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Pannikin Coffe & Tea

7467 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5143
+1 858-454-5453
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (4 reviews)
“great coffee” (6 reviews)
“chess board” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, American
PRICE
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LOCATION
7467 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5143
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

The Pannikin is a favorite of La Jolla locals.The decor is interesting and quirky and they often have small art shows hanging of local artists and one room has a giant chess set if you are so inclined.Their coffee and pastries are wonderful and it's...More

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a beautiful and peaceful cafe and very inexpensive too. Absolutely adored the balcony, you can stay there for hours just sipping coffee and reading. Music selection is top notch! Loved it.

Thank Alessia F
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I saw some reviews talking about the good old days. I've been coming here for 38 years, and I'm not sure if the coffee is as good as I remember but I do know that we need places like this that remind us of where...More

Thank Jkwusa
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Parking is not great but somehow everyone still finds a way to make it to Pannikin for their delicious coffees and breakfasts. There are definite regulars who go to Pannikin every day for gabbing and solving at least a few problems of the world, or...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Nice brewed coffee and decent baked goods! Very laid back staff. Large, comfy space, and fun decor!!

Thank Northfielder2
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This is a local coffee house, that serves home-made pastries, soups and salads. the vegan granola bar is great, especially with their cappuccino. Friendly folks.

Thank TourDeSuisseKen
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Smooth Mexican chocolate latte and a game of chess. The atmosphere is laid back and casual. The entire place smells like fresh roasted coffee ☕️ The location is great for a warm break after a winter walk on the beach or time at the tide...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Simple quirky establishment serving good coffee & more. Enjoy the unusual interior. Old, tatty but that just adds to the charm.

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times and the coffee has been been either very good or very poor; depending on who makes it Today was grim. Almost no foam, and cold. Basically a cold Americano. Cakes are good though...

Thank Juancoffee
Reviewed 8 September 2016

came in for some decaf iced tea after a long day of walking around and hiking in la jolla. I had an herbal decaf iced tea which was great. my boyfriend had the decaf latte which he liked. the place was quiet and had inoffensive...More

Thank Christine C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 18:00
Monday
06:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 18:00
Thursday
06:00 - 18:00
Friday
06:00 - 18:00
Saturday
06:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7467 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5143
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-5453
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