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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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“fries” (21 reviews)
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American, Fast food
1000 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4146
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

My family stopped here for some drinks after walking around the La Jolla Cove area. They only had 1 person taking orders when we showed up, and they were trying to help two groups of foreign visitors who either didn't understand the English language or...More

Thank cohoman
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We know Smashburger has good burger and were pleased there was one right next door to our hotel. (the Grande Colonial) If you want a burger better than you can even make at home -- eat at Smashburger! And don't forget the Smash fries.

Thank remommy
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

I've had no better burger than smashburger. I've traveled 5000+miles on the past month and have made a point to check out local burger joints. I am so glad by chance I visited La Jolla Cove this morning. This is the 1st time I've lingered...More

Thank ahmni
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We had: kids chicken strips, kids burger, adult smash burgers, and salad. All were excellent. The prices were unbelievable !! ( especially for LaJolla). We are ready to start a franchise in WA...it's that good... Putting our money where our mouth is!

Thank AnnaDan M
Reviewed 19 May 2016

My husband and I were in LaJolla over the Easter Weekend. We discovered this place close to our Hotel. They offer a number of tasty dishes. They offer well cooked to order "fast food".

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I was visiting some friends that were staying in downtown La Jolla and room service at their hotel was really expensive. I suggested we try this place. The first time we went we ordered online and picked up. Best idea since they can not mess...More

Thank BSanborn
Reviewed 10 April 2016

My husband and I loved the food here and the portions were plenty big. He had beef and I had chicken (both burgers) with side orders (fries for me and frites for him). It is your typical fast food place; you order, they give you...More

Thank Akirkhammer
Reviewed 9 April 2016

They have an amazing selection of gourmet type hamburgers. I recommend the San Diego. But what I found most noteworthy was their fries. I've been to other places with delicious exceptional burgers---but their french fries tossed in Olive Oil, rosemary, and other spices were to...More

Thank Ollie501
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Took the kids to this after an afternoon with the seals on the cove. Close walk to the beach. great service. staff triumphed despite the registers being broken. Food was fast and delicious. Serving sizes was smaller than expected, but the Reese's peanut butter milkshake...More

Thank Annie C
Reviewed 8 March 2016

This place had good fresh burgers and some vegetarian selections. The problem was the counter where you place you order is adjacent to the rest rooms so the cleaning product was powerful. The floors were totally sticky everywhere. The waiter said they called about it....More

Thank pamela w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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