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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” (71 reviews)
“bagels” (209 reviews)
“cakes” (30 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

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 4 weeks ago 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
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

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

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

Thank Burt E
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Have only gone here for their bagels so cannot comment on all the other goodies (and there are plenty). I agree with the majority of the reviewers - these bagels are special - and I understand why the constant flow of folks starting at 6am....More

Thank Downeastme
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The Sea Salt bagels are strictly scrumptuous! The chocolate ganuche cake is amazing. Okay...well, everything is delicious!

Thank beth190
Reviewed 3 February 2018

This very popular bakery in Willard Square is busy year round and mobbed in the summer. Fabulous home made breads and desserts. Their bagels are sublime.

Thank Lysanderraf
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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, 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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