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Icing On the Cake

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50 W. Main Street, Los Gatos, CA 95030
408-354-2464
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert
Description: Icing on the Cake is an amazing retail bakery located in downtown Los...
Icing on the Cake is an amazing retail bakery located in downtown Los Gatos, California. Since 1985, an impressive selection of buttery, made-from-scratch cakes, cookies, brownies & bars, loaves and pies have stood ready to tempt anyone with a sweet tooth. Icing on the Cake also offers fun gift items, a large selection of cake stands, greeting cards and seasonal merchandise. Come see why this little gem of a bakery has such a devoted following.
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Dessert

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
All the favorites!

Our family has been buying birthday cakes here for ten years and it has all of our classic favorites! The chocolate chocolate, wow, it's a winner! They have assorted cupcakes, cookies, pumpkin, lemon and other assorted breads. The staff is most helpful and there are many of them to help you. So... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 30, 2014
MHM316
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Long Beach, California
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Long Beach, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Our family has been buying birthday cakes here for ten years and it has all of our classic favorites! The chocolate chocolate, wow, it's a winner! They have assorted cupcakes, cookies, pumpkin, lemon and other assorted breads. The staff is most helpful and there are many of them to help you. So many delightful items to purchase, unusual seasonal items... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lynn M, Owner at Icing On the Cake, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review of the bakery and so many of pr products. We've been in Los Gatos for over 29 years and are so proud of what we offer. Thank you for including IOTC in your celebrations over the years and and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. You made our day,... More 

San Diego, California
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

It's not only such a cute and adorable bakery with many items to look at and buy but they have excellent cupcakes, loafs, et., They do have a ticket system that you are supposed to walk in and get a ticket but when you walk in, you see the sign but you can't find the ticket box which is behind... More 

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Los Gatos, California
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Best Patisserie Shop outside Europe? What else can be said, besides its delicious, we pick something up at least once a week and it never is just average. It is almost like stopping at our favorite Paris patisseries...

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Lynn M, Owner at Icing On the Cake, responded to this review

Hello Matt, Thank you so much for the great review on TripAdvisor. We really appreciate the comparison to the European Patisserie experience. We have always strived for "above average" and feel that's what has put us on the map. This week we celebrate 29 years of baking in Los Gatos...good timing! You made our day, Lynn & the entire staff More 

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Barely average cakes & cupcakes!! Seriously don't unrest an the hype! Cake was dry & frosting stiff! Not the best in LG at all!! Try Nothing Bunt cakes! They are way better!!!

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san francisco
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Everything tastes wonderful here. I have ordered birthday cakes from here for many years. If you want a cake during their busy season, wedding and holiday, make sure you order way in advance. I tried to order a birthday cake the beginning of June and was told that they were not taking anymore orders due to high volume. I was... More 

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Lynn M, Owner at Icing On the Cake, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank you for your great review of the bakery - you mentioned so much! Yes, we do have several times per year when we have to cut off orders, May/June being one of our busiest seasons. Pre-ordering a week or two ahead is always recommended or call to see what's fresh right then. So sorry to have disappointed... More 

Los Gatos, California
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

They do a nice job and are pricey. I'd see if you can taste before you commit to a whole cake. I bought two cakes for a party and was was great, the other not so much. I gave them 4 instead of 3 for their great merchandising. It's a fun place to walk into.

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Los Gatos, California
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I live in town and come here every few weeks. Everything there is fantastic, but the banana bread cake is the best. It tended to be a bit crowded inside, but recently the shop doubled in size and that took care of any issues. The staff is friendly and fast. The cake design is top notch. You just cannot go... More 

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Lynn M, Owner at Icing On the Cake, responded to this review

Hi Bob, Thank you so much for your great review of the bakery. We appreciate that you also mentioned the expansion,which has made a trip to IOTC so much better, especially during holidays and on crowded weekends. Our fresh Banana cake is our top selling, by the way. Thanks for the shout out! You made our day, Lynn & the... More 

Boynton Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

As soon as I got to Los Gatos, I ran to Icing on the Cake. They have expanded their beautiful shop and it's even nicer than before (and that was pretty nice!!). Their cakes and cupcakes are just spectacular; light and airy and sinfully delicious! My favorite is the Red Velvet cupcake. I ate a whole one in two bites!!!... More 

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Lynn M, Owner at Icing On the Cake, responded to this review

Hi Amorito, Thank you for your great review of the bakery. You even mentioned our expansion! We put a lot of care into our products and appreciate that you enjoy them so much. Thank you for making a stop during your travels to the area. You really made our day. Lynn & the entire staff More 

Los Gatos, California
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

A friend brought a box of their cookies and every one was absolutely wonderful. I have enjoyed their cakes too. We had a retirement lunch for my sister and they did such a wonderful job designing a cake with a Paris theme.

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Lynn M, Owner at Icing On the Cake, responded to this review

Hello Orlando, Thank you so much for your great review. We offer so many cookies, happy to hear you had a nice sampling. They are as popular as our cakes. Thank you for including us in your sister's celebration, too. Your review made our day! Lynn & the entire staff More 

San Jose, California, Usa
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

If you like baked goods (and who doesn't) this is the palce to go. They have wonderful cookies, cakes and brownies. Some seasonal items as well.

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Lynn M, Owner at Icing On the Cake, responded to this review

Hi Chris, Thank you for the nice review of the bakery. We appreciate that you stopped by and enjoyed what we have to offer. You made our day, Lynn & the entire staff More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 W. Main Street, Los Gatos, CA 95030
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: 408-354-2464

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Bakery

Description

Icing on the Cake is an amazing retail bakery located in downtown Los Gatos, California. Since 1985, an impressive selection of buttery, made-from-scratch cakes, cookies, brownies & bars, loaves and pies have stood ready to tempt anyone with a sweet tooth. Icing on the Cake also offers fun gift items, a large selection of cake stands, greeting cards and seasonal merchandise. Come see why this little gem of a bakery has such a devoted following.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?