Tuesday Means One Thing – Tacos

Seriously, who doesn’t love to sink their choppers into a delicious, freshly made taco or other scrumptious Mexican food? Taco Tuesday in La Jolla is easily affordable and convenient. If you’re thinking, “Yeah, but I bet…” let me stop you in your huaraches, amigo, because though reasonably priced, you’re still getting great quality food. Let’s take a peek at some of La Jolla’s best places to grab a bite to eat.

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Puesto Mexican Food 
Puesto first appeared on the scene in lovely La Jolla (now with a great second location at The Headquarters) advertising itself as fresh Mexican street food. Puesto has lived up to this distinction by serving up fresh and ever tasty Mexican food. Puesto is the definitive must try, as their signature tacos are crafted with a layer of crispy melted cheese topped with your choice of favorite proteins and fixings on a handmade tortilla. Puesto also recently opened a sit-down full-service restaurant located right next door to the original and more casual Puesto on Wall Street. The sit-down menu offers exclusive and various items than that of the causal location along with a full-service bar. Puesto is a fantastic place for lunch or dinner or simply for enjoying your fave adult beverages and delicious appetizers with friends or family. Due to their ever fresh ingredients, Puesto tacos will set you back a mere $12 for three tacos, but hold on just a sec, friendo, if you ease by during Taco Tuesdays they are only $2 per! Taco Tuesday at Puesto, a can’t passer upper! Puesto is located at 1026 Wall St.

The Taco Stand 
The Taco Stand is a relative newcomer but nevertheless a fast growing favorite among locals. So what sets them apart from all the rest, you ask? Well, for starters they offer al pastor the authentic way — on a vertical spit. In addition, all meat is of the highest quality and they also make their own hand-made tortillas. Oh! And they offer a decent amount of authentic Mexican sides such as corn on the cob with parm cheese, mayo and chili powder. Inspired by the taco stands of Tijuana and their adventures along the Baja peninsula, The Taco Stand features Mexican flavored popsicles (oh, yum!), refreshments, and imported beer. And if you’re lucky, the churro machine might actually be cranked up and diners can get their dessert on with freshly prepared Rosarito-style churros! The Taco Stand is conveniently located at 621 Pearl St.

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Verdes 
Verdes, a.k.a. “The Ranch,” as locals refer to it, has been a La Jolla establishment since WW II era 1945. This sit-down restaurant serves up authentic and traditional Mexican dishes passed down through the family such as Chile Rellenos, Carnitas Michoacan, Pozole, Enchiladas, Burritos, and Tamales, as well as fresh salads, tasty tostadas, and soups. Be sure to stop by during happy hour Monday through Friday from 3 ‘til 6 p.m. and titillate your taste buds with one of their all the rage tequila margaritas. Verdes is easily located at 7404 La Jolla Blvd.

Jose’s Court Room 
If you’re looking for a casual Mexican food stop with panoramic ocean views, family friendly dining, as well as late night drinks and entertainment, then look no further than Jose’s! Established in 1956 and family owned, Jose’s has a delightfully fun beach vibe with seating either indoors or outdoors in the ideal La Jolla climate. Gnosh on a delicious burrito and chase it down with a cold brewski all the while chillaxing and taking in the scenic views of the Cove from the outdoor patio. Coming in from the beach? No worries, shirts are entirely optional. Jose’s is easy to find at 1037 Prospect St. in beautiful La Jolla.

It’s the Happiest Hour of All!

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It’s 5 O’Clock somewhere! Here are some of our favorite places to grab a cold one in La Jolla.

