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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” (199 reviews)
“cookies” (66 reviews)
“cakes” (32 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 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 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 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
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
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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
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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