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Apple Alley Bakery

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2122 Main, Julian, CA 92036
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Bury, United Kingdom
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241 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in here on the way to Palm Springs from San Diego, taking a scenic route. We'd been advised that this town was renowned for the quality of it's apple pie and it was obvious from our stroll around the town that there was a lot of places serving this to choose from. We opted for this and whilst we're... More 

Thank prefdavid
Palmdale, California
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice little place with homemade pies. The apple is delicious. Try and get a day old pie for about 5 dollars cheaper

Thank mikesQ7787RR
San Diego
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

The best apple pecan carmel pie. Yum Yum !!!!! Not too sweet either Great prices too. Did not put prices up for the 4th July like others across the road!

Thank LASD
LAGUNA BEACH, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

After eating lunch at a nearby restaurant, a walk was necessary to make room for the reason I came to Julian. I recall eating Apple Alley Bakery apple pie with my parents over.... let's just say many - okay MANY - years ago. The quality, aroma, and satisfying flavor has remained excellent throughout those decades. When I hear Julian mentioned... More 

Thank Mark M
United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Their pies are so delicious! The wait staff is friendly and customer-oriented. We ordered the mango apple and apple pecan and boy oh boy, were they ever good. We were served a generous piece of pie and a generous amount of "a la mode". ;)). We are very happy customers.

1 Thank Marcelle W
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The yummiest pumpkin cookies with cream cheese icing. Also you can get fabulous pies here including the caramel apple pie. There is seating outside and it seems to be a bit of a hidden gem, when most people are in line across the street you can come in have a sandwhich and get some pie and not have to wait... More 

1 Thank Zyante
San Diego, California
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Julian is known for its apple pies, and everyone has their favorites, but we have loved the pies from this place for many years. Even if you like other bakeries, give this a try.

Thank Cary L
Santa Barbara, California
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We were so hungry after a day in the desert...so we thought we'd have dessert! It was a cute little place and we got served really quickly for how busy it was. We split a meal which was enough for the 2 of us and of course, had some PIE!! So delicious and generous amount of ice cream that my... More 

1 Thank loveistheanswer2016
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

My husband and I drove to Julian on a Sunday and decided to get lunch here. They advertise a lunch special of 1/2 sandwich with soup and/or salad and a piece of pie for dessert for $9.95. Sounded good. It was awful. The soup was watery (watered down split pea is just gross), the bread was on the stale side... More 

Vero Beach, FL
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106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Every shop in Julian sells Apple Pie. All claiming to be the best or the original or some superlative. This one wasn't too crowded...and had a good Yelp review...so we tried it out. Worth getting a la mode with cinnamon ice cream!

Thank FloridianJerseyans

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: 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?