We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Miner's Diner & Soda Fountain

2134 Main, Julian, CA 92036
+1 760-765-3753
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (33 reviews)
“burger” (36 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 18:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Diner
PRICE
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2134 Main, Julian, CA 92036
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (166)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 162 reviews

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
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 hotels
Julian Lodge
145 reviews
.20 km away
Pine Hills Lodge
67 reviews
3.75 km away
Apple Tree Inn
62 reviews
4.77 km away
San Diego Country Estates
105 reviews
18.58 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Julian Pie Company
492 reviews
.07 km away
Apple Alley Bakery
178 reviews
.03 km away
Mom's Pie House
298 reviews
.04 km away
Soups and Such Cafe
147 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
Eagle and High Peak Mine
241 reviews
.25 km away
Julian Pioneer Museum
42 reviews
.13 km away
The Warm Hearth
15 reviews
.05 km away
Blue Door Winery
25 reviews
.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Miner's Diner & Soda Fountain staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 18:00
Thursday
10:30 - 18:00
Friday
10:30 - 18:00
Saturday
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing