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“Dangerously Wonderful --- comfort food ...”

Congdon's Doughnuts
Ranked #3 of 70 Restaurants in Wells
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Description: We have a full-service dining room as well as take out area and a drive-thru. Our specialty is our homemade doughnuts like grandma used to make. We also have a wide selection of breads, pastries, muffins, mixes, and whoopie pies!!! We serve breakfast and lunch from 6am - 3pm. Open Thursday through Sunday weekly.
Reviewed January 9, 2013

As always at Congdon's, the friendliness of the staff always stands out. The food, of course, is excellent ... my wife and I call it "comfort food". The baked goods ... dangerously wonderful!

When there for breakfast, we ALWAYS stop at the bakery counter and join the line to take (_______) to go with us. Then, later, wish we had taken "...just a couple more pieces..." !

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Thank paul621
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

After finding out that the Maine Diner was closed this morning, we went to Congdon's where we were greeted in the bakery with a giant whoopie pie for a small army. There is a nice bakery with take-out seating and a full service dining room which was packed at 11am on a Sunday morning. Our wait was only 5 minutes, though, as everyone started to leave by this time. We had eggs and hash and eggs florentine. Both were delicious and served with homemade bread. Very good breakfast.

We were thinking of buying more "normal" size whoopie pies as we left, but they were all gone. The bakery section was pretty much wiped out by noon.

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Reviewed January 3, 2013

We have been going to Congdon's since 1975 and have never had a bad experience or a bad meal. Everything there is excellent, including the service. We can't wait to come back to the area so we can sample more of their delicious food and wonderful donuts.

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Thank Judy M
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Reviewed January 2, 2013

My wife has been going up to Wells, Maine for over 45 years. She always ate doughnuts from Congdon's. Even when I started going up there 10 years ago the doughnuts were good. They used to have just a little crispness to them underneath the powder. They'd be warm and oh so good. Now the crispness is gone and they taste just as lardy as Dunkin Donuts, which is just down the street. We asked them why they changed, but they played stupid. A once great Maine tradition is now living off there past good doughnuts and the name they made, because there doughnuts now suck. Just terrible. Like eating Crisco. Yuk!!!

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Thank backpackingfool
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doughlover, Owner at Congdon's Doughnuts, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2013

haven't changed our receipe in the 29 years i've been here nor did my daddy before me...sometimes humidity or boxed up doughnuts can effect the crispness of our product but we strive to keep that crispness to our cake doughnuts while the raised ones should be soft
gary@congdons.com

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Reviewed December 31, 2012

This place is a cut above the best. Great food great staff what more could you ask for. Love the place and the food is soooooo good

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Thank Mary E
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