Julian, San Diego's apple-growing darling mountain retreat, is Bite San Diego's 6th tour route! Once bustling with eager gold miners after the Civil War, Julian is an official California Historical Landmark, known today to San Diegans and tourists alike for its rustic small town vibe, generation-owned businesses,sweet apple pies & homey wineries.
The best of Julian's charm comes right from its ovens, whether BBQ pit or soup stove. Sit down on a wooden bench or belly up to a quirky bar as you sample some of Julian's mom-made pastries, local cider, BBQ, and gooey fudge to start. While your taste buds are delighted, your spunky guide will show you Julian's most peculiar landmarks, including the graveyard of many Julian pioneer family members and the town's classy overnight accommodations for town drunks in the early 1900s: a two-cell jail.
From pie crusts to horse drawn carriages, this apple apex is your new favorite small town.
Some of our restaurant stops may include: