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Pine Hills Lodge and Dining Room

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2960 La Posada Way, Julian, CA
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La Jolla, California
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2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I couldn't possibly recommend this place with the current owners in charge. The Sunday brunch, which is the only food offered, was cold, stale, and just really terrible and over-priced.

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San Diego, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Excellent rustic place to get personal service and great food. Try the chef's special for breakfast, it is always different and always delicious.

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Thank Lonolono
Carlsbad, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

We spent $40 a head! Thank goodness the food was very hot after seeing one of the staff tossing the salad with his bare hands after wiping his nose with his bare hands! None of them serving the food or replacing the trays wear gloves! It was a generic meal nothing like the pictures they post! So frankly seeing five... More 

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2 Thank Tamara D
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

We had our Thanksgiving feast here with every traditional mouth-watering dish we desired. The scenic drive along the Sunrise Highway to Hwy 78 that leads to the Pine Hills Lodge was stunning. The Lodge is over 100 years old. Our table was in front of the huge rock fireplace with windows overlooking the spacious deck and pine trees. My favorite... More 

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1 Thank ddkirch
Reno, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

when i was a young girl , i lived down the road from pine hills lodge and loved this place. , it was a wonderland, where we could imagine anything..living in julian was a magical part of my childhood that will remain in my heart forever. someday i will return with my husband and show him just how magical julian... More 

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Thank MOLLY682014
Orange County, California
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

I have had the great pleasure of visiting this quaint and inviting meal setting on several happy occasions. Most notably would include our private after-wedding lunch held between just the two of us out doors in their rentable gazebo. It was semi-private, and lovely nestled among the rustling trees, and cheery chirping birds. The table was set exquisitely including non-alcoholic... More 

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2 Thank TiffMateas
Manhattan Beach, California
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165 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2013

Down home place where the owner comes out and sits and talks with you. Drinks were cheap but the bar food was lousy. No matter. We had a great time enjoying the guitar player and the other patrons. It's a nice property and a good place for a drink on Friday night.

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Thank CyndiMom
San Diego, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2012

Great food. Service excellent. Very friendly. Quaint and peaceful. Have stayed here before and have always loved it here.

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Thank K B
Imperial, California
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2012

We had dinner at the lodge for a wedding reception. The staff was great!

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Thank irsula w
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2011

If you like your food boring, if you like it lukewarm, if you like an unappealing setting, Eat here. The food was bland and basically lacked any imagination. No bacon, out of sausage. Just these weird dry little round pieces of ham, the biscuit and gravy were lukewarm and nothing and I mean nothing looked like it was made from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2960 La Posada Way, Julian, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Julian
  • This restaurant is at Pine Hills Lodge

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?