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“Disappointing”
Review of Garden Bakery

Garden Bakery
Ranked #1 of 1 Bakeries in Mendocino
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

This hard to find bakery off of Lansing Street has gotten great write-ups in travel guides but does not live up to the hype. The choices are limited, and while apricot or raspberry topped cookies had a nice short crumb, the Danish was just ordinary. It seems this bakery may have lost its pastry chef because there was little to choose from.

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Reviewed 18 July 2013

The gentleman who waited on us was Hispanic, and I'm guessing he's the baker/owner. Many of the items on the menu were Mexican -- empanadas, rellenos, etc. All this, alongside beautiful danishes, nut-based cookies, and other pastries. The raspberry linzer-type cookie was delicious and also the Russian tea cakes. The oatmeal cookie was a bit over-baked and unusually full of cinnamon. Still, this place is worth stopping in for a treat.

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Reviewed 14 July 2013

Great little find, you will have to look for it. The pastries are amazing.. The blueberry crumb cake was perfect

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Reviewed 30 May 2013

The pastry my husband ordered was a very heavy, dense dough and lacking in flavor. Somebody needs some more training if this is a bakery!

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Reviewed 28 May 2013

This bakery was used to be one of the ritual spots on every trip to Mendocino. My husband and I used to enjoy their cakes, pies, cookies and bread. Even after being told the owner is changed, we tried their cinnamon twister. It was not beyond the average. I am sad. The old good "Garden Bakery" is gone.

Thank Jae-Hyun K
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