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The Rongbranch Restaurant

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2722 Washington St., Julian, CA
+1 760-765-2265
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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New Jersey
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1,816 reviews
667 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,203 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant is a "three and a half". The atmosphere is great. Little gift shop, old fashion decor. The food was good, the service a bit slow. Good place for lunch or dinner.

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Thank podrozniczka60
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was not that good. Ranch is horrible. We got our appetizer after our meal. Waitress was friendly but hard to catch her attention, place was busy, dont know why when the food is not so good.

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Thank Melissa M
Parsippany, New Jersey
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like a step back in time - small gift shop - we liked the pot pie and the pickles and onion rings. Prices a bit high.

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Thank esteuer
Newport Beach, California
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just stopped to pick up a pie to take home. The place is so packed and the wait was long. The pie isn't too sweet which is good and the fruit flavor is perfect.

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South Pasadena, California
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our annual trip to ride the area around Temecula, we once again stopped in Julian for lunch, and once again, The Rongbranch was our chosen place. This was a Saturday, at lunch time, during the "Super Bloom" (wildflowers in the desert), so the town was PACKED! Parking was scarce, but being on motorcycles helped with that. The restaurant... Same... More 

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Thank Don R
Escondido, California, USA
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125 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This place used to be my go to stop on the way to campground. Ordered the "supposedly" angus burger & asked what they had on tap. "We stopped serving alcohol several years ago." Okay. Wasn't asked this time how I wanted the burger either. It arrived burnt on the edge and quite dry. The only thing as good as I... More 

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Thank LGA026
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

On a day trip from Palm Desert we stoped in for a bite to eat based on asking a local where to eat. The day was very chilly, aboutb49 degrees so I ordered a cup of their home made chili....since I need to avoid msg, I was delighted they don't use it in the recipe. It was wonderful with a... More 

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Thank 52Max
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

I would give this place negative stars if I could. Horrible food and even worse service, I've never experienced anything like it. We arrived around 7pm on a Monday and it wasn't crowded, there were about 4 other tables besides us but the older male server was visibly stressed out and seemed annoyed at our presence. We all decided on... More 

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Thank Jackie A
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch and it was an unexpected good surprise. Delicious, home cooked food. Quick friendly service. Would definitely go again and would recommend.

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Thank NorthMnChick
Calgary, AB
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Six of us stopped for pie and coffee. There was lots of room as it was late afternoon. All had apple pie. Large serving with lots of ice cream on top. Crust was good, but the apples were undercooked. Still was OK and made a good break. Lots of historic pictures on the walls and pretty plane otherwise except for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2722 Washington St., Julian, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Julian
  • Phone Number: +1 760-765-2265

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?