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About Brockton Villa

Great Food * Epic Sunsets

Brockton Villa is a beautiful historic home converted into a restaurant located directly across from the ocean. Our seaside location offers a spectacular view of the world-famous La Jolla Cove, and has become a favorite "show off" spot for locals and visitors alike. We are known for our breakfasts, including our famous Coast Toast. Our chef creates many other wonderful dishes seasonally for lunch and our dinner service.

Our house is the perfect place for you to host your next party. Whether it be a wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, baptism, bridal shower, baby shower, or any special occasion.

Brockton Villa loves families! Please don't forget to include your little ones in your reservation count!

1235 Coast Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92037
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Californian, American, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast:
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 12:00pm,
Saturday - Sunday: 8:00am - 3:00pm
Lunch:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Social Hour:
Everyday: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Dinner:
Everyday: 5:00pm - Close

Cross Street:
Prospect

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(858) 454-7393

Website:
http://www.brocktonvilla.com/

Parking Details:
There is parking available on public streets. There are also numerous per hour fee parking garages and private parking lot offered for large private events

Executive Chef:
Mareyja Sisbarro

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Private Dining

Our ocean front historic cottage has cozy home like charm. Private parties can take place in the entire cottage or in specific areas (the Nook, Veranda, Main Dining , Patio). Each seat has an ocean view. With our award winning menus, our house is the perfect place for you to host your next party.

Brockton Villa Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

96% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (48)
Waterfront (41)
Great for Outdoor Dining (32)
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Great for Brunch (28)
Worth the Drive (25)
Romantic (24)
Casual (22)
Cozy (22)
Special Occasion (21)
Sunday Lunch (20)
Good for a Date (19)
Great for Lunch (18)
Good for Birthdays (16)
Creative Cuisine (15)
People Watching (14)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Fit for Foodies (11)
Comfort Food (10)
Healthy (10)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Afternoon Coffee (8)
Good for Anniversaries (8)
Kid-friendly (8)
Fun (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Business Meals (6)
Authentic (5)
Quick Bite (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Afternoon Tea (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Great Beer (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Organic (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Seasonal (2)
Vegan (2)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Sports (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Tapas (1)
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

Our tour guide suggested this place as an option to check out. We did for the view of the water. Service was great and our server was very pleasant. The menu selection was good.
I had the chowder, it was warm and not as hot as I would have liked. The salad was good.
The husband had the fish tacos, but one of the fish was slightly undercooked.
Overall, all was good

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·Dined 6 days ago

Brockton Villa is so good that I went there 2 times in 4 days! Their coast toast is to die for. Honestly, my family and husband didn't like anything else that they ordered, but they all loved the coast toast. Highly recommended.

Tags: Hot Spot, People Watching, Waterfront, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Afternoon Coffee, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Romantic, Afternoon Tea, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays
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 (Miami)·Dined 7 days ago

Alec took good care of us, they prepared a cute birthday ice cream dessert for my son. The smoked salmon was excellent!!!!! The entire staff was great! Also, the fruit they served us was super sweet! Great experience.

Tags: Waterfront, Sunday Lunch, Kid-friendly, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Friends who live locally recommended The Brockton Villa as a place to meet for brunch. We walked along the Coast Road to get there and were so happy to see there was outdoor dining. Our table, at the front nearest the ocean, gave us a perfect view. The food was excellent. The staff did not make us feel we should leave, even though we sat a long time visiting with these friends whom we have not seen in many years. A truly enjoyable experience.

Tags: Romantic, Waterfront, Happy Hour, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Great service and great food. Carne Asada Benedict and Salmon BLT was awesome!!!

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 7, 2018

This place came highly recommended from a friend. Now I highly recommend Brockton Villa. My wife and I came here on a beautiful January Sunday morning as part of our anniversary weekend celebration. Though the vibe here is San Diego casual, our dining experience here was just as amazing and wonderful as the $450 dinner the night before, and a lot less. With a breath taking view of the Pacific ocean, we were greeted by warm and friendly hosts and waiters. Starting with tasty mimosas, we then enjoyed fresh fruit, amazing Benedict's and their spectacularly famous "Coast Toast'. We can hardly wait to go their again. We plan to become regulars.

