Where To Enjoy Mother’s Day Brunch in La Jolla

brunch in la jolla cove
This Mother’s Day, May 8, treat mom to a fabulous Mother’s Day Brunch in La Jolla overlooking the Pacific Coast. The following La Jolla restaurants range in price, location (ocean view, al fresco dining, ect.), à la carte and pre-fixe menus. Most require reservations in advance, but if you wait till the last minute we’ve got you covered (scroll to bottom of page). Here are some of our favorite spots offering special menus for Mother’s Day: Continue reading

5 Must-Try Breakfast Burritos In La Jolla

Breakfast burritos are a classic Californian go-to meal, and they’re especially popular in surf towns like La Jolla. The options below offer a variety of casual and sit-down, great for any budget and palate. Here are our favorite breakfast burritos in La Jolla:

1. The Naughty Burrito
Brockton Villa
1235 Coast Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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11 Great Mother’s Day Brunch Spots in La Jolla

marine room                                                                        [Photo courtesy of The Marine Room]

Treat mom to an unforgettable brunch overlooking the La Jolla coastline! There are an array of La Jolla restaurants offering both prix-fixe menus and more casual à la carte options. Continue reading

Featured Recipe: Manhattan Of La Jolla Famous NY Cheesecake

new york cheesecake
In honor of National Dessert Day (October 6th), we bring you Manhattan Of La Jolla famous New York Cheesecake! The exclusive recipe was revealed on their Facebook page this past week and we are very pleased to share it with you! Continue reading

Featured Recipe: The Cottage Scone Recipe

If you’ve ever enjoyed breakfast or brunch at The Cottage in La Jolla you might have tasted their signature scones. These delicious and moist scones are freshly baked everyday and are usually served with most egg dishes with a side of homemade jam. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to make these at home then you’re in luck! The Cottage recently shared their delicious scone recipe on Facebook and we thought we’d share it with you all! Continue reading

A Day At Girard Gourmet’s Secret Garden – Part 1

Girard Gourmet’s slogan “From Our Garden to Your Plate” took on a whole new meaning yesterday. We were treated to a very special tour of ‘Corgi Castle’, the mountainside property where the cafe and deli’s fresh fruit and vegetables are grown.

It’s located just outside Julian, a historical district 60 miles away from La Jolla, up in the hills – I’m sure some of you have probably tried the apple cider or pies, which is worth the hour and twenty minute drive alone. Although getting there doesn’t take all day, it feels like you’re covering a vast distance purely because of how the landscape, roads and weather changes. The parched hills are marked with boulders and pine-oak trees, which is a far stretch from the palmy shores of San Diego. There are definitive seasons, too, which serve as another stark contrast to conditions on the coastline; summer is hot and bright (no June Gloom to speak of), while winter has been known to bring a few inches of snow each year.

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La Jolla Restaurant | Cafe Milano

La Jolla Blue Book presents our latest “Quiet on the Set” video featuring Cafe Milano in La Jolla, CA.

Experience traditional Northern Italian cuisine at Cafe Milano, located in the Village of La Jolla. The kitchen is headed by Chef Pasquale whose 25 years experience in Northern Italian cuisine offers an incredible dining experience at great prices!

Chef Pasquale values the quality of his food and that’s why he makes his own breads, pastas and desserts daily. The menu offers a variety of dishes to choose from such as homemade pastas to fresh seafood. The house specialties include Osso Buco & Lobster Ravioli. Make sure to leave room for dessert and order the “Tableside Flambé” made with fresh fruit – bananas, mangos or strawberries. Dining with kids? Café Milano offers a special kids menu that comes with Gelato with every meal that’s sure to satisfy any kid!

Cafe Milano is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. Dine-in al fresco in the garden patio or inside. They also offer a great selection of domestic and imported wines sold by the glass or bottle. Hosting a special event? Café Milano offers catering and can host private parties for up to 50 people. Visit them online to view special offers and daily specials!

To learn more please visit, Cafe Milano or contact them at,

711 Pearl St
La Jolla, CA 92037

To see a full list of restaurants in the area please visit our La Jolla Restaurants guide.