Back to Basics

Whisknladle Restaurant La Jolla takes a back to basics approach to cooking to deliver elevated comfort food that satiates the senses. Indulge in the eclectic yet familiar menu that propelled Whisknladle to one of Conde Nast Publications' best new restaurants in the world. 

Best of the Best REader's Pick "Casual" 2017

- San Diego Magazine

best new restaurants worldwide 2008

- gourmet & travel

best restaurants in San Diego 2008  

- Food & Wine


Chef Ryan Johnston

Whisknladle Culinary Director

After nearly a decade, our commitment remains the same:  Simple, seasonal and as much from scratch as possible. Listen to what Chef Ryan has to say about the restaurant that started it all. 

Enjoy Every Day

Happy Hour

Everyday 3 - 6 PM

Unwind with us. Join Whisknladle La Jolla every day for specially priced appetizers, salads, wines, beers, cocktails and more!

Oysters & Bubbles

Mon - Thurs 3 - 6 PM

We're making sure the world really is your oyster. We invite you to join us in the bar for $1 oysters and $5 glasses of bubbles.


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