La Jolla Brewing Company

Some days you just wanna go, where everybody knows your name … wait, never mind the TV show refrain. If you’re considering a quality local spot that sports a fantastic ambiance, along with tasty grub and refreshing drinks to chill at the end of the work day, look no further than the La Jolla Brewing Company. You’re sure to revel in a relaxed and yet exhilarating atmosphere that permeates the restaurant. First of all, the La Jolla Brewing Company does not play around when it comes to making the highest quality craft beers. A simple stride through the welcoming doors will reveal their in-house beer selection features five signature styles: Pale Ale, IPA, Pub Ale, Dry Stout, and Brown Ale. Aye, and they also include a rotating (roll that r!) 24 tap selection of local San Diego County craft beers. In short, the La Jolla Brewing Company provides nothing short of outstanding customer service. The entire staff is knowledgeable, affable, and welcoming thus creating a stimulating and incomparable hospitality during every visit. La Jolla Brewing Company seeks to gain a prominent prestige in the midst of many of the elite breweries throughout the San Diego County area and are gaining on that bucket of gold at the end of the rainbow like nobody’s business. Be sure to head over to this pleasant neighborhood bar located on Fay Ave, between Kline and Pearl St, and right next to Rubio’s. Ya can’t miss the place, laddies and lassies!

Public House

Who’s hunrgy? The burgers and specialty ales at The Public House La Jolla your home away from home! You’d be remiss not to breeze through the friendly doors into a welcoming atmosphere to delight in their rotating taps of Belgian and German beers, local San Diego beers, as well as many difficult to locate craft beers and microbrews from all around the world. Besides a fantastic selection of bottled beers, many of which are specialty and limited release beers, locals and visitors alike are sure to find something simply amazing at The Public House La Jolla.

The Public House Bar & Grill is located in the very heart of historic La Jolla Village on Kline Street, between Fay & Eads Street.

The Rooftop La Jolla

This splendid, recently remodeled ocean view lounge provides a spirited and enjoyable atmosphere with more than a wee bit of tranquility and class that everyone can certainly enjoy. It is conveniently located on Prospect Street in the very heart of downtown La Jolla. Rooftop is acknowledged for its consummate fine dining, extraordinary live entertainment, and you have to experience to believe it, truly outstanding service. The Rooftop La Jolla is just what the doctor ordered for one and all!

And don’t forget to stop by Karl Strauss in La Jolla, or their main brewery in Pacific Beach, San Diego. St.

And as always, don’t push your luck – drink responsibly and don’t drink and drive.

Celebrate Father’s Day in La Jolla

How about that special dad in your life? This Father’s Day, why not treat him to a special occasion? Let’s eat, stay, and play! Where? Where better of a location than the La Jolla Shores Hotel, right on the ever beautiful Pacific Ocean!

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For more than four decades, the exclusive La Jolla Shores Hotel has been welcoming and embracing guests from around the globe for short getaways and enjoyable extended vacations. Conveniently situated on the stunning California coast with the beach as its welcoming mat, the hotel is also near the astounding and ever popular village of La Jolla and mere miles north of downtown San Diego.

Visitors have the option to choose from 128 rooms, including many with kitchenettes and sweeping as well as all-encompassing views of the scenic Pacific coastline.

Better yet, why not give the gift of love to dad and enjoy the very best in contemporary American cuisine in the hotel’s family-friendly Shores Restaurant, all the while soaking up the hotel’s appealing old-world atmosphere?

For in excess of 40 years, the La Jolla Shores Hotel has been the continuous beach haven of choice for families and holidaymakers. Nestled smack dab on the Pacific Ocean in the ever popular La Jolla Shores community, the hotel’s sociable, heartfelt and hospitable staff is just one of the many highlights of an experience guaranteed to be remembered long after your stay. Unlike most hotels, the rooms at La Jolla Shores Hotel are more than just a place to lie one’s head for the evening. Indeed, they are an annex of the immaculate Pacific Ocean right outside your door. From the wide-ranging views, to the vivacious breezeways and balconies, to the tranquil beach vibe, every room is permeated with the well-known laid-back spirit that is California.

So why not celebrate your special father by ordering a great meal at The Shores? The beachfront restaurant extends extensive views of La Jolla Shores and furthermore provides patrons with an opportunity to feast mere steps from the sand.

