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Girard Gourmet

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7837 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4231
+1 858-454-3325
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Kent, Washington
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The BLT had a good amount of tasty bacon but the bread wasn't toasted!! That is a standard expectation. For a bakery, the 8 grain bread was soft and smushy and not much different than a commercial loaf. Since i was looking for a good pastry it was disappointing to see mostly cookies or whole cakes.

Thank Ulsternana
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Little bistrot at street level at downtown La Jolla great place for a quick breakfast and lunch or an esspreso with one of their original cookies creations. Try their signature sandwiches or one of their quiches with a salad and to feel more in France enjoy a cold Orangina.

Thank hugocervantesdelrio
Laguna Niguel, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went twice in the weekend and liked both options. Ate in the crowded tables in the back, but liked the food so went back on Sunday for breakfast. Delicious and GREAT coffee!

Thank Debbie C
Mission Viejo, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking for a bakery to get some sweet treats from and this place did not disappoint! They have some very cute cookies and tasty too! I got a jam filled cookie and a cowboy cookie and loved both of them. They also have lots of lunch options. The quiches looked delicious. Next time I'll have to try them... More 

Thank SoCalLo
Orlando, Florida
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154 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This local gem is the perfect spot for a quick lunch on the LaJolla drag. The cookies in the display case lured us in, but the sandwiches and salads filled us up... well the cookies for desert helped also. If you want a nice break from watching the seals or window shopping this is the place for you. It's a... More 

Thank Jamie G
Yreka, California
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297 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The display cases are filled with an incredible selection of finely prepared foods. Each menu item appears to be made in house using the freshest ingredients. We order several items. The food was outstanding. The service was friendly,and enjoyed the sidewalk dining on a sunny la Jolla afternoon.

Thank monsoons2013
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

They have awesome bread and cookies! The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. It's a place you should hit if you're in La Jolla.

Thank josh r
Centre Hall, Pennsylvania, United States
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

After walking from our hotel to the cove we worked up an appetite. Perfect little place that caters to all tastes--bakery items to hearty fare. My husband had a full breakfast and it was delicious. I had a yogurt parfait and looked longingly at the baked goods.

Thank Martha B
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303 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This bakery/restaurant has a few tables and offers "semi-self-serve" meals. In other words, you order up front, take some food and drinks to the table and others are brought to you. Everyone else in my party of four had a potato pancake with toppings, bread, and fruit salad while I had a really tasty carrot cake muffin. Specialty coffees are... More 

Thank Lorne29
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This place is a gem. I live here. I pick up lunch all the time here -- their baking is excellent and their soups lovely. When I was taking care of seriously ill family members, this place was a godsend for healthy dinners -- picking up roast chicken/salmon or shepherd's pie and quiches and salads for dinner kept me sane!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7837 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4231
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-3325

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