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Hennessey's

$$ - $$$American, ,
7811 Herschel Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4408
+1 858-551-8772
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ham” (2 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
“trivia night” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
7811 Herschel Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4408
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great beer and mixed drinks. The fish tacos and veggie flatbread pizza were very good. The staff was very friendly and attentive.

Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food and drink. They served fresh squeezed grapefruit for morning greyhounds! Friendly atmosphere.

Thank whoonfirst
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Service was super friendly and fast. Great place to hang out, chat with other patrons and listen to some music. Food is average pub food. Tomato soup was good. Would recommend more for drinks than food.

Thank SDTravelMom
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Good service, good selection of craft beers and great burgers. Karaoke Night (the night I was there) was fun too.

Thank Ray T
Reviewed 14 April 2018

I ordered the Two Eggs (scrambled), bacon (crispy), home style potatoes and toast (rye bread). I really thought my breakfast was good…lots of scrambled eggs…bacon just the way I like it..and the rye bread was perfect. I wasn’t too crazy with the sauce on the...More

Thank lkph48
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We had a great time drinking there after a wedding. The drinks were good and there was a good atmosphere. They were able to make the fries without cheese so they were vegan. But there aren't any real food options for vegans. Beware - the...More

Thank ForGoodnessSeyks
Reviewed 24 March 2018

This has become our favorite bar in La Jolla! One of the biggest bummers about my boyfriend moving to this area was that most of the bars around closed early and weren't exactly our style. We prefer North Park ambiance, low key and good beer/cocktail...More

Thank Tiffany B
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We had the Dublin burger and would highly recommend it. Make sure you have extra napkins as this is one juicy burger. Wash it down with a cold beer. They have a good selection of beers on tap.

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Nice that there is a bar in La Jolla which is just relaxing. It is a typical bar in English/Irish style with some entertainment in the evenings, quizzes, Irish folk music etc. Beer selection of tap and bottled beers is limited but okay. The food...More

Thank Maximilian H
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This restaurant was next to our hotel and we stopped in for a quick bite. It was delicious. We did Cobb Salads and WIngs. It was an off time of the afternoon so the service was a bit slow - but very pleasant.

Thank MrsK45963
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7811 Herschel Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4408
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-551-8772
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