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Michele Coulon Dessertier

) #3 of 29 Bakeries in La Jolla #118 of 1,171 Places to Eat in La Jolla €€ - €€€ French
7556 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4829
+1 858-456-5098
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“cakes” (6 reviews)
“cochon” (7 reviews)
“gateaux” (2 reviews)
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7556 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4829
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there based on some good reviews. Kish lorraine suggested by waitress good, but nothing special. Giantua small cake piece did not match expectations/ too dry/ maybe remnant of previous day cake cut in small pieces. I should have tried a slice of the big...More

Thank chrisC240MD
Reviewed 15 April 2017

When I even think of the words "Michele Coulon," my mouth waters. How lucky for me when I want a dessert fix, I can drive less than two miles and buy one of the daily gorgeous creations crafted by Michele Coulon. I have been known...More

Thank nancyrm2014
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Michele Coulon Dessertier contributed an amazing variety of beautiful and delicious desserts to our 'Dancer and Dessert' event at the San Diego Ballet this past Friday. The presentation surpassed our expectation on every level, and we strongly recommend Michele Coulon Dessertier for your party, event,...More

Thank charlesmcpherson1
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great place for lunch. Had their amazing salad. It was full of everything you could think of. It had tomatoes, green bean, radish, strawberries, black berries, dates, fresh figs, green peppers, cucumber. Their onion soup is to die for. The desserts were fantastic

Thank Spunky7777
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We first met Michele when doing the tasting for our wedding cakes 20 years ago and we've ordered every cake for our family's celebrations ever since! The banana cake is our favorite, but you must try all her flavors. The Gateau Aileen is amazing, with...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 16 February 2016

It's easy to miss this place, which is tucked away at the top of a tiny strip mall on Fay Ave. Michelle is the daughter of Don Coulon, beloved chef and owner of the Belgian Lion (now closed). You have never seen such fabulous desserts,...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Michele Coulon Dessertier is a lovely spot for lunch, or a decadent dessert. The ambiance is French; care is taken with the seasonal decorations, and there are always beautiful flower arrangements. At his time of year the chandeliers were suitably dripping a few tasteful Christmas...More

1  Thank tessthetraveller
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Small but delicate little shop conveniently located in la jolla. I ordered an espresso and variety of desserts to take back to our home. Our triple chocolate cake was decedent and took two days to actually finish. My espresso was good but lacked flavor. The...More

Thank DestinationAZ
Reviewed 25 April 2015

By far the BEST in La Jolla! San Diego has "Extraordinary Desserts" and La Jolla has "Michele's". The top of the list for a wedding cake! She uses the best ingredients, no skimping here, not cheap, but if you are going to have desert -...More

Thank Celeste T
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Michele Coulon is hidden away in an outdoor arcade on Fay Ave. in the Village of La Jolla, but offers one of the "go to" spots for a sweet treat or local lunch. Her deserts are as good as they are beautiful. This little gem...More

Thank ljtraveler2013
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US$35
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Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:00
Thursday
09:00 - 16:00
Friday
09:00 - 16:00
Saturday
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7556 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4829
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-456-5098
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