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Miner's Diner & Soda Fountain

2134 Main, Julian, CA 92036
760-765-3753
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Ranked #13 of 25 Restaurants in Julian
Cuisines: American
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Toledo, OH
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

The store is nice, selections are great. Milk shakes and sodas are wonderful. The service is slow and just going through the motions.

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Julian, California, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Some of us are fortunate enough to have childhood memories of going to the soda fountain for a root beer float, ice cream soda, shake or malt. For everyone else, there's Miner's Diner. Bring the kids, bring the grandkids, oh, heck, just bring yourself, and enjoy an old-fashioned treat. Oh, they have good food, too. While you're waiting, look around... More

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El Centro, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Visited the place on the 4th of July weekend. Miner's is located on a corner and has a great view of the Main Street. There was a parade that was cancelled because of a fire but this would have been the place to be. The food is tasty, the staff gives great service, and everything is affordable. Just because the... More

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Yuma, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Fun place to eat, with good food. Order at the counter, and sit while waiting for your food. Clean and organized feeling, with the old west ambiance. Nice light from the huge windows in front and view of the bustle out on the sidewalk. Burgers were tasty and filling. The soda fountain seemed fun, but didn't try any of the... More

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Port Costa, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

After peering in the window, we had to go inside and sit at the counter for lunch. I had a turkey burger with fries (extra crispy). It was more than I could eat and the price was under $10. The photo opportunities are endless. The soda fountain artifacts are cool. Our waitress was a doll. I think that stopping in... More

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San Diego, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Had burger, fries and float here. The floats were expensive and small. The burgers were below average and they were not generous with the fries.

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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

You can spend hours looking at the old Route 66 type memorabilia, but you came there to eat, right? The menu was exclusively American comfort food faves, but well prepared, fresh, and tasty.

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California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We usually drop in for a great milkshake and the bison burger. It is like stepping back in time. I definitely recommend it!!

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San Diego, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

It's a cute place to stop for a burger, but a bit cramped. The portions were large. The fries were really good, the turkey burger was slightly above average. The prices are reasonable, but not cheap. A meal runs about $10-$13 per person. The staff were very friendly. You order and pay at the counter first, then they bring your... More

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Signal Hill, California, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

It's been about 18 years since we visited here but it hasn't changed a bit. Good, but not great, food, fun atmosphere, and superb malts. This isn't a place where you expect top quality food but what you get is good....burger, fries a drink. Sure beats Mcdonalds!

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