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Melinda's Gluten Free Bakery

1420 41st Ave, Suite B, Capitola, CA 95010-2939
+1 831-316-5081
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good10%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 27, 2017
“Best gluten & dairy free bakery”
Mar 28, 2017
“Fabulous Gluten Free Goodies”
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1420 41st Ave, Suite B, Capitola, CA 95010-2939
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend is a coeliac so we always struggle to find places that accommodate this but when I saw this place would be on our route to Santa Cruz I'm glad we stopped by. Great staff and great products can't fault them at all.

Thank SargentTom
Reviewed March 28, 2017

I preordered some goodies for my husband and to take home after a weekend stay at the Inn at Depot Hill. With both of us being gluten free due to medical issues, we were thrilled to find a place that specialized in what we wanted...More

Thank Zekesgirl
Reviewed March 7, 2017

This charming little bakery is easy to find between Brommer and Capitola Ave on 41st Ave. Hope you come and visit them as I want them to stay in business! Thanks

Thank Judith B
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Gluten free diets present with challenges when attempting to find local establishments who specialize in GF choices. Melinda's does a great job with roll-ups, stuffed breads, and bagels. That's where it stops. The cookies, muffins, donuts are NOT good products and are over sweetened or...More

Thank 825michellez
Reviewed January 3, 2017

What is nice about Melinda's Gluten Free is that gluten free and dairy free baked goods abound. This is wonderful for the parent of a gfdf child who just wants to imbibe just like everyone else. And guess what? It tastes good too!

Thank Ruth Z
Reviewed November 7, 2016

I got a nice looking honey oat bread and it was dense and heavy. Decent taste, but an unexpected dense consistency. I also tried a chocolate donut and it was pretty good, but $3.50 is way too much for a single donut.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

How delighted we were to find this across the street from our hotel in Capitola, CA! Dedicated gf bakery with a made-fresh daily case of gf treats, both sweet and savory. Breakfast and lunch served on site. Custom cakes available to order. So happy to...More

Thank ebcarroll
Reviewed June 3, 2015

This bakery has the most delicious peach scones. The melding of flavors was divine. The counter person was friendly and felt free to give his opinions which I greatly appreciated. Though it was right across the street from my hotel, I wouldn't have found it...More

Thank LovelyLMP
Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

My kids, who are not gluten free, love the donuts and cheesy roll. I loved everything I've tried. The breakfast croissant and chocolate donuts are awesome.

Thank ChristieaD
Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

I won't normally give a review unless I have been somewhere three or more times, depending on the experience of course.... that said: This place is wonderful! (STAR UPDATE PENDING as we have not tried everything yet or they were out). First on my next...More

Thank the Adventures ... B
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Restaurant Details

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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1420 41st Ave, Suite B, Capitola, CA 95010-2939
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-316-5081
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Description
Your Friend When Gluten Isn't! As the only gluten and peanut free bakery in the Santa Cruz area, we believe no one should have to compromise taste for dietary needs and preferences. Come try us today!
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