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 September 2017 Blue Plate Menu

Week of August 17th to 23rd

Sunday, 9/17
Prime Rib au jus with horseradish cream, Potatoes au Gratin and Caesar Salad with Gayle's garlic croutons.

Monday, 9/18
Amalfi Chicken braised in lemon & herbs, Parmesan Smashed Potatoes and Green Beans with pancetta.

Tuesday, 9/19
Spaghetti & Tender Meatballs, Italian Chopped Salad with salami, mozzarella & olives and Francese Garlic Bread.

Wednesday, 9/20
Rosh Hashana
Braised Beef Brisket with red wine, carrot & tomato, Zucchini & Potato Latkes, Couscous with dried apricots, currants & almonds and Roasted Beets & Pomegranate Salad.

Thursday, 9/21
Hot Club Jazz!
6:30m to 8:30pm
Chicken Tagine with olives & preserved lemon, Rosemary Roasted Potatoes and Broccolini.

Friday, 9/22
Skirt Steak with chimichurri, Swiss Chard & Sweet Potato Gratin and Chopped Salad with avocado, jicama & citrus dressing.

Saturday, 9/23
Shiitake Beef Stroganoff with sherry & sour cream, Simple Buttery Noodles and Green Goddess Salad.


Week of September 24th to 30th

Sunday, 9/24
Chicken Dumplings in a light cream sauce with carrots, celery & thyme, Mashed Potatoes whipped with buttermilk & chives and Buttered Broccoli.

Monday, 9/25
Teriyaki Skirt Steak, Sticky Rice with edamame & shiitakes and Spicy Green Beans.

Tuesday, 9/26
Ray Brown & Eddie Mendenhall Jazz Duo
Chicken Cordon Bleu with gruyère & Corralitos ham, Savory Bread Pudding and Broccolini with preserved lemon.

Wednesday, 9/27
Bistro Steak with roasted vegetable "hash," Cheesy Baked Polenta and Butter Lettuce Salad with herb shallot dressing.

Thursday, 9/28
Chicken Piccata with lemon & capers, Pasta Formaggio with sage & prosciutto, Arugula Salad with roasted tomatoes and Niçoise olives.

Friday, 9/29
Swedish Meatballs with a rich, creamy sauce & lingonberry jam, Creamy Mashed Potatoes and Baby Spinach Salad.

Saturday, 9/30
Top Sirloin Steak with red wine sauteed mushrooms, Roasted Fingerlings with pancetta and Heirloom Tomato Salad.


Click here for our September 2017 Blue Plate Menu