Caroline’s Seaside Cafe

8610 Kennel Way (formerly Discovery Way)
La Jolla, CA 92037
Cafe Hours
8 AM to 11:30 AM Mon-Fri for Breakfast
11:30 AM to 3 PM Mon-Fri for Brunch
8 AM to 3 PM Sat-Sun

Caroline’s Seaside Café by Giuseppe is located on the UCSD Scripps Institution of Oceanography campus in the Seaside Forum. Serving healthy and creative California style cuisine daily, Caroline’s menu focuses on organic and sustainable sources, hormone-free meats and poultry.

The café features breakfast and lunch with a selection of seasonal specials. Espresso drinks and baked goods are available at the counter all day. Caroline’s is reflective of the UCSD Seaside Forum’s relaxing contemporary look with approximately 40 seats inside and 40 on the outside ocean view patio. The interior décor is based on the environment surrounding the building, with its fresh and crisp seaside colors.


    TO PLACE ORDERS CALL 858-202-0569

    MONDAY- Blackened Chicken Fiesta Bowl $13.00
    Cilantro Lime Rice, Black Beans, Roasted Sweet Potato, Pico De Gallo, Blackened Chicken, Cheddar Jack Cheese, and Sour Cream
    Served with Tortilla Chips and Lime

    Soup: Chicken Tortilla

    TUESDAY- Poached Pear Salad $12.00
    Spring Mix and Romaine, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Cranberries, Candied Pecans, and Balsamic Dressing
    Served with Hand Crafted Herb Roll and Butter

    Soup: Creamy Butternut Squash

    WEDNESDAY- Fall Harvest Roasted Turkey Sandwich $12.00
    Roasted Turkey, Cranberry Marmalade, Cheddar, Applewood Bacon on Toasted Sourdough
    Served with French Fries

    Soup: Garbanzo Turkey

    THURSDAY- Grilled Italian Sausage Ciabatta$13.00
    Melted Mozzarella , Sauteed Onions and Peppers , Basil Aioli , Arugula
    Served with Choice of Side

    Soup: Creamy Garlic Mushroom

    FRIDAY- Black Forrest Ham & Cheese Panini $12.00
    Black Forest Ham, Swiss Cheese, Tomato, Honey Mustard on Pressed Sourdough
    Served with French Fries

    Soup: Lentil Vegetables

  • What They Say

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    Gorgeous panoramic beachfront view... With great food, generous portions and fair prices you can't get a better sunny day introduction to this beautiful part of San Diego. That's what you'll find at Caroline's... A hidden gem... Have a little slice of Southern California lifestyle with your breakfast. Then walk down the stairs to one of the prettiest beaches in the world. When out of towners visit, THIS is the first place we take them!

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