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4264 Peck Rd, El Monte, CA 91732-2114
626-444-8425
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7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dinner

After three years I got hungry go one on their great beef dip dinners. I found that Simon was still the bar tender and he remembered us. Food was the best, service was the friendliest, not many there but had a good quiet dinner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We really used to love this place and it's food was great all the dip sandwiches and burgers, cole slaw, and all. These days the food is very average the new owner really have not kept up the quality food of days past. Looks like they care more about what's going on in the bar instead. So sad to see... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My wife bragged about the jolly Jug in South El Monte. She said the pastrami sandwiches were the best! I stopped at the Jolly Jug in El Monte. I ordered 2 to go. When I got home, I surprised the wife. Her surprise turned to disappointment. The bread was about the size of a hot dog bun. The meat was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

After three years I got hungry go one on their great beef dip dinners. I found that Simon was still the bar tender and he remembered us. Food was the best, service was the friendliest, not many there but had a good quiet dinner.

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Simi Valley, California
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were on our way to a memorial service and decided to come here for breakfast. It was a older establishment. We were greeted by a very enthusiastic hostess. The place was empty but this did not detract us from eating here. It was on a weekday probably after the morning crowd. We had the usual breakfast - eggs, bacon,... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Been searching for pastrami dips that are as good as Jolly Jug in the area of San Francisco - and alas, the only way to get the best pastrami dip ever is to have it at Jolly Jug. Jolly Jug is an "institution" for El Monte, having served comfort food for years. Eat in or take out - service is... More 

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Long Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Nice place to eat locally! Always nice service and many comfort food choices! The owner is so nice to everyone. If you need something special, she'll make it for you!

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

Jolly Jugs is a great place to eat! My favorite is the pastrami quesadilla. YUM They are most well known for there beef dips. (Very Good) The fried chicken and patty melt are great too! We ate at the bar, the service was very good. The bartenders are very nice and friendly!

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Glendora, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

This is a restaurant that has been around for many years. They are known for their delicious, secret recipe Beef Dips. The gravy is to die for. It's a family atmosphere on the restuarant side and the other side has a bar (never been to the bar side). It has a relaxing atmosphere and the owner, Margaret, has a good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4264 Peck Rd, El Monte, CA 91732-2114
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Monte
  • Phone Number: 626-444-8425

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm

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