Julio’s

Italian
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Across from the train station in the old Elk Point section of Clarksburg, Julio’s is a first-rate Italian restaurant with a tin ceiling, carved wooden bar, and plush leather booths. While the food is excellent, and clearly prepared by a chef with culinary expertise, prices are reasonable and service is neighborhood-friendly.

A printed menu lists lots of inviting pastas including four different versions of pasta e fagiole – with cream sauce, with marinara, with potatoes and kale, and en brodo that twinkles with fennel – and primavera made with uncooked vegetables in red sauce. But some of the best dishes are not in print; waitresses recite extremely appetizing lists of the day’s appetizers, entrees and desserts.

For hors d’oeuvre, we loved our “paisano salad,” a cold antipasto plate topped with the kitchen’s jade-green garlic basil dressing, and roasted peppers with gorgonzola served atop tiles of garlic toast. We devoured entrees of vivid red peppers stuffed with hot ground sausage atop a bed of al dente spaghetti noodles, a supremely comforting bowl of pasta fagiole, and a stylish plate of tuna pomodoro. The meal commenced with a basket of swell garlic toast with a smoky taste and concluded with an outrageously rich house-made éclair loaded with French cream and blanketed with good chocolate.

What to Eat
Julio’s, Pasta e Fagiole
Pasta e Fagiole
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Pasta e Fagiole in broth with fennel. Also available with cream sauce, marinara, or potatoes and kale.
Julio’s, Roasted Peppers
Roasted Peppers
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Roasted peppers with gorgonzola cheese are served atop tiles of garlic toast in a puddle of aromatic olive oil. Mmmm-good!
Julio’s, Paisano Salad
Paisano Salad
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Paisano salad = carrots, peppers, olives, meats, cheeses, cabbage & lettuce with garlic basil dressing
Julio’s, French-Filled Eclair
French-Filled Eclair
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Julio's makes its own 'French-filled' eclair. It is guaranteed to sate any sweet tooth.
Julio’s, Stuffed Peppers
Stuffed Peppers
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Peppers filled with breathtakingly hot ground Italian sausage on a bed of al dente spaghetti
Raspberry Gateau
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Directions and Hours
closed now
SundayCLOSED
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday5pm - 9pm
Wednesday5pm - 9pm
Thursday5pm - 9pm
Friday5pm - 9pm
Saturday5pm - 10pm
Roadtrips
This restaurant is featured in the following eating tours.
4 stops | 27 min total driving
Information
Price
$$$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
Yes
Outdoor Seating
No

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