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33 Brackett St, Westbrook, ME 04092-3302
207-856-7333
Today
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Pastries of Delight

I have just discovered this bakery via a friend - Beyond Exceptional pastries. Cream Horns are some of the best I have ever had the pleasure of consuming. The Chocolate Mousse Bomb is "da Bomb" and the carrot carrot is so moist and chock full of goodness. So many lovely European delights to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
jkrasse21
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Portland, Maine
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Portland, Maine
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I have just discovered this bakery via a friend - Beyond Exceptional pastries. Cream Horns are some of the best I have ever had the pleasure of consuming. The Chocolate Mousse Bomb is "da Bomb" and the carrot carrot is so moist and chock full of goodness. So many lovely European delights to try. Treat yourself, you will be glad... More 

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I only recently discovered this bakery, located just off a busy thoroughfare in Westbrook, and have been back several times. Their croissants -- plain, almond, and chocolate -- are all outstanding, rivaling many I've had in France. I've also tried a couple of other pastries, and they too have been very good: not too sweet, and not too heavy on... More 

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is my go to for baked goods. The cream horns are my favorite. They aren't too sweet and are buttery large sugar crystal delicious. The coffee rolls, croissants, blueberry cake and triangle bismarks? are also outstanding. I have been and had a few misses but it was probably someone in training....so 95 percent of the time everything is spot... More 

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Portland, ME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Be prepared for a bit of a wait on a weekday at lunch time. The sandwiches here are legit, with amazing, fresh bread, delicious fillings and great value. Favorites are the Thanksgiving, Westbrook Club, and Curry Chicken Salad (which will run out). If you have room after the comically large sandwich, try one of the tempting pastries. If you are... More 

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Westbrook, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Had a great experience just before Christmas. Pleasant staff who went above and beyond. I explained that treats were being sent that day in the mail to NJ so needed to make sure they were going to make it in one piece. Not only did they pack it perfectly, they threw in extra, knowing it was a gift. Feedback from... More 

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Westbrook, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Home made and baked goods to drool over...Every pastry full of what you want...If you like Éclairs like I do stop in soon...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Awesome little bakery with GIANT croissants breakfast sandwiches that are a family favorite. We buy one for every two people. Our only complaint is that they are so popular that the plain croissants are often sold out if we sleep late. That's our own fault. Great bakery!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I've tried many of the items they offer and they are all delicious. I don't usually eat cream horns but someone gave me one and Oh My!! Amazing. It's a great little bakery and they don't charge a fortune. The large blueberry coffee cake is less than $10! Definitely pay them a visit.

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

This bakery is great! I love the pastry's and bread. The pastry's are made right in house from scratch with real ingredients. No oily greasy pastry but made with real butter! The pastry's are big and cheap too. The only reason I did not give the bakery a five star is the sandwiches. They are good too, but a little... More 

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Lyman,Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I have had there soups, chowders, sandwiches, and deserts many times I just work down the st. I would recommend very highly you will be satifified.

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Additional Information about Bakers Bench

Address: 33 Brackett St, Westbrook, ME 04092-3302
Phone Number: 207-856-7333
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Westbrook
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Address: 33 Brackett St, Westbrook, ME 04092-3302
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Westbrook
  • Phone Number: 207-856-7333
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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