Blue Plate Special

Blue Plate Dinners

Find out why hundreds of people stop by for Gayle’s Blue Plate each night.  They’re the perfect quick dinner and, for many, enough for two people!  Check out our weekly/monthly menu online or Sundays in the Santa Cruz Sentinel.  They’re made fresh every afternoon and ready for pickup cold at 2pm, hot at 4pm.

A Santa Cruz County Dinner to Remember

If you’re looking for an exquisite special meal from one of the best restaurants in Capitola, you owe it to yourself to enjoy one of Gayle’s Blue Plate specials.

Click here for our November 2017 Blue Plate Menu

Week of November 12th to 18th

Sunday, 11/12
Swedish Meatballs with a rich, creamy sauce & lingonberry jam, Creamy Mashed Potatoes and Baby Spinach Salad with poppy seed dressing.

Monday, 11/13
Ham & Artichoke Stuffed Chicken Breast, Savory Bread Pudding and Little Gem Salad with toasted hazelnuts & shaved parmesan.

Tuesday, 11/14
Surf & Turf with grilled prawns & marinated skirt steak, Baked Potato with butter & sour cream and Fresh Asparagus.

Wednesday, 11/15
Cider Brined Pork Chops, Vermont Cheddar Mashed Potatoes and Roasted Carrots & Brussels Sprouts.

Thursday, 11/16
Hot Club Jazz!
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Teriyaki Skirt Steak, Sticky Rice with edamame & shiitake and Spicy Green Beans.

Friday, 11/17
Mediterranean Salmon with olives, capers & cherry tomatoes and Garlic Sauteed Spinach.

Saturday, 11/18
Shiitake Beef Stroganoff with sherry & sour cream, Simple Buttery Noodles and Green Goddess Salad.


Week of November 19th to 25th

Sunday, 11/19
Mushroom Chicken with snap peas, Grilled Polenta Romano with fresh oregano & butter and Broccolini with preserved lemon.

Monday, 11/20
Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf, Parmesan Smashed Potatoes and Basil Green Beans.

Tuesday, 11/21
Available Hot at 4pm
(No Cold To Go Dinners)
Diavolo Chicken, Spaghetti with cauliflower, almonds & green olives and Caesar Salad with Gayle's garlic croutons.

Wednesday, 11/22
Thanksgiving Eve
Sorry, No Blue Plate Dinner Tonight
Open 6:30am to 8:30pm
Thursday, 11/23
Open for Brunch on the Patio & last minute goodies.
Open 6:30am to 12:30pm
Friday, 11/24
Prawn Scampi with garlic & white wine Linguine, Sara's Baby Greens Salad with avocado, walnuts & applees and Crusty Late Bake Baguette.

Saturday, 11/25
BBQ Tri Tip, Broccoli & Cheddar Stuffed Potato and Romaine Ranch Salad.


Week of November 26th to...

Sunday, 11/26
Prime Rib au jus with horseradish cream, Potatoes au Gratin and Caesar Salad with Gayle's garlic croutons.

Monday, 11/27
Ginger Glazed Prawn Kabobs, Coconut Rice with cilantro and Sesame Garlic Sauteed Baby Bok Choy.

Tuesday, 11/28
Grilled Skirt Steak with red wine sauteed mushrooms, Artichoke & Fingerling "Hash" and Bistro Salad with spiced nuts & chèvre.

Wednesday, 11/29
Chicken & Dumplings in a light cream sauce with carrots, celery & thyme, Mashed Potatoes whipped with buttermilk & chives and Buttered Broccoli.

Thursday, 11/30
Oven BBQ Beef Brisket, Savannah Red Rice and Southern Style Greens.


Click here for our November 2017 Blue Plate Menu