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Miner's Diner & Soda Fountain

2134 Main, Julian, CA 92036
+1 760-765-3753
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (29 reviews)
“burgers” (16 reviews)
“fries” (28 reviews)
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American, Diner
2134 Main, Julian, CA 92036
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a turkey burger with chili fries. My man had some kind of hot sandwich with onion rings and we split a chocolate shake ... we had been hiking - don't judge. The food was really good, waitress was very nice and even though...More

Thank bumblebird
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located right on the corner of Main Street in Julian, this cute little diner offers delicious sandwiches, malted milkshakes and a wonderful atmosphere. Sit at the counter and watch the waitresses make a malted milkshake. They offer a variety of ice cream flavors, chocolate syrup...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

The diner was decorated with antiques, lots to look at. But......the food was greasy, chicken sandwich was burnt. The sodas from the fountain were good. I feel the prices were high. Out of our 8 day trip this was the most expensive meal we ate....More

Thank gramkim
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Super friendly staff. Typical diner food (burgers etc) plus old timey sodas in lots of flavors. Gluten free options too and the waitress seemed well versed in what was gf.

Thank Nebby3
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Stopped by on the way back from San Diego for quick visit to Julian for famous pie. Needed a late lunch so my wife stepped in for a quick bite before our pie excursion, The restaurant was neatly adorned with numerous antiques and nostalgia. A...More

Thank Rmh98
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Our family was craving burgers and since this was the only restaurant that offered burgers on the main street in Julian we came here for lunch. It was on a Thursday around 12:30 in December the week before Christmas. We waited about 20 minutes for...More

Thank mgeorge987
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We were here for lunch during the busy Thanksgiving week. Even though it was extremely busy the servers were pleasant and attentive. The food was good and filling. Prices were reasonable. There were just two single seater bathrooms, one in a small building outside, that...More

Thank L B
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Take a step back in time at this fun location on main street. Both the patty melt and burger were delicious. Some of the best fries ever. Would definitely return.

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Diner is rich in history. good lunch menu with what ever you would want. We were greeted with a smile and a hearty lunch. Bison burger was good with old time soda fountain offerings.

Thank flextime789
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Great Cafe for lunch, had the Pattie-Melt rates with the best I have had. The waitress was great, ambiance as well. We'll certainly do it again.

Thank eotrcc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2134 Main, Julian, CA 92036
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Julian
  • Phone Number: +1 760-765-3753
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