first time I've tried it. Delicious, filling burgers. We had avocado burger and bbq bacon and cheddar. Smash tots were the best!! A little more $$ than...More

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Located right on prospect st between colonial hotel and Remax office Ambiance is nice modern and trendy. Service is quick and friendly. Did not have any issues with service as stated by recent comments We ordered a. Purple of classic burgers. The old is good,...More

Thank ericucho n
Reviewed 22 June 2017

In the heart of La Jolla along Prospect Avenue, here's the place to stop when you're not even trying to pretend to be healthy. OK, if you are, then order the sweet potato fries. They have redeeming value and they are also delicious! Great options...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We were in the area to visit the children's pool and La Jolla cove, we grabbed lunch here when we were done. Food was good, and service was quick. The restaurant was cool, and clean. Not packed busy either when we were there, which surprised...More

Thank Devyn_11
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This was my first experience visiting at Smashburger. I've always heard great things, but was sadly disappointed. The location seemed a bit dirty. The trash cans were completely full. My children ordered chicken fingers and after we sat down the cashier advised that she would...More

Thank Hurricanes05
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Smashburger puts all other fast food burger joints to shame. I have lots of food sensitivities and often my stomach hurts after eating out, but I always feel good (and so does my stomach). I'm convinced they must not use vegetable oils at all -...More

Thank Brett D
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Daughter says 10 out of 10. She had the black bean veggie burger. I had the build your own smash. Ingredients were fresh and delicious. My burger was very juicy. A little too salty though. Fries were fresh hot and crispy. We had both sweet...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 11 March 2017

See the picture of the burger with avacado and bacon at the top opf the page? GET IT. It is killer. You will love it for $6.95. I promise you! In a town of fancy and expensive places this place rocks. They are dog friendly...More

Thank Goodness4you
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We found this place while looking for an expensive place to eat in La Jolla. I have seen this chain all over Texas, but never eaten there, since we have so many good burger places to choose from back home. Were we surprised at the...More

Thank TexasTea2
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4146
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-750-2531
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