La Jolla Mom

Best Restaurants in La Jolla Village

Himitsu Japanese • $$$ Himitsu offers highly authentic Japanese cuisine in the form of traditional nigiri sushi and tapas-like plates. Executive chef Mitsu Aihara has been crafting sushi for a long time, including at the award-winning Sushi Ota. Address: 1030 Torrey Pines Rd G, La Jolla, CA 92037 Phone: 858-263-4463

Duke’s La Jolla Hawaiian • $$ The Aloha vibes at Duke's are only made better by the incredible ocean view from the patio. It’s a mix of traditional Hawaiian and contemporary Californian fare, so you’ll find quality no matter what you’re craving. And, they have the famous Hula Pie. Address: 1216 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037 Phone: 858-454-5888

Herringbone Seafood • $$$ With its soft strung lights and 100-year-old olive trees, the dining experience here is pretty magical. The menu is where “farm fresh cuisine meets an emphasis on line-caught seafood and meats.”  Happy hour in the bar offers great cocktails, $1 oysters, and live music every night. Address: 7837 Herschel Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA Phone: 858-459-0221

Puesto Mexican Street Food • $$ Puesto is an artisanal Mexican restaurant with a colorful atmosphere that keeps things fun and cosmopolitan. The menu is a great combo of light starters and classic tacos. Address: 1026 Wall St, La Jolla, CA 92037 Phone: 858-454-1260

The Cottage La Jolla American • $$ This restaurant is highly popular with locals, especially for breakfast and lunch. Formerly a residential home, The Cottage even has a white picket fence around the dining patio, which used to be the front yard. The menu is decadent, and the servings are generous. Address: 7702 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037 Phone: 858-454-8409

Brockton Villa California • $$ First built in 1894 as a seaside vacation bungalow, Brockton Villa has one of the best ocean views of La Jolla Cove you’ll find in the Village. The historical architecture makes it a cute and cozy brunch spot, and the menu is super indulgent (or healthy if you like). Address: 1235 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 Phone: 858-454-7393