Tags: Casual, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Cozy, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Waterfront
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Phenomenal breakfast - best in la Jolla and a million dollar view - nestled on a cliff overlooking la Jolla Cove.

Tags: Quick Bite, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Romantic, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Great breakfast spot! Amazing view, great food, and good service. It was a quaint spot that delivered! Highly recommend in La Jolla.

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vip
 (Jacksonville)·Dined on December 31, 2017

REALLY ENJOYED THE BROCKTON VILLA. BRUNCH WAS EXCELLENT AND EVERYONE IN OUR PARTY ENJOYED THEIR MEAL IMMENSELY.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Comfort Food, People Watching, Great for Brunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We enjoyed immensely our entire experience with Ryan as our server. He's a great guy (from Philly) and his attention to detail was straight forward and appreciated. AND that Coast Toast will haunt me forever!

Tags: Casual, Romantic, Late-night Find, Waterfront, Worth the Drive
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 (Nashville)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The food was bland. I was expecting something special from the reviews, but we were disappointed in the chicken and the short rib pasta. It was impossible to find a parking space at sunset. I would not go back.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We waited over 15 minutes after being seated before we left. The hostess (Samantha) was very pleasant and the only person who acknowledged us in the restaurant. The table next to ours gave their order to 2 different people and we could see they were frustrated. We were out for date night and rather than let this bad experience ruin our evening, we left and went to another restaurant. Super disappointed.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Always a great experience and a great view.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Food was amazing! I had the crab benedict and some coast toast with berry compote. Would definitely return. They are doing some intense construction next door which affected the ambience but beautiful view and great service from Darren.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on December 27, 2017

Don't normally bother doing reviews but we had such a good time, excellent service from friendly staff in a stunning setting that we went back a second time the following day 😊

Tags: People Watching, Authentic, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Waterfront, Scenic View, Casual, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Awesome great service

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 16, 2017

If you can, reserve a table with a view! The food was really good. I’ve been twice for brunch and was satisfied both times.

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on December 12, 2017

I've only eaten breakfast here in the past, but dinner was really delicious. They have a special 3 courses for $30 menu on Sunday/Monday/Tuesday night, and it was a deal. The server was friendly and helpful, we sat on the outdoor "balcony" right off the main dining room and could hear the seals barking and the waves breaking while we ate. Lovely all around!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 11, 2017

The Epic Chowder is a must, even if you may not usually like chowder...this one has amazing flavors and they serve it piping hot!

Love the view of the cove.

Only thing is parking...it can be a pain at times if it is busy in the Village/Cove area.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, People Watching
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Amazing table on porch. Food was excellent. Service not so much. Slow. No refill on the coffee - did not check in after we got our food. Despite the service- the location overcomes it. I also love that it is an old cottage built in 1894 with amazing views of the cove.

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Waterfront
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 9, 2017

It was an enjoyable evening for the family. Everybody enjoyed the food!

We found out from my husband's cousin that this restaurant is a nice place to have brunch, so we'll definitely come back!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Tasting Menu, Casual
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Always a lovely spot to meetup with friend and enjoy the food and view of La Jolla Cove

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Waterfront, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Shortly after moving to San Diego 2 years ago, my husband and I tried Brockton after walking by it several times. It is now our go-to when we have guests in town and bring them to La Jolla. We've always had great service, the food is good and there is something for everyone, and the view is amazing. I would recommend Brockton Villa!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

One of the top spots! Love the location and the food.

Tags: Healthy, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Tapas, Live Sports, Quick Bite, Organic, Afternoon Tea, Great Beer, Paleo Friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Scenic View, Romantic
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·Dined on November 27, 2017

We came to Brockton Villa to celebrate a birthday and had a very nice experience. We traveled about an hour to La Jolla and wanted a great view of the ocean. Brockton had beautiful patio seating as well as indoor seating. Inside was decorated lovely and was all very clean. We had a delicious meal, enjoying the good coffee, soup, fresh halibut dinners, pasta dinner, and children's meals. Everything was delicious! We topped it off with a huge banana split to share with our group. We will be back soon and come for Sunday brunch.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Gluten Free Options, Great for Lunch, Tasting Menu, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Waterfront, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Fun
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Gorgeous brunch overlooking the ocean, fantastic cocktails and brunch was awesome! Service was fantastic!

