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Brick & Bell Cafe

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928 Silverado St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4236
+1 858-551-0928
04:30 - 17:30
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Sat - Sun 04:30 - 17:00
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San Diego, California
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232 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family LOVES going to Brick and Bell as our neighborhood local coffee and sandwich stop. I also buy the whole coffee beans bulk so we can have fresh ground coffee at home in the mornings. We buy their granola bulk also so we can create yogurt/fruit/granola parfaits at home also. So we enjoy Brick and Bell at their location... More 

Thank 2beans2000
Fountain Valley, California
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small pleasant local eatery was an easy walk from our bed and breakfast and we stopped for lunch. I had the soup and half sandwich combination, clam chowder and tuna salad on multi grain bread. The serving sizes were generous and the food was very good.

Thank Henry D
Algonac, Michigan
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351 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The weather was nice so we had lunch in a friendly place outside. They also have a collection of pastries that can be enjoyed for breakfast or lunch with a shake, smoothie, coffee, or tea. They have healthy items available for breakfast like bagel & lox, fruit cup, granola, or a breakfast salad. For lunch you can enjoy a salad,... More 

Thank BigDMI
San Diego, California
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669 reviews
378 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The Brick and Bell is a small cafe with indoor and outdoor seatings in the center of La Jolla. They serve the standard pastries and coffee. Still a nice place for a short break or a pick me up

Thank gzau
Chicago, IL
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We had heard about the scones and couldn't wait to try them. To be honest, they were fine, but not amazing! The person who waited on me seemed impatient and annoyed, as my 3 and 5 year olds made decisions on which scone to order. If you go, be sure to order some mini scones ($1).

Thank jbgoldbe17
Fort Thomas, Kentucky
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244 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This place is great. Great latte's and the scones are very good. Once we heard about this place, we went there 4 days in a row. Well worth it

Thank Thomas G
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The bacon was obviously the pre-cooked bacon you can buy at the grocery store and takes 2 minutes to microwave. The scrambled eggs were dry. The raisin scone wasn't anything special. You order at the register and then someone brings your food to the table. I gave a 20% tip. When the women brought the food to the table I... More 

Thank dap0814
Laguna Niguel, California
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Just went for panini coffe and scones. Everything was great. Food was good, and the staff are just outstanding.

Thank malcolm t
Spanish Fork, Utah
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106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great little place to stop and have some fresh pastries and coffee...local feel...not a chain...great service too.

Thank Papachop8
Montreal, Canada
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155 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Great little café, bakery and restaurant. Great sandwiches, great scones. Hidden in La Jolla but a must!

Thank WombatBen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
04:30 - 17:00
04:30 - 17:30
04:30 - 17:30
04:30 - 17:30
04:30 - 17:30
04:30 - 17:30
04:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 928 Silverado St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4236
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-551-0928

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