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Icing On the Cake

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50 W. Main Street, Los Gatos, CA 95030
+1 408-354-2464
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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: Brunch, 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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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Chocolate Cake In The World!

Simply the best buttermilk frosting chocolate cake I have ever tasted (and I have tasted a lot of them in my 70+ years of life. Lots of other goodies too that I am sure are above average too. But definitely try the chocolate cake!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
David N
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Los Gatos, California
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Los Gatos, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Simply the best buttermilk frosting chocolate cake I have ever tasted (and I have tasted a lot of them in my 70+ years of life. Lots of other goodies too that I am sure are above average too. But definitely try the chocolate cake!

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Culver City, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Sooo much to choice from, I ordered 50.00 worth of goodies to take home, I asked for the most popular things, I think I liked the toasted coconut cake slice the best. But its all good theres something for everyone.

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Bellflower, California, USA
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103 reviews 103 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I have been traveling to Northern California to see clients for many years and I love bringing my customers a treat now and then! A friend of mine that lives near Los Gatos introduced me to this place and I have loved it ever since. They purvey a delicious assortment of Cakes, Pound Cakes, Cookies that are Iced, and what... More 

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

Hello rodvilencia, Thank you so much for your great review of the bakery. You mentioned so much, and kind enough to mention our staff. IOTC is 30 this year and we love what we offer. The Harvest Moons are one of our top selling soft glazed cookies. Pumpkin never goes away, it is so popular. I always tell customers to... More 

Monte Sereno
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Just the best cakes, cupcakes and other sweat delights. They have a buttercream icing chocolate cake to die for.

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

Hello Jay F! Thank you for your great review on TripAdvisor and for mentioning our famous chocolate icing. We sell icing "shots' for those who need a little extra. Many do! Your review made our day, Lynn & the entire staff More 

Los Gatos, California
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

If a desert is required - cookies, cupcakes or cakes - this (& nothing bundt cakes) is where I will come to impress & be assured of consistent delicious quality. Favorites: chocolate fudge brownies & chocolate fudge cake!!

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

Hello Susan, Thank you for your great review of TripAdvisor and for mentioning our quality and chocolate desserts. We are very chocolate-friendly in our products. It's a number one flavor for sure. Then there is pumpkin, carrot, maple, lemon... The list goes on & on! Your review made our day, Lynn & the entire staff More 

Los Gatos
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Lynne M. has created an oasis of excellence! There is not enough to say about the quality and the choices at IOTC...There is a whole new level of delish that happens here. The basics are always over the top wonderful...cookies are the staple,but do not by pass the pumpkin bread...the lemon bars and oh yes the limitless selection of cupcakes.... More 

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

Hello BellaLosGatos, Thank you for your great review. You mentioned so much! ICING is 30 years old this year and we love what we offer. There always seems to be new additions - we strive to have something for every taste. I am a huge fan of pie, berry being a family favorite. Have you tried a hand-held berry pastry... More 

Los Gatos, CA
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

From the moment you walk into the door, you'll just fall in love with their bakery offerings. From cupcakes and cookies to intricately designed cakes, this is the go to place for those in Los Gatos and beyond.

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

Hi Cowgirl Sue! Thank you for your great review of our cakes and for also mentioning that we offer wheat-free varieties. Everyone deserves a treat! You made our day, Lynn & the entire staff More 

Los Gatos
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I ordered two cakes one gluten free and one regular. Both were great everyone love the cakes. The gluten free was a big hit.

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

Hi Cowgirl Sue! Thank you for your great review of our cakes and for also mentioning that we offer wheat-free cakes. Everyone deserves a treat! You made our day, Lynn & the entire staff More 

Los Gatos, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Ok, I moved to Los Gatos in 1978 and have been going to - icing on the cake - for 35 years! It started in a tiny tiny hidden location and grew and grew to where it is now located in a beautiful spacious location on Main Street. Everybody's favorite bakery! Brian Kessler San Mateo San Francisco Los Gatos

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

Hello Brian, Your review of the bakery is wonderful. Yes, it's in it's 30th year. I love that you know of our original location, not everyone does. We love what we do and enjoy adding new products so a trip to Icing will always be a treat. Thank you so much for your support over the years. It means as... More 

Los Gatos, California
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Banana, chocolate, gluten-free chocolate - all are just amazing! Get the GF for your kids, and they will never think they are GF. Berry icing is so good, you can't believe it. I go here for ALL birthdays and celebrations. Just the best ever hands down.

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

Hello Derek, Thank you so much for your great review of the bakery. You mentioned a lot and also that we offer wheat-free varieties. We appreciate that you shared your experience, which means a lot. We are in our 30th year this year and love what we offer. Thank YOU for being part of IOTC over the years. We keep... 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: +1 408-354-2464

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Bakeries

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?