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Apple Alley Bakery

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2122 Main, Julian, CA 92036
+1 760-765-2532
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Colleyville, Texas
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518 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The apple pie and ice cream were a good treat to end our visit to Julian. The apple pie is supposed to be based on the original recipe used in the area. I couldn’t say if that is true or not but you get a decent sized slice.

Thank Mitch M
Silver Spring, Maryland
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89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the lunch special and were pleased with our $10.95 lunch. We sat outside and on a sunny day it wasa treat.

Thank Donnakz
Riverside, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its down a side ally, so look for signs or ask for directions. The pies are made very fresh and taste delicious. We went to MOMS and some of the pie places in Julian. Yes they are good, but for my money the best pie in Julian is Apple Alley. My wife and I go and each of us get... More 

Thank David A
Summerfield, Florida, United States
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319 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

We came for apple pie and ice cream. What we got was something extraordinary!! The apple pie and especially the Caramel Apple Pecan was out of this world. I have never had such a tasty apple pie. We ate outside under nice shade trees and were served at our table with warm slices of pie. What a nice place.

Thank Randy C
Irvine, California
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

This bakery was recommended by our hotel for the best apple pie and baked goods, and I must admit it did not disappoint! Enjoy!

Thank Patty A
San Diego
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Can buy by the slice or whole pie...or both, which is what we did. Really yummy. I tried a slice of strawberry rhubarb since we were taking home an apple pie. It was amazing! Just the right ratio. Not super sweet like some are. Nice little tucked away patio. Only negative..service at the counter can be excruciatingly slow on a... More 

Thank sd_dawn
La Jolla, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We bought pies for ourselves and eight others! There really is a difference; Apple Alley is superb! We've tried others, but we're pretty sure you won't find better :-)

Thank Vancelot44
Encinitas, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

There are several pie places in Julian but a local told us about Apple Alley several years ago and its pies are super. Buy a slice and sit at a table inside or go down the alley to the left to order whole pies. We love the apple crumb, heated, a la mode... but there are several other delicious-looking options.... More 

Thank Patty8888
La Jolla, California
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Oh my goodness. I haven't had pie in 2+ years. And rarely can I order a sandwich. Both were delicious. My spouse normally has to split with me but this menu served a half sandwich with drink, chips, pickle! and pie so his was full of "gluten" and mine was not! 😀

Thank Patty S
El Centro CA
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Several locals recommended Apple Alley for best pie. We had a slice. Then we ordered three pies For pickup the next morning. That should tell you what we thought of the pie. Nice girls on staff.

Thank farmernorm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2122 Main, Julian, CA 92036
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Julian
  • Phone Number: +1 760-765-2532

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