Galaxy Taco is located in the west end of the old La Jolla Shores market and includes two adjacent cottages. The design concept was an informal cozy but lively environment.   The old market space was the perfect spot for a large bar along with general seating, a private dining space, restrooms and some basic back of the house facilities.  The cottages were re-purposed into a kitchen and the other, a dining pavilion.   The dining pavilion (front facing cottage) was “deconstructed” by keeping the roof joists but removing the roofing and roofing boards, along with removing about half the exterior walls.  This resulted in a mostly outdoor dining experience.


Color, local craft work and a mural featuring corn that is one of the fundamental ingredients in the menu creates a wonderful mood both indoors and outdoors.  Tabletops of the old redwood roofing boards and others by local artisans complete the design.

Project Details
Type Restaurant Interior Design and Renovation
Client Trey Foshee
Location La Jolla Shores, CA
Size 5,000 SF
Services Interior/Exterior Renovation and Expansion
Completed 2015
Design Team Mark Steele
Steve Miles