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The Rongbranch Restaurant

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2722 Washington St., Julian, CA
+1 760-765-2265
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Escondido, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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 2 weeks ago

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.

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Thank 55blondie
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Tania S
The Mountains
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had steaks with French fries, and if we hadn't been so desperate,we would have walked away. The restaurant was overwhelmed by the holiday crowds, and the service was stretched very thin. It looked like they were trying their best, but the circumstances were impossible. We were in Julian during the holiday break between Christmas and New Year's, and the... More 

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Thank Mark L
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here day after Christmas had Buffalo burger and cousin had French dip both were great! Dessert the triple Berry rhubarb pie. Really great! Server Liz was sweet as could be !

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Thank susan d
Prescott Arizona
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109 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Dinner on a Tuesday night. Place only had 3 other tables of patrons at 6pm. Ordered meals, "Special Pot Pie", steaks, and a Burger. Four of us had salads as a side, fresh cut romaine and a few veggies, very nice. Blue cheese dressing was like water, but they did put some crumbles on top. We were never offered drink... More 

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Thank Sawdogs
verde valley
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408 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

we picked this place because it was the least busy, so it seemed. everybody is wrong, this place should be picked FIRST ! i had the chicken pot pie & black beans, very tasty. my bride had the fried chicken, and she said it was the best fried chicken she has had in a long time. and of course the... More 

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Thank arizona-mark
Julian, California
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We were a party of 4 adults and 3 children for dinner on a Monday night. Had difficulty getting waiter to take our order; he was up front and could not see our table. Only two other tables occupied at the time. Finally got order placed, food came out timely and food was good. Never got refill on drinks. Never... More 

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Thank map48
San Francisco, California, United States
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691 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

There aren't so many choices to eat in this little town. We came for dinner on our first night and the waitress was great. The non-meat options are very limited. I had the Tiliipia which even though it was frozen was ok. The steamed rice that it was served on was on the verge on going bad however.

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Thank AshishGuptasfo
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My college-aged daughter and I went to Julian in early October to get a sense of autumn. We stopped in at Rongbranch for lunch. I'd had the Red Beans and Rice there many years before, and wondered if they were as good as I remembered. They were...comfort food at its best. The meal came with cornbread also. The service is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?