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The Spot

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
+1 858-459-0800
11:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 02:00
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Branchville, New Jersey
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244 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here on a whim while walking the area and our experience couldn't have been better. The food came out quick and was absolutely delicious. The best part about the experience was how awesome the staff was to our 1.5 year old daughter. There were three families in our area in our area with young children and the staff was... More 

Thank Woohoo451
Saint Louis, Missouri
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87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found The Spot and ordered Tequila and appetizers. The Onion rings were fantastic as was the shrimp. A nearby table had some amazing looking big burgers served. Reasonable for a La Jolla restaurant and tasty. Nice drinks. When we finished we noticed the rain had stopped and proceeded to go down and watch the seals at the beach.

Thank John S
Montreal, Canada
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141 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located on La Jolla main street this is a great place for lunch. Soup and sandwiches are great and can be taken in combo half & half

Thank WombatBen
toms river nj
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the kind of restaurant I like. Not too fancy cozyand inviting. Great menu choices. Had the jambalaya it was great spicy but not too spicy. Would definetly go back again.

Thank berky11
Randolph, New Jersey
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145 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our trip to La Jolla we were fortunate to enjoy several wonderful dinners and lunches at the Spot. This popular restaurant offers an array of fresh fish, steaks, ribs, burgers, and salads. Every meal was wonderful, well prepared and complemented by excellent wait service. We ordered: • Winter Salad (Seasonal) - Baby Spinach, Strawberries, Mandarin Oranges and Walnuts topped... More 

Thank Marc S
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a place to rest our feet and get a beer. Stumbled into this place and were we glad. Jessica served us and made our experience top notch. Most pleasant and best service I've had in a long time!! Great food too. We will be back.

Thank Jim J
San Diego, California
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I'm in La Jolla I go to The Spot or if we have visitors we always take them to the Spot. The pizza is a deep dish & amazing. Sandwiches are good with garlic parmesan fries. The Salads are huge & always fresh. I love the flavored Ice teas. Calamari was alright. Baked potato soup is good, but I... More 

Thank Renee L
San Diego, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the only place for a late drink or food in LaJolla. Great deep dish pizza and all other pub food good. Bartenders and servers know all the locals. Most late night patrons are bartenders and servers from all other La Jolla places who come after their places close to relax. Atmosphere is fun and jubilant on weekends.

Thank dcatalino
West Covina, California, USA
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85 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Centrally located in La Jolla. Strolling by, my husband and I noticed the specials outside the restaurant. Lobster special to be specific. Very good deal, value, quality of food. Definitely going to come back. Lots of other items on menu to choose from for everyone.

Thank Marianne M
Rives Junction, Michigan
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143 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Good location, good food, good service, good price. We were very pleased with our lunch choice and would definitely return again.

Thank TheKs42

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-459-0800

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?