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“Quirky mixture but really good”
Review of Garden Bakery

Garden Bakery
Ranked #1 of 1 Bakeries in Mendocino
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Boulder, CO
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78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Quirky mixture but really good”
Reviewed July 17, 2013

The gentleman who waited on us was Hispanic, and I'm guessing he's the baker/owner. Many of the items on the menu were Mexican -- empanadas, rellenos, etc. All this, alongside beautiful danishes, nut-based cookies, and other pastries. The raspberry linzer-type cookie was delicious and also the Russian tea cakes. The oatmeal cookie was a bit over-baked and unusually full of cinnamon. Still, this place is worth stopping in for a treat.

Visited July 2013
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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968 reviews
516 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 421 helpful votes
“The slightly hidden Garden Bakery”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

Great little find, you will have to look for it. The pastries are amazing.. The blueberry crumb cake was perfect

Visited July 2013
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Sonora, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Mediocer food”
Reviewed May 30, 2013

The pastry my husband ordered was a very heavy, dense dough and lacking in flavor. Somebody needs some more training if this is a bakery!

  • Visited May 2013
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San Mateo, California
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“sad to see the change”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

This bakery was used to be one of the ritual spots on every trip to Mendocino. My husband and I used to enjoy their cakes, pies, cookies and bread. Even after being told the owner is changed, we tried their cinnamon twister. It was not beyond the average. I am sad. The old good "Garden Bakery" is gone.

Visited May 2013
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Redwood City, California
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Good Empanadas and Pastry”
Reviewed April 13, 2013

On a side street 10450 lansing St Mendocino
Lourdes the owner very nice and the food was good
The apple empanada and Beef empanada very good
We had lunch on a patio outside the bakery
there are a few tables there ,

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