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Girard Gourmet

7837 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4231
+1 858-454-3325
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (44 reviews)
“soups” (28 reviews)
“quiche” (19 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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7837 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4231
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We were looking for a place to eat in La Jolla and found Girard Gourmet. There was a line outside the restaurant but it moved quickly and gave us time to admire the beautifully decorated cookies in the window. A number of people were ordering...More

Thank RetiredHawkeye
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Don't let the line discourage you. If moves rapidly, but exists throughout the day because this is a fabulous destination for breakfast and lunch as well as bakery items. Everything taste home made - quiches, tuna, egg salad, rollotini, etc. a diverse menu and hi...More

1  Thank Bobolina2014
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Ate lunch here today on a whim after initially being lured by beautiful bakery treats in window.As I peeped through the door I spied an endless selection of incredible food.When I spotted the beet salad that sealed the deal-although I do recommend asking for a...More

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Taking a hint from Rachel Ray we frequently ask the local residents for a restaurant recommendation. Without hesitation the locals recommended Girard Gourmet. The food was good, the service was exceptional, the price was good. I wholeheartedly recommend Girard Gourmet.

3  Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Walk by this shoppe and the goodies in the window will pull you in. There was a line with people ordering sandwiches, such specials, soups, muffin so many yummy things. I order the chicken soup and proceed to get excited about a wonderful lunch in...More

Thank 60nantucket
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We had breakfast here on the last morning of our trip--sorry that we didn't find it much sooner. This is first-rate baking of many varieties. Wonderful cherry Danish, tart, not overly sweet. Fine puff pastry. Excellent morning egg special. Very generous with bacon (at a...More

Thank SofioFay
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I️ were looking for food on Girard Street and happened upon this deli. It is definitely a gourmet deli! The owner, Diana, made us our sandwich, and it was heaping and delicious! There are tables and chairs just outside to enjoy the...More

Thank lamontravel
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Once again Girard gourmet hits the spot for European style pastries, italian espresso, vegatarian entrees, and tasty sandwiches. Sitting on the sidewalk with your morning coffee is as close to European sophistication as it gets in California. Friendly and efficient staff and economical prices make...More

Thank ctampio
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This is a favorite spot that has been around forever. Great place to stop and eat lunch, get treats like cookies and more and sandwiches to go! They have a small seating area both inside and outside. It gets busy at lunch, but its worth...More

Thank justplanatrip
Reviewed 17 September 2017

A bit pricey but good quality ingredients and tasty. Vegetarian sandwich with eggplant was excellent. Pastries all good. Shepherd’s pie very good. The peaches from the farm were great. A lot of the food is grown at the owner’s farm in Julian. One of the...More

Thank Sarracenia
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Lisa B
27 November 2017|
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Response from Deniseka | Reviewed this property |
They are very lovely people, I would call and tell them what your looking for.
Aud C
2 May 2016|
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Response from LES H | Reviewed this property |
Not as far as I know. Why not phone them to find out.
7 December 2015|
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Response from GianniB | Reviewed this property |
Have you tried to CALL them? They're a very small place, so I wouldn't expect a lot of flexibility, but if you order in advance they may be able to accommodate you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7837 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4231
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-3325
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