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Standard Baking Co.

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$$ - $$$
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75 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101
+1 207-773-2112
07:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 17:00
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Portland, Maine
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have been buying bread from standard baking since they opened. I have never been disappointed with any item that I purchased from them. And I have traveled all over the United States and some far points of the world and I have never had any better bread.

Thank Tassabee
Portland, Maine
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Standard Baking is gem. FRESH bread is always a draw, but having several different tyes is totally awesome. The buttery croi and sticky buns are worth every penny you spend.

Thank Amy S
Home Usa
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308 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Standard is unbelievably--stunningly--good. Yes, there are some fancier-in-appearance French "art" bakeries around, but I no of no bakery anywhere that consistently turns out the broadest and finest array of breads, muffins, croissants, cookies, and other specialty items. The chocolate and almond croissants are to die for!

Thank CaseyfromBoston
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved my visit and loved the food! Stopped in twice for coffee and croissants...the almond croissant is beyond divine. Friendly service, easy parking in the front lot.

Thank Erin O
Menerbes, France
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71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The sourdough bread is up there with the standard in Melbourne, Australia - and that is saying something!

Thank Simon B
Lyme, New Hampshire
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120 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always look forward to going here when we visit Portland. This time we were disappointed; cranberry pecan bread had soft crust and I couldn't find any cranberries. The poppy seed rolls wetr greasy. The rasberry, buckwheat scone was fabulous!

Thank ronnie63_11
Haverhill, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My only complaint is that they only have the almond croissant on weekends. It is fantastic! best I have ever had in the US or Europe.Bread is great, and if they have pizza, get it!

Thank Richard_D41605
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never had anything I didn't "love" from Standard Baking. Although I have to say the wait staff could be a little friendlier...they make it seem like they are doing you a favor by serving you. It's probably because they are slammed all day, every day?

Thank Bill S
Grand Cayman
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Baguette was crusty and chewy, and molasses cookies were very flavorful. Good with a coffee. Very crowded, but it was Christmas Eve. Staff was very friendly and quick. Kept the line moving.

Thank suzette1317
Portland, Maine
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A treat to save up for (calorie wise)! Lots of other wonderful goodies, desserts, cookies and breads.

Thank Cwlawyer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$20
Restaurant features
Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
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
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?