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The Cookie Jar Pastry Shop

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554 Shore Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-1011
207-799-0671
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6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Coffee & Tea

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  • 12
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Huge, yummy donuts

My family and I tried the Cookie Jar after visiting the Head Light down the road. We were not disappointed! The donuts were huge and delicious! Do not drive past without stopping!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Centerville, Ohio
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Centerville, Ohio
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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

My family and I tried the Cookie Jar after visiting the Head Light down the road. We were not disappointed! The donuts were huge and delicious! Do not drive past without stopping!!!

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Fairport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Must try! Friendly people and huge delicious donuts! Definitely a must for cape Elizabeth! Not badly priced either;)

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

For us and our local friends, the choice of doughnut shop is pretty darn easy. No other bakery or doughnut shop even comes close to the quality and value of The Cookie Jar's doughnuts. And all of their other pastries are superb as well. Do yourself a BIG favor and at least try The Cookie Jar. You'll be darned happy... More 

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Williamsburg, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

After a trip out to Portland Head Lighthouse, we stopped here on impulse and were not disappointed. They had so many choices, cookies, turnovers, whoopie pies, eclairs, cakes, and other assorted baked goods. We had a blueberry turnover and a raspberry turnover and they were very tasty.

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MAINE
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Yes it can! We affectionately refer to this place as "The Church of the Cookie Jar" because of the Sunday pilgrimage our family makes to this holiest of all bakeries. And while "Frosted cinnamon bun" doesn't fill the 100 character minimum requirement for Trip Advisor reviews, it will certainly fill your belly...

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Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I'm very particular about doughnuts. To me, the perfect doughnut is slightly crunchy on the inside and densely cake-like on the inside. Each flavor should taste different. (Unlike chain doughnuts that all taste simply sweet whether you get a plain, chocolate, or jelly doughnut.) At The Cookie Jar, a maple doughnut tastes good and "mapley." A chocolate doughnut covered in... More 

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a great gathering spot for a cup of coffee,muffin,bagel,etc. I love it & am so happy we have this GEM...

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Middletown, Connecticut
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50 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I never go through Portland without a trip to the Cookie Jar. I was first introduced years ago, and yet I fall in love again every time I go. The raspberry filled sugar cookies are incredible and were served as my mother's birthday cake last year. The cinnamon rolls are the size of your head and the size doesn't change... More 

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The Cookie Jar is simply a pleasure to visit...their selection is far above any other bakery in the area. From breads and rolls to turnovers and cakes....cupcakes and cookies...cream puffs and homemade English muffins. All delicious. My favorite is the cinnamon sugar (huge) donuts...so good with a hot coffee or tea...these donuts beat Tony's same donut by miles. I actually... More 

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Gorham, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

First off, the pastry is excellent. The food is not the problem. The Cookie Jar was to bake us a wedding cake. Initially, we left our deposit and a photo of the cake which was to be made. The person who baked the wedding cakes was not available at that time, but we were told that the cake was a... More 

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Additional Information about The Cookie Jar Pastry Shop

Address: 554 Shore Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-1011
Phone Number: 207-799-0671
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Cape Elizabeth
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: Bakeries

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 554 Shore Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-1011
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Cape Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: 207-799-0671

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakeries
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm

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