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The Rongbranch Restaurant

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2722 Washington St., Julian, CA
+1 760-765-2265
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Escondido, California, USA
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123 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 

Thank LGA026
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 

Thank 52Max
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Jackie A
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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.

Thank NorthMnChick
Calgary, AB
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank RJBCalgary
Galena, Ohio
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350 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 367 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Large portions. Relaxing old time decor. We ate a small salad, turkey club, chicken pot pie, turkey wrap salad. All were wonderful. Prompt service but it was after 2pm. Big gift area with good prices on the jewelry.

Thank closch7
Imperial Valley, CA
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We tried this place, while with the family on a weekend trip. We were seated quite fast with friendly service. Their chili and house salad (with ranch dressing) was really good. When it came to other dishes, I wasn't that amused. I'm a huge fan of BBQ'ing and grilling so I often like to try new places that offer BBQ... More 

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Escondido, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Burgers were good, sandwiches were good, pot pies are okay. Sometimes service is slow others times it has been quick.

Thank Karen M
San Diego, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

The food arrived cold. It was not what was advertised. They mixed up our orders and the restaurant had a loose dog running around while we were there.

Thank 55blondie
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

As my family and I step in, no one greeted us. The owner was at the cash register and dis not even acknowledged us. The busboy greeted us and put our name on the waiting list. At that point the owner gave a few orders to the busboy in a demeaning voice. After a few minutes the waitress got us... More 

Thank Tania S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?