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8030 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4137
+1 858-459-0040
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (97 reviews)
“lobster roll” (85 reviews)
“french toast” (144 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
All hours
Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
8030 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4137
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Easily the best fish and chips, EVER. Very light coating. Tasty side. We tried numerous dishes and loved them all. Make sure Cody's is on your list.

Thank hanesmd
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Oh my gosh, this place is the best! Beach casual and an easy walk from anywhere near La Jolla Cove. Great outside seating overlooking Scripps Park and the ocean. The lobster roll sandwich was the best I've ever eaten and there was no skimping on...More

1  Thank Stacy H
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I grew up in PB and La Jolla but have been gone for 20 years. I was back for visit with my niece and wanted to take her to lunch and we chose codys. Perfect spot to chat and show the low key vibe of...More

Thank h0kies99
Reviewed 25 July 2016

A fun restaurant centrally located in La Jolla. There is a delightful view of the coastline from the outdoor seating, and the tea and lemonade are served in mason jars. The fish and chips were amazing.

1  Thank toobusyvol
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Had a good lunch here with my husband & two teenage kids! Good food, decent service- HARD to park in the area is only complaint!!

Thank flyaway2day2011
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Average beach house breakfast spot. Nice staff an quick good food! Walked up for breakfast around 10.30 Saturday morning. No complaints no weird looks walking up with a stroller. Thanks !

Thank Isaac O
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the breeze and view several times during our trip. The breakfast was delicious; fills up early and seems to be the place to be.

Thank Don R
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Cody's is a must when visiting La Jolla! Even though they're a bit pricey, my boyfriend and I don't mind paying the $ as long as the food is worth it and boy was it. Cody's always has a long wait especially in the morning...More

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

My family stopped in after a great day snorkeling on the beach. Great food, nice views of the ocean, friendly staff. My kids even loved it!

Thank Hol97
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We came for brunch with our family. The place is super close to the children's pool and the fun cove area without the actual ocean view. The prices were reasonable D everyone enjoyed their entree. Only issues were the estimated wait time when we put...More

Thank KatieBeTraveling
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11 May 2016|
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Response from joaniej57 | Reviewed this property |
It's awesome... full bar... and I think they accommodate ;)
Kelly L
11 September 2015|
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Response from xsdv8 | Reviewed this property |
When I was there in early August 2015, they did have it. The table next to us had one and it looked delicious!
18 July 2015|
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Response from dmant | Reviewed this property |
I don't know myself, but I bet if you call Cody's they will be very happy to help you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
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08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8030 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4137
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-459-0040
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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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