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“Unexpected Pleasure”
Review of Cafe Vahik

Cafe Vahik
Ranked #60 of 1,242 Restaurants in La Jolla
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

A tiny place set on the corner of La Jolla Blvd and Playa del Norte, Cafe Vahik is a gem of an eatery. Vatic, the owner, and his wife are open primarily for Breakfast and Lunch through about 4pm each day.

The breakfast menu includes a daily special of Eggs and Bacon for just $6.00 and an array of tasty bagels which can be done with a schmear or as a breakfast sandwich.

Lunch items I have had include a Turkey sammie as well as the best thing on the menu, a Yellow Tail on Chibata bread, Yellowtail fish sauteed with garlic & parsley, tomato, lettuce, avocado, and wasabi mayo, which is not only a bargain at $9 but absolutely delicious!

Their coffee's are on par with most other coffee houses but his are definitely better than most. The Mayan Mocha is one of my favorites with Espresso, Mayan chocolate and steamed milk. Top it off with some Hot Pepper Powder and you have a drink that will knock your socks off!

They take cash or credit and even though you place your order at the counter, you do not have to pay until you are finished, if you are eating in. There are a handful of tables inside as well as 4 on the outside patio facing La Jolla Blvd.

Make a point of stopping in when you are in town. They are lovely people and have earned my business again and again!!

Enjoy!

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Thank Bill B
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Staying on WindanSea Beach in La Jolla. Came upon Cafe Vahik on an early morning walk. Stopped in, had a wonderful breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon, multi-grain toast for $6! I'm not a coffee drinker, but my wife is - says the coffee was delicious.

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Thank Matt P
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

An excellent place for breakfast or a "light" lunch. The ceviche is outstanding, as are the salads with fish. I highly recommend it.

Thank jessieRodez
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

I bought a regular coffee, scrambled eggs, and multigrain toast. It is very delicious. Total price was $6.57. A bit steep, but it's located in La Jolla...so you know what they say about location, location, location. Anyhow-I would certainly return. By the way-the cashier was friendly and efficient. Highly recommend.

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Thank Angelica S
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

This place is hidden next to the Travelodge in La Jolla and has an excellent Mayan Mocha. For breakfast there are bagel sandwich choices or omelets. You can have avocado on everything. For something lighter there are muffins, but that's it as far as pastries. They have an excellent multi grain bread and an iced chai. It's small inside but they do have an outdoor eating area. If you're lucky enough to find street parking or are staying at the hotel make sure to take your coffee on a walk to the beach. Just turn right out of Cafe Vahik and go down the first road on the right.

Thank daytripsanddaydreams
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