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Girard Avenue and Prospect Street

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Address: About 16 km (10 miles) northwest of San Diego, Girard and Prospect Avenues, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Fashionable streets in La Jolla that offer expensive shops, boutiques, art...

Fashionable streets in La Jolla that offer expensive shops, boutiques, art galleries and elegant restaurants.

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Great shopping and dining

I love the shopping and restaurants in the village. Great place to hang out for a couple days. Cute shops at all different price points

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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edmonton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love the shopping and restaurants in the village. Great place to hang out for a couple days. Cute shops at all different price points

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

my partner and I called while out and a bout. fantastic boutiques, shoppers paradise. antique stores and art galleries. plenty of restaurants too. nice street.

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New Westminster, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This town did not disappoint. My husband and I wandered the streets and found some great places to explore. We did enjoy talking to all the friendly staff. And yes I did purchase a few treasures. We will be back.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to spend several hours, lots of galleries, cafes, shops, and other things to see. There is a park by the ocean, if you walk along the coast you can get to the "Children's" pool, that actually has been taken over for seals. The locals have tried to take them out, I believe they are still... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's a good amount of stores and many restaurants. We were there late morning/ early afternoon and it was pretty quiet. Great way to pass some time.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

It is the main area for shopping and restaurants in La Jolla and is quite typical for a place on the ocean. The shops are OK as are the restaurants and cafe's but there is nothing really special. Definitely worth a visit as part of a visit to la Jolla and a walk along the ocean front. MTS Bus Number... More 

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Brighton
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were staying close by for a few days and enjoyed pottering around, shopping, having a drink and a few nice places for dinner. I was surprised to see so many shops closed in the evening. Perhaps September is just not busy enough for them to stay open after 6pm?! Loved the gelato shop. Whatever you do, leave room for... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We weren't in La Jolla to shop, so we didn't. A number of stores seemed to offer end-of-the-summer sales, however, and we spent some time in Roche Bobois.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Like another reviewer said the area is still decent and you can find some nice shops and places and eateries, but the place also seems a little run down. It's not like dirty or old, but not like super fancy or anything like you might think. Good to kill some time and relax near the beach.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

most excellent shopping and dining up and down as long as you don't forget your wallet. the wife and kids love the shops, me, the food. Can't go wrong here and it's kind of a must see area, everyone will find something they want

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