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The Julian Grille

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2224 Main, Julian, CA 92036
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Open now
All 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
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San Diego, California
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215 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes we drive all the way to Julian just to eat at this wonderful little restaurant. A historic, comfortable facility, in an old restored house, with excellent menu choices, excellent service, and reasonable prices. Try to sit in the front porch area with views to the outside world. Recommended.

Thank OldBigBob
Los Angeles, California, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were referred to this restaurant by one of the locals. What a super charming delicious restaurant. Incredible service and truly fine food. We will come back to this place!

Thank Johnna S
Laguna Niguel, California
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198 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner on Fathers' Day at The Julian Grille, stopping on our way home to Orange County from a weekend golf trip at Ram's Hill in Borrego Springs. What a delightful surprise! The special of the day was an 8 oz. New York Strip Steak, with a small salad and asparagus, priced at an amazing $15.00. it was delicious.... More 

Thank Dave F
San Diego, California
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163 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting is appealing in this old renovated home with hardwood floors and attractive furnishings. We at indoors because it was 97 degrees outdoors and we wanted A/C. The service was pleasant and prompt, and the food delicious with an attractive presentation. Would definitely return and recommend.

Thank SoCalMare
Imperial Beach, California, United States
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on the recommendation of our innkeepers, Jim and Julie at Eaglenest. It is at the far end of town, so it is out of the hustle and bustle of downtown. An old house renovated into a nice quaint restaurant. My wife had chicken with Bearnaise sauce and she loved it. I had the BBQ rack of ribs... More 

Thank Charles M
Naples, Florida
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

I don't relish writing a bad review, but here goes: We'll never dine at the Julian Grill again. Been there several times over the past few summers. While the dining room is very quaint, we choose to dine al fresco. Every year the outdoor experience is marred by countless, buzzing flies. They're everywhere! The food gets sadder every year. This... More 

Thank Joannadee8
Lake Elsinore, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This was the place I chose to have dinner at during my first day in Julian. I had done a search on Google maps and read some good reviews so I went. This place is REALLY expensive for the amount of food and quality. The service was okay, but I had to ask for more ice tea since the waitress... More 

Thank sgvalleygirl
Lake Stevens, Washington
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has great food and wonderful atmosphere. The day we had lunch every one was eating outside but the inside is also lovely. They even kept our water glasses full. It is a converted house and covered garden area with huge servings of well prepared food.

Thank jcowper
Columbia, Maryland
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

What a quaint and adorable town. Unfortunately we arrived pretty late on a Sunday and most of the stores were closed or closing. Being very hungry we came across The Julian Grille and what a find. They have both outdoor and inside seating set in a country/Victorian style decor? The inside looked beautiful but we wanted to enjoy the end... More 

Thank KaimukiGirl24
LAGUNA BEACH, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Had a long and HOT motorcycle ride from southern Orange County. Only by chance did we find The Julian Grille. We had parked across the street and noted that the restaurant had a shaded patio (with breeze). That decision was supreme. We sat next to a small trickling goldfish pond. My BLT was the best I have had in decades.... More 

Thank Mark M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2224 Main, Julian, CA 92036
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Julian
  • Phone Number: 760-765-0173

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