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 October 2017 Blue Plate Menu

Week of October 15th to 21st

Sunday, 10/15
Balsamic & Beer Braised Short Ribs, Potato & Blue Cheese Gratin and Butter Lettuce Salad with herb shallot dressing.

Monday, 10/16
Walnut Crusted Chicken Breast, Roasted Butternut Squash & Radicchio Pappardelle Pasta and Broccolini with preserved lemon & olives.

Tuesday, 10/17
Yankee Pot Roast, Vermont Cheddar Mashed Potatoes and Buttered Green Beans.

Wednesday, 10/18
Diavolo Chicken, Penne with Cauliflower, Bacon and creamy tomato sauce and Caesar Salad with Gayle's garlic croutons.

Thursday, 10/19
Hot Club Jazz!
Swedish Meatballs with a rich, creamy sauce & lingonberry jam, Creamy Mashed Potatoes and Baby Spinach Salad.

Friday, 10/20
Ginger Glazed Prawn Kabobs, Coconut Rice with cilantro and Sesame Garlic Sauteed Baby Bok Choy.

Saturday, 10/21
Chicken Piccata with lemon & capers, Pasta Formaggio with sage & prosciutto and Bistro Salad.


Week of October 22nd to 28th

Sunday, 10/22
Roast Pork with apricot & sourdough stuffing, Butternut Squash Polenta and Butter Lettuce & Arugula Salad with shallot dressing.

Monday, 10/23
Southwest Skirt Steak with salsa fresca & crispy onions, Roasted Poblano & Cheddar Gratin and Chopped Salad with avocado & jicama.

Tuesday, 10/24
Chicken & Dumplings in a light cream sauce with carrots, celery & thyme, Mashed Potatoes whipped with buttermilk & chives and Buttered Broccolini.

Wednesday, 10/25
Closing at 7pm Tonight for Annual Holiday Meeting
Prawn Scampi with garlic & white wine linguine, Sara's Baby Greens with avocado, walnuts & apples and Crusty Late Bake Baguette.

Thursday, 10/26
Roast Turkey with housemade gravy and cranberry sauce, Mashed Potatoes whipped with buttermilk & chives, Cornbread Stuffing and Tuscan Green Beans with pancetta.

Friday, 10/27
Pistachio Crusted Salmon with basil butter, Artichoke & Fingerling Potato "Hash" and Little Gems Salad with sherry vinaigrette.

Saturday, 10/28
Mom's Stuffed Bell Peppers with rice, tomato & beef, Chopped Green Salad with blue cheese dressing and Francese Garlic Bread.


Week of October 29th to...

Sunday, 10/29
Prime Rib au jus with horseradish cream, Potatoes au Gratin and Caesar Salad with Gayle's garlic croutons.

Monday, 10/30
Honey Mustard Chicken & Potato Bake, Tarragon Green Beans and Arugula Salad with gorgonzola vinaigrette.

Tuesday, 10/31
Closing at 7pm Tonight
Spaghetti & Tender Meatballs, Italian Chopped Salad with salami, mozzarella & olives and Francese Garlic Bread.


Click here for our October 2017 Blue Plate Menu