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Standard Baking Co.

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75 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101
+1 207-773-2112
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07:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 17:00
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Miami, Florida
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pastries, cookies, breads - it's all made from scratch, on-site, and it's all scrumptious, a far cry from any mainstream chain coffee shop. Don't miss this bakery for breakfast, lunch or a snack. Service at the counter was "fine" - could have been a little more friendly - but it didn't matter because the food was so delicious. Enjoy!

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Thank MateoExplorador
Albany, New York
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106 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This artisanal bakery is absolutely a must while in Portland! All of their breads and pastries are made from scratch daily (which you can clearly see through the large production windows in the main room) and the bakery was filled with locals each time we visited, which we took as a very good sign! Their hand-rolled almond croissants were the... More 

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Bath, Maine
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It doesn't get any better than this! One of the best in the country, this bakery does it right. The breads are not of this world, done the way bread should de done. Light, crusty, and airy when it should be, or dense when called for. Pastries? You'll be lucky to score, get there early.

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Thank John M
Home Usa
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353 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped again this past weekend, as we always do when anywhere near Portland. EVERYTHING here is excellent. Whether in the mood for a delicious croissant, one of their many varieties of bread, cookies, or whatever, your taste buds will be tickled.

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Thank CaseyfromBoston
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The line is long for a reason! Everything they bake is amazing. So if you are looking for coffee and a light breakfast or lunch, or you need some baked goods for a dinner party, it is the place to go.

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Thank Cory S
Portland, Maine
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sincerely: Everything you would expect from a Parisian patisserie/boulangerie. Some savory items as well that are perfect for a picnic lunch. Also self serve coffees and teas. Don't miss this gem right near the ferry terminal, take your picnic out into Casco Bay for a scenic cruise. It will be a highlight of your visit to Portland! Magnifique! P.S. We... More 

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Thank RobertfromMaine
Arundel, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent breads particularly challah baguette and rolls. A little difficult to find a place to park especially around 4-5 pm

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Thank Richard A A
Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must try in Portland. The choice of freshly baked goods is insane. Almond croissant and asiago pizzas are our favorites - but it's so hard to lock in on something because it's all so good.

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Thank londonerred1967
southern NH
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240 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit this bakery early in the day for best selection....they run out of pastries and certain breads early in the day so make this an early stop on your itinerary. Every bakery treat we tried was outstanding and the loaves of bread are very generous, crispy, yet light. Coffee is spectacular too and prices are fair.

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Thank tltallen
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Grabbed our coffee there while staying at the Hilton (coffee there was lousy). Essentially shares the same parking lot as the hotel. Fresh bakery items. Almond croissant was nice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Saturday
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-2112
Description
Artisanal, European breads and pastries for takeaway. Slow-fermented, hand-crafted breads and classic pastries with a local twist, carefully prepared by our small crew of skilled bakers. Breakfast pastries, cookies, traditional baguettes, naturally-leavened organic breads made with local grains, seasonal and daily specials. We also provide limited seating outdoors seasonally.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?