gayle's bakery & Roticceria

All-day grab-&-go spot provides a lengthy menu of sandwiches, salads, housemade baked goods & more.
Gayle’s Bakery opened in 1978 as a small neighborhood bakery perched above the historic seaside village of Capitola, California. Today, Gayle’s Bakery is a bustling, 10,000 square-foot food emporium with an Italian deli and rotisserie, an espresso bar, and a grab-and-go case that’s perfect for picnics on the beach. Their gleaming cases are filled with fresh, beautiful, made-from-scratch pastries, cakes, cookies, breads, sandwiches, salads, and hot entrees. You can also dine in! Gayle’s Bakery has a beautiful seating area inside the cafe, as well as on the covered patio, complete with fireplace. The famous bakery has long been a gathering spot for locals and travelers alike. The service is casual. Take a number and relish the wait while you try to decide among the myriad of treats.