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Sugar and Scribe Bakery - Fine Foods- MOVED

1420 Garnet Ave, Suite I, San Diego, CA 92109-3014
+1 858-274-1733
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 Mar 2016
“Surprisingly disappointing”
20 Feb 2016
“Excellent quality, presentation and atmosphere”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1420 Garnet Ave, Suite I, San Diego, CA 92109-3014
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Reviewed 4 March 2016

Arrived at the Sugar and Scribe Bakery for a brunch on a bright sunny Sunday morning in La Jolla. The location and ambiance of the restaurant promised an excellent experience but the reality was rather different. I ordered waffles with a side order of their...More

Thank Andy P
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Sugar and Scribe has been our family's go to for cupcakes for a few years. Their new La Jolla location offers breakfast. We'd had such great luck with their cupcakes that we thought we'd give them a try. I had a simple side of eggs...More

Thank GR-CA1
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Just don't ask to buy a biscuit as a side--those are reserved for those who opt for the biscuits and gravy only! I found the rigidity of the service laughable. We dine out a lot and have never before been on the receiving end of...More

Thank travelingurl
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Great place for breakfast, lunch, or taking home amazing baked goods. Try the savory scones. The Irish bread is my favorite for sandwiches. The chef is competing in a television holiday bakery competition. She made the finals last week. Next week we will see who...More

Thank CApolishprincess
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

They have the best cupcakes ever. They made a Carrot Cake for my anniversary it was beautiful and was the best Carrot Cake I have ever had.

Thank jacobp662
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

Let's just say this bakery/cafe, located close by my home, is not helping my diet! The baked goods are delicious and I really like the coffee too. Turns out they use Cafe Calibria coffee, local in San Diego. Excellent stuff! I plan to try a...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 10 March 2015

We arrived just three days after opening at their new location in La Jolla.Four of us went for breakfast. We had to order at the cash desk then choose a table,and wait for our food. Giving our order took some time as the cashier was...More

Thank MicheleColette
Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

There were five us and we all tried something different. Not a one was a disappointment. I love trying new bakeries and am so glad we didn't pass this one by. I wish I could have tried everything I wanted to, but I'd still be...More

Thank Kris W
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

This was recommended to me by a former guest of mine when I was a Concierge in Maine. From the outside it looks like the cutest cupcake and sweets shop, but also boasts some amazing breakfast. On the owner's recommended, I had the bacon, sunny...More

Thank Joeybob9
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Staying at the Crystal Pier, we walked to the bakery to buy my 'Birthday' cake. We selected 3 regular cupcakes and we selected several of the minis. The cake was moist, flavors are intense and the icing was very good. I believe these cupcakes are...More

Thank hoho92649
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$11 - US$14
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1420 Garnet Ave, Suite I, San Diego, CA 92109-3014
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-274-1733
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Restaurant with full menu of fine foods, savories and baked goods. Indoor and patio dining as well as gourmet Take-Away items. Rated San Diego's Top Bakery 2014 by S.D. A-List. Specializing in from-scratch custom wedding and celebration cakes, pies, cupcakes and a wide range of sweet and savory baked items.
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