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Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria

504 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-2783
+1 831-462-1200
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cookies” (73 reviews)
“pastries” (76 reviews)
“bread” (81 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
504 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-2783
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Large selection of delicious pasteries.. take a number and get all kinds of wonderful pasteties... also deli sandwiches

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gayle's serves smiles along with their wonderful food & treats. Popped in here for an early light dinner. Each of our entrees was delicious served with a smile & efficiency. I also enjoyed a slice of Gluten free cake & decaf coffee; both met the...More

Thank Gloria L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a long weekend in Capitola and bought a lot of our food here. The choices are amazing! Decadent pastries and desserts, awesome variety of unusual salads, besides chicken, fish, etc. Eat-in or take-out!

Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During a recent camping trip to Capitola, we found Gayle's Bakery... it had been previously recommended by friends who come to Capitola often and this is one of their favorite places. It was amazing. We weren't expecting such a large establishment, which basically has a...More

Thank fotokrz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have not been here in 20 years. I stopped by as it was my mom's favorite bakery. The staff was extraordinarily rude considering I did not know you have to get coffee at a separate counter, etc. NOT a friendly place - really shocking....More

Thank banana3tx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really, a pretty amazing place with a dizzying array of choices for all (sweet & savory) tastes & budgets. One could live off this place and no longer cook ever. A well run & highly successful bakery & delicatessen operation, employing a staff of 180!...More

Thank FrenchyEric
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gayle' s bakery is the best for cupcakes, blueberry breads, muffins and pies. Family friendy ....Ideal bakery for families with small kids

Thank Özlem C
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

What a great find on my recent business trip to Santa Cruz. This bakery reminds me of my childhood where it was exciting to go to buy baked goods in a bakery shop not the grocery store They offer everything you can imagine from breads...More

Thank ddmullis
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in twice this week.... food options did not meet our expectations, but the pastries were perfect! A must stop in Capitola!

Thank Alicia W
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We stopped there to pick up sandwiches to a beach picnic lunch. The place was very busy and popular. When you go in and before you get a ticket, look for what you want to order. Once decided, get a ticket. Despite the crowd, this...More

Thank westcoastjoe1
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Bombayma
August 29, 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth O | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You know I don't know. I moved out of the area about 10 years ago, but every time I go back I make a pilgrimage- even with long lines it is worth it. When we lived there we would load up with all our favorites And eat... More
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MHober
February 1, 2015|
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Response from MLAbug | Reviewed this property |
Hi Im not sure why this question is under gayles - here in Santa Cruz california. Which resort are you referring to? Paleo diet?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Monday
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Thursday
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Friday
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-2783
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-462-1200
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