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Julian Cafe & Bakery

2112 Main Street, Julian, CA 92036
+1 760-765-2712
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tortilla soup” (11 reviews)
“pie” (75 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2112 Main Street, Julian, CA 92036
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there on a day trip based from San Diego. It's about an hour and a half from SD to Julian. Very interesting drive--transition from the green of SD to the hills of Julian. Be careful, the route off of the interstate is twisty...More

Thank Stu B
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Worst burger & apple pie we've ever had! Picked this place for lunch as it was almost full, usually a sign of good food, not here. Looks rustic & quaint with friendly staff. Won't be going back.

Thank phil s
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in Julian on the way home from San Diego to La Quinta. We had breakfast at the Julian Cafe and Bakery and were so disappointed. Ordered an egg white with feta cheese omelette which came with country potatoes and a...More

Thank andee_wright
Reviewed 12 October 2017

If you visit Julian you just HAVE to go to the Julian Cafe and Bakery. In the afternoon we stopped by for the inevitable apple pie and coffee; enjoyed it so much we came back a couple of hours later and had Supper - with...More

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Let's just say - even if they take your reservation for a large party (10+) it's not a reserve and you won't be able to sit together as requested. Beyond that snafoo the food was very good, menu very broad. Friendly staff, and portions huge,...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Great place to eat in Julian. This is a casual restaurant with a cool and interesting decor. The food is good and you get big portions. The employees are very nice and friendly. The cost of the food is reasonable. The apple pie is yummy.

Thank rcorder1654
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We went to the Julian café for a late lunch/early dinner. We asked for recommendations and turns out that the lovely server happened to be the owner's daughter. My husband got the steak sub with fries and I got the chicken pot pie with mashed...More

Thank Mollyo203
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, 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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