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The Cookie Jar Pastry Shop

554 Shore Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-1011
207-799-0671
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bakery
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English first
Columbus, OH
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here on our honeymoon while traveling along the Maine coast. The store is adorable and the cream horns are to die for! I used to work in a bakery so I'm used to the protocol. The young girls behind the counter were less than enthusiastic and gave us the impression that we were bothering them or it was... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a true bakery- real old fashioned methods and ingredients! Biggest donut holes I have ever seen! Had a blueberry best claw and a glazed cinnamon roll- just the right mix of dough/flavoring/icing. Lots of coffee options- all self serve. Daily bread varieties looked delicious and there were lots of Locals in the shop!

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New York City, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We heard how amazing their donuts are from the person we rented a house from, so we headed there for breakfast this morning. It was not a lie. The donuts are huge and delicious. Really fresh and crispy as a donut should be. The coffee selection is also excellent. I love really strong coffee, and their dark roast didn't disappoint.... More

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Burlington VT. USA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

A wonderful Boston Cream doughnut for me and a lemon filled for my wife. The Cookie jar is a Cape Elizabeth standard.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Don't come through the door looking for diet food. The Cookie Jar uses REAL sugar and butter and every delectable treat shows it. Their donuts are sublime and as big as your head! If you are traveling with children you must stop for a lobster shaped cookie. Every pie, bread, and cake I've ever purchased there has been a winner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Bagel size donuts, gigantic cookies, and inventive ingredient combinations. A must stop for anyone heading out to see the Portland head light house. Be sure to hit the sample tray before you order.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Best doughnut EVER! EVER! Stop here and enjoy a good cup of coffee, delicious doughnut and newspaper to stay or to go. You will not be disappointed. Friendly staff and a great way to start your morning.

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South Portland, Maine
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I've been going to The Cookie jar for the last 50 years! Nothing put a bigger smile on my face when they reopened after being closed for so many years after a big storm one spring. Everyting tastes the same and everything is delicious! It's nice that they expanded a bit to have some seating for sandwiches and soups as... More

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Portland, Maine
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We were very happy when the Cookie Jar reopened. We missed there fantastic raspberry cream turnovers and creme horns. They are the very best in the area. We relatives come from califronia, these 2 items are a must have for them. The Cookie Jar offers fresh and very tasty bakery treats of all sorts.

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Farmingdale, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

This is one fantastic bakery. If they don't have it, you don't need it. Everything looks so good you just want to buy one of everything. If you like sweets this bakery is a must.

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