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8030 Girard Ave., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
+1 858-459-0040
08:00 - 15:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Fish tacos were excellent but the pleasant waiter tried to up charge everything including avocado with our tacos at an additional $2 each for two slices. The outdoor views were worth the annoying - "how about dessert, appetizers, avocado is excellent on the tacos, another drink" waiter.

Thank Cynthia Z
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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177 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

It is a small place with lots of young people enjoying themselves. We thought the menu had some great options. The staff was fast and polite. We each enjoyed our picks and had a relaxing meal looking toward the park in La Jolla.

Thank littlewhitedog
Fort Worth, TX
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We met Adam, Amanda, and Bison at dinner at The Shack where they told us about Cody's. We went with our kids for breakfast the next morning and it was great. It has a beautiful view overlooking the ocean park and the blackberry sage mimosa was a perfect Sunday morning treat.

Thank alligator7
Mesa, Arizona
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54 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

My husband and I were recommended this spot by my best friend who had been in La Jolla the week before. We had hoped to sit outside on the patio with the perfect view of the ocean but it was a misty California morning so we sat inside which is still a cute and cozy atmosphere. My husband ordered the... More 

Thank espanasuenos
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

We arrived around 9am and while it was busy, we were seated with hardly a wait. Beware of the stand-offish hostess, she was the only very brief negative of this place. Our server was excellent. Their French toast was highly recommended and it was excellent. My husband had their chicken and biscuits and enjoyed them as well. We sat outside... More 

Thank Jrhanc18
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick drink while exploring La Jolla. We tried their daily champagne spritzer sand they were delicious. The atmosphere was fun and laid back, the servers were great and we thought the doggie menu was a great idea. This place has excellent views if you sit outside.

Thank michelewelker
Lund, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

This was definitely one of the best we ate in the entire California, I had a lobster roll and I still miss that wonderful taste of freshness. My girlfriend had a pesto sandwich with chicken and it was delicious as well. Great place!

Thank Marco L
Belleville, Illinois
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

We always love eating at Cody's!! The view from the front patio are heavenly!! The food is tasty and quick. We love the food and the atmosphere here.

Thank mog383
Thousand Oaks, California
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130 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

I loved this place! It's location is awesome and sitting outside on the patio was really nice. The service was great and the food was fantastic. We had the french toast and crab benedict and it was exceptional. We were going to eat at The Cottage (we've had it before), but I liked Cody's a lot better. Make sure that... More 

Thank MacKennaMar
New York City, New York
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Loved this little restaurant we stumbled upon for breakfast while visiting the La Jolla Cove. Great menu, nice view of the water (especially if you sit outside). Would definitely return.

Thank Ali N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8030 Girard Ave., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-459-0040
Cody's La Jolla is a casual, all american seaside restaurant. Enjoy a fabulous brunch on our ocean view patio with friends while sipping one of our famous champagne spritzers. Known for our french toast, benedicts, lobster roll and fish and chips, Cody's has built a loyal following of locals and tourists alike. Visit us today to experience for yourself!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?