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7556 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4829
+1 858-875-7737
11:00 - 21:00
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Sat - Sun 10:00 - 21:00
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Rochester, Michigan
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great wait staff. Always enjoyed the outdoor seating but it is being renovated this month. Staff is happy to split dinners which is nice for calorie counting folks.

Thank Iceman21893
San Diego, California
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214 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A friend invited me to lunch and when I looked at the me u I just couldn't decide what to order, there were so many intriguing and delicious-sounding dishes. Great flavor combinations among the salads, appetizers, and lunch sandwiches. I tried the mussels and fries and they were perfect! I did ask for a bit of bread so I could... More 

Thank 2beans2000
Phoenix, Arizona
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124 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite meals in recent memory happened at this location. The service, the food, the attention to detail and the ambiance were on point. We sat outside...and I must say I was a bit skeptical since the restaurant is in peculiar location and the restrooms are bit off the beaten path. But our server was gracious, attentive and... More 

Thank Fer13
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beet salad with chicken and fish tacos. Delicious! Sat outside in shady area. Very comfortable. Not crowded. Will come back!

Thank Murna G
Durham, North Carolina
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Very good meal, excellent white bean and arugula salad, short ribs and meatloaf dishes both very tasty. Service excellent, met owner, went out of his way to speak with us, staff very accommodating.

Thank Sally B
San Diego, California
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The food was really really good. Lots of different places to sit, including outside on a nice patio/deck. It is a little bit expensive, but the food is worth the price.

Thank Chris M
Scottsdale, Arizona
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Everything about Prepkitchen is a win. The location is in the middle of some great shopping. The ambiance is perfect. Great outside and inside seating. It was raining so, I was inside. Nice wine list. Not too big, not too small and well selected wines. You can also buy a half size and that is perfect for me because I... More 

Thank GRKonTheGo
Carlsbad, CA
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97 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We made reservations for Sunday brunch and were seated in the outdoor patio. There was a varied brunch and lunch menu with so many different items, it was pretty hard to choose! Finally decided on the short rib hash that came with chunked short ribs, 2 poached eggs and diced potatoes served over a bread slice and a delicious green... More 

Thank dml718
Riner, Virginia, United States
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Visiting from out of town taking daughter and friend to dinner. Both wanted to try Prepkitchen and glad we did. 4 great entrees and drinks! Will come again on next visit.

Thank James S
San Diego, California
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

My wife and I go to Prepkitchen quite often since it's close to her work and it's my favorite place for dinner when we're eating out. 1. The staff are great and so friendly that they make you feel at home. They remember you when you come back and they treat you like family. 2. The food is delicious and... More 

Thank Kashbcn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7556 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4829
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-875-7737
SpecialtiesThe Whisknladle Crew is pleased to welcome you to Prepkitchen. Prepkitchen was inspired by our never-ending quest to make our food from scratch and then driven by physical limitations of Whisknladle's tiny kitchen. At first it was nothing more than chicken scratch and a logistical nightmare but over time it blossomed into what it is today; our casual quick bite eatery, take out joint and gourmet market.Soups - Salads - Sandwiches - Antipasti - Entrees - Fresh Pastas - House Cured Meats Artisan Cheeses - Beer - WineMeet the Business Owner: Arturo K.What first started as an off the cuff partnership between a hungry & talented chef (Ryan Johnston)in need of a kitchen and a desperate culinary school drop out in need of a chef (Arturo Kassel) hasblossomed over the last 4 years into Whisknladle Hospitality.Together with our committed and passionate managing partners and our patient angel investors (?), we've continued to grow from one small and ambitious little restaurant to a small little restaurant group with even bigger ambitions.Since opening Whisknladle's doors in 2008, our company's mission has been to bring good food, good wine & great people together.Culinarily speaking, we take a back to the future approach to cooking by working with seasonal & farm to table products and taking the time to make most of our food from scratch; the way it used to be, they way it ought to be.

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