7556 Fay Ave.
La Jolla, CA
(858) 875 – 7737


Dear Guests, in support of the rising minimum wage, a 3.75% surcharge will be added to all guest checks. It enables us improve the pay for all our employees both in the dining room and the kitchen while continuing to provide the same delicious food, exceptional service and genuine hospitality we’re known for. If you’d like more information about this decision click here or email us at


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Following Prepkitchen’s mantra of serving quality driven, seasonally minded and inspired food, Prepkitchen La Jolla offers the perfect combination of delicious seasonal comfort food coupled with warm hospitality. Menu highlights include small plates like bacon wrapped dates and a chef’s whim daily soup, handmade pasta dishes in addition to locally sourced meat, poultry, and seafood dishes like braised short ribs and steamed mussels with fries.



About Prepktichen

When it first opened in 2009, Prepkitchen La Jolla was the first in what would become a string of casual style restaurants in Southern California. Envisioned as a rebuttal to the “Cook’s Paradox” in which talented cooks cannot afford to eat at the wonderful restaurants they cook at, Prepkitchen’s aim was to challenge that. Inspired by cooks for cooks, Prepkitchen La Jolla serves artisanal, farm-to-table cuisine in a relaxed setting reflective of the coastal resort community. Guests will enjoy a casual, intimate dining experience whether seated inside Prepkitchen’s quaint dining room, outside under a covered, candlelit patio or on the open-air patio. Prepkitchen La Jolla serves lunch and dinner daily, as well as brunch on the weekend, which includes happy hour priced mimosas and $2 coffee.


  • Lunch Menu: Mon – Fri: 11:30am-3pm
  • Happy Hour: 3pm-5pm
  • Sunset: Daily 3pm-6pm
  • Dinner: 5pm-close
  • Brunch: Sat & Sun: 10am-3pm


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