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All 25 Julian Restaurants

Julian Tea & Cottage

2124 3rd St, Julian, CA 92036
(760) 765-0832
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Ranked #3 of 25 Restaurants in Julian
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
West Linn, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

When I was researching a day trip to Julian, Ca., I was totally surprised that they had a Tea Room there, I just had to make reservations. I'm so glad I did. :) We like to think we are aficionados of Afternoon Tea (being Brits and all) So, at first I was a little disappointed that we were not going... More 

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Vista, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We always make a point to have lunch here when visiting. The tough part is getting in. Plan ahead and make a reservation several days in advance or you may miss out. During Apple Days (Sept - Oct) it is hard to just walk in anywhere. In spring you have a better change. I recommend their pumpkin soup and the... More 

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Dallas, TX
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Everything tea --and more! Unending assortment of teas--both loose and bags. They even had our No. 1 Ladies Detective Tea (from the well-known book series). Their card selection is a bit different from the norm, as well as a very extensive collection of various kitchen tools and accessories. The tea cottage is an excellent source for that gift for someone... More 

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Toledo, OH
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My daughter & I made a reservation for afternoon tea and ended up the only ones in the tea shop! It was a Monday afternoon and it was wonderful. The staff/server were all so friendly and the food was wonderful! And the tea....oh my! They had the largest tea selection to purchase I've ever seen!

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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Everyone was so friendly and helpful. Made us feel welcome. Tea, cookies, and egg salad sandwich were very good. Will be back.

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Julian, California, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This little shop is fantastic! Stop by for a "tea party." While the downstairs area is devoted to teas (there's one room FULL of all sorts of teas) and all things related to tea, the upstairs has all sorts of cool gadgets and fun stuff that might make the biggest kitchen haters want to go in and play in the... More 

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Santa Monica, California
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My partner and I had a terrific tea here Sunday, July 6th. Their tea room is so cute and one of the tiniest I have ever seen. There are four tables. Four! One table that seats 4 (or perhaps 6) and three smaller tables that seat 2 or 3 each. That's it. It's a wonderful little tea room, light, airy,... More 

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england
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

I thought the shop was really cute and there was so much merchandise to look at, it kept me occupied for a while. Definitely one for the girls. There was a wide selection of teas to choose from and me and my date had a lovely cuppa. We didn't get to eat any of the food although the menu looked... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Talk about a plethora of tea accessories and tea and aprons and towels and whoa, Nellie! Loved it. The owner brewed us cups of tea while we roamed. I found a ton of things I would have bought if I were in a spending mood. I'll go back and spend, as we approach the holidays.

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San Diego, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

My wife and I visited here for tea after winning it from a fund-raising auction. The experience was pleasant and (for me) surprisingly fun. The tea and sandwiches were very good. The service was attentive and of very high quality. This was a great place to get away from it all. Just like the photos show, most of the building... More 

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Address: 2124 3rd St, Julian, CA 92036
Phone Number: (760) 765-0832
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Julian
Cuisine: American

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