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The Best Local Quick Eats in La Jolla

Vacation hunger pains are different from your everyday ordinary ones. You spend a large portion of your time walking and exploring and when you get hungry; you want something special to quench those pangs. Your go-to fast food restaurants back home more than likely do exist, especially here in La Jolla, where you can find just about any type of food, but they just won’t do. You want to eat where the locals eat and lap up the La Jolla vibe as you sample the foods special to our region, and we don’t blame you one bit. Here’s some of our local quick eats in La Jolla.

WhiskeynLadle Bistro & Bar, 1044 Wall Street

Bright and airy and offering an elegant vibe, the all-white walls, high ceilings, and exposed bulb lighting makes the WhiskeynLadle an exciting place to visit, while the meals they serve will remind you of home. Offering burgers, chicken, and seafood that is all locally sourced, there’s no pretense here; this spot just offers simple food cooked well. We especially love the mussels. What’s your favorite going to be?

The Taco Stand, 621 Pearl Street

Taco Tuesday can be every day of your vacation when you visit this no-frills taco joint that also serves churros, burritos, and beer! When you think about it, the food here is so delicious, there really isn’t any need to eat anywhere else. After you try the chorizo and egg burrito, we think you will agree!

The Cottage La Jolla, 7702 Fay Avenue

What kind of food can you expect to get from a restaurant named the Cottage? Pancakes with fresh blueberries, salads made from the freshest local ingredients, and seafood that was probably swimming around the waters that surround us earlier this morning! The food isn’t fancy, but it’s good and it’s real, and the patio at the Cottage offers a great spot to enjoy the food, the conversation, and the people watching that makes California so unique! It’s definitely one of the best local quick eats in La Jolla!

The Spot, 1005 Prospect Street

Looking for an evening of fun, food, and frivolity? The Spot is our favorite Tuesday night, well, spot! Featuring bar food, refreshing beverages, and a fireplace for those rare chilly nights, this local bar is the one you feel at home in from your first step inside its doors!

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