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8030 Girard Ave., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
+1 858-459-0040
08:00 - 15:00
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We had breakfast here one morning. Food was reasonable and overpriced, but there was a whiff of sea lions as well. We went along one night for dinner, but were put off by the very average singer they had on. We go to a restaurant to talk, not to shout to each other, so we went elsewhere. Michael, Nottingham

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We ordered the Fish & Chips and Lobster Roll. Lobster Roll was the best of the two. Fish needs to be a bit more seasoned. Nonetheless, we were happy with both meals.

Thank Senthuran
Knoxville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The day I found Cody's they closed before I got back for a late lunch. Eventually I managed to get back during business hours. They close at 3:00pm. I was drawn in by the French Toast on the menu. I had had some at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club that was fantastic and I wanted to compare. I... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Overall, good food and service! Wide variety of food and reasonable prices. Good burgers, good salads.

Thank LindaP777
Knoxville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Cody's is a small establishment with a quaint atmosphere. You can see the ocean from the outside seating area. The service was good. We enjoyed breakfast there on a Monday morning and were seated right away. The chicken and biscuits were delicious (not your regular southern biscuit more of a corn meal flavor-yummy). We went back to try the lobster... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I wish I could give 3 and a half stars. I loved the location and the general vibe of this restaurant. I was so excited to have the lobster roll as I read the reviews.... I have had much much better in cape cod and in the East Coast, this was was mediocre at best. A lot of gread and... More 

Thank Avidtraveller44
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast! Fresh fruit and awesome egg dishes and French toast. Beautiful patio to observe nearby park and beach, great service, and close to historic hotels ( grand colonial, Valencia...). Bacon and cheddar omelette terrific. Late afternoon the place was hopping as well.

Thank suzanne h
Prescott Valley, Arizona
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Had excellent service and awesome drinks! The location is only open for certain times of the day look in advance! However the Food is AMAZING!!

Thank Hutch H
Park Ridge
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I love the food and the view of the ocean. The food is great, the service is always good . The tables outside a little crowded but the view is worth it!

Thank Christine M
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108 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast! Fluffy pancakes, wonderful Crab Cake Eggs Benedict and scrambled eggs for the boys. Service was great. View was Fantastic. Perfect way to start a Southern California Day.

Thank Jan F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8030 Girard Ave., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-459-0040
Cody's La Jolla is a casual, all american seaside restaurant. Enjoy a fabulous brunch on our ocean view patio with friends while sipping one of our famous champagne spritzers. Known for our french toast, benedicts, lobster roll and fish and chips, Cody's has built a loyal following of locals and tourists alike. Visit us today to experience for yourself!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?