Cusp La Jolla

Where the Locals Go

Discover something special in La Jolla at Cusp Dining & Drinks, featuring new American cuisine set to stunning ocean views. Cusp's shareable menu consists of flavorful dishes with locally sourced ingredients, including seasonal produce, fresh-caught fish, house-made pastas, local meats, and rustic flatbreads from our pizza oven. It’s all paired with an extensive wine list and artful craft cocktails to ensure a meal whose main ingredient is delight.

  • Eggs

    Two Cage Free Eggs Any Style 14
    choice of applewood smoked bacon, apple-chicken sausage, ham, crispy yukon potatoes
    choice of white, wheat, or sourdough toast

    Custom Omelet 15
    breakfast potatoes
    choice of white, wheat, or sourdough toast
    choice of three items: applewood smoked bacon, apple-chicken sausage, bell pepper, onion, tomato,
    spinach, mushroom, Swiss cheese, cheddar, mozzarella, avocado (+3)

    Open Faced Egg Melt 14
    two cage free eggs, wilted arugula, roasted tomatoes, mozzarella, dijon aioli,
    rustic sourdough, crispy yukon potatoes

    Chilaquiles 20
    crispy tortillas, house tomato sauce, mozzarella, sour cream, cage free eggs, or avocado (+3)

    Smoked Salmon Egg White Frittata  22
    choice of white, wheat, or sourdough toast
    roasted cherry tomatoes, arugula, chevre, add avocado (+3)

    Egg Benedict 19
    poached cage free eggs, canadian bacon, hollandaise sauce, rustic sourdough
    crispy yukon potatoes, herb roasted tomato

    Favorites

    Smoked Salmon Bagel 16
    hard boiled cage free eggs, capers, red onion, tomatoes, cream cheese
    choice of local plain or everything bagel

    Avocado Toast 17
    onion, cilantro, cherry tomatoes, radish, rustic sourdough, arugula salad with lemon vinaigrette
    add two cage free eggs (+2)

    Smoked Salmon Avocado Toast 23
    cherry tomatoes, citrus cream, capers, pickled shallots, rustic sourdough, arugula salad with lemon vinaigrette
    add two cage free eggs (+2)

    Lemon Ricotta Pancakes 14
    seasonal berries, whipped mascarpone, maple syrup

    Overnight Oats 13
    rolled oats, seasonal berries, wildflower honey, hemp seed, almonds, oat milk

    Granola & Greek Yogurt 14
    seasonal berries, almond honey granola

    Seasonal Fruit & Berries 12
    mint yogurt

     

    Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

     

  • Eggs

    Two Cage Free Eggs Any Style 14
    choice of applewood smoked bacon, apple-chicken sausage, ham, crispy yukon potatoes
    choice of white, wheat, or sourdough toast

    Custom Omelet 15
    breakfast potatoes
    choice of white, wheat, or sourdough toast
    choice of three items: applewood smoked bacon, apple-chicken sausage, bell pepper, onion, tomato,
    spinach, mushroom, Swiss cheese, cheddar, mozzarella, avocado (+3)

    Smoked Salmon Egg White Frittata  22
    choice of white, wheat, or sourdough toast
    roasted cherry tomatoes, arugula, chevre, add avocado (+3)

    Salmon a la Plancha Egg Benedict 23
    poached cage free eggs, dill hollandaise sauce, rustic sourdough,
    crispy yukon potatoes, herb roasted tomato

    Seared Rib Eye and Eggs 30
    choice of white wheat sourdough toast
    blistered shishito peppers, cilantro crema, crispy Yukon potatoes

    Short Rib Hash 25
    choice of white, wheat, or sourdough toast
    yukon potatoes, bell pepper, onion, two cage free eggs, poblano hollandaise

    Cusp Burger 23
    beef patty, bacon, egg, special sauce, lettuce, tomato, grilled onion, brioche bun

    BLT Wedge 14
    Vine ripe tomato, gorgonzola dolce, applewood smoked bacon, house made blue cheese dressing

    Favorites

    Avocado Toast 17
    onion, cilantro, cherry tomatoes, radish, rustic sourdough, arugula salad with lemon vinaigrette
    add two cage free eggs (+2)

    Smoked Salmon Avocado Toast 23
    cherry tomatoes, citrus cream, capers, pickled shallots, rustic sourdough, arugula salad with lemon vinaigrette
    add two cage free eggs (+2)

