Family owned and operated

Moved to Highway 49 at

10042 Wolf Road, Ste E, Grass Valley, CA 95949

ph: 530-268-0576 | fx: 530-268-1786


Doors open on Wolf Road at Hwy 49

The Gristmill Bakery-Deli-Cafe, Auburn, California

Finally after many long months of waiting, we are happy to welcome you to our new super cozy location at Wolf Road and Highway 49. We are no longer operating at Lake Center. Please stop by soon. We have the same hours of operation as before. Keep an eye on the Gristmill facebook page for any changes, and of course for our regualr specials.

As always, you are invited to have a good look around our website to help you plan and choose any special orders. If you have questions, please give us a call at 530-268-0576. Discussing special orders over email ( is a good option. Much of the kitchen schedule is set a week in advance. Please order as early as possible. Looking forward to serving you at our new location.

Giftcard in card reader.Gift cards!

It's as easy as pie to get a sweet treat for a friend - just come on in and purchase a Gristmill gift card.

Cut out shark cookies with detail.Cookie cut-outs Always a hit!

We make incredible cookie cut-outs. Now if you thought the gingerbread people doing yoga were cute, you'll love our shark week cookies. We have many of our own cookie cutters, but you can bring us your own as well.

Stacked rolled fondant wedding cake with butterfly cascadeTying the knot? Check out our wedding cakes!

The Gristmill has 25 years of experience in custom wedding cakes. Our cakes are tall, moist and delicious; the kind of cake you eat! Twenty-five years of skill makes sure that each cake is baked to perfection and beautifully decorated. Everything you need to know about placing a wedding cake order is on our wedding cake information page. We recommend booking your cake date along with your venue (well in advance of your actual wedding).

Lightening McQueen 3-D Birthday Cake.Strike with lightening! Theme the cake.

Throwing a party? The Gristmill bakery can theme the cake! Mikki is an expert at custom cake decorating and is always up for a new challenge. Bring in a card, napkin or an idea. She can turn anything into a cake. Make your next cake a Gristmill cake. Our cakes are so wonderfully decorated some people think it's a shame to cut them, but you must! Our cakes not only look great they taste great, too! Check out more custom cakes, stop by in person, or visit us on facebook for the latest and greatest Gristmill cakes.

Deli Tray with peppers, Gristmill Deli, Lake of the PinesFeeding a group? Gristmill Catering to the Rescue

For special events and parties we have a number of light catering options including an array of spectacular deli trays and hot items such as home made quiche. We can help you feed your guests and you can relax and enjoy the party. We also specialize in lunches for sporting events, golf-tournaments and conferences.

Kayla makes an excellent espressoNeed a morning wake-me-up? Breakfast burrito anyone?

We brew a wide variety of coffees ready to go and custom make espresso just the way you like it. If you are too sleepy to remember how you like your coffee, don't worry, we'll remember for you. On the hot breakfast menu we have a variety of wholesome options from our Veggie Scrambler to the very popular Breakfast Burrito. Coffee beans are sold by the pound and can be ground for those days you are not too sleepy to make your own breakfast.

Ceylon taking an orderHungry for lunch?We make more than sandwiches.

The Gristmill Bakery and Deli has an extensive lunch menu. Choose from hot soups, chili, home-made salads, quiche, grillers and wraps. We also make great burgers and serve them up on our very own home-made hamburger buns fresh from the oven.

Mikki rolling danish at the GristmillWe are Family And local, too

The Gristmill is family owned and operated. We have been serving Lake of the Pines, Grass Valley, Auburn, Nevada City and other communities around Nevada and Placer County since 1992. Conveniently located on Wolf Road at Highway 49 between Auburn and Grass Valley, we serve many loyal customers along Highway 49 and Interstate 80.

The Gristmill LogoOur Main Menu& how to order

We have a diverse product line of freshly baked breads and bakery goods, a full deli that hosts a variety of meats and cheeses and homemade salads.

If you aren't convinced by our mouth-watering pictures and our scrumptious daily menu items, we'd like to invite you in for a visit. Nothing is better than the real thing, especially when it comes to eateries.

You can sit down and enjoy a meal or snack, café style or you can order by phone, pick up and take-out for a meal on the run. You can also drop in for your daily staples - fresh bread - and other great food items such as pies, cakes, meats, cheeses and salads. We can cook up your next meal or help you with your next special occasion.

We work really hard and very long hours to make great food. We take and discuss orders over the phone, so give us a call at 530-268-0576.