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Isabella's Cafe And Bakery

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2 School St, Freeport, ME 04032-1337
+1 207-865-6635
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Anna, TX
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181 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having pounded the bricks for a while, we were ready for a cup of coffee and here they have excellent coffee. The delicious case full of freshly baked goods I resisted, but it was difficult. The lunch offerings of soups and sandwiches were refreshingly eclectic. Isabela (I assumed it was she) offered gracious service with a slight touch of eccentric... More 

Thank jimmccomas
Hoboken, New Jersey
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great STICKY BUNS!! Amazing and friendly service!!! We walked by and just ran in, it was busy, but the staff were amazing and able to accommodate us right away!!

Thank gmills1122
Phippsburg, Maine
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81 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were somewhat disappointed. Our "sticky bun" was kinda stale and not very enjoyable. I really wish I had taken it back and asked for a fresher bun but alas, I did not. I think these are probably good fresh out of the oven but not so good after they have sat for an hour or so. We may try... More 

Thank Maine-e-yak_007
Madison, Mississippi
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to try this place close to the Hilton Garden Inn for breakfast before walking up to LL Bean and we were not disappointed! Small, local place - had an excellent omelet, as well as the sticky bun they are famous for. You won't be disappointed if you stop in here!

Thank Jelmckinion
Fall River, Canada
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had breakfast one morning. Food was fresh and service was friendly and fast. Willingness to deviate from the posted menu to accommodate our needs.

Thank Celeste1161
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Stopped for lunch at the Cafe. There are many offerings (i enjoyed a wrap with veggies and Boursin). Everything was fresh and delicious!

Thank hikeNseek
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We had the breakfast biscuits - one of the best homemade biscuits I've ever eaten! It was not too crowded and made for such a great experience. You could see breakfast being prepared on the griddle right before you eyes! This is a breakfast MUST if in Freeport!

Thank Aaron P
Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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335 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Delicious egg sandwich for my wife; I had a blueberry-lemon scone. Lovely little place on a side street, worth finding for a nice breakfast or food later in the day

Thank Leonard S
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

We found this place when looking for lunch that was affordable and we could bring in a stroller. We each had soup and a sandwich and a dessert. Affordable and tasty. Would go often if I lived near there.

Thank MicheleinMaine12
East Aurora, New York
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

Opens at 7 - but the doors weren't opened til 7:10 because the owner's dog had a bad night (so we were told). And then - no sticky buns or cinnamon rolls! Told they were in the oven and would be at least 10-15 minutes (but have to admit, we thought we would at least smell them baking???? But no.)... More 

Thank Charles H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 School St, Freeport, ME 04032-1337
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-865-6635
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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