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The Rongbranch Restaurant

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2722 Washington St., Julian, CA
7607652265
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11:00 am - 9:00 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

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice place to eat

The service was quick, the food good. Location has a small gift shop. Sitting is ok but the pies more than make up for everything else(if you like apple which I do.)

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Yuma Az
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Avila Beach, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This was our first time eating at this restaurant. It is one I have been wanting to eat at the past few trips to Julian. We were spending our 31th anniversary together and decided to give it a try, as the rest of the day had been very good; and heck who don't like a good steak (excluding vegan /... More 

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Yuma Az
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The service was quick, the food good. Location has a small gift shop. Sitting is ok but the pies more than make up for everything else(if you like apple which I do.)

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Santa Susana Knolls
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Rongbranch was a delicious find among all the restaurants in town. Their specialty...chicken pot pie...is a must! Pair it with their homemade chili, and you are all set! The salad was fresh and came with great dressing, and the coffee was full-bodied and flavorful!

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Alpine, California
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Two Model T Ford Clubs met In Julian yesterday & had lunch here . We just about filled the separate dining room & our orders were taken very promptly ! Most of us drove from the San Diego--Escondido area in the cold , windy , rain . My husband & I were luck to get the last 2 turkey pot... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Stopped here for lunch with a bus group that had ventured to Borrego Springs to see the metal sculptures. We had just 3 options; I selected the chicken and got the smallest piece of chicken I have ever attempted to eat; others joked that the chicken may have starved to death. I honestly could not get a small piece large... More 

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Pasadena, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Good crowd. Had a perfectly good lunch with fast service. My friend had the chicken pot pie which he loved. A large group of navy service people were eating there, so they must like it too.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We ordered lunch and it took forever to be brought to us. When it came it was terrible. We sent back the well done steak when it was ordered rare. No flavor and not seasoned meat says it all...

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This medium priced restaurant has a very friendly staff. The food was just average. They have Bison on the menu. I had the Bison burger which was good. My husband had (pork) ribs which were a little dry. Portion sizes are generous, they give you more than enough food. We were in Julian for the weekend with our dog. We... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We've been here before and we have reviewed this place on our prior visit. We were a bit disappointed this time. The salad arrived and then so did dinner and we just put the dressing on? Steaks were cooked to order however were a bit tough. Coffee was warm but not hot. We said before that we would try the... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I had the BBQ beef ribs and they were well cooked, had a nice amount of meat on them and while they were oversauced for my personal taste, the sauce was very flavourful. I couldn't eat the slaw and beans that came with them due to the ribs being plenty of food for one person, but they were still tasty... More 

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Additional Information about The Rongbranch Restaurant

Address: 2722 Washington St., Julian, CA
Phone Number: 7607652265
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Julian
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
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue

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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
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?