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University Town Center

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Address: 4545 La Jolla Village Drive off Highway I-5, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
Phone Number: +1 858-546-8858
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The premier shopping center in the area that offers 160 shops, three beauty...

The premier shopping center in the area that offers 160 shops, three beauty salons, an ice skating rink and video entertainment center.

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Still being updated but very nice

UTC Mall has been undergoing upgrading in the last 2-3 years and is now a very nice mall with more upscale shops and great public area. They are going through an expansion so half... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 July 2016
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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548 reviews
174 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

UTC Mall has been undergoing upgrading in the last 2-3 years and is now a very nice mall with more upscale shops and great public area. They are going through an expansion so half of the parking area is dug up and new mall area being built. You should enter through the La Jolla Village entrance and park there. We... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Have to say this mall overall is the nicest in the city of San Diego (yes people La Jolla is not a city and is only a neighborhood in San Diego). Doesn't have the luxury stores that Fashion Valley has but with the improvements and location, seem like they will pose a bigger threat to compete with FV for some... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 403 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

This is a nice outdoor mall. The stores are nice with a lot of variety. Their are large anchor stores as well as smaller specialty shops.

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Thank Deb W
Houston, Texas
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353 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Met friends at this mall today. This is our first visit to this shopping area and was extremely pleased. There are upscale specialty stores as well as some larger anchor tenants such as Macy's, Sears, Nordstrums. We enjoyed our visit in the Kiehl's skin care store. Very nice products and well informed, yet not pushy staff. They listened to our... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

When I first heard about this mall, I was skeptical. I thought it would be a bunch of high end stores you go to with your girlfriends and leave the kids at home, and I was so wrong. They have a great mix of stores for everyone! There is a Nordstrom but also a Sears, a fancy jewelry store but... More 

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Thank Kayla G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Many shops, both high end to mid-level to visit. Friendly environment and open stores even at 9pm. Eureka was wonderful and the live musician was outstanding!

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Thank Temi R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Love going for lunch, so much to chose from in the food court, taking it out to the patio and enjoying the live music. Living in San Diego lends itself to sunshine with a slight breeze typically. Perfect! ☀️🌴😎

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Thank S R
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

I grew up coming to UTC, it's where I learned to ice skate, go to movies without my parents and do my teenage shopping. I stopped coming to it as an adult, it had fallen into that lull that many malls never recover from, but not UTC. UTC has been remodeled, upgraded and made more personable all at that same... More 

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La Jolla, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

This is a large shopping center, lots of shops, and it was recently upgraded by it's new owners. One of the nicer places is the skating ring, where the food court is located. All essentially fast food places, for people who like to shop. It is so large is is fairly easily to get turned around. Ya can't do the... More 

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San Diego, California
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548 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2014 via mobile

The UTC mall had been upgraded over the last year and is now complete. It's very nice with upscale sites, nice test areas for visitors and good restaurants. We also like the Arclight cinema.

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