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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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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Summerfield, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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188 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 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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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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56 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
Hong Kong, China
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133 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

You drove by the town and smell of apple! This bakery serves really good apple pie, nothing fancy, you bought the pie and sit outdoor and enjoy it!

Thank Angus L
Gainesville, Florida
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

It was a brisk 50 degrees the morning we were there. I wanted hot apple cider but was told at another place they didn't have any, it was out of season. At Apple Alley's it was no problem, they heated the cold cider for me. We have a turnover which as supper good with a flaky crust and when we... More 

Thank LMarie62
San Diego, California
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I was referred to this bakery by a local business owner. I had tried the other major bakers and thought I would give it a try. The pie was excellent. Not my favorite crust but overall a very good pie.

Thank sdcalca

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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
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?