This cozy dining spot in a coverted house a block from beautiful La Jolla Cove and Park serves up ocean views and tasty contemporary American fare for well-heeled La Jollans and tourists alike. The atmosphere is laid-back and beach-festive, especially on the front porch patio cooled by sea breezes. Servers buzz about with favorite dishes like fish-and-chips, crab cakes Benedict, and lobster chowder. Breakfast fare like the French toast topped with candied walnuts, fresh
strawberries, and mascarpone honey butter is served all day. Parking can be tough, but there are a number of nearby parking structures that charge around $10 for the day.