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The Spot

$$ - $$$American, ,
1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
+1 858-459-0800
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (47 reviews)
“jambalaya” (6 reviews)
“fries” (22 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We dined on a Sunday evening- did not have to wait for a table. Our server was busy, but attentive. We ordered the Lamb Burger, a French Dip and Fish and Chips. All food was hot, tasty and timely. Lamb Burger was cooked to perfection,...More

Thank BeckyRT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pooped in here with friends for a few drinks and supper. Staff very friendly, atmosphere good and the menu varied. I had the Fish and Chips which was lacklustre - fish was a bit on the soggy side. Others seemed reasonably happy with their food...More

Thank DesertDrifters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you’re tired of shopping or window shopping in La Jolla, The Spot is just the spot to stop for a bite. They have a comprehensive lunch and dinner menu plus a bar area, and their booth seating near a crackling fire is soothing in...More

Thank Patty8888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate there twice and took out twice during a two week visit. Good selection of comfort food and good service. Ribs, wings, grilled fish all were excellent. Caesar salad is outstanding.

Thank Bobolina2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in search of a decent place to eat and walked around until we found The Spot. Once we were seated Margaret did an outstanding job of helping us make our choices and checked in with us frequently. Her recommendations for dessert were excellent....More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like being in a place that makes you feel like everyone in welcome...this is it! Amazing local establishment that is relaxing and fun. And a shout out to our server Margaret! She was awesome! We had the Jambalaya and fish tacos. Yummy!

Thank Danforthdan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant pub to grab a bite! Food was very good (had the Cuban sandwich with fries) and the staff were friendly. Nice place to stop while visiting La Jolla!

Thank MarkSiwek
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have gone here for about 15 years. We are bar people and love the atmosphere at The Spot. The food is really good no matter what you order. The pizza is especially amazing.

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 21 January 2018

It was pure luck (with some help from Google Maps) that we walked in for late night salads and pizza at The Spot. The thin crust pizza was generously topped, but not heavy & soggy. A thick crust version also is available. The arugla citrus...More

Thank DS1Arlington
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Okay food - hit and miss drinks - Servers are usually all really nice and do their best to be quick with your orders.

Thank Maureen S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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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