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190 Western Ave, Augusta, ME 04330-6125
207-626-5581
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Ranked #2 of 78 Restaurants in Augusta
Price range: $2 - $12
Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, Bagels, Café
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Dining options: Takeout, Delivery
Description: We provide a neighborhood feeling, offering a sunroom with a gas stove in the winter, jazz on Sundays, and outdoor deck seating in the summer. We love seeing our returning neighbors and friends, and are delighted to introduce Bagel Mainea to new folks as well. We are known for made-from-scratch soups, made-to-order sandwiches, as well as providing business breakfast and lunch deliveries in the area.
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English first
Portland, Maine
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

we usually buy bagels by the dozen here: good variety, and always just out of the oven. They also make quite good deli sandwiches, and are a popular breakfast and lunch stop.

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New York City, New York
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354 reviews 354 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I am a New Yorker, you know what I mean, I've been engaged to a good quality and excellent taste of a bagel. I would like to recommend this place if you a lover of bagel.

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Downeast Maine
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is another one of those very popular places because it offers a wide variety of fresh "made there" bagels and a great selection of sandwiches. A very busy place but they move you through quickly and you can eat in or take out. Their location makes them a popular lunch option for the local businesses and they have a... More 

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Marianne B, Owner at Bagel Mainea, responded to this review

Hi, DownEastMe- Thanks so much for the great review! We do get very busy; we do try hard to get people their food - ans sometimes it takes us longer than we like, but we are always trying! Thanks for coming in when you're in town - Best Wishes, Marianne More 

Rochester, NY
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Bagel Mainea is one of those places that I love to find while on business trips. Great food, unique atmosphere, very friendly people, and an excellent value. I will make my way back when I'm in the area again.

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Marianne B, Owner at Bagel Mainea, responded to this review

Hi, TooLongGone! I'm glad you have found us. Thanks for your upbeat and great review. We do have great local frinds and neighbors supporting us; I hope you felt part of our "family." Hope you get home soon! Best Wishes, Marianne More 

southern NH
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We selected this establishment for our early Saturday morning breakfast. I had read many reviews and was looking for prompt service with outstanding quality of food. Despite our arrival at 20 minutes after opening and only one other customer at the counter, we were not even greeted when we entered. We finally placed our order and then waited 20 minutes... More 

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Marianne B, Owner at Bagel Mainea, responded to this review

Dear titallen, I am very sorry for your experience at Bagel Mainea. Your review will be shared with the crew. I am wondering if your bagel choice was an whole grain, as the density of the grain keeps the bagels from fluffing up as fully as a white flour bagel (our bagels are around 4 oz each). The grains make... More 

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Simply put, amazing. The good is delicious the staff friendly and the atmosphere is welcoming. The location leaves a little to be desired but well worth the time spent In traffic

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Marianne B, Owner at Bagel Mainea, responded to this review

Hi, Ryan! Thanks for your review. We understand the location issue and it concerns us as well, and also makes us even more grateful to the folks who take the time to get to us! Best wishes, Marianne More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Creative spreads & toppings on your freshly made bagel. Very reasonable and busy! Food is fresh, can eat healthy or not. Friendly staff and good service. Local place...not a chain.

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Marianne B, Owner at Bagel Mainea, responded to this review

Dear iosk464, Your review captures who we are and what we try to do pretty well!! I hope you had a great experience, and thanks for taking the time to write us up. Best wishes- Marianne More 

Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

...but no bagel dogs? That's messed up. Everything else is top-notch. Good selection of bagel flavors, but do they carry salt bagels?

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Marianne B, Owner at Bagel Mainea, responded to this review

Hi outofbutter- Sorry about the lack of bagel dogs- as we boil bagels it makes it a little messy to get all the hot dog grease in the kettle!~ Try a breakfast sandwich with Taylor Ham and it might help that hot dog craving - We do carry salt bagels, until the periodic days in which someone comes in and... More 

Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is a small place that epitomizes the best qualities of the american delis. I mean, the restaurant itself with its deco is just like you see in the movies, where the passers by stop from home to work or to hunting, fishing, or the moto riders in their way to anywhere, for having a bagel, cafe or a sandwich.... More 

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Augusta, Maine
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Start with bagels like you'd buy in Brooklyn. Add great staff, good music, and a nice sunroom. The best place for a snack or lunch with friends or just you're tablet...good WiFi too.

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Additional Information about Bagel Mainea

Address: 190 Western Ave, Augusta, ME 04330-6125
Phone Number: 207-626-5581
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Augusta
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 12
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, Bagels, Café

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