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Standard Baking Co.

75 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4703
+1 207-773-2112
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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75 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4703
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hidden at the rear of a parking lot off of commercial st, this is a serious bakery in the old world mode. Excellent breads and rolls, sweet rolls and cookies to have with t coffe. This is a bakery, not a coffee cafe. In a...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great variety! Amazing quality. Tasty! Parking can be a challenge. Friendly staff! Morning sticky buns are amazing!!! Ham, Asiago croissant - so buttery and decadent!

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I go to Standard Baking every time I am in town. I use to take it for granted when I lived in Maine and now that I am gone I miss it so much. The fresh baked goods are second to none

Thank sophia J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been going here for years on every visit to Portland and it never disappoints. Cookies, especially ginger and the oatmeal are the best. Breads freeze well to take home extra and the desserts are not too sweet but perfect. Highly recommend their cookbook with great...More

Thank Lilybdog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

... but, oh so worth it. Walked out with 5 loaves of bread for $24 and an assortment of other goodies. The bread is just so much better than anywhere else we’ve tried that it’s just ridiculous. Can’t leave without a couple of croissants and...More

Thank StartSlowAndEaseOff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breads, muffins ,croissants and coffee and very good amount of ladies making sure you get everything out fast ,great variety of breads a True Bakery (not a sandwich deli)

Thank Ricardo V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There’s a very good reason people wait in line to reach the counter at Portland’s Standard Baking: they know that when they reach the head of that line they will be purchasing the best breads and baked goods in Maine or any other state. Start...More

Thank EBMills
Reviewed 29 November 2017

I knew this a great bakery because it is a little tucked away but people were pouring in there for coffee and plentiful bakery goods. The baked goods were awesome. There is a nice little outside sitting area otherwise it is a small venue. I...More

Thank K154IRrobertp
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

The items we tried - bread, muffins, cookies - were just standard. Nothing spectacular but it was all good. Not really worth standing in line for 30 minutes good, but fairly good. It's all fresh but we didn't find anything more imaginative than what we...More

Thank Maine-e-yak_007
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We were amazed at the selection of pastries, breads, cookies, etc.!! Way too many to choose from, but somehow we narrowed it down to 4 - and all were great! Not too long a line, but worth the wait!

Thank GeorgiaLucy41
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 20
Restaurant features
Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4703
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-2112
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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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