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“Love the place & the food”

The Cottage La Jolla
Ranked #5 of 1,242 Restaurants in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Over 24 years ago, we stumbled onto a sleepy little restaurant called the Cottage La Jolla. The restaurant was a local hangout and had a reputation for delicious food and friendly, personal service. Since 1992, our business has exploded, and in late 2009 we finished a complete renovation of the restaurant. Improvements include a handicap lift & restrooms, expanded kitchen & a fresh, new look. What hasn't changed is our passion for serving tasty, classic American & Southern California influenced food. We are also proud of the many servers, bussers and cooks that have been with us for years & years. We are often asked how we are able to operate two restaurants on different coasts, and our response is, "It's all about the people." Please take a moment to say hello to our Manager, Michael Harrison, on your next visit. Welcome to the Cottage!
Reviewed 20 November 2013

I love the cottage, its by far one of my favorite places for breakfast in San Diego. The quality of the food and the prices are great in my opinion, the only reason I'm giving it a 4-star is because they need to pay their staff better or at least talk to them about being so "tip hungry"!! It is really annoying how they keep on checking how much you left them and I hate the fact that she told me that what we were charging on the card was not enough... yes you donkey we wanted to give you cash as a tip and the amount on the credit card was just to split it equally among 3 people!!! I was very annoyed by her comment and it really rubbed me the wrong way, if it happens again then I will discuss with the manager because it really ruined the experience.

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Reviewed 20 November 2013

The food was amazing!! We were lucky enough to get a server that was very helpful on recommendation off the menu, but also the local area. Would love to visit La Jolla again soon with a visit to the Cottage!

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Reviewed 16 November 2013

A wonderfully relaxing place for Sunday Brunch. You can eat inside or out. The service is exceptional and the quality of food is fantastic. Highly recommended

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Reviewed 11 November 2013

The food is good...but you can find equally good food for a lesser price elsewhere. Perhaps this is just how La Jolla is. If you get there early, it's not too bad but as the place fills up, the service becomes more sparse. We waiting 15 minutes for our bill - after asking three times for it.

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Thank Hugs D
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

This is a great place for a wonderful breakfast. The outside patio is really nice. The in-doors didn't have a great ambiance, so we recommend eating outside if the weather permits. The food was terrific. Not only were our omelets great, but whatever we saw brought to other tables looked fabulous as well. Especially the stuffed french toast - it looked amazing! So that will have to be on the list to try next time.

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