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The Julian Grille

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2224 Main, Julian, CA 92036
760-765-0173
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 40
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Julian Grille--the best in town!

My wife and I go to Julian frequently (several times per year). For a good meal at dinner time, the Julian Grille is our usual choice. Have never been disappointed in the food or service. Ambience is also excellent (it is in an old home built in the 1920's) and it has a nice patio area for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
OtisandMartha
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Coronado, California
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Leucadia, California
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

the Restaurant is very charming ,being located in an old cottage. Honestly in Julian there are very few choices of where to eat at night. Few restaurants are open until 8. I can only tell you if you go here do not order the trout almandine .the fish was overlooked and dry. The rice pilaf had seen better days. The... More 

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Coronado, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

My wife and I go to Julian frequently (several times per year). For a good meal at dinner time, the Julian Grille is our usual choice. Have never been disappointed in the food or service. Ambience is also excellent (it is in an old home built in the 1920's) and it has a nice patio area for dining, as well... More 

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

This was not the first time dining here. If you want reliably good food and service this place is it. I would not call it trendy- more comfortable and homey.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

After visiting some local wineries, we were told to check out this place for lunch because it had good food and a nice outdoor seating area. While the setting was very pleasant, our food experience was disappointing. The lunch menu offered much of what you would expect for a typical American restaurant. I chose the french dip sandwich with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great food nice relaxing patio! I ordered the 12oz steak it was cook as i ordered it! My wife ordered the bbq baby back ribs and they were so soft and juicy we couldn't belive it! It is amazing must try it to belive it!

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Hemet, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This little converted "cottage" is very inviting and intimate, not many seats but the food is very good and the vibe is relaxed and calming. I loved it!

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La Verne, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This place was really nice inside. It was dressier than expected, but you would be comfortable in jeans too. The food was excellent. We both would come here again for certain. It was more American type food.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Went there for dinner on a lazy Sunday, and enjoyed the cute interior. We had a creative peach chicken dish as well as a scampi linguini entree. Both wew nicely done - good potion sizes that left us satisfied. Their outside eating area was packed for lunch; a nice end to a fun day in Julian!

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El Cajon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My wife and I have eaten at a number of local restaurants and were pleasantly surprised at the service and great meals we had. Don't be fooled by the name as this is certainly not a grill where you would go for burgers or hot dogs. Will recommend this to our friends and will make it a point to eat... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The only real full-service restaurant in Julian, with an excellent upscale menu and wine list. Great for a romantic dinner by the fireplace or a leisurely lunch on the porch!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2224 Main, Julian, CA 92036
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Julian
  • Phone Number: 760-765-0173

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?