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Aroma Bakery and Cafe La Jolla - CLOSED

909 Prospect St Ste 100, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4171
+1 858-454-4447
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
21 Feb 2015
“Relaxed atmosphere, yummy food, lovely pastries!”
4 Feb 2015
“Awful Food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
909 Prospect St Ste 100, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4171
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Reviewed 22 February 2015

After reading other reviews we visited this bakery/cafe and loved it. We expected a relaxed if not slow service but we were in no hurry. The waitress was very friendly and attentive. I had the crab cake eggs Benedict and it was crispy and wonderful!...More

Thank Behue
Reviewed 5 February 2015

The restaurant is quite large but mostly empty and quite understandably. Ordered a salad with chicken that must have been sitting around for a long time after being overcooked. Got a dish with roasted potatoes that had obviously been re-warmed and made soggy in a...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Place has good breakfasts, prepared as made in Europe as opposed to typical USA places. Very good pastries also. Good Service and coffee.

Thank PeterCacioppo
Reviewed 5 January 2015

The inside seating was full, so we agreed to an outside table, but it was just too cold. They did not have a heater for us. While we were contemplating whether to stay, the people at a table next to us left, because it was...More

Thank monica h
Reviewed 12 December 2014 via mobile

Stopped in because I wanted a local coffee experience for breakfast. Good location; the outdoor patio is very nice and the restaurant has an upscale look, much like many of the nicer European cafes with beautiful pastries on display and available. I had a cappuccino...More

Thank Fly-Away-PHX
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Really enjoyed breakfast here today. Food good and fresh. Excellent coffee at a reasonable price. Service a little sloooooooow...I mean slow. There was only one server to serve, bus tables and seat people. There was one person behind the bakery counter. This surprised me, as...More

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 14 September 2014

We went for breakfast and decided to return for supper that night too. We were not disappointed - good, tasty food and huge portions! Staff were very pleasant - atmosphere is lovely.

Thank Roxanne L
Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

This used to be a good place a couple of years ago, but now it is much worse. Even when there were just a couple of clients the wait for service was intolerably long. Their latte was really good. In the evening their croissants were...More

Thank Zm_Gorynych
Reviewed 10 September 2014

We are always pleased with quality of food at Aroma Cafe in La Jolla. Menu is excellent diverse Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and European bakery. Sometimes it gets busy and service a bit slow, but there is always a large TV with sports to watch.

Thank Fast_arrow
Reviewed 8 September 2014

This place is need to work on service,is slow and sometime you have to repeat your order.I really love Aroma in L.A ,both of it..But here in San Diego I was disappointed.Amazing location,great menu..I also don't like when in menu you see"fresh squeezes orange juice"...More

Thank tatiyana218
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 7 - USD 15
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 909 Prospect St Ste 100, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4171
    (Fay Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-4447
  • E-mail
Aroma Bakery and Cafe is a one of a kind restaurant in the Heart of The Village and the only known bakery on Prospect Street. The bakers arrive 5 a.m. to bake the finest pastries ready early for breakfast and throughout the day to the night. Our extensive and interactive 42 page menu of savory cuisines from the continental U.S. to dishes from Europe and Middle East will surely fulfil one's appetite. Aroma's extensive Pizza, Salad and Pasta dishes along with our signature Beef Stroganoff, Schnitzel and steaming Chicken Pesto caters to all. With outside seating on Prospect and Fay, Aroma is the place to relax and enjoy your mouth watering needs for pastries and cuisine.
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