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Harry's Coffee Shop

7545 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5102
+1 858-454-7381
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“hash browns” (30 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7545 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5102
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good food and excellent waitstaff. Good-sized portions. I ordered the oatmeal pancakes with bacon. Very filling.

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a blast from the past with simple but good food. If you just want to get a really good breakfast then go to Harry's Coffee Shop and you will get just that. They will serve you with a smile and you food will...More

Thank Pam N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a great hole in the wall place to eat this is the place. Been here a long time foods is ok but the ambiance is fun. This is a little bit of history in La Jolla. Good breakfast plenty of food. Place...More

Thank Rene C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Place with a great atmosphere and history..run by the same family for about 80 years.Both locals and tourists eating in shop.Delicious and very filling breakfast.Good choice of food.Decor was really lovely.Nice to see that the company supports local schools and sports teams....loads of photos of...More

Thank eveashe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome breakfast in a charming retro ambience. This place seems to be stuck in the 70s. Everything for decor and service. Very friendly. I definitely recommend.

Thank Danny V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hasn't changed in years, established in 1960. Great service, great food. I got the chicken salad sandwich, it was delicious. My dad got the eggs Benny, also wonderful.

Thank knox78
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

A great and hospitality coffee shop with a great brunch. I love the options it was amazing and prices are perfect I enjoyed every single bite. Omelet with beans is fabulous.

Thank Rakan D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Friendliest breakfasts and lunches in La Jolla. Part of the fabric of La Jolla since the 60's. A family-run business where everyone knows the locals and are happy to have the visitors as well. (to act like a local, park in the back parking lot...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Based upon the reviews on trip-advisor we thought to try Harry’s Coffee Shop. It’s more a diner than coffee shop, not much to grab you from the outside but it was busy, friends and vibrant once inside. We had a variety of breakfasts including pancakes...More

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The food is good and portions large. Think truck stop dining. It's a local favorite and the staff is friendly. It's very comfortable and restful. A nice pace to slow down while vacationing.

Thank Toni I
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Michael P
1 December 2015|
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Response from Shannon F | Reviewed this property |
The best way to find out is check out their menu or give 'em a ring! Really good food and the ambience is worth your time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7545 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-7381
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