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Pannikin Coffe & Tea

7467 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5143
+1 858-454-5453
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good30%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“cakes” (4 reviews)
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7467 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5143
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Has all the typical coffee selections and then some, no high priced cheap thrills here. Definitely try their banana Walnut bread or their bagels. They have some great scones and their coffee is great. Their is a location in Terminal 2 at the San Diego...More

Thank Zafar39525
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Revist after 20 years and still has the Best Mocca. Amazing atmosphere, good breakfast - saturday mornings <3

Thank didi1205
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend Pannikins. Eclectic feel, lots of locals and amazing coffee. My favorite is the Greek Eggs.

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The surf shack/ creative writer vibe is strong here. Grab a mocha made with Mexican hot chocolate (cinnamon) and order a breakfast burrito, then find a spot outside in the sun for a perfect morning. It's absolutely my favorite cafe in La Jolla!

Thank Chris U
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The Pannikin is a favorite of La Jolla locals.The decor is interesting and quirky and they often have small art shows hanging of local artists and one room has a giant chess set if you are so inclined.Their coffee and pastries are wonderful and it's...More

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This is such a beautiful and peaceful cafe and very inexpensive too. Absolutely adored the balcony, you can stay there for hours just sipping coffee and reading. Music selection is top notch! Loved it.

Thank Alessia F
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I saw some reviews talking about the good old days. I've been coming here for 38 years, and I'm not sure if the coffee is as good as I remember but I do know that we need places like this that remind us of where...More

Thank Jkwusa
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Parking is not great but somehow everyone still finds a way to make it to Pannikin for their delicious coffees and breakfasts. There are definite regulars who go to Pannikin every day for gabbing and solving at least a few problems of the world, or...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Nice brewed coffee and decent baked goods! Very laid back staff. Large, comfy space, and fun decor!!

Thank Northfielder2
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This is a local coffee house, that serves home-made pastries, soups and salads. the vegan granola bar is great, especially with their cappuccino. Friendly folks.

Thank TourDeSuisseKen
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7467 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5143
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-5453
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