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The Rongbranch Restaurant

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2722 Washington St., Julian, CA
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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

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Average Food, Average Price

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
J D
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Hollywood, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My girlfriend and I walked in, only one couple eating, I had to ask the cashier if we could seat ourselves as she did not offer to do so. The only server saw us, continued busing a table, walked away. She came back, made eye contact, just walked past us. As my girlfriend and I looked at the menu waiting... More 

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Agoura, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We avoided a bit of the crowd by eating here. The food was good. They have lots of good choices for lunch. We lucked out and found a parking spot right at the door.

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Dupont, Washington
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92 reviews 92 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Service was great, but the food was average. The fried chicken was overcooked and dry, and the kids meal rib was a bit tough and overcooked. The grilled cheese was good, and no complaints about the kids meal burger. Overall, an average meal, but the service/server was fast and friendly.

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Turku, Finland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a nice restaurant in a small place called Juliana. The red house is an oasis, and you get presicely what you'd expect: great burgers served with a friendly smile. Thanks.

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San Diego
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stopped in on a very crowded New Year's day, put our name on the waiting list, and waited. Didn't hear our name so we inquired... she had written down Kelly instead of Kevin. ?? We were just wanting a little something so we ordered the chicken pot pie. Our order delivered almost immediately as the pies are already cooked-it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We've been to the Rongbranch for lunch and dinner several times and recommend it to our friends and family to stop by when they visit Julian.

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Lakeside, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Great service;;large portions;;good food;;right price Julian has many attractions. An active gold mine tour that could be shaky for youngsters since it is a real mine and requires a bit of climbing and they do shut off the lights to show what dark can be. There are many antique store and collectable stores well worth the time. A horse and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Steakhouse
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?