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Michele Coulon Dessertier

7556 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4829
+1 858-456-5098
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good9%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cakes” (6 reviews)
“cochon” (7 reviews)
“gateaux” (2 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
7556 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4829
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, delicate food, highly recommended (the place is not easy to spot from the street - only for the initiated!)

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I have to be fair as I only tried four items plus a coffee, so when I say average I literally mean two of the four were good, and two I would not have again. As such I will return to try four more and...More

Thank Louis M
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Went there based on some good reviews. Kish lorraine suggested by waitress good, but nothing special. Giantua small cake piece did not match expectations/ too dry/ maybe remnant of previous day cake cut in small pieces. I should have tried a slice of the big...More

Thank chrisC240MD
Reviewed 15 April 2017

When I even think of the words "Michele Coulon," my mouth waters. How lucky for me when I want a dessert fix, I can drive less than two miles and buy one of the daily gorgeous creations crafted by Michele Coulon. I have been known...More

Thank nancyrm2014
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Michele Coulon Dessertier contributed an amazing variety of beautiful and delicious desserts to our 'Dancer and Dessert' event at the San Diego Ballet this past Friday. The presentation surpassed our expectation on every level, and we strongly recommend Michele Coulon Dessertier for your party, event,...More

Thank charlesmcpherson1
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great place for lunch. Had their amazing salad. It was full of everything you could think of. It had tomatoes, green bean, radish, strawberries, black berries, dates, fresh figs, green peppers, cucumber. Their onion soup is to die for. The desserts were fantastic

Thank Spunky7777
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We first met Michele when doing the tasting for our wedding cakes 20 years ago and we've ordered every cake for our family's celebrations ever since! The banana cake is our favorite, but you must try all her flavors. The Gateau Aileen is amazing, with...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 16 February 2016

It's easy to miss this place, which is tucked away at the top of a tiny strip mall on Fay Ave. Michelle is the daughter of Don Coulon, beloved chef and owner of the Belgian Lion (now closed). You have never seen such fabulous desserts,...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Michele Coulon Dessertier is a lovely spot for lunch, or a decadent dessert. The ambiance is French; care is taken with the seasonal decorations, and there are always beautiful flower arrangements. At his time of year the chandeliers were suitably dripping a few tasteful Christmas...More

1  Thank tessthetraveller
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Small but delicate little shop conveniently located in la jolla. I ordered an espresso and variety of desserts to take back to our home. Our triple chocolate cake was decedent and took two days to actually finish. My espresso was good but lacked flavor. The...More

Thank DestinationAZ
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7556 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4829
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-456-5098
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