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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” (206 reviews)
“cookies” (69 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

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

Thank Burt E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

So scrumptious and baked from ‘Scratch’... yummy cookies, cakes, muffins...put this on your list for coffee and something special to go with it.

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Tastes like homemade, which is the best compliment I could give. Love the cookies, scones, and blondies. Not a huge fan of their bread, but it's okay.

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I used to live around the corner from this bakery and frequently started my weekdays walking to the shop for coffee and a bagel. These are seriously the best bagels I’ve ever had. Now that I’ve moved away, I make a point of stopping by...More

Thank Seslavie
Reviewed 15 January 2018

What a wonderful find! Make the effort to get to South Portland and indulge in amazing desserts after a great sandwich. You can even walk down to Willard Beach and have a picnic!

Thank EC1962
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I love bagels and I love Scratch Bakery bagels! Scratch Bakery is a lovely local bakery in South Portland, Maine. The bake goods are wonderful; the sandwiches are amazing; the employees are amazing!

Thank dmantis
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We live across the street from Scratch, and despite the swarms of pesky bagel seekers and dog walkers, you have to acknowledge the quality of their goods. Saturdays, you might be in time for the best loaf of olive bread ever. Salt bagels are reliably...More

Thank 8glennp
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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, Local cuisine, 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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