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The Julian Grille

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$$ - $$$
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2224 Main, Julian, CA 92036
+1 760-765-0173
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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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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Santa Monica, California
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We dined here on a Sunday night and by that time Julian was practically a ghost town. So the restaurant was relatively quite. But it has a pleasant atmosphere. We shared the trout almondine and we enjoyed it. And it was accompanied by good portions of vegetables and roast potatoes. Overall the food was well prepared and presented. Our waitress... More 

Thank vincemc
Sacramento, California
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here before and were happy with it, so we returned. The service was adequate, if not especially attentive. Our soup and salad were served with the meal instead of before the main entree, which we would have preferred. My husband enjoyed the pot pie my meal was fine.

Thank Jrbeck
San Diego, California
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124 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For some reason there are people who "love" their pot pie. I am not sure why. The vegetables taste like the Walmart brand frozen mixed veggies (yuck!) and spongy chicken. The waitress was unfriendly and not very attentive. I would not recommend this place. There are other places in Julian that have better food. Try those....

Thank SoCalGuy01
Santee, California
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in on a rainy, cold day. The place was packed but the wait for a table was short (less than 5 minutes). The appetizer and the entrée were quick-to-the-table, piping hot (good for a cold/damp day), but best of all: delicious! I would recommend The Julian Grille to all and the next time my girlfriend and I are in... More 

Thank Inspector2211
Litchfield Park
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cold rainy might, but dinner was worth the walk in the rain. Every thing on the menu looked great. Had hard time picking what to eat. Great experience.

Thank George S
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved eating at the Julian grill. Very quaint atmosphere for my fiancé and I to have a date night. Both of our meals were great and the waitress gave us great recommendations for food and wine pairings. Would love to go back!

Thank celine d
Suffolk, Virginia
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Julian overnight and decided to eat here. We go there early enough to get a good table and place our order, after which things just did not go right. They completely messed up our son's order, bringing out the wrong entree. The dinner itself, while hearty was not particularly good. After that, they continued to rush us... More 

Thank John J
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Came in between lunch and dinner fantastic converted home. Full bar, great setting. I loved everything except the salad came out with the dressing in a plastic cup? Not sure why but it was not necessary. Had the fettuccine it was fabulous, husband had the ribs he said they were ok. A little pricey for lunch but a must try.... More 

Thank Kristina R
Escondido, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

we have been here a few times now on our trips to Julian. Very good food and pleasant, helpful service.

Thank Karen M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I come here every December 31st. It's ALWAYS wonderful, and never disappoints. In all of San Diego, THIS is the place to go if you're looking for a gourmet meal, quaint setting much like dining in a house, since the restaurant is located in a historic Julian home... and, you're not looking for crazy and loud. It... More 

Thank Michael R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
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: +1 760-765-0173

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