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La Jolla Restaurants Serving Salad Sensations

In La Jolla, salads aren't the boring plates of lettuce they used to be. In fact, they're sensational dishes, highlight fresh, locally grown products and are perfect for lunch, a snack or even a light dinner. Whether you are a La Jolla native, nearby San Diego resident or just a visitor on vacation, if salad is what you crave, look no further than the restaurants in La Jolla.

For a classic take on salad, head over to Girard Gourmet, a family owned deli and bakery that has been serving the La Jolla community for over 25 years. In addition to providing fresh pastries, muffins, breads and sandwiches, Girard Gourmet offers a large selection of freshly prepared salads. From traditional Cobb and spinach salads to chicken curry and pear and glazed pecan salads, there is something to satisfy your cravings. And all for under $9, you can't go wrong with these healthy portions.

Another local salad spot popular among residents and visitors is El Pescador Fish Market on Pearl Street. Their most popular salad is the El Pescador, a salad overflowing with Dungeness crab, medium shrimp, bay shrimp, smoked albacore and smoked salmon, all for $13. If you're partial to one type of seafood, other salads highlight one or two of the previously mentioned seafood options. And you can make any salad into a sandwich if you'd prefer, or choose from their seafood plates and platters.

For a full service dining experience, head over to Prepkitchen La Jolla. Recognized for their quality food offerings and first class customer service, you can't go wrong with a meal at Prepkitchen. Their most popular salads include the warm white bean and arugala salad with red onion and parmigiano-reggiano, as well as their beet salad which includes spinach, Satsuma, avocado, goat cheese, almonds and a balsamic vinaigrette. Other salads and menu items change seasonally so head over to Prepkitchen and see what they have to offer.

From classic salads to creative warm offerings, the salads in La Jolla are made to impress. Try out one of the above mentioned restaurants or check our directory for other great salad, lunch and dinner restaurants.


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