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We Olive & Wine Bar

1158 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4533
+1 858-551-8250
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“flatbread” (15 reviews)
“cheese plate” (5 reviews)
“flat bread” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
1158 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4533
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

My girlfriend and I have been to We Olive a few times, usually for a light dinner (small bites only) at sunset. Great service, great food quality (from scratch) and decent prices for LJ

Thank gbenj2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came across this wine bar by accident. The unique sauces and dips drew me in until I found out it was a wine bar in the back with a beautiful ocean view. I sat down to have a drink and happy hour cheese board....More

Thank Cberry18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this place completely by accident then all the locals told us to go there. Great meat and cheese board. Fantastic selection of unusual wines. Great service.

Thank A4722CAmichaelg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for a quiet cool place hopefully with seas view where I could have a drink and a something light to eat. This is just right; not sure why it wasn't packed out (OK at 6PM maybe a bit early). Nice charcuterie plate, breeze funnelling...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We stopped in after pricing some multi-carat diamond rings in the shops lining the street. Who buys a $40,000 ring on a whim? The service was excellent, very friendly. There is a great wine selection and decent beer selection. We enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere and...More

Thank BobRChantilly
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Popped in for an appetiser, the bbq chicken flatbread was fabulous but that is only the supporting act. The wine tasting was great and coupled with a fab view of the Pacific and friendly staff gets 5 stars from me.

1  Thank Wilse01
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent selection of wines and wine tasting options. Superb canapes, appetizers and salads. Great (simple wooden) seating especially on the patio with ocean view.

Thank karvenov
Reviewed 9 June 2018

At 1158 Prospect, La Jolla on the main drag this lil gem of a wine & beer bar. By accident we discovered it walking. The main entrance brings u into a store w/wonderful selection of olive Oil [along w/other goodies] At the back of the...More

Thank Imelda M
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We popped in for a drink and snacks after being recommended. Flat sparkling, warm white wine and the slowest service ever despite being almost empty. Bar tenders all just chatting at the bar. People next to us had asked for a wine list twenty minutes...More

Thank Kellyweybridge
Josh M, Owner at We Olive & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

I'm so sorry to hear you had a negative experience. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality service and products for every guest. I would like to offer you a comped dining experience from us for the lack of service you received; which is...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We are a group from Portugal, traveling across California. We got sick of hamburgers, pizza and bad seafood, and decided to give ‘We Olive’ a try. Thank goodness! Delicious bites to share, with tasteful olive oils and cheeses. The wine selection was well curated, and...More

Thank franciscopcoutinho
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1158 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4533
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-551-8250
  • E-mail
Description
We Olive is a culinary and wine destination that features olive oil tasting and education, artisan foods for sampling, gourmet gifts, wine tasting, and a delicious menu designed to pair with our small-production wines and featuring our extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars. We Olive is a unique combination of upscale retail, wine bar, and tasting experience. Our retail store features a gorgeous olive oil tasting bar where guests are treated daily to complimentary olive oil tasting and education. Our highly-knowledgeable staff will recommend favorite pairings of olive oil and artisan vinegars and help guests discern tasting attributes of our certified California extra virgin olive oil. Our wine bar features artisan California wines that guests can order by the taste, half glass, glass and bottle. Monthly wine tasting events are held with a featured winery where guests can learn and taste wine with the winemaker. Throughout the week, We Olive offers featured specials in the wine bar, food samples and product demos to encourage guests to taste. We Olive’s retail store features certified California extra virgin olive oil and vinegars sourced directly from the producer that guests can purchase in bulk. Our fustino system allows guest to choose a bottle size they like and fill with their favorite olive oil or balsamic vinegar. We also offer a variety of gourmet foods including small-batch pestos, tapenades, mustards and jams. The rustic modern décor carries through to the collection of artisan olive wood pieces we offer along with beautiful gifts for the kitchen and home. In addition to our food retail, all of the wines from our wine bar are available for retail purchase.
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