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1000 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4146
+1 858-900-3355
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (70 reviews)
“fries” (22 reviews)
“tots” (2 reviews)
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Fast food
1000 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4146
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Tried first time, we had kids in other party, so tough to go to a nice fish restaurant cause they are not into it. Not even close to habit, in and out taste wise. Very average burger. Bread isnt that good, nothing really special to...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Reviewed 18 August 2016

An often crowded place all during the day which is understandable because the burgers they serve are terrific. My wife and I ate there twice during our week stay in LaJolla two weeks ago. If you love a good burger, it's a must.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Gary C
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Not only are the burgers good, but you really, really need to try the fries! If I was to ever go again, I'd get the biggest plate of fries, ever! Little, small, crispy pieces of potato goodness! The burgers were beautiful as well! Great staff!...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank BJMcQueen
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved their burgers, kids enjoyed their chicken strips and lemonade was delicious. Not too mention price was very reasonable & staff was pleasant. I would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Dark_Choc-a-holic
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

Date of visit: July 2016
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.

Date of visit: June 2016
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

Date of visit: June 2016
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!

Date of visit: May 2016
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".

Date of visit: April 2016
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

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank BSanborn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 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: +1 858-900-3355
Looks like relatively new franchise of established place
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