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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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“bagels” (197 reviews)
“cookies” (65 reviews)
“cakes” (27 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 3 days ago

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 3 days ago

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 6 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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

Thank 588susannem
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Best bagel ever, including NY food carts!! it is sourdoughy, croissant, bagel combo. Out of this world!!! Be prepared for a line and sometimes waiting 15 minutes or so for bagel replenishments. Don't miss the fantastic breads; different offerings each day. Allison, owner, baker is...More

Thank 2travelers2011
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Got a sweet tooth & demand great homemade, fresh sweets, you must visit!!! You can also have a coffee, buy wine, and extras to make wonderful picnic. Being southern, highly recommend the ‘pimento cheese’!

Thank carolinagirl523
Reviewed 18 September 2017

When I stepped into this bakery, I thought I had died and gone to heaven! Although they are famous for their bagels, I found their other baked goods to be quite good. We had the lemon and blueberry scone and blueberry muffin on one visit...More

Thank WizardofAz60
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Awesome cinnamon breakfast buns and many other delicious treats! Walking distance to Casco Bay pier.

Thank LizHNH
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This place is very popular and busy, and the layout is not friendly to a new person walking in. I just wasn't exactly sure what to do. The Maine Salt bagel with herb cream cheese was delicious! They also have a small but interesting assortment...More

Thank Livie2009
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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