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Icing On the Cake

50 W Main St, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6813
+1 408-354-2464
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“carrot cake” (17 reviews)
“cupcakes” (49 reviews)
“pie” (4 reviews)
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50 W Main St, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6813
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Reviewed yesterday

They make very nice cakes, but they are a bit too sugary for my taste. But they are very nice with great service, and are flexible as to changes on special orders

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the best bakery in Silicon Valley hands down. Their cupcakes, cookies and pies are out of this world. They even sell an egg-free chocolate chip cookie dough pot if you just like want some raw dough. They are closed on Mondays, so plan...More

Thank dreamingofrain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want your standard white flour, white sugar stuff, this is your place. If you want/need GF/DF forget it!More

Thank Lauren H
Lynn M, Owner at Icing On the Cake, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lauren, I'm sorry to read that you don't know about our vegan and wheat-free products. We offer a variety on a daily basis, and they are quite popular. True, we are a classic American style bakery but we love offering "alternative" desserts, just added...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Icing On the Cake is one of the outstanding choices for dessert in Los Gatos. It is worth a field trip and potential parking issues to make a trip to this bakery. Cookies, cupcakes, various breads, cakes, etc. are absolutely best in class. If you...More

Thank RoadWarrior_LG
Lynn M, Owner at Icing On the Cake, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you, PJY, for your great review, and enjoying our products. This year marks 32 years of baking in Los Gatos. We love what we offer, and continue to add new products, making a trip to the bakery fun. I'm happy to let you know...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This bakery has the best carrot cake I have ever found! Used to buy quarter sheet carrot cake at Costco until they quit making them. Tried this bakery & all I can say is wow! Light but lots of nuts & raisins, moist & delicious!More

Thank Mary C
Lynn M, Owner at Icing On the Cake, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you, Mary C, for the Carrot Cake shout out. This cake has been with us since opening day, 32 years ago, and continues to be a top seller. It's a personal favorite of mine - loaded with equal amounts of carrots, raisins, and walnuts....More

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

My daughter who lives in Dallas and my daughter in law in Sydney, Australia make a b line to this bakery when they come home. Cookies, cupcakes, carrot cake all are first rate! They also have a great selection of cards, and cute vintage like...More

Thank swimmingmother
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The smell is amazing! So many incredible options to chose from including eatable raw cookie dough. Super cute stationary and gifts. Could spend a lot of money and a long time here. Great spot!

Thank DebMey11
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

OVERALL: Double decker, approx 9 in, walnuts and plump raisins filled, thin layer of sweet cream cheese frosting (not candy corn sweet), and moist cake (enough to hold the walnuts and raisins in the slice but dry enough to release them while forking) treat for...More

Thank nc3042017
Lynn M, Owner at Icing On the Cake, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Thank you for your great review of our famous super chunky Carrot cake. It's been with us since Day 1, 32 years now. Yes, it's chunky (mentioned!) and an IOTC staple. You even let everyone know about our parking lot. Thanks so much! Lynn &...More

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Best treats around and very friendly staff. This little shop is beyond adorable and good for any occasion. If you are in the area it's a must!

Thank peakchaser
Lynn M, Owner at Icing On the Cake, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

Hello peakchaser, Thank you so much for your great review. Short and sweet, and you mentioned our staff. How nice! May your Holiday be treat-filled. Thank you for stopping by, Lynn & the entire staff

Reviewed 5 December 2016

Delicious cookies of all varieties and scrumptious pumpkin bread with either cream cheese frosting or orange glaze (amazingly delicious). Highly recommend!

Thank Elisabeth M
Lynn M, Owner at Icing On the Cake, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016

Hello Elisabeth, Thank you for your review of our Pumpkin loaf. We sell it year round because it is so popular. It's an ICING staple. So happy you enjoy it. Thanks again, Lynn and the entire crew

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
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09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 W Main St, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6813
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-354-2464
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Icing on the Cake is an amazing retail bakery located in downtown Los Gatos, California. Since 1985, an impressive selection of buttery, made-from-scratch cakes, cookies, brownies & bars, loaves and pies have stood ready to tempt anyone with a sweet tooth. Icing on the Cake also offers fun gift items, a large selection of cake stands, greeting cards and seasonal merchandise. Come see why this little gem of a bakery has such a devoted following.
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