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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%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (24 reviews)
“burgers” (14 reviews)
“turkey burger” (4 reviews)
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2134 Main, Julian, CA 92036
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This place has come a long way. We've been coming to Julian, CA for six years (once a year during apple picking season). When we are done with the orchard, we head to town to go to the Miner's Diner. It's something out of another...More

Thank Evan W
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Was very surprised at the size of the helpings. Food was very good. Staff was extremely pleasant and fun to deal with.

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We were seated right away and had a great meal. Lots of specialty sodas that come with one refill which you can switch out to another specialty soda. Kids love this place! "Candy Mine" in basement is fun. Staff super friendly and quick. Definitely worth...More

Thank Geo V
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Been here a few times, fun and interesting. Go see the candy mine downstairs and don't just eat there, look around at all the memorabilia Great old time soda's. Employees helpful and happy!

Thank ljmcnally75
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is an old fashioned diner with a soda fountain. It was lovely. We got burgers and a grilled cheese with fries and onion rings. There was no grease and it tasted like burgers used to taste. They have chocolate phosphates which I have not...More

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We spent several hours in the small town of Julian. There are many small eateries, we selected the Miners Diner. We came for lunch, the atmosphere was reminiscent of old west and a 50's diner. We were seated very quickly, we placed our orders of...More

Thank Newtown_PaShopper
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We stopped in Julian on our way from San Diego to Palm Springs, and loved the feel of the town and all it's history so decided to stay for lunch and check it out. Miner's Diner is situated on a busy corner on the main...More

1  Thank MandB56
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Ice-cream was great, but prices are a bit high... but that is almost everywhere in town... They have a cute candy store downstairs.

Thank Maria B
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Day trip to Julian for lunch and pie. Patty melt was good but didn't come with traditional 1000 island dressing. Copious amounts of fries all around. Great onion ring. Very busy on a holiday weekend! Visit the Candy Mine in the " basement ".

Thank joeulv
Reviewed 2 July 2017

A very old fashioned, very interesting old diner and cafe. The building is over 100 years old, if I remember correctly. The interior decor still has that retro feeling, oh the old good times. We usually would stop for an old fashioned bottled coca cola....More

Thank Alex L
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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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