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Candied Apple Pastry Company

2128 4th Street, Julian, CA 92036
+1 760-765-2655
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“walnut bread” (4 reviews)
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2128 4th Street, Julian, CA 92036
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 Pastry Company, responded to this reviewResponded 9 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 B
Nroulston, Owner at Candied Apple Pastry Company, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

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

Reviewed 28 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 22 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 Pastry Company, 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 Pastry Company, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

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

Reviewed 18 March 2017

The food here is fresh, baked from scratch and absolutely delicious! Homemade, but better! They use top notch ingredients in a wonderful way. We had the homemade crepes, a salad and a panini! The baked goods were amazing - way more than apple pies here....More

Thank locksofcurls
Nroulston, Owner at Candied Apple Pastry Company, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Thank you so much for the praise. The past couple of weeks have definitely tested our ability to always serve a quality meal, but we love what we do. Hopefully we see you sometime soon and you can work your way through the menu. Cheers,...More

Reviewed 27 January 2017

There are several great spots for pie and such, but this is the best one. Everything is made fresh there. The savory foods are excellent too. It's not on the main strip so it doesn't get a ton of traffic, meaning it's not a zoo...More

1  Thank JonnyDub
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We stumbled into the Candied Apple while wandering around Julian. What a great experience! All of their dishes are made from scratch homemade. Two of our foursome had the Monte Cristo, which is normally deep fried. This one was not deep fried, but rather was...More

1  Thank jsyverson
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for a refreshment break on a day trip to the area. The coffee and cranberry scones were very good. Also we bought an apple pie to take home - untried at present but looks delicious Interesting building in the middle of town. Service...More

Thank Mike48
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Cynthia U
26 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
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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
07:00 - 17:30
07:30 - 15:30
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 18:00
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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