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Scratch Baking Co.

416 Preble St, South Portland, ME 04106-3020
+1 207-799-0668
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cookies” (68 reviews)
“bagels” (202 reviews)
“cakes” (31 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
416 Preble St, South Portland, ME 04106-3020
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a wonderful find! Make the effort to get to South Portland and indulge in amazing desserts after a great sandwich. You can even walk down to Willard Beach and have a picnic!

Thank EC1962
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love bagels and I love Scratch Bakery bagels! Scratch Bakery is a lovely local bakery in South Portland, Maine. The bake goods are wonderful; the sandwiches are amazing; the employees are amazing!

Thank dmantis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live across the street from Scratch, and despite the swarms of pesky bagel seekers and dog walkers, you have to acknowledge the quality of their goods. Saturdays, you might be in time for the best loaf of olive bread ever. Salt bagels are reliably...More

Thank 8glennp
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Our 1st time at this bakery. We got a variety of items. The Whole 9 bread was among the best breads we have ever had. The flavor and texture were perfect. The large brownie had rich and bold, intoxicating chocolate flavor, a very moist cakey...More

Thank TNinME
Reviewed 2 December 2017

This seems to be a take-out bakery as there is no seating. No matter, we got bagels, herb cream cheese & pastries. We took a short walk down the street to a small beach, sat at a picnic table & enjoyed our bakery items. We...More

Thank K T
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Great bagels and the coffee cake was good too! We hear how good the bagels were from other travelers and had to find out for ourselves. They were right! Excellent

Thank EllenG3155
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Everything here is tasty ! - The bread is superb, the bagels are deliciously different and the sandwiches are spectacular (especially the pulled pork). This has to be one of the best bakeries around - and the rest are good too. The staff are always...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 11 November 2017

You name it and they bake it! A fantastic neighborhood bakery that has a huge selection of everything that you would expect in a bakery...freshly made....and fabulous! And they offer sandwiches that beyond the very best.....Unfortunately you can’t eat inside but we visit weekly and...More

Thank StanP10
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We go to Scratch Bakery regularly for their wonderful bagels, muffins, cookies, cakes, and desserts. What a fabulous resource! There is often a line of customers out the front door, and a line for just-baked bagels. They are so good they have to limit the...More

Thank DavidandGee
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The best bagels and cookies in New England! Get there early before they run out. Great variety. Very fresh.

Thank 588susannem
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Lenore C
18 November 2017|
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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