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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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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“carrot cake” (16 reviews)
“cupcakes” (48 reviews)
“pie” (4 reviews)
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Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 W Main St, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6813
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Reviewed yesterday

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 PJY
Reviewed 3 days ago 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!

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 11 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 review

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 review

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 review

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

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lemon cake with buttercream frosting did not disappoint. Purchased for my sister's 50th, we were told it would serve up to 20! We served that many at least, plus plenty left over. This is real professional cake and frosting made with all fresh ingredients. It...More

Thank FaithGalati
Lynn M, Owner at Icing On the Cake, responded to this review

Hello Faith, Thank you so much for your great review. You mentioned so much. Lots of fun things to peruse besides the desserts. Yes, our ingredients are the real deal, no mixes, all scratch, made to order. Dense, moist, amazing. Thank you for including us...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you are walking around Los Gatos with your dog, which many people do in this part of California. Icing on the Cake is a fabulous place to get a homemade doggie treat for your pooch. After a long hike through the trails, our reward...More

Thank yvonnea595
Lynn M, Owner at Icing On the Cake, responded to this review

Thank you, Yvonne, for your great review. We've been in Los gatos 31 years and love what we offer. We also donate a portion of our dog bone sales monthly to the Humane Society. Thanks for including us in your trail hike. Perhaps this makes...More

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to many bakeries. I have my favorites. I have the ones I avoid. Driving home one day I stopped by this bakery with the intention of taking a few things home to my family. In the two hour drive home, the supply got...More

Thank C-Note831
Lynn M, Owner at Icing On the Cake, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! Two hours is a long time to be in car alone with desserts... Thanks for stopping by and we will look forward to telling you about other popular product next time you're in town. The Ice Cream...More

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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
09:00 - 18:00
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.