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Brick & Bell Cafe

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928 Silverado St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4236
+1 858-551-0928
04:30 - 17:30
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Mon - Fri 04:30 - 17:30
Sat - Sun 04:30 - 17:00
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Sunnyvale, California
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Cozy and clean, I think people come here to relax and read, I really like the Ceaser Wrap and also tried the Turkey sandwich. You see everyone just be themselves and they do have some great pastries.

Thank Rajendra K
St. Albert, Canada
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

We happened upon this place upon arrival in La Jolla on the way to our hotel. They have great scones but also have a variety of other baked goods and refreshments. If you were hungry for a sandwich you could have those as well. There are tables and chairs outside to enjoy your purchase.

Thank Akirkhammer
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90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

What a great find on a little street in La Jolla. The shop is very cute inside and out. The chocolate chip cookies are to die for! Recommend breakfast and dinner. sLices chicken salad, turkey and avocado sandwich, roast beef and cheddar sandwich.

Thank Missie6
Tucson, Arizona
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139 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Very friendly service in this popular little spot. Nice assortment of pastries. A pleasant stop for a really good cup of coffee and a scone.

Thank gastrnome
Santa Barbara, California
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127 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

My husband ordered an Americano. I ordered a Au Lait. Both drinks basic, no crazy substitutions. Both we're REALLY bad. Mine didn't even taste like coffee. We can't recommend.

Thank Jared-Malia
Newbury, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

This a very popular coffee shop. Serves nice breakfasts and great selection of scones and pastries seating inside and outside where you watch all the different characters collecting and drinking their coffee

Thank Koolin
La Jolla, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The coffee and baked goods are always excellent and enjoyed in a wonderfully relaxed ambiance. They also have a breakfast and light lunch menu.

Thank Darryl T
Rifle, Colorado
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Grabbed lunch and breakfast here on vacation, then went back for scones to take home! Loved the chicken salad for a take-out lunch, and the scones were really the best. Good coffee too. Always a line, because locals love it, but it's quick and friendly.

Thank Michelle D
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307 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

This comfortable looking little operation with outside and a small number of inside seatings is just OK. The breakfast pastry my be better than the leading coffee chain but not by much. Espresso drinks were also ok but not great. The breakfast egg sandwich was a preprepared concoction run through a mocrowave. Locals seem to like the place and it... More 

Thank joesChicago
Thornton le Moor, United Kingdom
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362 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Called in here for a quick lunch during a business trip. It had a great little outdoor seating area. I ordered a sandwich and a cake with a milk shake. They delivered it all to the tables. The sandwich was fine with a good selection of salads with the ham and turkey slices. It also had a -leasing mustard dressing... More 

Thank Mikesalter

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
04:30 - 17:00
04:30 - 17:30
04:30 - 17:30
04:30 - 17:30
04:30 - 17:30
04:30 - 17:30
04:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 928 Silverado St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4236
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-551-0928

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