Gingerbread, peppermint, pumpkin spice and eggnog are synonymous to the holiday Joy. Cooler weather in La Jolla has everyone wanting to warm up this holiday with a warm cup of coffee, but what is coffee without a tasty pastry. While visiting La Jolla this holiday season, we wanted to introduce you to favorite local bakeries so you can indulge in some of the best sweets and savory treats La Jolla has to offer.
Michele Coulon Dessertier
Indulge in mouth-watering savory and sweet pastries made with local ingredients. Michelle Coulon Dessertier tries to use as many locally grown organic products as possible. Their list of purveyors includes: Chino’s Farm in Rancho Santa Fe, Terra Bella Ranch in Fallbrook, Griffin Farm in Pine Valley, Crows Pass Farm in Temecula, and Ocean Beach Peoples’ Co-op in Ocean Beach which are all local farms ensuring fresh ingredients that bring the holiday magic to every bite.
The French Gourmet’s bakery is considered by many to be San Diego’s gold standard in local bakeries. Here you can enjoy traditionally French gourmet bread pastries and espresso drinks that are also available to take home and enjoy.
For over 30 years, Girard Gourmet has served La Jolla locals and visitors fresh and healthy dishes with ingredients grown in the nearby town of Julian, CA. Enjoy their European meals and bakery goods made daily with fresh ingredients.
Sugar and Scribe Bakery
Home of Food Network’s Holiday Baking Champion Chef Maeve, you will not want to miss this bakery during the holidays. In San Diego, Sugar and Scribe Bakery is known to be a quintessential La Jolla hangout. Experience only high-quality pastries from all over the world here in San Diego! Their baristas are the finest in La Jolla and work their magic with San Diego’s own Dark Horse Coffee Roasters. They open at 7:00 am for your morning fix.
Brick & Bell Cafe – La Jolla
Serving the community of La Jolla since 2003, Brick & Bell Cafe bakes their Famous Scones and Pastries every morning in the cafe along with their Crazy Good Granola. They source their green coffee from all corners of the world, and they take great care in roasting their Colombian Coffee and European Espresso. With over 15 years of success in La Jolla, they look forward to serving you whether you are a local or visiting.
We hope you can visit some if not all of these bakeries. They will for sure fuel up your adventure and make your holiday a warmer, sweeter, and joyful experience. With comfort food in mind, don’t forget about the comfortable stay in La Jolla. The Shoal La Jolla Beach Hotel is close by all of the sweet heavens and so much more. Book your holiday stay today RESERVATIONS 858-454-0716