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“cant go wrong original La Jolla coffeehouse” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pannikin Coffe & Tea

Pannikin Coffe & Tea
Ranked #5 of 60 Coffee & Tea in La Jolla
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: Cafe, American
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Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
New York City, New York
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“cant go wrong original La Jolla coffeehouse”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014

This place has been here forever. We used to work here when broke at UCSD, gather here bleary eyed on Saturday mornings and study late at night before finals. It isn't a student crowd, but very local. A great little house with great coffee and pastries and even better patio, deck and cozy indoor area. Buy a paper, play some chess or borrow a book. The weather is usually perfect, I don't know why, it's the magic of La Jolla. This is a well loved place and where the community gathers before they decide what to do with another perfect day. Skip the Starbucks, this place is the real deal.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Stavanger, Norway
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“YES! Best sweets!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

We stopped here one morning to get coffee and a sweet and are we ever glad we did. The place looks very 'local' from the outside with a huge patio area. We ordered a coffee and a scone to go. The blueberry scone was easily one of the best I've EVER had, and I love scones (the more handmade the better). We went back the following morning for breakfast. Boyfriend had a muffin (really dense, really filling) and a breakfast croissant sandwich and I had a cinnamon bun and a fruit cup. The muffin was good, although not as good as the scone, and the cinnamon bun could have been more gooey (unless you like them on the dry side) but the cream cheese icing was good.

Loved sitting on the patio with the locals and love the laid back vibe of the place. Excellent coffee too!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank patriciaerin
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Arezzo, Italy
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511 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“Really lovely laid back cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2013 via mobile

I love it every time I come back to Pannikin ! The coffee is pretty good and I love the home made muffins especially banana and blueberries ! And of course great wifi connection ! Give it a try for breakfast !

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Thank paolok66
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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195 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Fabulous Breakfast and Coffee”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

Several friends visited for an early breakfast and everything was fantastic. Huge cinnamon roles, breakfast burritos, bagel sandwich, cafe Americano, and friendly, fast service with outdoor seating.

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Thank Brad S
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great healthy options and that California warm service...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

We had a very strong breakfast for a family of 4 for about $ 30. Great coffee, home-made fresh food and a very friendly service.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank maximosaravi
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