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Cody's

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8030 Girard Ave., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
+1 858-459-0040
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08:00 - 15:00
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

When staying in La Jolla, make sure to stop in at Cody's. It is right on the Cove and next to La Valencia. Breakfast foods served all day make for a great brunch. Quintessential beach restaurant. Outside seating has a fabulous view of the ocean. Huevos Rancheros (with a pomegranate mimosa) , biscuits and gravy and country breakfast were all... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

A smaller menu, but they do it all well. The view is incredible, the food is good and the portions are large. Walk down the the cove when you're dinished!

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Thank BeckyWinchester
The Villages, Florida, Usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

A little hectic at times but good pub food and a good craft beer selection. Very quirky atmosphere adds to the ambiance. A very good choice for a satisfying lunch or dinner . Very friendly servers.

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Thank Ken I
California
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

We had brunch here and enjoyed sitting outside on the small terrace. The breakfast was well-prepared, and the tomatoes tasted farm fresh. I especially enjoyed my grilled seafood tacos with a delicious sauce. Prices are good, and the service is great. The restaurant is in a good location within walking distance to the cove.

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Thank DeeDeeCalifornia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

We really liked the breakfast and the ocean view. Also the service was very friendly. A perfect start into the day!

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Thank Marco R
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

We had lunch here. Not too bad Staff quite friendly. Food ok. Grilled stuff very nice (chicken etc) Fried stuff little oily (the French fries etc) Coffee average. Wine was nice.

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Thank Pinot F
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

The service here was friendly, and the quality of the food was unusually good, with fresh, well-prepared ingredients. Sitting on the patio is really nice, with a casual, touristy atmosphere. The inside was OK, but seemed a little noisy. The chicken sandwich with pesto was very good, and the French toast looked fantastic. The restaurant is a bit hard to... More 

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Thank kmc1971
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

Terrific lunch on the terrace with ocean view. Salad was great as well as eggs benedict. Friendly atmosphere and reasonable prices.

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Thank Kaveh S
Alameda, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

My sister brought me here before we went for a swim at the nearby Cove. Perfect breakfast spot in a festive atmosphere completet with fireplace. Loved it.

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Thank mackanna
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

Food is fresh and local with plenty of organic choices. Variety from American breakfast to vegan burgers.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Seafood, American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8030 Girard Ave., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-459-0040
Description
Cody's La Jolla is a casual, all american seaside restaurant. Enjoy a fabulous brunch on our ocean view patio with friends while sipping one of our famous champagne spritzers. Known for our french toast, benedicts, lobster roll and fish and chips, Cody's has built a loyal following of locals and tourists alike. Visit us today to experience for yourself!

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