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Father’s Day Brunch Buffet – Thank the father in your life for all he has done and continues to do with an extraordinary and unforgettable oceanfront repast for the entire family. Named “Best Sunday Brunch” by the La Jolla Village News, The Shores’ Sunday à la carte brunch will be specifically tailored for Father’s Day with an astonishing buffet with menu highlights that include the following:

  • Appetizers: Fishermen’s Catch, American Cheese and Charcuterie Board and Seafood Trio on Ice.
  • Main Courses: Seafood Paella, Slow Roasted Prime Rib of Beef and St. Louis Style Natural Pork Ribs.
  • Side Dishes: Loaded Mashed Potatoes and Hickory Smoked Bacon, Italian Sausage.
  • Children’s Station: Turkey Meatballs Marinara, Mac and Cheese. What kid doesn’t like macaroni and cheese, especially when prepared by amazing chefs?
  • Desserts: Rocky Road Brownie, Triple Layered Chocolate Mousse Cake and Hazelnut Coffee Opera.

Forget the diet and splurge because you and your wonderful father deserve it!

Conversely, The Marine Room, a San Diego landmark and esteemed coastal treasure for over 75 years offers sweeping, panoramic views of La Jolla Shores, culinary superiority and uncompromising service. You’ll simply be astonished by the incontestable ocean-front experience The Marine Room offers this summer for Father’s Day celebrations and the continuation of our signature High Tide Dinner season.

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Father’s Day – Gather up the troops and give special thanks to dad for all he does with an unforgettable oceanfront meal this Father’s Day. Exceptional dinner dishes will be served all weekend, including Line Caught Local Swordfish and Wild Caught Prawns, American Kobe Beef New York Steak and Country Meadow Rack of Lamb.

And why not consider starting a family tradition and pamper dad and the family in an amazing Father’s Day Brunch with menu highlights that include:

  • From the Bakery: Hazelnut Chocolate Brioche French Toast, Felix’s Farmer’s Market Vegetable Frittata, Baked Stone Fruit Blintz.
  • Starters: Fisherman Smokehouse, Butcher Block Charcuterie and Heirloom Baby Tomato Salad.
  • Entrées: Cracked Pepper Cacao Nib Crusted Angus Ribeye, Berkshire Pork Cheek Casserole, Agave Ancho Chile Smoked Mary’s Farm Turkey Breast and Saffron Vermouth Braised Petrale Sole.
  • Patisserie: Spicy Mayan Chocolate Squares, Marine Room Spindrift Bread Pudding with Grand Marnier Anglaise and Raspberry Linzer Tart.

Additional information and the entire menu is available here.

The Father’s Day Brunch buffet is available this Sunday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The price is a mere $58 per person with special pricing for children. For kids 6 to 12 years of age, the price is $29, and $4 for kids ages 5 and under. La Jolla Shores is conveniently located at 8110 Camino Del Oro, in scenic La Jolla.

If you’re looking for a great place to shop for dad, celebrate Dad this Father’s Day with a few of his favorite things from Hi Sweetheart! Hi Sweetheart carries stationery, jewelry, home decor, tabletop, books, kitchen goodies, children’s items, and more and features brands from Los Angeles and Newport Beach. Gift cards and wrapping available too! Wednesday through Saturday 10am-6pm.

Spotlight Feature on Piatti Ristorante & Bar

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Piatti Ristorante & Bar continues to be a trendy Italian restaurant in the beautiful seaside community of La Jolla for locals and visitors alike. Piatti Ristorante is conveniently located in La Jolla Shores and offers an earnest and appealing ambiance to go along with the family-friendly service numerous San Diego patrons have come to appreciate. The renowned traditional Italian Trattoria is mere blocks from the scenic and ever inviting beaches of La Jolla shores in beautiful La Jolla. Piatti Ristorante offers dining on their patio as well as a complete bar to go along with its palatable Italian cuisine, always delightfully prepared by executive chef Pepe Ccapatinta and served by friendly staff on a daily basis for both lunch and dinner.

