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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 - 17:00
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suburban philadelphia
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This was a block from the hotel (Grande Colonial La Jolla). It was predictable in the best of ways- the coffee was excellent, the service was quick and pleasant, the baked goods were excellent, and there was plenty of seating. For me, definitely preferable to a slow, enormous restaurant breakfast. They also have breakfast sandwiches, but I didn't have one,... More 

Thank rascallyrabbit
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Highly recommend Brick & Bell Cafe for breakfast or a snack. It's a cute cafe with an outdoor area and amazing food.

Thank lifeinsync
La Jolla, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We all know Peter the owner and he really manages the place well. He bakes his own scones and cookies every day. As far as locals go, no chain can compete.

Thank marion f
La Jolla, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 July 2016

After making a mistake, and taking food that was not ours, the manager in site yelled at us and asked us to leave, I used to like this place, not so much anymore.

Thank Jaime L
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218 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Visited it several times during our trip. Loved their Acai bowl, soaked oats as well as their scones. Very reasonably priced & open early in the morning. Nice outdoor terrace. Helpful staff & friendly owner. Highly recommended.

Thank Limeturquoise
Las Vegas, Nevada
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Loved the fruit cups, the cranberry scones, the panini and smoothies. Very reasonable prices. Fresh pastries and a chance to eat outside. Highly recommend.

Thank franh47
los angeles
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63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

A casual quaint deli/coffee shop with delicious food. Arriving late at our hotel across the street we grabbed some quick sandwiches so fresh and yummy and then got some wonderful coffee and scones at 6 am the next morning before we took off. Nice patio and pleasant wait staff.

Thank beemerguy
Los Angeles, California
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968 reviews
516 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 418 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Had a business meeting and the client selected Brick and Bell for a coffee and some conversation, I am so totally the coffee fanatic, as my search for the perfect double latte will attest. I addition to getting almost the perfect latte, I did get some amazing pastries. Great service nice staff and cute place..

Davis, California
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236 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Staff is super friendly. Big variety of coffee and tea. Excellent scones and other pastries. What is not to like?

Thank Islandbruin
Las Vegas, Nevada
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89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We were staying in a hotel close by and this coffee shop was open early and in walking distance. The croissant was delicious and the coffee was high quality.

Thank MrsK45963

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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?