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Julian Cafe & Bakery

2112 Main Street, Julian, CA 92036
+1 760-765-2712
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tortilla soup” (11 reviews)
“pie” (78 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 19:30All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2112 Main Street, Julian, CA 92036
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a snug, homey spot with steady service. We've been twice within the last month, and both times the staff overcame obstacles with smiles and good humor: the first time the local utility company shut down the whole town's power due to high winds,...More

Thank VespagirL55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During tourist season you will wait for a long time (hour plus) to get a seat in a small crowded cafe that serves mediocre pie and has terribly slow service. Try Apple Alley right next door to get your fix.

Thank Kitty L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate breakfast 3 times at the Julian Cafe. Food is excellent. Portions are very large so you may want to share plates. Staff is friendly and kept the coffee coming.

Thank robert g
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Found this wonderful little town and restaurant on our way back from San Diego to Palm Desert. Decided to stay for breakfast. I ordered ham and eggs with fried potatoes and a biscuit, I say it was excellent!! The ham was a real slice of...More

Thank Evan S
Reviewed 22 November 2017

I should point out that we were there on a Monday so the place was not as crowded as it probably is on a weekend. That being said, we were staying overnight so we ate there for lunch and supper. For lunch I had the...More

Thank Braddock52
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Drove to Julian California it's a small old town shopping area that's known for their Apple Pies. We had lunch at Julian Cafe & Bakery. Town is very busy on weekends, we were told the wait for lunch would be 20-40 mintues. It took over...More

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We were there on a day trip based from San Diego. It's about an hour and a half from SD to Julian. Very interesting drive--transition from the green of SD to the hills of Julian. Be careful, the route off of the interstate is twisty...More

Thank Stu B
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Worst burger & apple pie we've ever had! Picked this place for lunch as it was almost full, usually a sign of good food, not here. Looks rustic & quaint with friendly staff. Won't be going back.

Thank phil s
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in Julian on the way home from San Diego to La Quinta. We had breakfast at the Julian Cafe and Bakery and were so disappointed. Ordered an egg white with feta cheese omelette which came with country potatoes and a...More

Thank andee_wright
Reviewed 12 October 2017

If you visit Julian you just HAVE to go to the Julian Cafe and Bakery. In the afternoon we stopped by for the inevitable apple pie and coffee; enjoyed it so much we came back a couple of hours later and had Supper - with...More

Thank BobandJosie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2112 Main Street, Julian, CA 92036
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Julian
  • Phone Number: +1 760-765-2712
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