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

    Cheese Enchiladas in Salsa Roja $11.00
    Topped with lettuce, cotija cheese, and sour cream (vegetarian)
    Served with Mexican Rice and Beans
    Soup: Chicken Tortilla

    Chicken Club Sandwich $12.00
    Grilled chicken, bacon, tomato, red onion, avocado, white cheddar, chipotle aioli
    Served with choice of side
    Soup: Apple Butternut Squash

    Sweet Potato Arugula & Grilled Chicken Salad $13.50
    Arugula, blue cheese, roasted sweet potatoes, candied pecans, feta cheese, cherry vinaigrette
    Soup: Creamy Mushroom

    Farmer’s Market Fall Fruit Salad $12.50/
    Baby Greens & Romaine, Fall Berries, Fuyu Persimmon, Local Pears, Sonoma Goat Cheese
    Toasted Pinenuts , Crisped Applewood Bacon, House Balsamic Dressing
    Soup: Tuscan Lentil Vegetable

    Buffalo Chicken Caesar Wrap $11.00
    Breaded Chicken tossed in Spicy Buffalo Sauce, Romaine, Croutons, Parmesan Cheese, Caesar Dressing all wrapped up in a Flour Tortilla. Served French Fries.
    Soup: Broccoli & Cheddar

  • 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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