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The Cookie Jar Pastry Shop

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554 Shore Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-1011
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just like Grandma made them, highly recommended. Out of the way but has been worth the trip any time we go. After moving away from the area people make a point of returning for the exceptional baked goods.

Thank pgs02
New England
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely the best bakery in Greater Portland. Bismarcks out of this world. Donuts are terrific. Pies delicious. Take the drive over to Cape Elizabeth and try for yourself.

Thank DRhodesNewEngland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old-fashioned bakery products like date-filled sugar cookies and banana bread. Delicious and coffee is good, too.

Thank growe02
Yuma, Arizona
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401 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 710 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driving around looking at all the sites and saw this place. OMG such wonderful treats it seemed like it took forever to pick and choose. Husband picked his treats and I picked mine...I would NOT share my jelly donut, the BEST EVER.....So much jelly inside...

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Westbrook, Maine
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84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best donuts anywhere for many, many years! Cookies, cakes, pies, pastries and coffee, too, but you must stop in to this small bakery and try the donuts! You won't be disappointed!

Thank Springerlvr02
Portland, Maine
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

I gained 10 pounds this winter. I couldn't get enough of their treats. The cream horns are huge, I mean, sharable huge. I haven't eaten anything this good since Memere's kitchen. The Cookie Jar is a household name now

Thank caseylynn2001
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Walk into this cute bakery and smell the fresh baked goodies and the variety of coffee selections! There's a roomy seating area and they had samples to try too! Would definitely visit again!

Thank MrsMiller777
Portland, Maine
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The treats are great and a comfy sitting area is provided. The smell when you walk in takes your breath away as you pick from an array of assorted pastries, donuts, cookies, etc..... And everything feels nice

Thank mainetraveller04107
Phoenix, Arizona
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178 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Every year visiting friends in South Portland, we make an early AM stop for our bakery goods. The selection is excellent early AM. I personally love the variety of jelly filled donuts. They are good sized and reasonably priced. Delicious. Service was terrific. Highly recommend

Thank Geoffrey H
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183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I stopped here on the way to Portland Head Light and was very happy I did. One bite into my glazed donut and I was in heaven. Everything else in their bakery cases looked wonderful as well.

Thank ross5100

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?