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The Bread Shack - CLOSED

1056 Center St, Auburn, ME 04210-6409
207-376-3090
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Cuisines: Bakery
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- Apr 11, 2014
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English first
Lewiston, Maine, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The Bread Shack is a great place to visit for coffee and one of their delicious fresh scones in the morning. Casual and comfortable so you can relax and enjoy the AM!

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Chicago, Illinois
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187 reviews 187 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Stopped by to pick up some bread on our way up further north. The bakery has quite a wide variety of freshly baked items, and we selected three different types of bread -- all were excellent. The pretzel baguette (I don't recall exactly what they called it) was particularly good. This bakery is well worth the short detour!

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Chicago, Illinois
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We were driving Down East to stay with family and wanted to pick up some fresh bakery bread for our hosts. From the earlier TA reviews, the Bread Shack looked promising, so we decided to stop there. So glad that we did. Very authentic baguettes and other savory bakery products (sweets too but we did not try any). Would definitely... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

European style cafe with oh so delicious treats, especially the ginger scones and artisan loaves of bread. Excellent coffee. Internet access. Seating is very limited (3 tables). If you are looking for a rich, satisfying bread, rolls, pastries, breakfast or lunch you have to give this place a try. My recent breakfast sandwich was the special of the day -... More

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Minneapolis
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88 reviews 88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

I never miss a trip to this cozy spot when I am in the area. Excellent tasty pastries, wonderfully creative breads, hot fresh coffee. Sit down and enjoy the flavors, smells and warmth of this French pastry shop.

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

I go here often and there is always something that impresses me. The other day it was the French macaroons I purchased a doz as a gift. They are a nice size, just a couple of bites and went nicely with the lovely latte served in a bowl. I'm headed back today for a hot cross bun.

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Sheldon Vermont
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

Best coffee around,great treats.Everyone is so nice.they cut and wrapped our bread.3 times in 3 days we are here for breakfast

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Sheldon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012 via mobile

We found this little gem of a bakery two years ago and make it a point to stop in whenever we travel to Maine. They have the best almond and chocolate croissants we have found and terrific fresh baked bread. We stop in for a latte and sweet treat before we head out to explore the Maine country side. Wish... More

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Colorado Springs, CO
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

I've lived in Paris, I've had lunch at the Fat Duck and Bouchon, and the sandwich I had at The Bread Shack was among the best I've ever had. Anywhere. The wife and I were passing through Maine and our only regret was not stocking up more before heading home. You guys seriously need to open up a branch in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

As I sat in this lovely Parisian like bakery I was impressed by a common response of folks entering the bakery, "oh, it smells so good in here!". Indeed, not only does it smell good, the pastries were amazing. I started with an almond croissant and a latte. Each was a work of art. The croissant lightly dusted with powder... More

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