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We Olive & Wine Bar

1158 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4533
+1 858-551-8250
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“flatbread” (15 reviews)
“cheese board” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
1158 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4533
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cute little olive oil and wine shop. We went here twice when visiting San Diego. They offer free tastings and a great selection of olive oils and gifts. We sipped beautiful wines with breads, meats, and cheeses looking at the ocean. Adam...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank X2334GObilla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little spot for happy hour and the sunset. Lovely wine selection and small pates for a lite bite. We tried the prosciutto wrapped dates which were divine. The store has a great selection of olives, olive oils, chutney and dips. The staff were so...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank beanwandering
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little spot doesn't look like a restaurant from the front, or even from just inside. You need to walk to the back to see the few high top tables inside, and then the small patio with high top tables outside, overlooking the Pacific Ocean....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Leslie E
Reviewed 27 October 2018

We had the best time trying different wines at the happy hour! The selection and service was great! Food was delicious but small portions.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank meraffo
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We saw this store and had to stop and take a look. The staff was very nice and educated us on all the different olives and oils. We ended up buying a bunce if items... Well worth the stop!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jackmcsweeney
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We loved this place. Great atmosphere and people who work their are friendly and know their stuff. Wine was great and same with small plates. They gave us a sample of their balsamic and olive oils! I bought two bottles. Come early if u want...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 21 September 2018

There's a very nice We Olive in our hometown, but we rarely visit it ... choosing, instead, to take our business to the We Olive in La Jolla. After all, in La Jolla you can enjoy a bowl of olives and a glass of wine...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Andy W
Reviewed 8 August 2018

My girlfriend and I have been to We Olive a few times, usually for a light dinner (small bites only) at sunset. Great service, great food quality (from scratch) and decent prices for LJ

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank gbenj2017
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

I came across this wine bar by accident. The unique sauces and dips drew me in until I found out it was a wine bar in the back with a beautiful ocean view. I sat down to have a drink and happy hour cheese board....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cberry18
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Found this place completely by accident then all the locals told us to go there. Great meat and cheese board. Fantastic selection of unusual wines. Great service.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank A4722CAmichaelg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1158 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4533
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-551-8250
  • E-mail
Description
We Olive is a culinary and wine destination that features olive oil tasting and education, artisan foods for sampling, gourmet gifts, wine tasting, and a delicious menu designed to pair with our small-production wines and featuring our extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars. We Olive is a unique combination of upscale retail, wine bar, and tasting experience. Our retail store features a gorgeous olive oil tasting bar where guests are treated daily to complimentary olive oil tasting and education. Our highly-knowledgeable staff will recommend favorite pairings of olive oil and artisan vinegars and help guests discern tasting attributes of our certified California extra virgin olive oil. Our wine bar features artisan California wines that guests can order by the taste, half glass, glass and bottle. Monthly wine tasting events are held with a featured winery where guests can learn and taste wine with the winemaker. Throughout the week, We Olive offers featured specials in the wine bar, food samples and product demos to encourage guests to taste. We Olive’s retail store features certified California extra virgin olive oil and vinegars sourced directly from the producer that guests can purchase in bulk. Our fustino system allows guest to choose a bottle size they like and fill with their favorite olive oil or balsamic vinegar. We also offer a variety of gourmet foods including small-batch pestos, tapenades, mustards and jams. The rustic modern décor carries through to the collection of artisan olive wood pieces we offer along with beautiful gifts for the kitchen and home. In addition to our food retail, all of the wines from our wine bar are available for retail purchase.
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