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Girard Avenue and Prospect Street

About 16 km (10 miles) northwest of San Diego, Girard and Prospect Avenues, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
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Fashionable streets in La Jolla that offer expensive shops, boutiques, art galleries and elegant restaurants.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“window shop” (14 reviews)
“art galleries” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
About 16 km (10 miles) northwest of San Diego, Girard and Prospect Avenues, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

In that order. After watching the sunset and getting your fill of smelling sea lions, it's time to enjoy the neighborhood. Choose from many restaurants to please your pallet, but don't eat dessert quite yet. Stroll through some galleries after dinner (NatGeo my favorite), and...More

1  Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Nice little place to stroll and window shop after eating lunch. Random specialty shops and locally owned boutiques. Nice walking area.

1  Thank r2bigdawgz50193
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The shopping on Gerard and Prospect is spread out between restaurants, vacant spaces, banks, and offices. It really isn't the type of street that you can just start at one end and window shop until the end of the block. However, there are a handful...More

1  Thank IslandloverCP
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Strolled the streets and enjoyed the unique smattering of shops. Liked that there weren't too many chain stores. There is something for everyone in the area including some great furniture/design stores, a florist, and delightful book shop.

Thank GRKonTheGo
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Fun, beautiful and did I say fun? Shopping with that kind of view doesn't happen. Try the excellent restaurants for lunch or dinner. Go as a couple, meet friends or go with the family. Just go! And enjoy!

Thank ThePinkCar
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Stayed overnight at a hotel nearby. This area is full of upscale shops, chains and boutiques. Plenty of restaurants/bars, a few with views of the coastline nearby. This whole area is on a slope, so walking north/south not as tiring as east/west. Plenty to see...More

Thank Elvis M
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Window shopping with a girlfriend. We got accosted by a salesman to sample some moisturizer. Only $750 a bottle but we were offered a deal for only $350. We passed.

Thank 52607Smiling
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

We were located near Cody's a very popular breakfast spot. The intersection has everything you could ask for from food to shopping to beauty services. We made use of all of these. The Gelato place was our favorite but so many things were in walking...More

3  Thank Rohrshack
Reviewed 24 January 2016

This is a fascinating area of La Jolla to explore, eat, shop, and just people watch. Parking is a challenge but many restaurants now valet! Driving down Prospect I used to love to see the beautiful window displays at Sachs but sadly, they're gone. Most...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I was pleased with the wide variety of shopping options from wine tasting and olive oils, to cards and gifts to shoes and clothing. My friends and I did not necessarily buy a ton but did enjoy strolling around to shop. This is not an...More

1  Thank M0reTravelPlease
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What nice hotel is within walking distance and has beach access?
9 June 2017|
Response from Chaching1197 | Reviewed this property |
Inn by the Sea at La Jolla is the one that is closest to the beach around this area. They were renovating in March. Not really sure how it is though as we stayed at Grand Colonial Hotel which is a little up the hill from the... More