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Julian Cafe & Bakery

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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” (12 reviews)
“pie” (78 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2112 Main Street, Julian, CA 92036
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Reviewed yesterday

Just about the worst service in Julian! We waited about half an hour to have our order taken. Apparently our assigned waitress had forgotten we were part of her station. Her name was Hope, and it seemed like the theme of the evening. As in,...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the place - staff friendly - love the decor - good menu selection - prices are good ! Enjoyed the place - clean bathrooms ! Worth the stop !

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped here for lunch. The place was pretty busy, but we received prompt service. The menu had our mouths watering! I ordered the tortilla soup, which was just a little too bland for my taste. I would try something different next...More

Thank Katy1021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of four were seated, eventually, in the very crowded, small, nostalgic cafe. Service was not bad and there was a good variety of menu choices. The meals arrived timely, warm and with generous portions. The only bad thing was the tortilla soup. If...More

Thank mod-travellers
Reviewed January 6, 2018

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 December 28, 2017 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 December 26, 2017 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 December 2, 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 November 22, 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 November 19, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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