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The Julian Grille

2224 Main, Julian, CA 92036
760-765-0173
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Ranked #11 of 25 restaurants in Julian
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The Julian Grill is an off the beaten track restaurant situated in a historic town with lots of small interesting shops. The restaurant has an outside patio which is nicely shaded with a rustic atmosphere. The sandwiches are especially good; they are generously sized and a meal in themselves. The ingredients are very fresh and the options of bread are... More

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San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This is a charming little restaurant located in an old home on the main road in Julian. We stop for lunch whenever we’re passing through Julian. We like to sit inside on the front screened porch with a view of the street activities, but there’s other inside seating too, or you can dine on the outside patio. The food is... More

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Santee, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

To those of you who reside in the historic gold mining town of Julian CA, you already know about "The Julian Grille", but to you folks who are new to the area, well you are in for a treat. The historic town of Julian is mostly known for it's shops and eateries...mostly well known for the various places that serve... More

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Port Costa, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The Julian Grille was recommended by our B&B host. The atmosphere was lovely - indoor and patio seating. I chose the Sweet Georgia Peach Chicken for my entre. It was quite tasty although I was surprised to see canned peaches on the chicken. Locals told me it was their favorite dish. I appreciated the good service. The price was a... More

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Chula Vista, California
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We have been to the Julian Grille several times and always had good service and good food. The menu features some different options, but they end up pleasing most palates. It is a quaint appearing house, just near the main town intersection. Inside, the atmosphere is homey and friendly. Prices are reasonable for the size of the portions. There are... More

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Corinth, Maine
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125 reviews 125 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Went here for lunch to celebrate my husband's birthday hoping it would be someplace special. It certainly has a lovely outdoor terrace right on the main street in town, but the kitchen and service just don't live up to its potential. The roast beef in the hot "Wrangler Sandwich" was grey, tasteless, and rubbery. Service was chaotic and slow. We... More

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Houston, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Driving from San Diego to Julian offered incredible scenes. Located on the main street of the little town of Julian, the Julian grille is a cute little restaurant more suited for couples and romantic evenings. The restaurant was previously a house that was redesigned to give it an old charm look and a romantic feel. I went with relatives on... More

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Belt, Montana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We were looking for a nice place to have a nice supper. We discovered the Julian Grill and decided to try it out. The food was excellent, our servers were very helpful and the atmosphere was very romantic. We would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Friendship, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Stopped for lunch the other day with a party of four. The waitress introduced the specials to us but forgot to tell us half of them and also didn't mention the house special salad dressing that they make. The menu variety was reasonable but the food was mediocre at best. The waitress was kind and a sweet young girl but... More

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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Julian is not a rocking place in November and we were in the restaurant almost entirely by ourselves. Staff started cleaning the place up to close it as we ate our meal which I found a bit off-putting. The food was fine, but not particularly exciting or memorable. Service was OK.

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