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Scratch Baking Co.

416 Preble St, South Portland, ME 04106-3020
+1 207-799-0668
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“bagels” (209 reviews)
“cookies” (70 reviews)
“cakes” (29 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
416 Preble St, South Portland, ME 04106-3020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The salt bagels are made of win. My friend described them as "a pizza crust bagel" and that's pretty spot on. Delicious.

Thank pixelyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bakery was just down the block from the house where we stayed in South Portland. We stopped almost every morning for great bagels. We stopped one afternoon for a very satisfying pizza. This place is always busy with good reason.

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must try for everyone, not matter if you are a tourist or a local. The bagels are extremely good but I highly recommend eating them the first day you buy them. After the first day, they become much harder and chewier, so...More

Thank jvgbasketball
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been going here for years for their bagels. They’re fresh and cooked to perfection. We’ve sampled other baked goods and everything is as good as it looks. If you’re anywhere near Willard Beach, you have to stop in.

Thank tagretchen
Reviewed 1 July 2018

i am from nyc and thse bagels are even better. their other pastries are divine as well. my only issue is that they are out of bagels by like 11 am on most days which is kind of frustrating for a place that is known...More

Thank mcurtis1452
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I went here (I always do) on a recent visit to SoPo. I got the breakfast sandwich. It was on a famous scratch bagel and had some type of dijonnaise sauce on it, with arugula, ham, and sliced hard boiled eggs. It's really a great,...More

Thank KRiSTeN R
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Best bakery sweets around . They offer cookies , bars and individual desserts . The bread is very good , but I do not want that hard of a crust often . Best when very fresh . The bagels are very good although not traditional...More

Thank MainePerfectionist
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

WTH is with this breakfast sandwich? It has dirt and twigs on it, filled with the most disgusting arugula, and a boiled egg sliced!? Why? It slips all over the place. We’re in Maine, not Mass. Bacon, or sausage, egg and cheese is all I...More

Thank Twokidsonedog
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped in around 2 or 3 in the afternoon for treats and found there to still be plenty of selection! We got specialty coffees to go and several pastries as well as cake slices and scones and muffins for breakfast (we had a big...More

Thank Katy C
Reviewed 24 April 2018

As a visitor 2 the Portland area over the last few yrs, I’ve noted that there r a huge number of excellent bakeries w/ countless treats 2 sample & enjoy. But during this stay, my niece took me 2 1 that I think has become...More

Thank brotman1002
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Lenore C
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Response from Travelingmaine | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Please call
Rosemary M
15 March 2016|
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Response from Hafkiwi | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call, this time of year they'd probably do it for you. I've ordered big cakes before. Their coconut Cale is to die for!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 Preble St, South Portland, ME 04106-3020
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-799-0668
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