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Duke's La Jolla

1216 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3609
+1 858-454-5888
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hula pie” (58 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (17 reviews)
“sticky ribs” (9 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:30 Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
1216 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3609
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1 - 10 of 641 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Duke's is located right on the main strip in La Jolla. Compared with the Huntington Beach and Malibu locations, this one has a layout that is a bit more constrained by it's neighbors. On a nice night, a seat out back with a view of...More

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible meal, with stunning views & great service! Must try if you’re looking for a relaxing restaurant for lunch/dinner!

Thank FenJ8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for a late lunch and decided to try the Aloha Hour upstairs. There is a great view and the food was very good but the highlight of our experience was the service of our waiter/bartender, Patrick. He was very helpful with suggestions...More

Thank satellitesue1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch there and thoroughly enjoyed it!! The view, service and food was amazing!! Definitely will go back!!

Thank almafalcon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for my first visit to Duke’s after a long day of travel. The calamari and the view were both sensational. Service was friendly but just ok.

Thank jcoop99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for birthday celebration since we had such a great time at Duke's in Waikiki. All three of us agreed this was not even close to what it was like in Oahu. Apparently bread is only on request but if and when you actually get...More

Thank hanalei_princess
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good selection, great view from outside patio, excellent service. Variety of food was very good and taste was fine but not excellent. Service was wonderful--very accommodating.Gluten free items noted on the menu.

Thank Mary and Arnie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great choices of food. Nice atmosphere. Even if you’re not right on the water you can still have a good view. Prices are reasonable. Staff was great.

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Duke’s to try it during restaurant week. We ordered the Korean rib appetizer, which was good but messy. This Wouldn’t have been an issue if we’d been given extra napkins- which we weren’t. We also ordered the coconut shrimp which were delicious....More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every aspect was great. The view of the water, the ahi taco appetizer or the entreees. Nice casual setting.

Thank kuake
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psy98mar
20 July 2018|
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Response from Duke's L | Property representative |
Yes it is!
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oldandwiser
17 June 2018|
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Response from SeanandJoice | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is valet for La Jolla in general. It's right next door. However. They do have street parking if you want to drive around to find it which isn't always easy. They also have a parking garage right next door. Cant... More
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ABCDpuppies
17 February 2018|
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Response from Rima08 | Reviewed this property |
im sure they would accommodate
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:30
Monday
10:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:30
Thursday
10:00 - 21:30
Friday
10:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1216 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3609
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-5888
Description
Duke's La Jolla is named in honor of native Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku, an Olympic swimming and water polo medalist and the father of modern surfing. Overlooking the La Jolla Cove, Duke's serves genuine, friendly hospitality with contemporary interpretations of traditional island plates. As a tribute to Hawaii and Southern California beach lifestyles, Duke's celebrates family, views and the spirit of aloha. We welcome our guests to become a part of our 'ohana.
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