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The Rongbranch Restaurant

$$ - $$$
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2722 Washington St., Julian, CA
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My college-aged daughter and I went to Julian in early October to get a sense of autumn. We stopped in at Rongbranch for lunch. I'd had the Red Beans and Rice there many years before, and wondered if they were as good as I remembered. They were...comfort food at its best. The meal came with cornbread also. The service is... More 

Thank Melanie M
Corona, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good food, great value. Service was good. The apple pie was heavenly. Atmosphere cozy and charming. When in Julian a must!

Thank brenda19622016
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Julian was crowded Saturday, and there was a modest wait at the Rongbranch, but it was worth it. The food was excellent, and the service was good. Plus they have a great selection of jams & jellies to go.

Thank Darrell92104
San Diego, California
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119 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my family out for dinner here one night and was very pleased with the menu and quality of food. The staff were very helpful and the dishes are great. The atmosphere was perfect and enjoyed our selfs. Fair prices and overall a must try.

Thank Perry H
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, I'd like to say that when we did get our food it was hot and very good. BUT... we waited 30 minutes just for our beverages, and another 30 for our food. Three families left the restaurant, before eating, while we were there. They all had young children and the kids were restless... is it any wonder? There were... More 

Thank CSueW
Tucson, Arizona
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant on a weeknight when staffing was at a minimum, but they still took good care of us and processed our order promptly. Our salad and burger were both very good.

Thank Elaine J
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ribs were dried and tough to the point that I could not chew them. BBQ beans were basically a BBQ soup with a few beans. Cornbread was not very good. The potato skins were actually quite good, but were offset by the price and quality of the rest of the food. Worst food I have had in Julian, and the... More 

Thank Kyle M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Good was average, clearly frozen for some items. The pot pie is made with cheap tight meat and tasted greasy, the crust of the pie was delicious. Just about the only thing that was good. I spent almost $$60 in two kids and me. Never again!

Thank Angelina A
Imperial, California
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

We have visited this restaurant quite a few times. A favorite when visiting Julian, Ca. From the time we walk in we are greeted with a courteous atmosphere and great service. The food is very good and and the portions are very generous.

Thank Luis A
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Average Quality food. The sausage gravy on the chicken fried steak tasted like the Elmer's paste I used in school as a child-flour and water with no detectable seasoning. The onion rings were overly battered greasy blobs. Disappointing.

Thank Lori R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2722 Washington St., Julian, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Julian
  • Phone Number: 7607652265

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?