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Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Grilled Flank Steak, Garlic Roasted Potatoes, Cauliflower & Horseradish Gratin & Spinach Salad.
Pork Tenderloin w/ Dried Cherry Balsamic Reduction, Jim's Polenta & Beet, Fennel & Watercress Salad.
Rick's Shepherd's Pie w/ Tender, Slow Simmered Lamb & Spices, Hearts of Romaine w/ Blue Cheese Dressing & Rio Baguette.
Turkey & Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Cornbread Stuffing & Green Beans w/ Fresh Thyme.
Shiitake Beef Stroganoff, Parslied Pappardelle & Broccolini w/ Olives & Preserved Lemon.
Teriyaki Skirt Steak, Sticky Rice w/ Shiitake & Edamame & Chinese Long Beans w/ Miso Butter.
Chicken & Dumplings, Mashed Potatoes & Peas & Carrots.
Juicy Pork Chop w/ Caramelized Onion, Warm German Potatoes w/ Bacon & Brussels Sprouts Chiffonade
Yankee Pot Roast, Chive Mashed Potatoes & Spinach & Peas w/ Crispy Shallots
Chicken Cacciatore, Lasagna Bianco & Green Goddess Salad
Grilled Salmon w/ Mango Salsa, Cheddar & Poblano Rice Gratin & Mexican Chopped Salad
Hot Club Jazz!
Red wine‏ braised short ribs, savory bread pudding & grilled cauliflower w/ fresh herbs
Surf & Turf w/ Grilled Prawns & Skirt Steak, Baked Potato w/ Butter & Sour Cream & Iceberg Salad w/ Blue Cheese Dressing
Swiss Steak w/ Onions & Mushrooms, Vermont Cheddar Mashed Potatoes & Butter Lettuce Wedge w/ Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette
Chicken Parmesan, Linguini w/ Basil & Pine Nuts & Italian Chopped Salad
Oven BBQ Brisket, Macaroni & Cheese, Southern Style Greens & Cornbread w/ Molasses
Beef Bourguignon, Crème Fraiche Mashed Potatoes & Herb Roasted Asparagus
Spinach & Fontina Chicken Breast, Creamy Polenta w/ Mascarpone & Caesar Salad
Skirt Steak w/ Balsamic Roasted Onions, Potato & Blue Cheese Gratin & Frisee Salad w/ Pancetta & Cherry Tomatoes
Grilled Salmon w/ Caper Sauce, Artichoke & Fingerling "Hash" & Arugula Salad
Turkey Pot Pie, Ranch Salad, Broccoli Trio & Joe's Bread
Roast Turkey Breast w/ Chardonnay Gravy, Sage & Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes & Braised Brussels Sprouts
Chicken Marsala, Parmesan Risotto & Broccolini w/ Sun Dried Tomatoes
Arista Pork Tenderloin, Spinach Pie w/ Feta & Puff Pastry & Arugula, Orange & Olive Salad
Grilled Skirt Steak w/ Bernaise, Pommes Anna & Fresh Asparagus
Florentine Meatloaf, Parmesan Smashed Potatoes & Steamed Green Beans
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Cafe
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Service is fast. There’s a good room for dining in. There’s a good place to dine in. We got egg croissant and cafe latte it was good. Pastries is also good. I think one thing the confused me is getting your order. There’s no menu...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TravellingPumpkinPat
Reviewed 4 days ago

A while back I posted a mediocre review of Gayle's due to price of food and cold food. We had breakfast there this morning and they have added plate covers that keeps the food nice and hot, and the price was quite reasonable. Based on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank villafinluna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think someone named Christine Klose's rudeness spreads like a contagious disease because she boasted carrying weapons, knives in her sack, & that she threatened staff, showed her knives to force competition out for her own greedy psycho social climbing & she boasted she STABBED...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank jdesq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great find: we came looking for a bakery dessert (wonderful selection) and also found really fine rotisserie chicken for dinner. Perfect end to a perfect day.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 11 December 2018

we needed a small meal, didn't want fastfood or a full restaurant experience. Gayles has a wide range of meals, salads, quick bites and sides to create your own meal. Everything was able to be warmed in the microwave. Both of our meals were fresh,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dmc52
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Bakery is in a good location however, parking is always an issue and the long lines, especially on the weekends, are somewhat long. Overall a good bakery.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bigwaves4fun
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

When you go in I would suggest that you scope it out before you take a number because once they call your number you better know what you want. There are many sections in this restaurant. There is a desert section and a coffee section...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank madaboutvegas
Reviewed 30 October 2018

I was visiting my wonderful friends in Santa Cruz ,Aptos . Their house was near ocean and this wonderful resort , just a few minutes by walk .we had a wonderful breakfast in a wonderful ambiance , ocean view in open air , in sunny...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kokab u
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The locals are the main customers at Gayle's. There's a phenomenal variety of dishes, both vegetarian and non--chicken wings, pork, pasta, potatoes, veggies, salads, and delicious garlic bread. You can mix and match to your heart's content. You can order take out or dine on-site....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BetsyJ
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We have several friends who grew up in the Aptos area- and they rave about Gayles - we drove by and saw a line out the door, which I understand it's not uncommon. Afore mentioned friends, came for dinner recently and brought us a Gayle's...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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29 August 2017|
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Response from elizabetho186 | 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
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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