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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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416 Preble St, South Portland, ME 04106-3020
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As we set off to travel from Freeport Maine to Mass, a friend told us not to miss the opportunity to take a detour to Scratch. They promised we'd be glad we did! And even with an extra 15 minutes to get there and another...More

Thank Imtraveling4u
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I stopped in today in hopes of finding myself the perfect birthday cake. I ended up buying the Ring Ding cake and it was out of this world!! The chocolate cake was perfect, the inside frosting was amazing, and the chocolate ganache was to die...More

Thank mainer39
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch and deserts. Great Turkey sandwiches, big, filling with the works served on homemade breads. Also bought ring dings, not your childhood kind, these are for the big boys. Simply the best. Also bought cookies and blonde brownies. Just awesome

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great bagels, great bread, great granola, wonderful cookies and pastries. Great neighborhood and just the perfect experience. Close to the beach. What could be better.

Thank phoneman2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot say enough good things about this place. Amazing bagels and chocolate croissants! Friendly staff and great coffee! My girls and I ate here every morning for the few days we were in South Portland.

Thank Preuettb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Their name says it all "SCRATCH"! Everything is made from scratch and it shows in the flavor, the freshness, the creativity of all their fresh baked goods. All I can say is YUM! I have been going to Scratch for years and am so grateful...More

Thank Jayme P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Before Willard Square was half way trendy, i suspect it's vibe was always a 'gem in the rough.' If any doubt, The Scratch Baking Co., helped seal its bohemian splendor. The baked goods are undeniably delicious... but the latte... ahhhh... it is there that I...More

Thank Poincianabelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While everything here is absolutely amazing, the bagels are the BEST. Traditional New England bagels with a soft center and a chewy exterior. Try the cinnamon rolls for an extra treat. While there are a few seats directly outside, Scratch is best enjoyed down the...More

Thank tagretchen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bagels, bagels, bread, muffins, and then more bagels. Our family loved this place and visited it many times during the week we spent in Willard Beach. Even out gluten free daughter found things to love.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our annual Maine visit, we always make sure to visit Scratch. We have never been disappointed. The pastries, cookies, and cakes are always delicious!

Thank Judy H
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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
07:00 - 12:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
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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