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Harry's Coffee Shop

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7545 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5102
+1 858-454-7381
06:00 - 15:00
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not been back to Harry's in a few years and fortunately it is still Harry's. Quick, efficient and friendly service. A most welcoming place to have a coffee and at the counter, or a full breakfast at the table. A wide variety of fresh cooked waffles, pancakes eggs, bacon, sausage, pastries and fruits. A true diner. Very popular,... More 

Thank Luvaghn B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely all-American diner breakfast at a reasonable price in La Jolla. Close to the coast - we stopped on our way to see the seals and sea lions!

Thank Holanatalie
New York City, New York
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Keeping in mind we are talking about a coffee shop that serves great breakfasts and lunches, I was really impressed. First and foremost, the service sets the gold standard for morning coffee spots. Friendly, zero attitude, everyone has a smile, and you will not go five minutes without someone checking to make sure you're happy. The food (scrambled eggs, beautifully... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The inside looks very much like an old diner with brown carpet and leather booths. It was pretty busy. My husband got their omelette, and I got the hash browns and bacon a la carte. It was all good. The potatoes were my favorite. I wish they would have had an American breakfast plate on their menu. Even though the... More 

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Randolph, New Jersey
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150 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

They don’t make great Diner’s like Harry’s Coffee Shop. On my trip to La Jolla we had two breakfasts and one lunch. Food always exceeded expectations and was complemented with great service. We sampled: delicious omelets, sandwiches and desserts. The amazing thing about Harry’s is that after more than half a century of providing great food, it still is above... More 

Thank Marc S
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

My mom and I recently stopped in just for a cup of coffee and it was such a pleasant surprise!! A bottomless pot of coffee for around $3 each. And the coffee was to die for!!!! Good service and an authentic diner feel. We were just sorry we had such a big breakfast because the food coming off the grill... More 

Thank Destiny W
Moreno Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

We went here for breakfast, and what a great find it was. Real old school diner vibe like a throw back to New York. I had just a good old traditional bacon and egg breakfast and it was great. Eggs and bacon perfect, generous portion of hash browns crunchy on the outside creamy on the inside. The toast was great... More 

Thank Chrisgolfpro
Somerset, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Pretty low key for La Jolla, love the old school vibe. Friendly waitstaff, food was plentiful and yummy. Service was pretty quick, but I could see how there would be a wait on weekends. Bathroom had a funky smell, even for a bathroom.

Thank cindy l
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

This place - even though it looks nothing like it - reminds me of the diner from Pulp Fiction. You look outside and see palm trees and sun, crazy cars driving by and people actually smiling at each other (I'm from New England if you can't tell). The food is pretty good - some goofy selections on there make it... More 

Thank Bryan B
Holland, Michigan
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This was our second time to Harry's and had another great experience! The only compliant was the wait for our food, but it is worth the wait! We had the eggs Benedict and breakfast burritos and pancakes! We recommend all of them!

Thank Heather V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7545 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-7381

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