Where to Get Great Coffee in La Jolla

With great coffee in La Jolla basically every corner, it can sometimes be hard to make a decision on where to get your caffeine fix. Don’t worry though, because we woke up extra early and tested (almost) all the coffee in town. Here is a list of our 4 favorites, which each satisfy our coffee cravings in their own way…

La Clochette Du Coin
6830 La Jolla Blvd Ste 101, La Jolla Ca 92037

Established in 2015 in Windansea San Diego, La Clochette Du Coin is a French cafe that gears toward offering all day breakfast and crafted coffee. Created by the collaboration of the siblings, Willy Wu Jye Hwa and Karine Beers, La Clochette Du Coin’s food menu is the perfect balance of comfort homemade and innovation. La Clochette Du Coin has partnered with Cafe Virtuoso, a local roaster from San Diego, that believes in ethically sourced coffee beans, handled 100 % certified organically. La Clochette Du Coin is less than 5 minutes walk from the Shoal La Jolla beach. Come and check out their food and drink menu; you will find what you want, and more.

Bird Rock Roasters
5627 La Jolla Blvd La Jolla, Ca 92037

Recognized as Roaster of the Year by the Roaster Magazine in 2012 Bird Rock Coffee Roasters is one of most loved coffee brands in La Jolla and San Diego. Many people will only get their daily dose of caffeine from Bird Rock Roasters. Going beyond the perfect latte, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters has a top-quality roaster on site, a pour-over bar featuring the top seasonal varietals, weekly cuppings open to the public for a sneak peek into the newest offerings, and a deep dive into the selection process and all things coffee. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters goes beyond the confines of the fair trade structure and engages in direct trade with farmers. The coffee shop is just a 5 minute drive south from The Shoal La Jolla Beach on La Jolla Boulevard.

Pannikin La Jolla
7467 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

Pannikin has been in the business of serving the community with all of its coffee and tea needs since 1968. Pannikin’s original ways of roasting craft coffee and blending the best teas and spices were followed by the likes of many craft coffee joints. The company is located in the heart of Leucadia, Ca. This family owned and operated business roasts coffee and bakes daily for all four of its San Diego locations. Pannikin takes great pride in bringing the freshest selection of single origin coffees and proprietary blends from around the globe. Their tea list is notable and you will not be disappointed in the wide range offered here. Pannikin La Jolla is located on Girard Street in the heart of La Jolla Village, about 5 minute drive north from The Shoal La Jolla Beach.

The Living Room
1010 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA 92037

The Living Room opened its doors in 1993. It was geared towards college students and the goal was to provide the students and community a new meaning to coffee. The unique setting was created for students who needed a place to study on the go, business people on the run, and residents wanting to try great tasting food, a relaxing atmosphere, with varieties of gourmet coffees and exotic teas. ​Not only do people visit the Living Room for food and coffee, but the scene of the bistro is for anyone who wishes to have a great time with friends or just to hang out. The Living Room has a very distinct European feel with a variety of Mediterranean foods and drinks. The café is located on Prospect Street walking distance from La Jolla Cove and about 5 minute drive north from The Shoal La Jolla Beach.

All of the coffee shops above are exceptional, so do give them all a try and then stop by at the front desk of The Shoal La Jolla Beach and let us know about your experiences.

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