Step aside jelly, November is officially national peanut butter month! Did you know that Americans spend nearly $800 million dollars a year on peanut butter? That’s nutty! Get your fix at any of these La Jolla restaurants with their amazing peanut butter inspired treats.
Harry’s Coffee Shop
Harry’s is a favorite eatery for locals and visitors alike. Whether you’re in the mood for breakfast or lunch, be sure to order one of their unique milkshakes. From the Silver Fox to the Surfer, Harry’s has been making their famous milkshakes for over 50 years. Handmade and blended the old fashioned way, Harry’s milkshakes are worth the wait on a Saturday morning. Since this is national peanut butter month, try their Peanut Butter & Chocolate milkshake – chocolate ice cream, peanut butter, blended with milk & topped with whipped cream. Address: 7545 Girard Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037.
La Jolla’s own organic bakery offers some of the most delicious and unique cupcakes in San Diego. One of their most popular flavors is the PB cup. This rich chocolate cupcake, topped with a smooth peanut butter frosting and crusted with a chocolate shell is not only delicious, but it’s also gluten-free and dairy-free! Address: 7857 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037.
A well baked cookie can brighten anybody’s day. That’s why we love Girard Gourmet! All of their cooking and baking is done in their own kitchen. Menu ingredients come straight from their organic garden in Julian. Their homemade peanut butter cookies are a delicious standout, but other great flavors include raspberry heart, almond square, and double fudge! Address: 7837 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037.
P.B. Peanut Butter
Located at the La Jolla Open Aire Market, Pacific Beach Peanut Butter offers a wide array of 9 ounce peanut butter jars. Flavors include white chocolate peanut butter, chocolate raspberry peanut butter, butterscotch peanut butter, and organic valencia peanut butter. Prices range from $7-$10 and can be found weekly not only at the La Jolla Market, but also at Little Italy Mercato, the Pacific Beach Farmers’ Market, select Whole Foods, and at their store located in the Promenade at Pacific Beach Center. Address: 4150 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109.
Located on Prospect Avenue, Krafty Krepes has become a very popular eatery in La Jolla. Specializing in sweet & savory crepes, you can find almost any kind of crepe imaginable, including gluten-free. From apple spice to gyros, their crepes are innovative and affordable. Their Peanut Butter, Nutella, and Banana crepe is a menu favorite, especially during national peanut butter month. Address: 1241 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037.
Did we forget any local places that feature peanut butter creations? Mention them below by leaving a comment and enjoy national peanut butter month!