Paradisaea -


Known For

– Named after the species of birds-of-paradise
– Owned by longtime local residents Eric and Zoe Kleinbub
– The Kleinbub’s purchased the iconic Birdrock “Piano Building” in 2019
– Couple is also opening Dodo Birds Donuts right next door for all-day cafe food, coffee, and sandwhiches

Overview & Amenities

The new culinary spot, dubbed Paradisaea, will feature a powerhouse culinary team that includes professionals from Eleven Madison Park — a restaurant with three Michelin Stars — and the renowned NoMad Hotels and Bars, according to

Paradisaea will open to the public in September 2022.

Mark Welker, who spent a decade with the group behind Eleven Madison Park and NoMad in New York City, will run the open kitchen at Paradisaea. The menu will feature a variety of contemporary California cuisine dishes, including everything from local seafood and handmade plates of pasta to vegan and vegetarian options.

  • Bike Parking
  • Dogs Allowed
  • Full Bar
  • Take-out
  • Take Reservations
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking

Location & Contact


5682 La Jolla Boulevard · La Jolla, CA · 92109