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Gizdich Ranch

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Address: 55 Peckham Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076-9748
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+1 831-722-1056
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Looking for the best fresh pie dessert made daily, this is the place!

Such an array of fruit pies that tastes soooo good. My fav, dutch apple. Great prices. Their fruit store next door also has a wonderful selection of jams. I liked that they... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Such an array of fruit pies that tastes soooo good. My fav, dutch apple. Great prices. Their fruit store next door also has a wonderful selection of jams. I liked that they created an ambience of an old time ranch setting. This place is tucked away, so check your gps. It's worth finding. Looking forward to visit again.

Thank agavekona
Fremont, California
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208 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So this was our last rest stop before the end of the ride. Trying to maneuver around the long line of cars was a bit dangerous for those of us on bikes. There was no signage indicating bikes were on the road or there would be heavy bike traffic. Other than that small glitch what a great place. I can... More 

Thank Luv2hikejulie
Indianapolis, Indiana
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband just dropped in for a piece of pie this afternoon. After locating the pie shop, it was so hard to decided what to get after looking at the long menu! I ended up with the strawberry shortcake which was amazing. There's a picnic area located behind the pie shop where you can enjoy your pie outside by the... More 

Thank katythacker
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A friend recommended this as a destination for us to hear out in our Jaguar sports cars for a twisty drive over the Santa Cruz Mountains using only the back roads. We found the Gizdich ranch a very neat place to stop and buy sandwiches and of course they are famous for berry pies! There are picnic facilities in their... More 

Thank John C
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

All pies are great, you can't go wrong with all the pies. They have a order sheet that tells you all about there pies. My favorite is Ollaberry pie :)

Thank Ed C
Bakersfield, California, Usa
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have taken advantage of the magnificent pies available, as well as the ice cream! A stop to purchase a pie to take home, or to sit, relax and enjoy the ambiance as well as the pies, is a must for us during every trip to Watsonville. Do Not Miss This Place!

Thank Joseph G
Central Coast, CA
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We've been taking out-of-towners, and families with small to mid-size children to Nita Gizdich's Ranch for a real working farm adventure/experience. There's a museum, old farm and apple presses. They make apple butter, and have a number of delicious fresh seasonal pies for everyone's fullest enjoyment. There's a cool outside eating area with stunning views of the Santa Cruz Mountains... More 

Thank CaptAdventure_9
Watsonville, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

OK so this is a review from a local I live about a mile from Gizdich Ranch. I go there probably twice a week and I've been doing that for about 30 years. This is an excellent multi generational family run ranch where you can get a nice deli style picnic lunch, you can get a whole pie or a... More 

Thank AdventureMark54
Watsonville, California
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great "Sunday drive" outing into the countryside of Watsonville. Nita Gizdich's pies are WORLD CLASS delicious! You can buy whole pies or a slice!

Thank kchWatsonville
Watsonville, California
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I visit the ranch once or twice a month. They grow the fruit, and make all of the pies from scratch. They will serve a slice or a whole pie. Heated with ice cream or any way you like. Most days the owners will come by your table and say hello. Best pie, great ranch environment, really great place for... More 

Thank Tim T

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