Open Table love

 Our diners are singing our praises on Open Table and we are thrilled.

The reviews encompass the food, service and ambiance, all of which make the experience truly worthwhile.

Listen in…

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“The architectural aspects & furnishings would be more than enough to make the trip from Half Moon Bay [41 miles]. We had the best meal we have had in months.

“It was beautifully quiet and the service was not rushed.” 

“Julia’s food and service is always consistently excellent.  If you haven’t tried Julia’s, you are missing a wonderful experience.”

There you have it folks.  Just a sampling of the positive reviews on Open Table.

We have an array of stunning options to enjoy for Lunch and Dinner.

Peek at a sampling of our delicious offerings here.

Tasting Julia’s wines

Have you wanted to taste many wines on the Julia’s list all in one fell swoop?

Your opportunity has arrived.

Next Wednesday, May 11th, join the Grapevine Wine Club to taste 5-10 wines and enjoy a buffet of wine-friendly finger foods.  (sounds amazing, right?)

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 Upon arriving for the evening, each attendee will be issued 10 tickets.

There will be 20 wines to choose from and they will be “priced” at one or two tickets, depending upon their price on the Julia’s wine list.  A taste of wines that cost less than $40 will be one ticket.  A taste of wines above $40 will be two tickets.

You may taste between five and ten wines, your choice.  Each pour is two ounces.

Pair our stunning wines with a buffet of wine-friendly finger foods and you are set for one amazing evening.

Reservations are still available on Eventbrite, but close to bookings on Friday, May 6th at 12 noon.

Cheers!

Spring vegetables

Our diners are enjoying the bounty of spring produce on the menu.

Chef Alaun is using vibrant options throughout our starters and main courses.

A favorite of many are the beautiful lettuces.

They are gracing us on salads and providing a fresh pop of color on our sandwiches.

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Next up are the colorful radishes.

We are serving them as a starter alongside baby lettuce and cucumbers.

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Lastly, look for the spring pea risotto on the Dinner menu.

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Diners are loving this dish accented with king trumpet mushrooms and mint.

Not only is it beautiful when plated, but delicious as well.

Come in soon to enjoy the bounty of spring vegetables available.

Cheers!

Wine Dinner preparation

It is an exciting day around Julia’s, as we place the final touches on the restaurant for our Rasmussen Wine Dinner tonight.

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We love the special ambiance these evenings create for our guests.  From fresh flowers and stunning service, to a custom menu prepared by Chef Alaun that will ignite the senses with each and every bite.

Our Team is ready to shine for our many guests including the company of winemakers Kent Rasmussen and Celia Ramsay.

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Dinner favorites

Chef Alaun has great things happening in the Kitchen and our current dinner menu is full of memorable choices.

Starting off light and satisfying is this little gem salad.

The portion size is perfection.

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Chef accents it with anjou pear, radish, tarragon and dijon vinaigrette.

The quality ingredients really shine here.

Next up is the absolutely delicious, melt-in-your-mouth. grilled hanger steak.

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Cooked to perfection and accented with potato mousseline and asparagus, our diners are loving this dish.

If you saved room, have it be for this delectable masterpiece.

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The lemon cream on the sides is blissful and the perfect creaminess for dipping the soft cake into.

Our diners are loving it.

Come on in and treat yourself.  We would love to have you!

Lunch favorites

Chef Alaun always brings a classic and delicious touch to his dishes.

Lunch does not miss the mark and we have to share about these gems on the menu.

You simply can’t go wrong with the roasted beets.

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  Yes, they are that awesome.

Chef is accenting them with beautiful cara cara oranges and almonds.  The beets are firm, fantastic and truly satisfying.

Next up, the kabocha squash soup.

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Hello, creamy and delicious concoction. We love you.

Ending things on a satisfying note is our risotto.

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It is accented with asparagus, king trumpet mushrooms and finished with parmigiano reggiano.

Quite simply, it is love at first bite.

We would love to hear which one sounds the best to you!  Share with us in the comments below, or book a reservation stat to come in and try them all.

Cheers!

Current favorites

February is in full swing and we have lots of love for items currently on the menu.

A favorite of many is the radishes & cucumber salad.

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Not only is it beautiful, it is delicious.

It is accented with arugula, cara cara orange and white wine vinaigrette.

Next up is the fettuccine pasta.

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The fresh ingredients are a feast for the senses and then slowly melt in your mouth.

Maybe it’s the crème fraiche or the black truffle in this dish?

Rounding things up is a dessert many are swooning over.

Hello there, spiced walnut cake.

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With brown butter ice cream and poached pear, this one is a crowd pleaser.

Have you been in lately to try any of these?

Share with us a current favorite of yours in the comments below.

Valentine’s Day

February is here and it is time to make your plans for a special day of love.

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At Julia’s, the fun happens on Saturday, February 13, 2016.

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If you choose to celebrate your evening with us, a complimentary glass of champagne or sparkling apple cider awaits you!

Cheers to an amazing evening ahead.

Book your reservations now before it is too late.