20 Best Restaurants in La Jolla:  A Resident’s Guide to Favorite

This list of best restaurants in La Jolla is narrowed down from a very long list of excellent restaurants near me, including many we personally go to on our own and with friends.

George’s at the Cove is where many La Jollans take their out-of-town guests to showcase our seaside jewel.

George’s at the Cove

The Marine Room has been a local institution and one of the best restaurants in La Jolla since opening in 1941.

The Marine Room

Photo: The Marine Room

NINE-TEN is one of the best restaurants in La Jolla for a menu determined by what is in the season while keeping some guest favorites on the menu.



Catania delivers higher-end Italian in a relaxed atmosphere with a nice outdoor terrace that overlooks La Jolla’s downtown.


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