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The Spot

1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
+1 858-459-0800
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (48 reviews)
“jambalaya” (5 reviews)
“fries” (22 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1005 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4147
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Limited seating overall but great food. Very good service too. We had the garlic cheese fries and pretzel for appetizers. Both were very, very good. Pizza, French dip, and fish tacos for meals. All very good. Two fish tacos per plate. If you are not...More

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three of us had lunch at this bar and grill. All the food was excellent and the service very good and fast.

Thank 48deniseh
Reviewed 21 April 2018

I visited with my niece. I started with a Bloody Mary…and Julie ordered a Arnold Palmer. I ordered the Bacon Cheeseburger – ½ pound burger topped with bacon strips, lettuce, tomato, pickles, grilled onions, choice of cheese (mine was cheddar but I really didn’t realize...More

Thank lkph48
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We received a recommendation to visit the Spot. We ordered a seafood pasta and the kids spaghetti. Not great and overpriced. The drinks were very good especially the old fashioned. Our waiter was very nice. Unlikely I'll be back.

Thank HawaiianBadger
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We were gently recommended to try 'The Spot' by another tourist visiting La Jolla. It reminded me of the bars I frequented in college. The food was ok, average service, the tables and chairs needed to be power-washed, and the bathrooms were disgusting. (I'm glad...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This place is a great place to go if you want to watch a sport in an intimate place that is not too noisy. The hostess was very accommodating and put on our game of choice. The waitress was wonderful and our two hours were...More

Thank CindyKWarrington
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We dined on a Sunday evening- did not have to wait for a table. Our server was busy, but attentive. We ordered the Lamb Burger, a French Dip and Fish and Chips. All food was hot, tasty and timely. Lamb Burger was cooked to perfection,...More

Thank BeckyRT
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Pooped in here with friends for a few drinks and supper. Staff very friendly, atmosphere good and the menu varied. I had the Fish and Chips which was lacklustre - fish was a bit on the soggy side. Others seemed reasonably happy with their food...More

Thank DesertDrifters
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

When you’re tired of shopping or window shopping in La Jolla, The Spot is just the spot to stop for a bite. They have a comprehensive lunch and dinner menu plus a bar area, and their booth seating near a crackling fire is soothing in...More

Thank Patty8888
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We ate there twice and took out twice during a two week visit. Good selection of comfort food and good service. Ribs, wings, grilled fish all were excellent. Caesar salad is outstanding.

Thank Bobolina2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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