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George's at the Cove

₹₹₹₹American, Seafood,
1250 Prospect St, Ste 110, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3680
+1 858-454-4244
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (257 reviews)
“farro salad” (34 reviews)
“tasting menu” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1250 Prospect St, Ste 110, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3680
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited this special restaurant in La Jolla with friends while on vacation. We have dined here many times and it never disappoints. From the food, beverages to the service, I highly recommend George’s. The view of the cove is wonderful, great atmosphere to go along...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pate468
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having eaten everything possible between Crescent City and Tijuana I can confirm that George’s make the best food in California. We were recommended by the hotel staff and it is not cheap and we had no idea what to expect. The ambience is discrete, dark,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank catherinemL8442JB
Reviewed 4 days ago

Georg's is fun and has been around for a long time. There are three levels and of course, the top seems to have the best views but any level works fine. They have group tables and dinning at the bar which allows for interesting conversation...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here lunch on the rooftop deck on a glorious sunny December day. I ordered chips and salsa/guacamole to start along with our wine. They were oddly flavored and reminded me of Doritos which was off-putting. The salsa was watery and the guacamole was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank erinontheroad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We consulted tripadvisor when we were looking for a place to have lunch in the area. We were very fortunate with the great option! Very nice atmosphere, courteous and friendly service. Menu with a strong tendency to seafood, although I did request a pasta with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mocreu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the fish sandwiches and drinks and shared a desert. The service was great from Jared R. and the fish sandwich was delicious. We enjoyed the view of the cove area in La Jolla.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bob S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been eating at George's for over 25 years. Our recent dining experiences have not been up to par - over cooked fish; salty beef. Much worse than the declining food quality is the fact that in all these years I have never seen a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bb4261
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went to the california modern for thanksgiving dinner. all of the food was excellent, as were the cocktails. waiter recommended a very nice, relatively medium-priced wine. the only downside was cost. sean was excellent. bread and 3 nice butters was $12! two bottles of wine,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ThePumpDoctor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the vegetarian burger with salad. The waiter mentioned the burger was good. The veggie burger is by far the best I've ever had (25+ years being a vegetarian). The sald is not a typical side salad, it is so much better. Delicious lunch!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michele G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent dinner at George's at the Cove. Loved the Short Rib and dining with excellent views of the beach below. Service was very attentive and I received great recommendations.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank theworldismyoyster67
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19 April 2018|
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Response from HighclereC | Reviewed this property |
Well they did have some colouring books and twisty toy things for the kids We were there with 3 teens and 3 kids ages 6,9 and 12 They also had a kids menu I beleive
10 August 2017|
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Response from Matt K | Reviewed this property |
You will see a little of everything. It is California! I would highly recommend the rooftop dining. The view is amazing. There is a breeze, but they also have heaters they can put by your table.
2 June 2017|
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Response from bradley555 | Reviewed this property |
If in the evening , parking is easy. The struggle is before 6 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 Prospect St, Ste 110, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3680
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-4244
  • E-mail
George's at the Cove is a renowned three-level dining destination located in the heart of La Jolla overlooking the Pacific Ocean and northern coastline. We offer three distinct restaurant and bar concepts – one fine dining and two casual – with stunning ocean views and award-winning cuisine. Known for its splendid rooftop setting, the popular George’s Ocean Terrace – complete with a newly expanded and elevated bar – offers casual al fresco fare for lunch and dinner that is perfectly complemented by sweeping ocean views. Recently reinvented from floor to ceiling, the all-new George’s Level2 – located on the second level – is elevating the craft of cocktails with housemade ingredients and handcut ice. Featuring all the classics and innovative modern creations, like the signature Sea3, Level2 offers a variety of cocktails well-suited to any taste. On the lower level, George's California Modern is a contemporary fine dining restaurant and bar featuring seasonally-driven California cuisine. Guests are invited to explore “San Diego on a plate” through a la carte or tasting menus inspired by the lifestyle, ingredients and sense of place that is San Diego. Whether celebrating a special occasion or simply looking to enjoy the San Diego lifestyle to its fullest, George’s at the Cove is an essential part of any visit to the region.
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