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Isabella's Stickey Buns Cafe

2 School Street, Freeport, ME 04032
+1 207-865-6635
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Ranked #23 of 58 Restaurants in Freeport
Price range: $5 - $15
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Bakery, Café, Family Fare
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: We strive to create a warm and friendly cafe that reminds you of home cooking. We prepare all of our food from scratch using fresh ingredients and family recipes. Next time you're in Freeport, stop on by for breakfast, lunch, and of course one of our famous sticky buns! A long time feature of Freeport, Maine, Isabella's Cafe has recently come under new ownership by Caite Maynard. Caite has worked in the food industry for over 40 years; she is renowned for her baking, soup, and her attention to customer service. Isabella's Cafe now focuses on fresh food made by hand, using locally-sourced ingredients and family recipes; breakfast and lunch are available all day, and Caite's passion for baking results in a bakery case filled with delicious items from cookies, muffins, and scones, and the homemade sticky bun bread pudding is not to be missed!
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Bathurst, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Thank you, otherwise abrasive L.L. Bean lady who advised us to try Isabella's for breakfast! :P) The service was very friendly and energetic, the advice on what to eat was on point, the portions were generous and the food was, to be really honest, delicious. The atmosphere was simple and unpretentious but the place was very clean. The only one... More 

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Catherine M, Owner at Isabella's Stickey Buns Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Jump0n4 - Thank you for the kind words, we're glad you joined us and look forward to serving you again in the future. We'll work on that espresso machine, too. ;-) Best, Caite M. (owner) More 

Northumberland UK
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

Hidden round the corner is this local bakery with home cooked food. We had breakfast sandwiches and good coffee. And a great blueberry and white chocolate cookie. The staff were really friendly, helpful, and chatty. Definitely a good place for breakfast and good value. Recommend as also supports a local business.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We had a late breakfast at Isabella's in Freeport. I had scrambled eggs and a biscuit, my husband had a combination omlette with biscuit. Coffee of course. Coffee was weak. Eggs were dry, biscuits were dry and impossible to eat without a beverage. $18.40 plus tip. Refills for coffee were $1. The table was so sticky it was revolting even... More 

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Catherine M, Owner at Isabella's Stickey Buns Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Anon Y - We're so very sorry you didn't have a better experience when you visited us. We'd love to make it up to you next time you're in Freeport. Come on by, ask for the owner (me), and we'll make sure you leave a very satisfied customer. More 

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1,157 reviews 1,157 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
925 helpful votes 925 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The lady behind the counter was so friendly and helpful. The sticky buns and coffee were better than average and there were a few tables inside. Since the shop is close to the main street we opted for takeout and a park bench. Hint: she will make you a delicious home made pie...not frozen...with a days notice. Overall, a place... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Went there for breakfast on a Sunday, we got a breakfast sandwich and breakfast burrito. The food was good, fresh, and reasonably priced. I would have tried a cinnamon roll but they were already out! They were also out of sausage for the breakfast sandwiches, but I was happy with the ham. Very friendly staff, it's seat yourself but they... More 

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Clarkston, Michigan
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Very good!! Was in a hurry and wanted something sweet. They also serve many other breakfast foods. Right in the heart of downtown!!

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Morristown, New Jersey, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Very good breakfast ...Very different flavors. Their "sticky Buns" are fabulous...The egg dishes are freshly made and the staff is always concerned about the customer!! Very good way to start the day!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

I am not a sweets person but I definitely enjoyed their sticky buns. The staff is quite friendly and welcoming. Breakfast sandwiches are good too. I would recommend this place for brunch in the Freeport area.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We camped in Freeport for four days and found this gem by accident. The sticky bun french toast is excellent. I also loved the egg and ham sandwich on a homemade biscuit. We had breakfast there everyday.

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Nutley, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Must get: A Sticky Bun...jsut the right amount of sweetness, softness, and doneness Should also get: Curried Chicken Salad sandwich...great flavor, moist, served on some amazing bread (the Marbled is awesome) The bad: service can be slow on a busy morning. Parking can be tough. The good: Kind, amiable service. local art for sale. good coffee.

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Additional Information about Isabella's Stickey Buns Cafe

Address: 2 School Street, Freeport, ME 04032
Phone Number: +1 207-865-6635
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Freeport
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: American, Bakery, Café, Family Fare

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