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The Spot

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
+1 858-459-0800
11:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 02:00
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Bonn, Germany
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good steak and fantastic Margaritas. The Cheese macaroni was OK and thats why only 4 stars. Nevertheless, I can highly recommend this place. Also the service was fast and friendly.

Thank Shervin H
Mexico City, Mexico
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The best deep pan pizza!!! Is crunchy and amazing! The onion rings are spectacular! Good service!! Dont miss this place in La Jolla!

Thank K8RdeC
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food at a good value. Had the thin crust pizza -- great taste. Nice atmosphere. Great service!!

Thank Britt H
San Diego
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This joint may look like a dive, but it serves some of the best food and drink in la jolla for a reasonable price. Lived there a year, and this was my Cheers bar. Game on the tube at the bar, great bartenders, surprisingly great food and deserts.

Thank Bryan T
Long Beach, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a great place to come for a drink at the bar, or lunch/dinner. We actually spent last Thanksgiving here and ate off of the regular menu. The staff has always been very friendly and we likes it's casual laid back vibe.

Thank Lulubee66
Puyallup, Washington
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Another great place to eat at La Jolla! Cozy near the fireplace and enjoyed a light dinner with the Seared Ahi and the Fish Tacos. Went well with the Mojito and the dark beer:) Service was prompt and ver friendly!

Thank Chaching1197
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A great choice for a reasonably priced classic diner - burgers, pizzas, salads etc. Nothing not too like.

Thank Lenp135
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We stopped for happy hour and enjoyed half price appetizers. The food was fine, our server seemed bored and unfriendly.

Thank aspen24
Farmington, Connecticut
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369 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We selected this place since it was close by and had lots of choices for dinner. We ordered a mithai drink that was very good and loaded with alcohol. We also ordered hamburgers, mac cheese with chicken and salmon. The hamburgers were large but too well done with no pink, the chicken was a breast but had grizzle and the... More 

Thank Rohrshack
Spring Lake, New Jersey
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107 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The Spot is a local place to grab dinner and a drink. Our table had french onion soup, salads, burgers, fries (really good), sweet potato fries, local beers, etc. An informal atmosphere right on the main street in La Jolla. Gets crowded on weekends. Enjoy!

Thank manger2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-459-0800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?