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Candied Apple Cafe

2128 4th Street, Julian, CA 92036
+1 760-765-2655
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“macaroons” (5 reviews)
“walnut bread” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
2128 4th Street, Julian, CA 92036
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped in just to take a look at their selections, there are plenty of places to get dessert here in Julian. We tried one of their fruit tarts which was quite good. The prices are not steep and the service was nice. It is...More

Thank AZTraveler94
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just went for pie. I had dutch Apple crumble with vanilla bean ice cream and my daughter had the sourcream apple pie with vanilla bean icecream. They were both very good and hit the spot. They have indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank motherchristmas61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always stop here for a bite to eat when we’re in Julian... it a definitely must stop place!! The Spinach & Goat cheese salad is always so good, comes with homemade bread that is so stinking good!!! The burger is also bomb!!!

Thank Deni H
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

A local shop owner recommended this place for a ham and cheese panini. The food did not disappoint and we have made return trips for post hike croissants and coffee. They are now doing bbq two days a week. The pies are better than the...More

Thank Monapants
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The food their is da bomb! No seriously, they have a chocolate bomb that earned its name . The sandwiches must all be made with awesome sauce because they’re da bomb too. The macaroons,both chocolate covered and plain are delicious. This is the second time...More

Thank Chuck G
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Good range of reasonably priced lunch time choices and at a reasonable cost, would recommend this eatery

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Wonderful Surprises And Popular Items To Please Your Palate Can Be Found Here. Just One Block South Of "Down Town" Julian. Walk Off The Main Street And Into A Magic Place Filled With Aromas And Sights That Will Both Delight And Satisfy You. Handmade Pastry...More

Thank Rich_N_Deb
Reviewed 17 September 2017

A bit hidden, but worth stopping for to get some nice freshly baked bread. Good coffee and other items like pastries, apple juice and water available. A place to sit inside and a few tables outside

Thank Sarracenia
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Stopped in for lunch. Outstanding sandwiches, in part because of the bread baked right there in the little restaurant with a few tables. (Bread also sold by the loaf.) Very cordial atmosphere.

1  Thank John1016
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I stopped by this place to check out the pastries, but I ended up getting a salad. The owner is very pleasant, and he customized my salad a bit for me. I love that all of the items are made on-site!

Thank fionaruidh
Nroulston, Owner at Candied Apple Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

I am so glad that you enjoyed the Salad. My wife loves that combination of ingredients, except she add some feta. Maybe next time we will have some house made hummus on hand to add to the salad.

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Questions & Answers
Cynthia U
26 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Nroulston | Property representative |
Hi Cynthia, We do in fact have some vegan options. We are more than willing to work with dietary restrictions, and can change out items for people. For example our Roasted Vegetable panini comes with goat cheese, but it is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:30
07:30 - 15:30
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2128 4th Street, Julian, CA 92036
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Julian
  • Phone Number: +1 760-765-2655
  • E-mail
We are a made from scratch bakery cafe. We serve amazing breakfast and lunch. We also sell our delicious scratch made desserts and breakfast pastries. In the afternoon we feature our lunch menu and canned wine and beer. We also smoke all of our own meats, and serve a BBQ menu on Fridays and Saturdays.
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