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Julian's

318 Broadway, Providence, RI 02909-1102 (Federal Hill)
401-861-1770
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Ranked #39 of 722 restaurants in Providence
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Federal Hill
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Julian's restaurant is a Federal Hill institution at this point. You can go for any meal of the day--extending to late night drinks, but brunch is by far their specialty. Get there early or be prepared to wait, but that is okay, enjoy a delicious breakfast beverage while you do. Great for large groups, but you will have to wait... More

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Dover, New Hampshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Handmade cocktails, funky vibe, amazing exotic hashes and meals. I over indulged and do not regret it one bit. I wish they were closer.

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Newport, Rhode Island
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I really enjoy the atmosphere of the place, really laid back with really good beers on draft.. The menu is great for vegetarians who want more than salad for dinner..

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MA/ME
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I like this place because they offer vegetarian/vegan food as well as goodies for the meat eaters. I have a few vegan friends and relatives and Julian's is a great place to bring visitors for brunch. I usually get something from the specials and a bloody mary. This isn't a quick meal. You need to be willing to take a... More

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Culebra, Puerto Rico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Food was fine, and the bistro has a nice roomy feel. Service was good. We had two apps and shared an entree. One of the apps was very good and the rest just ordinary. Cool bathroom! Has a hipster feel like the old Leo's in Providence.

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charlotte nc
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Great place for breakfast/brunch. Eclectic decor, neighborhood eatery and bar. The food is excellent and creative. Very fresh and tasty. Worth a visit when you're in town and want a breakfast that's not available in every little shop. Very generous portions! We'll be back!

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DC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We were in town for a Lovecraft convention, and decided to stay an extra day just to go to the NecrinomiCon beer dinner at Julian's. I'm so glad we did! The food was creative and fun while still being accessible and non-pretentious, and the beer pairings (plus a cocktail and a whiskey) were outstanding. Very friendly crowd as well. We... More

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Houston, Texas
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238 reviews 238 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We once again (fourth try) could not get into Nick's for breakfast - just a few blocks away - as a 1-hour wait was not going to happen. We had read good reviews on Julian's - we concur. Friendly and fast service in spite of a huge crowd. We waited maybe 10 minutes and had a sidewalk table. The inside... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Food this interesting is often accompanied by a side order of "Aren't you lucky we're letting you be a customer tonight," but this is creativity without the pretension. A deconstructed corned beef and cabbage, battered cod with a tart kohlrabi slaw, and some innovative house-made ice creams (no, pb&j is not the same as jelly and peanut butter) made for... More

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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

All of our dishes were tasty and creatively presented. Extensive selection of main dishes, tea, desserts. High quality service, no wait on a Friday evening, good location in Federal Hill. Highly recommend for sumptuous casual dining.

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