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Miner's Diner & Soda Fountain

2134 Main, Julian, CA 92036
+1 760-765-3753
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (33 reviews)
“burger” (36 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 18:00 Hours
American, Diner
2134 Main, Julian, CA 92036
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nostalgic place to eat. Lots of things from my childhood and a train above the tables goes around the whole diner, which the grandkids loved. We had a cheeseburger, grilled cheese and BLT with fries and potato salad. I thought the...More

Thank motherchristmas61
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We hiked all morning and were in search of a big burger. We do und Miners Diner. Burger was huge. I tried the zucchini fries- woah- worth the extra $1.75. The portion is HUGE, can share. My husband had the chili cheese fries and he...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This place has come along ways, The quality of their food is supper delicious. They also got several other food items on the menus if you don't want a Hamburger, But I sure recommend it.

Thank FellowTraveler807472
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Went camping at Cucayama Rancho State Park. Came to Julian for lunch one of the days. Then we came back a second day for the Soda Fountain desserts. Lunch was great. I had the patty melt on rye with french fries. I could not eat...More

Thank Kendall73
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I have been to this place twice in the last three months, and have not been disappointed. Very good food. Large portions at good prices. The 50's atmosphere and music is so fun. There are items to purchase to bring out the kid in you.

Thank 1rmcbrl
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The best burgers and chocolate shakes! The interior is fun too! Toy train going around and lots of things to look at. Memories galore for us older folk!

Thank christina42259
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a very nice lunch here. The food is good, the prices fair for a tourist town. Service was great. I ordered the turkey and bacon sandwich on sourdough. Unfortunately the bread was pretty dry like it had been out of...More

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 16 June 2018

The diner is a walk into history. The old-time soda and mike shake fountains are nostalgic. The walls are covered with old signs and photos. Glass Coca Cola bottles are on display. There is an adjoining candy store fill is many new and old variety...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We headed over to Julian on Memorial Day weekend with a return trip to the Julian Cafe at the top of our list. Unfortunately even at 8:45am there was not a single empty seat in the place. As a party of 7 we knew that...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We ate here for lunch- cute atmosphere and perfect for a family with kids! Apple cider is amazing of course. I got the Ruben and my husband got fish and chips. Ruben was good but the fish and chips were awesome!! Also the fries were...More

Thank kelsdelos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
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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