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 (Austin)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Good food. Nice view. Great service! Seafood chowder was amazing!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Romantic, People Watching
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 21, 2017

There's some real interesting fare on the menu that will be sure to spice up any experience - I tried the Coastal Toast, which was fine (I wouldn't say exceptional), while two of my family enjoyed the magical cinnamon roll pancakes, which were simply outstanding (and I believe the best entree on the menu for breakfast), while my youngest enjoyed the chocolate chip pancakes which were nothing short of fantastic. Our server was lackluster (at best), as a result of being spread thin working the patio as well as the FOH patio area we dined at, but I saw other waiters who were exceptional (and who on a few occasions jumped in to help our floundering waiter). You come here for the views though, more than anything, and these don't disappoint. The young and perky host was a great welcome to the place that delivered on the food, at a value that didn't disappoint with a long-lasting memorable view.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Casual, Great for Brunch, Scenic View
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 21, 2017

perfect weather, perfect ocean front view, perfect table location and perfect menu made it a perfect place to celebrate a birthday.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching, Scenic View, Comfort Food, Casual, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 20, 2017

We've dined here a few times and consider it a local gem. Quaint and rustic with fantastic views of LaJolla cove, and the food has always been excellent! We'll definitely be back again - the Coast Toast is amazing for breakfast OR dessert!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Waterfront
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 20, 2017

This was a wonderful experience from start to finish. The food was exceptional and the atmosphere was second to none. Our server was attentive but never intrusive.

Tags: Authentic
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

My family really enjoyed the view along with a fabulous breakfast. The Coast Toast is amazing!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Waterfront
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Decent food, over priced. Everyone there was nice but food was just decent.

Also, we were seated at 10AM and I wasn't "allowed" to order a mimosa until 11AM which is really lame... I'm on vacation and I can't even order a mimosa with my breakfast?? How are you going to turn down business like that? Very strange.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 10, 2017

One of the best places on the coast for breakfast or lunch. Amazing food and service.

Tags: Waterfront, Casual, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Brockton Villa is one of our favorite breakfast spots. The location/views are spectacular and they have the best eggs Benedict we have found in San Diego. Their signature coast toast is amazing as well! The only thing we wish they had would be the option to have a mimosa with breakfast for the special occasions.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Fun
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Great location next to the ocean. You can hear the sea lions in the background! On certain days (we were there on a Mon.) they had a price fixe menu which was very good. It's a smaller menu, but some good choices.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Wonderful Crab Ipanema Eggs Benedict & Coast Toast. Great Bloody Mary flight.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Casual, Seasonal, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Scenic View
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Creative and delicious breakfast options! Got to be my favorite nreakfast lately. But parking sucks.

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on October 25, 2017

We went to celebrate our anniversary, charming place, been there for pretty good brunch in the past.
As far as dinner, the daily special, blackened scallops, they were cooked yet lacked sear, the blackening spice mix seamed to be smeared on the cooked scallops. Flavor was reasonable, definitely not special. My wife had the steamed mussels that were quite nice. For entree my wife had the cioppino which was decent while I ordered the filet mignon asking for rare, cold in the middle. The steak arrived at what I consider well done or rather way overcooked stage. Upon sending it back the waiter followed by the manager explained that per orders by the owners the meat has to be at least at 120F. I can understand such restriction with a hamburger that is not ground to order, yet fillet mignon???? I wonder about the quality of the purchased meat. The replacement course of salmon was boring. Will not be back. Shame, the place has a great location and view. Very disappointing culinary experience.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Best location for viewing and dining in La Jolla. Excellent service......solid food quality and offering. Go with the "Coast Toast"....you will be very happy!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, People Watching
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