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“Lunch with a view”

The Shores Restaurant
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Ranked #75 of 1,242 Restaurants in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$35
Cuisines: American, French, Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, View
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Avenida de la Playa
Description: Step straight from the sands to The Shores. Here at The Shores Restaurant, fresh seafood and a sustainable, Pacific-inspired menu complement a beautiful beachside backdrop that invites you to dine among the waves. Pacific Ocean views, a bar, and open-air patio let you savor the best of La Jolla, along with delicious dishes made from farm-fresh ingredients, courtesy of the best local providers in San Diego and beyond.
Reviewed 1 January 2014

We stopped in for lunch and got great seats on the patio overlooking the beach. The five of us ordered different items from the lunch menu and no one was disappointed. It was a great place to have a leisurely lunch. We never felt rushed and the staff was great. Give it a try!

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Thank Walter M
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Reviewed 28 December 2013

I didn't expect four- or five-star food, but I didn't expect a meager menu with food that was overcooked and unremarkable. Unless you're really hungry and don't have time to walk two short blocks to the numerous restaurants available, I would skip this place. Yes, the view is fantastic with the Pacific Ocean right there, but at these prices and mediocre food, it may be best to drive up to downtown La Jolla for the same views and better quality food.

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Thank Writerguysd
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Reviewed 10 December 2013

We've had a lot of our family events here. Good views, and they're accomodating to parties with a lot of guests.

Thank artichoke78
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

Best view of beach while eating your meal. I've eaten here many times. Breakfast, lunch and Dinner. Wonderful food.

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Reviewed 23 September 2013

We had a quick vacation in Del Mar last week but got caught in Restaurant Week in San Diego which made it tough to get good reservations. I had been to the Shores about 20 years ago and it is one of the few that is directly on the sand and in La Jolla so you can't beat the view. The interior and décor are getting a little dated and our choices of three course fixed price meals was interesting, reasonably well prepared, but not over the top. The wine list is quite reasonable and service was OK. Very reasonably priced. Go for the view.

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Thank williamv186
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