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The Rongbranch Restaurant

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2722 Washington St., Julian, CA
7607652265
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very nice pies

The freshly baked apple pies are just yummy. And since it was Julian, we tried some other pies on teh menu such as the excellent chicken pot pie

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Cedric J
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The freshly baked apple pies are just yummy. And since it was Julian, we tried some other pies on teh menu such as the excellent chicken pot pie

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Thank Cedric J
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Overpriced cold expensive. Nuff said. Denny's is a step up. This place has been here for years so maybe an off day visiting Christmas Eve day. Won't give it another chance.

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Thank SusieQcalif
Province of Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Having lived in the San diego area, I´ve been visiting the little mountain of Julian the last 30 years. Rongbranch has been a me favorite stopping point for me since that time. Over the years it has changed, but the way it is now is as cool as it ever was. Be it for good or bad I always order... More 

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Thank 766monica
Brighton, Australia
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I ate here twice recently. First time was in the evening and they had the Chicken pie on special which was medium to small size. I had it and a bowl of chili which was great. As I went out to pay I noticed the fudge so I bought a square of peanut fudge and it was delicious. if you... More 

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Thank Phil T
Julian, California
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

The servers are always friendly and welcoming and the food is delicious. I especially enjoy the Asian salad, the honey-fried chicken and the BBQ feast, which is enough food for my husband and myself. The bread pudding is our favorite dessert here, but the pies are also yummy, and the fudge is worth going off my diet for! The atmosphere... More 

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Thank Cheryl E
Yuma, Arizona
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here at the end of the day for dinner following an enjoyable tour of Julian. Service was good, restaurant was clean and cozy. The food was pretty expensive and not that good. Each member of the family had something different, i had the steak, my wife had chicken fried steak, my daughter had chicken pot pie, my oldest son... More 

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Thank Jim A
Yuma, Arizona
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

My friends really enjoyed dinning here, so much that we had two meals here during our stay in Julian. The fudge apples were good. We didn't have a wait at either visit. The first night the fries were undercooked so our second time back we requested them to be well done which greatly improved their taste. My husband said is... More 

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Thank EffieKR
Harleysville
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145 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Went here to Rong Branch Restaurant for dinner and had a fantastic large salad. They also have a great gift shop as you walk in. It has a western country decor.

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Thank Kathy M
Cogorno, Italy
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108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Nice old style restaurant serving good food all day. You can get buffalo burgers here (which I recommend), jump on your bike and be happy for until dinner. You'll get a warm welcome and the good old days feeling that spreads all over Julian. Worth a stop.

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Thank Corrado C
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This restaurant was infested with ants. The food was horrible, meat very dry and overdone. The vegetables were good, though. The waitress was friendly and accommodating, however, she did not come back to ask how the food was after serving it and I can understand why. I will not go back to this place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2722 Washington St., Julian, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Julian
  • Phone Number: 7607652265

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?