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The Julian Grille

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2224 Main, Julian, CA 92036
+1 760-765-0173
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 16:00
16:30 - 20:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Redlands, California
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Julian has several places to eat, some good, some not so good. Julian Grille is one of the best. Meals can be pricey but specials offer wonderful choices at resonable prices. Winding up the walkway toward the front door is like entering a friend's home: warm and inviting. Once inside you get the impression of being at home for dinner... More 

Thank JosephEllis
Lakeside, California
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken Jerusalem tasted like they had just cooked the chicken and then poured the sauce over it. It did not taste as if it had been sauteed with the sauce. The prime rib was impossible to cut and totally flavorless. I told the waiteess who agreed it was tough. She gave us a 10% discount, but I don't think she... More 

Thank kak6
Oceanside, California, USA
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79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I planned a (Sunday) day trip to Julian. About an hour from our home. Fun ride in our sports car on a beautiful fall day. Probably our 4th or 5 visit. Very touristy. Lots of cute shops. Decided to give The Julian Grille a try for lunch. Bad timing on our part b/c we arrived during their... More 

Thank John W
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Julian with around 16 hungry folks. Went straight to the Julian Grille for lunch. They seated us in no time. Service was excellent as was the food. The potato leak soup was very good as was the BBQ pulled pork sandwich. Others in our group had The Wrangler, which was thin sliced beef on a roll with... More 

Thank BeckCalifornia
Grande Prairie, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great looking from the outside, option of outside seating, great ambiance on the inside, great choice on the menu, great service, and she gave us a little guidance was we were having a hard time making choices, will go back for sure

Thank Sean S
San Clemente, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Julian Grille is our go-to for dinner every time we visit the Julian area. Tucked within trees, this relaxing atmosphere is perfect for a relaxing, intimate meal. We've never been disappointed with both the menu and the service. No loud bar or obnoxious music, just the quiet ambiance needed after a long day. We're planning a Julian trip this winter,... More 

Thank Normison
San Diego, California
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ordered food to go. The restaurant was not busy. The food was good but the service was terrible. They forgot silver ware, the salad dressing, the jelly that comes with the cheese, the horseradish that comes with the meat. Very disappointed with the staff.

Thank DanielaB
Encinitas, California
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187 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I've always liked this place with its myriad cottagey rooms and outdoor patio dining. It's a popular spot with an appealing, reasonably priced menu, so there are often lines. But perhaps I'll go somewhere else next time... Maybe it was our choices--the wrangler, an open-faced sliced beef sandwich smothered in melted cheese, plus a dipping sauce. "Poor concept" were my... More 

Thank Patty8888
La Jolla, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is a lovely old home with an expansive patio. The food was good. The wait staff pleasant but ignorant of Gluten Free needs. The restaurant was completely overwhelmed on Saturday with a bus load of visitors.

Thank Patty S
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the outdoor seating area which takes advantage of the lovely weather, almost year round. We had salmon and it was delicious. The service was good and we were not in a rush so being able to sit and relax while we ate was wonderful. They have a nice fountain and outdoor seating with lights in the trees. The building... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 16:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 16:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 16:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?