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“No brainer...great view, great food and service”
Review of Duke's La Jolla

Duke's La Jolla
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Ranked #31 of 1,241 Restaurants in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$30
Description: Duke's La Jolla is named in honor of native Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku, an Olympic swimming and water polo medalist and the father of modern surfing. Overlooking the La Jolla Cove, Duke's serves genuine, friendly hospitality with contemporary interpretations of traditional island plates. As a tribute to Hawaii and Southern California beach lifestyles, Duke's celebrates family, views and the spirit of aloha. We welcome our guests to become a part of our 'ohana.
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Description: Duke's La Jolla is named in honor of native Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku, an Olympic swimming and water polo medalist and the father of modern surfing. Overlooking the La Jolla Cove, Duke's serves genuine, friendly hospitality with contemporary interpretations of traditional island plates. As a tribute to Hawaii and Southern California beach lifestyles, Duke's celebrates family, views and the spirit of aloha. We welcome our guests to become a part of our 'ohana.
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Tell them you have a $10 coupon from yelp, easy to Google and they honor it. Sit upstairs or down, but wait for outside seating...so worth the views. Coconut shrimp app is good, great entrees. View is to die for. Great fish tacos. Hostess was terrific as well. We will be back...probably this week!

Thank Chris R
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

We had a few hours before our flight, so we dropped in at Duke's in La Jolla for lunch. While it would have been great to sit out overlooking the Pacific Ocean ... not enough time to wait for a table. But the fish tacos were excellent! Huge chunks of fish, combined with cabbage and roasted green chiles--- outstanding!

Thank isdn4u
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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We came here for lunch and the view and food were amazing! We got the shrimp cocktail for appetizer and it was really good, big shrimp. Then for our meal I had the fish tacos, amazing! My hubby had the Korean street tacos, he loved them and my son has the burger with fries and ate every last bite. We made reservations and glad we did because the place got busy quick. View was gorgeous!

Thank mxlovers
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Went there for lunch, the food was great. It was a clear day and had a table on the patio overlooking the bay. It is a pricey place to eat at, but the quality is very high and absolutely worth it. Absolutely recommend it as a lunch/dining option.

Thank matteoquattro
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Found out that since it opened in La Jolla they had been bringing experienced Duke people over from their Hawaii location. The fellow I found this out was 1 of 3 living in a place in Claremont for many months. We come here every 4 months or so and sit near the water. Always great food and service. Always thought they hired right here.

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Thank PeterCacioppo
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