University Towne Center

4589 La Jolla Village Dr
San DiegoCA  92122

(858) 558-4545


  • Mon - Fri: 10 am - 9 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am - 9 pm
  • Sunday: 11 am - 7 pm

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4589 La Jolla Village Dr
San DiegoCA  92122

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Store Events

Private Registry Events

If you're about to be married, we're throwing a party in your honor. Bring your fiancé or your friends. For two full hours, our entire store is yours. Enjoy great food, drinks, music, and our experts’ advice on registering.

September 24, 20179:00 am - 11:00 am RSVP
October 15, 20179:00 am - 11:00 am RSVP

Store Details

From the latest cookware and appliances to the newest trends in home decor and furniture, you’ll find it all at Crate and Barrel in San Diego, CA. Need a great gift or some new furniture or housewares for your home? Drop by Crate and Barrel University Towne Centerand browse all the great things we have in store this season. Getting married? Our wedding registry experts will help you create the perfect list.

Store Pickup

No shipping. No waiting. Buy online and pick up at a Crate and Barrel store near you. Most items are available for pickup the same day. Learn more

Design Services

Whether you are embarking on a complete room makeover or are looking to make a quick seasonal update to your space, our Design Experts are ready to offer design advice and utilize tools to bring your vision to life. From choosing the right color sofa to designing a full floor plan, Crate and Barrel Design Experts offer design services in-store or at home to help you select the perfect layout, frame or fabric for your style and space. Schedule an appointment


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About Crate and Barrel University Towne Center

As you approach University Towne Center, Crate and Barrel’s striking modern architecture is sure to catch your eye. The striking 2-story building houses all the home decor, furniture and kitchen essentials needed to style a California home. Take the store’s elevator or escalator to access the second floor and enjoy a scenic balcony, where you can find patio inspiration with our styled outdoor furniture and decor.

Southern California couples registering with Crate and Barrel for their big day should attend a Private Registry Event at the San Diego Crate and Barrel location. Wedding Registry Events offer exclusive access to expert advice from associates and vendors on everything from creating the perfect registry to choosing catering or flowers. Check the Store Events section above for upcoming dates and other events.

Looking for advice on the perfect gift to give for a housewarming, wedding or birthday? Our associates are ready with creative suggestions and recommendations based on our customer’s favorite products like wine glasses and serving trays. If you can’t find what you’re looking for in-store, associates will happily show you our full online selection and can even help you order right then using tablet technology.

To pick up large furniture orders, head to the customer service door at the side of the building. For smaller Store Pickup orders, go to any available counter or ask an associate for assistance. If your items are a gift, make sure to ask for complimentary gift wrapping in our signature black and white Crate and Barrel boxes.

Location & Parking

Located about 20 minutes from downtown San Diego, Crate and Barrel University Towne Center is conveniently situated in the bustling University City neighborhood near a host of unique shopping and dining experiences, as well as one-of-a-kind attractions. Westfield UTC is located between I-5 and I-805 off La Jolla Village Drive. After visiting us at Crate and Barrel, make sure to check out some of the San Diego area’s most exciting sites such as La Jolla Cove, Torrey Pines Golf Course, University of California San Diego, Birch Aquarium, the San Diego Zoo and the Del Mar Racetrack.

At the Westfield UTC Crate and Barrel, guests have access to free surface lot parking close to the store entrance. The Towne Centre Drive Parking Lot and the La Jolla Village Parking lot are closest lots to Crate and Barrel. Valet service is also available for a fee at University Towne Center mall. For guests looking to take public transportation to the Westfield UTC, San Diego SuperLoop routes 201 and 202 offer service to the mall. There are also MTS buses available.

Interior Design San Diego:

Design a Southern California home that is stylish inside and out with the help of our experienced San Diego interior design service associates.

  • Design Studio: If you’re looking for expert design advice, meet with one of our Design Experts who will help create room layouts and inspirational mood boards to bring your space to life. They can even provide an in-home consultation.

  • Custom Upholstery: Whether you’re looking for a custom chair, sofa or headboard for your home, our trained associates will help you choose your favorite frame, fabric and leg finish to match your SoCal style.

  • Custom Rug Program: If you can’t find the perfect rug for your space, why not design one yourself? Our custom rug program allows you to choose a unique combination of shape, size, material and color to fit your space’s specific needs.
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