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Piatti showcases Italian-inspired, seasonally-dictated cuisine with an emphasis on local farms and producers. Their rationale is relatively simple: merge rural, appetizing food with unpretentious, down-to-earth design, a harmonious and an attention-grabbing wine list (many of which are served via their novel barrel-to-table program), and an all-inclusive assortment of craft beers and exclusive, artisan cocktails.

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More than a fantastic setting to bring friends and family together for a great time, Piatti is additionally the perfect venue for hosting private occasions. Whether you’re looking to have a holiday themed party, memorable anniversary or birthday celebration, shower or other festivity, Piatti has a number of menus at various prices. Their enthusiastic special events managers exert every effort to work together with you to tailor your special event based on your distinctive needs to make certain you and your friends or loved ones have a memorable experience.

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There are more ways Piatti endeavors to please its patrons. For dog aficionados, Piatti’s La Jolla allows dog owners to dine with their pets in the outside patio area. Finally, Piatti La Jolla offers full-service off-site catering for those who seek to hold an event at the venue of their choice, be it their home or other location. Piatti La Jolla provides the same outstanding excellence and service that people have come to expect from Piatti. Reservations are available by calling 858-454-1589.

Wine & Dine Mom this Mother’s Day Weekend

Mother’s Day is the time to honor our mothers and grandmothers. Be sure to treat your mom this Sunday and check out these fantastic places to spend time with the special woman in your life this Mother’s Day in La Jolla.

Marine Room

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Conveniently positioned in La Jolla at one of the more picturesque seaside locales in the entire world, people from all over San Diego and even from around the world have revered and honored the tradition of elegant dining at The Marine Room for well over 70 years. The La Jolla, San Diego landmark, is certainly one and the same one may equate with fine dining and a sophisticated environment. While the Pacific Ocean waves rush against the floor-length windows, patrons are coddled with definitive, award-winning cuisine by executive chef Bernard Guillas and Chef de Cuisine Ron Oliver. The experience is certainly one the special woman in your life will long remember. Where indeed but the The Marine Room located in pleasant La Jolla Shores might a mother be pampered and feel like the queen she is? This Mother’s Day be sure to enjoy such entrees as Alaskan Halibut, Shetland Island Salmon, Maine Lobster Tail, Lemon Thyme Roasted Mary’s Farm Chicken and more. Kindly remember that we do not permit beach or active wear in the dining room (including t-shirts, shorts, flip-flops, etc.).The Marine Room is the definitive favored locale for an exquisite dining experience among San Diego visitors and residents alike, a place where each and every meal is truly an extraordinary time for mothers to celebrate and reminiscence years and years later.

Shores Restaurant

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For those seeking one of the better places to celebrate a delightful Sunday brunch for your special mother or wife, the Shores Restaurant is a fine choice to make. Aside from its remarkable Pacific Ocean view, patrons can hardly make a better choice than to make merriment at the Shores Restaurant. Fittingly situated smack right on the beach in the Spanish-style La Jolla Shores Hotel, The Shores Restaurant serves Sunday brunch and breakfast, lunch and dinner on a daily basis. And Mother’s Day is no different! This Sunday Chef Percy Oani will be serving up a specialty menu in honor of Mother’s Day with such exquisite main courses as Madras Curry Spiced Orange Roughy, Charbroiled Hawaiian Swordfish, Lobster Raviolis, Natural Chicken Piccata, Angus Prime Rib of Beef and Five Spice Molasses Glazed Bone-In Ham. Rounding out just some of the desserts will be Amaretto Tiramisu, Coconut Caramel Cheesecake, Sea Salt Caramel Brownies and more! That special lady in your life will love and remember the day she brunched at The Shores Restaurant. Brunch is served from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cost is $58 per person, $29 for children 6 to 12 years of age, and a paltry $4 for kids aged 5 and under.

