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Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria

504 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-2783
+1 831-462-1200
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cookies” (79 reviews)
“pastries” (71 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (12 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
504 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-2783
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a really great assortment of fresh baked goods, deli as well as coffees. For the special occasion, it is wonderful for cakes etc. one downfall is the massive amounts of people there where you can hardly walk to place order and is a...More

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the food options at this place. Lots of choices for a real meal and also if you just want a bakery item. The prices are very good for what you get. Know that there is a section of discounted bakery items (sometimes) that...More

Thank Gil M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gayle's is an outstanding bakery and deli. This local favorite should not be missed. It has a huge bread, cake, pastry and cookie selection, along with a large variety of deli options.

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gayle's has certainly grown over the years from a simple bakery to adding all the delicious rotisserie foods. Be sure and browse around before you take a number. You can get a blue plate dinner (roast turkey breast, pistachio crusted salmon, pork tenderloin, etc.), amazing...More

Thank E7864ENjuliel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Can't visit Capitola without hitting Gayle's. only problem is buying too much, happens every time, can't resist it.

Thank judyyarnell04
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Oh my goodness! You'll just have to try one of each! And that's quite a lot! Try the raspberry Ahman for an amazing light pastry treat. Or the Princess cake with marzipan and raspberry filling. And the sandwiches are terrific. Busy on weekend morning if...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Gayle's is always excellent! The highest quality pastries. I've enjoyed everything I have ever eaten there and I've been back quite a number of times over the years. Always a treat to pick-up some pastry and coffee and take walk along the esplenade enjoying the...More

Thank Mark_E01
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you are thinking of visiting Capitola, make sure you stop in at Gayle's for breakfast/lunch items. Such a variety of wonderful salads, meals and bakery items. This place is always busy, but we have always found the food to be fantastic. My kids love...More

Thank Michele O
Reviewed 7 July 2017

stopped here for a quick bite enroute to Monterrey with the grandkids. The food was delicious and reasonably priced. The staff was friendly and courteous. Deserts, what can I say, we had a piece of raspberry Napoleon and two cake batter cookies for the kids....More

Thank Sanpum
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

While the food was excellent, the takeout experience was too much for a beach town. I felt rushed and stressed during the ordering process. The experience took away from my relaxation of my vacation. Going forward we will stick to smaller, more mom and pop...More

Thank Michelle H
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2 February 2015|
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
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
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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