    Lemon Ricotta Pancakes 14
    seasonal berries, whipped mascarpone, maple syrup

    Overnight Oats 13
    rolled oats, seasonal berries, wildflower honey, hemp seed, almonds, oat milk

    Granola & Greek Yogurt 14
    seasonal berries, almond honey granola

    Seasonal Fruit & Berries 12
    mint yogurt

     

    Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

     

  • Starters

    BLT Wedge 14
    Vine ripe tomato, gorgonzola dolce, applewood smoked bacon, house made blue cheese dressing

    Caeser 14
    parmigiano reggiano, broken croutons, Caesar vinaigrette

    Charcuterie 28
    cured meats & artesian cheese, guava jam, Mediterranean olives, whole grain mustard, 
    toasted bread

    Empanadas 18
    braised lamb, pickled cabbage, salsa de tomate

    Baja Striped Bass Tiradito 18
    aji amarilla, red onion, avocado, lime

    Ceviche de Camarones 18
    leche de tigre, sweet potato, hominy, yuca crisp

    Smoked Beef Carpaccio 21
    whiskey barrel aged soy, pickled cucumber, focaccia

    Shrimp Cocktail 21
    cocktail sauce, spicy mustard, fresh horseradish

    Burrata 19
    farmers market baby vegetables, grilled rustic sourdough, extra virgin olive oil
     

    Handhelds

    Meat Pizza 21
    homemade tomato sauce, Spanish chorizo, salami,
    mozzarella, parmesan, pickled chiles

    Margherita Pizza 18
    homemade tomato sauce, mozzarella, tomato, basil

    Cusp Burger 23
    beef patty, special sauce, lettuce, tomato, grilled onion, brioche bun,
    french fries or house salad

    Entrees

    Local Catch of the Day 40
    fall succotash, corn puree, chorizo sofrito, tomato jam

    Grilled Striped Bass 39
    olive oil, citrus, seasonal herbs

    King Ora Salmon 43
    herb black rice, asparagus, leek soubise, dill oil

    Chicken Cacciotore 30
    polenta, tomato sauce, fresh herbs, parmigiano reggiano

    Lamb Bolognese 35
    pappardelle pasta, herb ricotta

    Steaks- Featuring Double R Ranch
    charred scallion chimichurri, bearnaise
    foraged mushroom bordelaise (choice of 1)
        14oz Ribeye 52
        8oz Center Cut Filet 55

    Dessert

    Apple Ricotta Fritter 12
    vanilla ice cream

    Creme Caramel Churro 13

    50th Anniversary Strawberry Ice Cream Sundae 13

    Dark Chocolate Mousse 14
    coffee whipped cream

  • Celebrate with a special four course, pre fixe menu from Chef Ingrid Funes Shelton. 60 per person
    Choice of one per course.

    Shared First Course
    Shrimp Cocktail
    Cusp’s Daily Ceviche
    Charcuterie Board
    Hummus Plate

    Second Course
    Tomato Salad
    Chef’s Soup of the Day 

    Main course
    Pomodoro Fresco
    House made tomato sauce, linguine, fresh tomatoes, burrata cheese, basil oil
    Steak Frites
    8oz herb flat iron, garlic parmesan fries, demi glazed
    Scottish Salmon
    Orzo, olive tapenade, romesco sauce, poached tomatoes

    Dessert
    Cusp’s Apple Fritters
    Crème Caramel and Churros
    Brownie ala Mode

  • Join us as we celebrate our Golden Anniversary. On Thursday's, Chef Ingrid Funes Shelton’s will share her modern take on nostalgic dishes from the 1970s. These dishes will be rotated weekly. 

    Beef Stroganoff

    Steak Diane

    Linguine with Clam Sauce

    Spaghetti Carbonara

  • Join us as we celebrate our Golden Anniversary with modern takes on classic 70’s cocktails. 

    Sparkling Tequila Sunset 10
    Tequila | Oj | Aqua de Jamaica | Sparkling Wine

    Golden Anniversary Cadillac 10
    Bourbon | Galiano | Chocolate Liqueur | Milk Clarified

    Godfather Sour 10
    Scotch | Amaretto | Lemon | Aquafaba | Black Walnut Bitters

    Signature Cocktails 10

    House Wines 8

    Draft Beers 6