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 March 2017 Blue Plate Menu

Week of February 19th to 25th

Sunday, 2/19
Chicken Marsala with crimini & porcini mushroom sauce, Parmesan Risotto and Fennel & Arugula Salad with shallot dressing.

$15.95
Monday, 2/20
Ginger Glazed Prawn Kabobs, Coconut Rice with fresh cilantro and Garlic Sesame Sauteed Spinach.

$15.95
Tuesday, 2/21
Slow-Cooked Beef Stew served in a sourdough bread bowl and Bistro Salad with orange balsamic dressing.

$15.95
Wednesday, 2/22
Pork Tenderloin with tarragon mustard cream sauce, Mushroom & Fontina Stuffed Potato and Little Gem Lettuce with blue cheese vinaigrette.

$15.95
Thursday, 2/23
Roast Turkey with housemade gravy and cranberry sauce, Mashed Potatoes whipped with buttermilk & chives, Cornbread Stuffing and Green Beans with fresh thyme.

$17.95
Friday, 2/24
Chicken Parmesan housemade tomato sauce with mozzarella, Spaghetti with cauliflower, green olives & almonds and Caesar Salad with Gayle's garlic croutons.

$15.95
Saturday, 2/25
Miso Glazed Salmon, Sticky Rice with edamame & shiitake, Asian Chopped Salad with radish, orange, toasted almonds & scallions.

$17.95

Week of February 26th to March 4th

Sunday, 2/26
Academy Awards
Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon with gorgonzola butter, Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes and Mascarpone Creamed Spinach.

$17.95
Monday, 2/27
Swedish Meatballs with a rich, creamy sauce & lingonberry jam, Creamy Mashed Potatoes and Baby Spinach Salad with poppy seed dressing.

$15.95
Tuesday, 2/28
Ray Brown & Eddie Mendenhall Jazz Duo
6:30pm-8:30pm

Chicken Cordon Bleu with gruyere & Corralitos ham, Potato Nests with mushroom ragout and Tarragon Green Beans.

$15.95
Wednesday, 3/1
Chipotle Glazed Pork Tenderloin, Poblano & Cheddar Rice Gratin and Southwest Salad with jicama, grilled corn & lime vinaigrette.

$15.95
Thursday, 3/2
Mom's Stuffed Bell Peppers with rice, tomato & beef, Hearts of Romaine Salad with blue cheese vinaigrette and Francese Garlic Bread.

$14.95
Friday, 3/3
Oven Poached Salmon with lemon dill sauce, Zucchini & Rice Gratin and Fresh Asparagus.

$17.95
Saturday, 3/4
Amalfi Chicken braised in lemon & herbs, Parmesan Smashed Potatoes and Peas & Pancetta with crispy shallots.

$15.95

Week of March 5th to 11th

Sunday, 3/5
Beef Bourguignon, Duchess Potato and Peas & Baby Spinach with crispy shallots.

$16.95
Monday, 3/6
Chicken Breast with fontina, mushrooms & spinach, Cheesy Baked Polenta and Butter Lettuce Salad with Italian dressing.

$15.95
Tuesday, 3/7
Mixed Grill with Chicken, Steak & Prawns, Confetti Pearl Pasta with red & yellow bells, herbs & scallions and Chopped Iceberg Salad with smoky French dressing.

$17.95
Wednesday, 3/8
Roast Turkey Breast with chardonnay gravy, Brown Butter & Sage Mashed Potatoes and Hazelnut Green Beans.

$16.95
Thursday 3/9
Slow-Braised Lamb Shanks with red wine, tomato & spices, Dolmas Pilaf with grape leaves, dill & currants and Greek Country Salad.

$15.95
Friday 3/10
Prawn Scampi with garlic & white wine Linguine, Sara's Baby Greens Salad with avocado, walnuts, apples & balsamic dressing and Late Bake Baguette.

$15.95
Saturday, 3/11
Top Sirloin Steak with red wine sauteed mushrooms, Mushroom & Fontina Stuffed Potato and Bistro Salad with chèvre and & spiced nuts.

$17.95

Week of March 12th to 18th

Sunday, 3/12
BBQ Style Beef Brisket, Savannah Red Rice, Southern Collard Greens and Flaky Biscuit.

$17.95
Monday, 3/13
Shiitake Beef Stroganoff with sherry & sour cream, Simple Buttery Noodles and Green Goddess Salad.

$16.50
Tuesday, 3/14
Chicken & Dumplings Our rotisserie chicken simmered with a light cream sauce with carrots, celery & thyme, Mashed Potatoes and Buttered Broccoli.

$15.95
Wednesday, 3/15
Spaghetti & Meatballs, Italian Chopped Salad and Francese Garlic Bread.

$14.95
Thursday, 3/16 and Friday, 3/17
St. Patrick's Day
Corned Beef & Cabbage with potatoes, carrots & onions and horseradish cream and our delicious Irish Soda Bread.
Enjoy Hot Club Pacific Jazz on Thursday, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

$15.95
Saturday, 3/18
Surf & Turf with grilled prawns & marinated skirt steak, Baked Potato with butter & sour cream and Crisp Green Salad with blue cheese dressing.

$17.95

Week of March 19th to 25th

Sunday, 3/19
Pork Tenderloin with tarragon mustard cream sauce, Butternut Squash Polenta and Roasted Brussels Sprouts with lemon zest & shallots.

$15.95
Monday, 3/20
Prime Rib au jus with horseradish cream, Potatoes au Gratin and Caesar Salad with Gayle's garlic croutons.

$17.95
Tuesday, 3/21
Chicken Tagine with olives & preserved lemon, Saffron Mashed Potatoes and Baby Spinach Salad with creamy dill dressing.

$15.95
Wednesday, 3/22
Teriyaki Grilled Skirt Steak, Sticky Rice with edamame & shiitake, Ginger Sauteed Spinach & Baby Bok Choy.

$17.95
Thursday, 3/23
Roast Turkey with housemade gravy and cranberry sauce, Mashed Potatoes whipped with buttermilk & chives, Mom's Sourdough Stuffing and Green Beans with fresh thyme.

$17.95
Friday, 3/24
Chicken Piccata with lemon & capers, Pasta Formaggion with sage & prosciutto and Fresh Asparagus.

$15.95
Saturday, 3/25
Yankee Pot Roast with gravy, Mashed Potatoes whipped with buttermilk & chives and Buttered Broccoli.

$15.95

Week of March 26th to...

Sunday, 3/26
Swedish Meatballs with a rich, creamy sauce & lingonberry jam, Creamy Mashed Potatoes and Baby Spinach Salad with poppy seed dressing.

$15.95
Monday, 3/27
Chicken Parmesan housemade tomato sauce & mozzarella, Spaghetti with cauliflower, green olives & almonds and Caesar Salad with Gayle's garlic croutons.

$15.95
Tuesday, 3/28
Ray Brown & Eddie Mendenhall Jazz Duo, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Chicken Fried Steak with bacon pepper gravy, Mashed Potatoes and Chopped Iceberg Salad with blue cheese dressing.

$17.95
Wednesday, 3/29
Grilled Salmon with artichoke piccata sauce, Rosemary Roasted Potatoes and Buttered Asparagus.

$17.95
Thursday, 3/30
Chicken Marsala with crimini & porcini mushroom sauce, Parmesan Risotto and Little Gem Lettuce with herb shallot dressing.

$15.95
Friday, 3/31
Balsamic & Beer Braised Short Ribs, Savory Bread Pudding and Green Beans with toasted almonds.

$16.95

Click here for our March 2017 Blue Plate Menu