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Scratch Baking Co.

416 Preble St, South Portland, ME 04106-3020
+1 207-799-0668
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“bagels” (223 reviews)
“cookies” (74 reviews)
“cakes” (31 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 23 July 2018 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.

Date of visit: July 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank brotman1002
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Their fresh bagels and veggie cream cheese are the best. And, while you are waiting in line to pay, the muffins and desserts are equally as delicious. Always crowded, but worth the visit. Their recently opened Toast Bar nearby offers amazing breakfasts. Get there early...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Linda C
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Best bagels ever—and I lived in NYC for 8 years. Cookies and desserts are great. They offer sandwiches and soups now. And really good coffee. As a regular, I realize I have to share it with the tourists, but that doesn’t mean I have to...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank dbrassard2016
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Love the muffins ( and the other goodies ) Very busy place, especially weekends. All their items are great

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 663burte
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Lenore C
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Response from Travelingmaine | Reviewed this property |
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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
Restaurant features
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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