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The Rongbranch Restaurant

2722 Washington St., Julian, CA
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Ranked #16 of 25 restaurants in Julian
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Most recent review
- Aug 15, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Orange County, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

We had a late dinner on our way back home after exploring the Julian area, and enjoyed ourselves. They were telling us about plans they had to start up dinner performances. Don't know if they did, but we will check them out next time we are in the area.

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Troy, Michigan
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302 reviews 302 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I ordered the pulled pork. It was tasty but needed more barbecue sauce. The fries were good. Apple pie was excellent. Service was good. Julian was very quiet on a weekday in summer. Not all of the shops were open.

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The fried dill pickles were not very good. My salad was large but not as good as most places. The food server was friendly and attentive.

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Julian, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Tourists visit here due to location... Not the best in Julian. Plain Jane and not consistent in taste.

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Yuma, Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This place has great hamburgers! Every time I am in Julian, I swing by and get a burger here. Their chicken livers are good too.

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Julian
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

The restaurant is spacious and the service warm and friendly. The food is good old fashioned comfort food. I love their coffee. My daughter loves their tater skins.

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San Diego, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Quick Day trip to Julian led us to this restaurant. The pulled pork sandwich was great, the cole slaw a little less so. Service was pleasant.

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Central Wisconsin
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146 reviews 146 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

We happened to visit on a weekday in mid-September, and not much was going on in town. But finding this restaurant on a little side street was a pleasant experience. The western décor fit the town, as well as the menu options.

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Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Six of us arrived here on a road trip. We were hungry and looking for good food. The portions are large and the inhouse BBQ sauce is great.

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El Cajon, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Drove my cousin and mother up to Julian for a Sunday excursion. Stopped at Rongbranch for lunch. Cousin and I ordered red beans and rice which comes with grilled hot link and crackers. Mom ordered the pulled pork sandwich and it was all good. Dolores was our server and is a very good marketer for the restaurant. Very good at... More

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