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Dinner Bells Ringing at The Cove

Still a destination after 20 years, this week's pick has dinner back up and running.

As it celebrates its 20th anniversary and the introduction of year-round supper service starting this month, it seems only appropriate to call some fresh attention to a neighborhood favorite on the La Jolla Cove, .

While the historic cottage eatery has always served dinner seasonally during warm weather months, supper dishes will be a full-length calendar feature going forward. Through this change, proprietors Megan and Dave Heine, alongside Executive Chef Mareyja Sisbaro, continue to build on their passion for coastal cuisine with a familiar, yet innovative flavor.

So, now that the option is available once again (for good this time), if you’re stopping in for dinner, here are a few must-haves:

For a starter, the Summer Shrimp Butter Leaf Wraps are a solid pick. They’re listed as a house specialty, and rightfully so. Mango salsa, jicama, cucumber shallot salad and avocado are wrapped together with fresh shrimp and a ginger chili sauce (served on the side) that gives the more subtle flavors just the right kick.

For an entrée, the Ginger-Chili Glazed Natural Salmon is our pick for a seafood plate. The impeccably fresh-tasting catch is served on a bed of coconut cilantro rice with baby bok choy and a citrus butter emulsion. If you’re into something that wasn’t swimming, the Choice New York Steak with House Made Whiskey Sauce is a close runner-up.

Of course, Brockton Villa also continues to serve its well-known breakfast, featuring house favorites like Coast Toast and Crab Ipanema topped off with a spicy tomato coconut sauce. Lunch menus are also featured.

Whatever meal you happen to be eating here, the ambiance provides the finishing touches. Whether it’s a relaxing morning spent enjoying views from deck seating, or a romantic dinner set against the cozy indoor fireplace, the joint is rigged to make you feel at home. Really, you just can’t help it. 

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