Brockton Villa 

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If you’ve never been to La Jolla or Brockton Villa, you’ve surely been missing out on a fantastic treat. Brockton Villa Restaurant is pleasantly situated in but one of La Jolla’s original beach cottages. The seaside location offers diners a striking and otherwise spectacular view overlooking La Jolla Cove. The notable dining establishment has a superb menu in store for those special women in your life this year. Main brunch menu choices by Chef Mareyja Sisbarro include Lobster and Crab Omelettes, Honey Glazed Ham Benedict, the ever popular Spring Vegetable Steamer, Bananas Foster Pancakes, and a Breakfast Croissant Sandwich. Make your reservations now and prepare to see the glow on that special mother’s face as she is treated like the veritable queen she is.

Nine-Ten

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NINE-TEN’s continuing pledge for fine innovative cuisine continues this May 14th for Mother’s Day. Chef Jason Knibb and Pastry Chef Jose Alonzo, III, will be preparing a special Mother’s Day a la carte brunch menu for those loving mothers who deserve the finest in Sunday brunches. This year the chefs team up with a spectacular menu that features a must have Strawberry Salad, Salmon Rillette Toast, Lemon ricotta pancakes, and House-Smoked Salmon Benedict and Short Rib Hash. The ever acclaimed Sunday brunch pastry bar will please the palate with house-made croissants, various pastries and breakfast breads. The intimate and ever-friendly restaurant offers mothers and grandmothers a picture-perfect mixture of sophistication and casual stylishness. NINE-TEN is conveniently located along Prospect Street in La Jolla. Perfectly matched wines are ever available from the impressive wine cellar. Clients are able to take advantage of either indoor dining, al fresco on the sidewalk patio, or relax and enjoy their favorite meals in ocean-view terrace seating. Reservations for this special Mother’s Day brunch are highly recommended and may be made by calling (858) 964-5400.

George’s at The Cove

Snuggled among the fantastic shops and galleries in La Jolla Village, and overlooking the spectacular Pacific Ocean coastline, George’s at the Cove provides the perfect ambiance to celebrate this year’s Mother’s Day. Treat your loved one to this spectacular entrée menu including a Baja Shrimp Omelet, Eggs Benedict with Canadian bacon, Baja Striped Bass, Smoked Jidori Chicken, Chilaquiles, and an absolutely sumptuous Prime Short Rib Hash. Of course, mouth-watering appetizers and sides are always available. Brunch begins promptly at 10 a.m. downstairs at California Modern. Reservations are suggested.

The Storied History of Brockton Villa

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In 1894, the very first beach cottages were built along a previously desolate hillside just above present day La Jolla Cove. Among them was this marvelous house, built as a weekend getaway by San Diego physician Dr. Joseph Rodes, who acquired the prime oceanfront site for a mere $165. The architecture is characteristic of early California bungalows, replete with single wall construction and vertical tongue-and-groove siding of pure heart redwood with cedar shingles. A hip roof and a wraparound veranda take full advantage of soothing Pacific sea breezes. The construction was quite simple then as compared to today’s sophisticated means. Unfortunately, some historic cottages remain in disarray above the cliffs on Prospect Street, but give visitors an idea of what the construction was like at the turn of the century.

In 1900, subsequent to Dr. Rodes’ death in 1896, the house was taken over by two sisters, Olivia Mudgett and Nellie Mills, allegedly La Jolla’s first real estate agents. Believe it or not, at the turn of the century it was a four-hour trip from San Diego to La Jolla, that is, until the railroad came. Consequently, weekend cottages were very alluring to people wanting to get away to the seaside community. Mrs. Mills rented out several beach cottages, including this one, which she named The Brockton Villa. It was named in honor of her New England heritage in Brockton, Massachusetts. Furthermore, as far as history tidbits go, the diaries of her husband, Anson Mills, contain numerous references to the cottage, one of which was: “Today, I painted at the Brockton….”

