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The Julian Grille

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2224 Main, Julian, CA 92036
+1 760-765-0173
11:00 - 16:00
16:30 - 20:00
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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago 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
San Diego, California
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22 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I struggled with paying a minimum of $30.00 for a ribeye steak or going to the Italian restaurant. I liked the history of the Julian Grille and chose the more expensive meal as a treat. I should have chosen the Italian restaurant; or, perhaps, any other restaurant. Unbelievable the price of the meat items compared to the flavor; or lack... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful dining experience for our anniversary dinner. The food selection and quality was outstanding along with great service and ambiance.

Thank Chiefmlw
Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Th e place would feel about 1/3 bigger were it not for all the Xmas decorations everywhere a week before Xmas. The place was jammed, mainly with families with small children, so safe to say this is a family destination. The menu ranges from salads to trout or salmon, beef or pulled pork and other options plus two ddaili soups,... More 

Thank jaseaton
Redlands, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

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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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

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 

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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
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?