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Seasonal Events

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We love the holidays in La Jolla! That means it's time to indulge, shop, dine, play and make new traditions. Enjoy colorful, festive parades and parties or simply take a few days and explore the town. Whether you're in town for a romantic getaway or exploring the many reasons why La Jolla is the "Jewel" of the city, our holiday specials are the perfect gift. Fill the holiday season with great memories at the Empress Hotel in La Jolla.

Exciting Events

There is so much to do, taste, and see year-round in the La Jolla Village. Highlighted below are some of the Empress staff's favorites. This is home to some of the best restaurants, shopping, and museums; you can easily stay busy exploring your entire trip or if you choose to simply kick back and relax…no one will judge.

Things to Do

Delicious Dining

  • Herringbone: Fresh seafood and thee best French fries, beautiful earthy atmosphere
  • The Cottage: Brunch complete with an assortment of benedicts & mimosas
  • Brick & Bell Café: Pair your specialty coffee drink with a fresh-baked pastry (chocolate chip muffin an Empress staff favorite)
  • George's: Admire the spectacular ocean view while sipping on a martini
  • Trilogy Café: Take the elevator to the Penthouse Suite to spectate aerial yoga and sample their 100% organic, vegan, and gluten free menu
  • Puesto: Unwind with a margarita made from scratch and feast on a unique selection of tacos (i.e. lamb barbacoa, lobster)
  • Bobboi: Andrea Racca, an Italian native turned La Jolla local, takes pride in his creative gelato flavors made with locally sourced organic ingredients (5 Star Tripadvisor rating with over 1,000 reviews!)
  • Manhattan of La Jolla

Fabulous Shopping

  • La Donna: Beautiful garments designed from around the world
  • Lululemon: Yoga-inspired athletic apparel
  • Heavenly Couture: $16 and under
  • Warwick's: Everything from trinkets to unique cards to books and stationary to jewelry

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