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Girard Gourmet

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7837 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4231
+1 858-454-3325
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Paradise valley, United States
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Girard is an excellent bakery but also serves sandwiches and soups. I visit San Diego every year or two and always stop at Girard to enjoy a BLT with avocado. Simply the best! This place and sandwich were recommended to me by Paul Westpahl, then coach of the Suns. It will be worth the side trip. The only thing that... More 

Thank Andre G
san diego
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have been eating here for decades. The food is consistently good and of high quality. They obviously care about their product and it shows.

Thank 3c1a
Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Walking the town on a two day visit and walked by Girard Gourmet. So inviting, we decided to stay and glad we did. Had the chicken salad sandwich on Italian bread. Excellent, but what really made it great was the bread with a soft inside and buttery crunchy crust. Very generous and big enough to split. Potato leek soup was... More 

Thank Mark8691
Peoria, Arizona
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

unusual ,convenient and wonderful little place serving fresh bakery items as well as an extensive list of sandwiches,breakfast items,salad plates,specialty salads,hot specialties like soups,lamb stew with rice,beef burgundy with rice,roast duck with rice etc...and many more.All items made from scractch and local products,including the bread. You can order"to go" or eat them inside or outside where they ha ve a... More 

Thank lily v
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190 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This bakery hits all the marks. The treats on display in the front window draws you in and they do not disappoint. Spent the day in La Jolla and wanted to pick up some pastries to go before heading back down to San Diego. Decided on the apple croissant. Didn't enjoy until the next morning and was still flakey and... More 

Thank WendyM1023
San Diego, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Most of the food at Girard Gourmet is very good with the exception of their various cakes and pies. They have a habit of selling stale products. It's very discouraging to have a dinner party and when your ready for desert you cut into a Girard Gourmet cake or pie and its as hard as a rock. Just don't have... More 

Thank Philip W
La Jolla, California
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Food is good, sandwiches are good value, good portions, great bakery. Lots of choices on what to eat, soup, sandwiches, hot foods, etc.

Thank rebecarpisces
El Monte, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

My friends and I enjoyed a hot, tasty lunch at Girard Gourmet. We were so stuffed that we had no room left for dessert.

Thank Aleli T
Maple Grove, United States
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This place was suggested to us by an employee at the information booth in San Diego. It was a GREAT suggestion and we were glad to find it. The variety of sandwiches is impressive and a half of sandwich is a big portion. I ordered the BLT and was so very impressed with the amount of bacon and the delicious... More 

Thank 123LeAMP
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95 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Italian bread is 10/10. The sandwiches are insanely healthy and tasty. Ordered alfalfa sprouts with everything! Delivery guy was sharp and cool. If you like Generous portions, high quality and reasonable prices; this is your place. We thoroughly enjoyed the turkey and avocado sandwich and the tuna salad sandwich and the pastrami and ham and cheese. Great place!

Thank Timmullenmorse

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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 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7837 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4231
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-3325

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