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10 Best Spaces to Work Remote in La Jolla

Whether you’re a digital nomad, student, remote worker, or traveling on business, you’re in good company here in San Diego. La Jolla’s local community of entrepreneurs combined with its tourism economy offer the ideal relaxed-yet-energized vibe for working from anywhere. Here’s the scoop on the best spots to work remotely in La Jolla.


1. Orli Rooms & Suites

Select Orli rooms offer inspired workspaces with a desk or comfortable table top. Work beside ocean views from The Nomad, try out the bluetooth typewriter keyboard in The Study, get in the zone with table tunes in The Wing, keep caffeinated in The Cafe, or be sunlit and studious in The Den.


2. Orli Courtyard

Find your spot under the olive trees at Orli’s sunny courtyard. Multiple tables, sofas, and comfy swivel-chairs provide the perfect container for crushing your priorities amidst fresh ocean air.


3. Orli Lounge & Library

Get focused in the Lounge or Library, where deco-meets-modernism design and plush seating keeps you – and your work – inspired. Need a brain break? Pop over to the Brew Bar and help yourself to a cold brew or kombucha on tap.


4. Il Giardino di Lilli

Now for our favorite local coffee shops, starting with Il Giardino di Lilli. This whimsical Italian garden cafe and bakery is located at the heart of La Jolla Village and offers an array of pastries and desserts to sweeten your work session.

10-minute walk from Orli

Courtesy of La Jolla Light


5. Better Buzz Coffee

Pull up a seat and find your flow at Better Buzz. Beyond a trendy coffee menu, this spot offers an array of bites including acai bowls, avocado toast, soft-serve ice cream, and more. Get caffeinated, order lunch, and check off your to do’s.

5-minute walk from Orli

Courtesy of Better Buzz


6. Sugar and Scribe Bakery

This quintessential La Jolla hangout includes sit-down dining, coffee bar, and bakery counter with pastries and treats from Executive Pastry Chef and Owner of Sugar and Scribe, Maeve Rochford – a previous Food Network star. Plus,  for those with furry, four-legged coworkers, a dog-friendly patio makes it an easy choice for pet-owners.

 4-min walk from Orli

Courtesy of Sugar & Scribe


7. Brick & Bell Cafe

For homey, warm interiors and a menu featuring the classics – sandwiches, pastries, coffee, and more – make your next stop at Brick & Bell Cafe. Order up one of their famous scones and find a spot on the patio for a breezy, sunlit work environment. 

5-minute walk from Orli

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8. Trilogy Sanctuary

Locals know that this is the spot. Head up a flight of stairs and discover Trilogy Sanctuary, an organic and vegan rooftop cafe with ocean views, plus an events area and boho boutique. Here, there’s plenty of space to pull out your laptop or to refuel on juices, smoothies, nourishing plant-based plates, and more. Plus, you might just catch a community event – from yoga training to sound healing and more.

7-minute walk from Orli

Courtesy of Trilogy Sanctuary


9. Elixir Espresso & Wine Bar

Whether seeking a midday crepe or glass of vino, Elixir Espresso & Wine Bar is your place. Break up your work day with a gelato, sandwich, flatbread, crepe, and more, or sip on coffee, tea, kombucha, or wine while tying up your work tasks.

7-minute walk from Orli

Courtesy of Elixir Espresso & Wine Bar


10. Flower Pot Cafe & Bakery

Surround yourself with greenery, natural light, local art, and delicious sips and bites at Flower Pot Cafe & Bakery. Regulars love the Pink Cloud Espresso, best enjoyed with their popular breakfast sandwich or burrito.

8-minute walk from Orli

Courtesy of La Jolla Light



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