Fodor's Expert Review Moms Pie House

$ Julian Bakery Fodor's Choice

In 1984, “Mom” (aka Anita Nichols) opened her first pie shop in the old Julian Café building. People lined the streets for a slice of the guilty pleasure, known for its buttery crust, not-too-sweet filling with local apples, and commitment to quality. Two bakeries later—plus training at Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute—the integrity of Mom’s pies remains the same. And although apple is the moneymaker, you can’t go wrong with peach, bumbleberry, or pecan pies, or other sweet treats like chocolate chip cookies, sticky buns, and cinnamon rolls. For something savory, there are soups, salads, sandwiches, and chicken potpies. When the wait is too long at the Main Street location, head five minutes outside of town to Mom's Wynola on Highway 78.

Bakery Historical Intimate Breakfast Lunch Dessert Quick Bite $ Fodor's Choice Family

Quick Facts

2119 Main St.
Julian, California  92036 , USA

760-765–2472

www.momspiesjulian.com

Known For:
  • Pressed apple cider
  • Cinnamon ice cream
  • Baking classes
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No dinner

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