Sometime in the 1920s, the unique shell-inlaid fireplace was probably built. Based on the construction material used, especially the fire bricks and Portland cement, it may be noted that the rare, oversized abalone shells are impossible to find today due to over-fishing.

During the 1940s, the house was occupied for many years by Moreland MacPike, known to many in the community as the “Turtle Lady.” She was noted to be a very shy woman who had a performing turtle. If you believe the rumors, it was purported that she and her piano-playing reptile (no, turtles are not amphibians!) once entertained President Harry S. Truman at the White House. We wonder if it was a slow performance.

In 1968, Pannikin Copper, Coffee and Cookery opened at 1296 Prospect, specializing in freshly roasted coffee beans and copper cookware. Shortly after opening its doors, Cooper and Cookery gave way to tea and spice. Pannikin’s first coffee-roasting plant was located in a garage near the Cave Store just up the street from Brockton Villa. Today, Pannikin Coffee and Tea is recognized for being way ahead of its time.

During the 1990s, Pannikin obtained the lease to this historic but somewhat decrepit property. The idea was to renovate it and thus modify it for use as a restaurant. Pannikin founder Bob Sinclair had a robust commitment to preserving the community’s architectural legacy. It comes as no surprise that he also renovated and adapted other buildings for several of its locations. In 1993, Pannikin won the prestigious Orchid award for preservation of the distinctive restoration of the Brockton Villa cottage. Megan (Lee) Heine, daughter of the Pannikin family, took ownership of the Brockton Villa Restaurant in 1994, and the remaining Pannikin coffee business was sold to outside interests.

In 2001, Brockton Villa celebrated the 10th anniversary with 300,000 Coast Toasts sold! In 2005, Megan and her husband Dave expanded their family of restaurants into the Bird Rock area with “Beaumont’s Neighborhood Eatery.” Beaumont’s features an extensive grill menu, including dinner & weekend breakfast, takeout lunches, a full bar and live entertainment.

In 2006, the La Jolla Historical Society honored the Brockton Villa at their 15 Year Anniversary celebration. Meanwhile, over in thn budding Bird Rock, Brockton’s sister restaurant, Beaumont’s Neighborhood Eatery, celebrated its first anniversary. These days, the aforementioned live music, full bar, lunch takeout bags, as well as nightly dinner and weekend breakfasts has made Beaumont’s a true local favorite.

Brockton Villa remains an important reminder of the architectural past which is very much alive and well in the La Jolla community: simple and charming, blessed by the Pacific Ocean breezes, the ever abundant sun, and the warm sand that has seen countless toes sink into its depths.

Get a Doggie Bag: La Jolla’s Pet Friendly Restaurants

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Do you wish you could your best friend out to dinner? By best friend, we’re talking about your pup, of course! Well you’re in luck! La Jolla restaurants now have menus for him, her and pooch. So when you and Fido are out on a date here’s where to go.

La Jolla Brewing Company

La Jolla Brewing Company, renowned for their hand crafted beer and delicious eatables, hits it out the doggie park heaven with melt in your mouth, well not your mouth doggies mouth, with their Burger Patty. No matter how big bright eyes might be, this Patty is sure to please. Lounge in their out door, all season patio, with all your favorite friends.

Cody’s La Jolla

The perfect brunch spot for you and all your four legged friends. Watch the sun raise on your Margarita, as Pierrot or Butch brunch their doggie repass of grilled chicken breast and or scrambled eggs and of course with a bowel of water with a slice of lemon or lime.

Barbarella

This on the shore Italian Bistro, is a La Jolla slice of Napoli. White wine seafood with a taste of old world charm and best of all, man or woman’s best friend can eat like a Renaissance duke or duchess, on the Hot Doggies special, little bites of savory beef done just right. And for desert. A scoop of vanilla ice cream. Almost makes you wish you were a dog. Which only goes to show that in La Jolla man or beast is served like a king or queen.

Shorehouse Kitchen

A gourmets delight for you, and you know who. This is the Michelin of dog menus. Veggie feed beef burgers topped with bits of bacon turkey, a bowl of purified water, and dog house out front for those after brunch doggie rendezvous.

The Shack Bar and Grill

If your dog is a surfer, then he’ll love this place. Large comfy patio, and a doggie mouth watery menu of burgers or chicken breast. While you can enjoy Mahi Mahi or Spicy Chicken tacos and Margaritas.

Grab a Drink in La Jolla this St. Patrick’s Day

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Hey, San Diego, St. Paddy’s Day is fast approaching and it’s time to get your green on! Here are some of the best places to grab a pint of ale, swill some brewski’s, or be like Columbus and take a chance on discovering some fantastic grub in the local area.

La Jolla Brewing Company

Some days you just wanna go, where everybody knows your name … wait, never mind the TV show refrain. If you’re considering a quality local spot that sports a fantastic ambiance, along with tasty grub and refreshing drinks to chill at the end of the work day, look no further than the La Jolla Brewing Company. You’re in luck this March because it’s the epitome of quality when it comes to having the best beer, wine, and food menus around. You’re sure to revel in the celebration with a relaxed and yet exhilarating atmosphere that permeates the restaurant. First of all, the La Jolla Brewing Company does not play around when it comes to making the highest quality craft beers. A simple stride through the welcoming doors will reveal their in-house beer selection features five signature styles: Pale Ale, IPA, Pub Ale, Dry Stout, and Brown Ale. Aye, and they also include a rotating (roll that r!) 24 tap selection of local San Diego County craft beers. In short, the La Jolla Brewing Company provides nothing short of outstanding customer service. The entire staff is knowledgeable, affable, and welcoming thus creating a stimulating and incomparable hospitality during every visit. La Jolla Brewing Company seeks to gain a prominent prestige in the midst of many of the elite breweries throughout the San Diego County area and are gaining on that bucket of gold at the end of the rainbow like nobody’s business. Be sure to head over to this pleasant neighborhood bar located on Fay Ave, between Kline and Pearl St, and right next to Rubio’s. Ya can’t miss the place, laddies and lassies!

Public House

Green burgers? Yeah, maybe not. Nevertheless, the burgers and specialty ales at The Public House La Jolla your home away from home (even if you’re from the Emerald Isle)! You’d be remiss not to breeze through the friendly doors into a welcoming atmosphere to delight in their rotating taps of Belgian and German beers, local San Diego beers, as well as many difficult to locate craft beers and microbrews from all around the world. Besides a fantastic selection of bottled beers, many of which are specialty and limited release beers, locals and visitors alike are sure to find something simply amazing at The Public House La Jolla.

For the tender hearted of ye lads and lasses, the meats are humanely raised: beef, bison, goose, alligator, venison, lamb, duck, rabbit, wild boar and ostrich, just to name a few.

The Public House Bar & Grill is located in the very heart of historic La Jolla Village on Kline Street, between Fay & Eads Street.

The Rooftop La Jolla

Irish eyes are smilin’ this St. Patrick’s Day at The Rooftop La Jolla. This splendid, recently remodeled ocean view lounge provides a spirited and enjoyable atmosphere with more than a wee bit of tranquility and class that everyone can certainly enjoy. It is conveniently located on Prospect Street in the very heart of downtown La Jolla. Rooftop is acknowledged for its consummate fine dining, extraordinary live entertainment, and you have to experience to believe it, truly outstanding service. So whether you’re out this St. Paddy’s Day to drain a pint or three, or perhaps celebrating something special, having a business meeting, or just want to get out and about for an awesome time, The Rooftop La Jolla is just what the doctor ordered for one and all!

And complete your day of bar crawling by visiting Karl Strauss in La Jolla, or their main brewery in Pacific Beach, San Diego. St.

And as always, don’t push your luck – drink responsibly and don’t drink and drive.

Cheers!