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Candied Apple Cafe

2128 4th Street, Julian, CA 92036
+1 760-765-2655
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“macaroons” (6 reviews)
“walnut bread” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2128 4th Street, Julian, CA 92036
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The food their is da bomb! No seriously, they have a chocolate bomb that earned its name . The sandwiches must all be made with awesome sauce because they’re da bomb too. The macaroons,both chocolate covered and plain are delicious. This is the second time...More

Thank Chuck G
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Good range of reasonably priced lunch time choices and at a reasonable cost, would recommend this eatery

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Wonderful Surprises And Popular Items To Please Your Palate Can Be Found Here. Just One Block South Of "Down Town" Julian. Walk Off The Main Street And Into A Magic Place Filled With Aromas And Sights That Will Both Delight And Satisfy You. Handmade Pastry...More

Thank Rich_N_Deb
Reviewed 18 September 2017

A bit hidden, but worth stopping for to get some nice freshly baked bread. Good coffee and other items like pastries, apple juice and water available. A place to sit inside and a few tables outside

Thank Sarracenia
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Stopped in for lunch. Outstanding sandwiches, in part because of the bread baked right there in the little restaurant with a few tables. (Bread also sold by the loaf.) Very cordial atmosphere.

1  Thank John1016
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I stopped by this place to check out the pastries, but I ended up getting a salad. The owner is very pleasant, and he customized my salad a bit for me. I love that all of the items are made on-site!

Thank fionaruidh
Nroulston, Owner at Candied Apple Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

I am so glad that you enjoyed the Salad. My wife loves that combination of ingredients, except she add some feta. Maybe next time we will have some house made hummus on hand to add to the salad.

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Food is great, desserts are awesome, prices are good sweet atmosphere. What else do you want? That is why locals go there.

Thank Maria G
Nroulston, Owner at Candied Apple Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

We couldn't ask for a better review. Thank you.

Reviewed 29 March 2017

Nice outdoor seating for our dog. The apple pie wasn't too sweet and we brought home some apple walnut bread. The foccacia was nice too, a little to thick on the bread, but the flavor is great. People were very nice and brought our coffee...More

Thank worldview2016
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast at 3 places around Julian while visiting and this is by far the best. If I wasn't trying hard to lose weight, I'd have also left with a loaf of their awesome wheat bread, wonderful brioche, a pie and at least one...More

Thank eldoradogirl
Nroulston, Owner at Candied Apple Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thanks so much for the high praise. We have only been doing breakfast for about a year now, and love getting feedback on it.

Reviewed 20 March 2017

We only had the desserts--an apple/blackberry pie and an apple strudel, which were wonderful (not too sweet/not too bitter). They were able to give us a glass of milk (despite it not being on the menu.) Everyone's else's food looked even better--the egg dishes just...More

Thank avidforafrica
Nroulston, Owner at Candied Apple Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Hopefully we see you sometime soon for breakfast. Thanks for the compliments!

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Cynthia U
27 September 2015|
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Response from Nroulston | Property representative |
Hi Cynthia, We do in fact have some vegan options. We are more than willing to work with dietary restrictions, and can change out items for people. For example our Roasted Vegetable panini comes with goat cheese, but it is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2128 4th Street, Julian, CA 92036
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Julian
  • Phone Number: +1 760-765-2655
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We are a made from scratch bakery cafe. We serve amazing breakfast and lunch. We also sell our delicious scratch made desserts and breakfast pastries. In the afternoon we feature our lunch menu and canned wine and beer.
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