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Bagel Mainea

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190 Western Ave, Augusta, ME 04330-6125
+1 207-626-5581
06:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 14:00
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Maine, USA
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent locally owned restaurant serving wonderful breakfasts and lunches on homemade breads and bagels. Best of ingredients give you the tastiest meals!

Thank BJ123Maine
Augusta, Maine
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the bagels but the sandwiches are also great. The staff is always pleasant even when they are clearly busy.

Thank jamie4132016
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Really delicious bagels. Definitely a "regular crowd" recognition type of place but newcomers did not get short end of great bagels in Maine.

Thank Novbday
Waterville, Maine
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Super yummy and great options. Sometimes short staffed and line can get very long. But other than that, great experience.

Thank Kortney1234
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I am giving this review a 4 purely due to the amazing food. The food is always great hilarity, taste and for a good value. My only issue with this place is the service is very very slow. It usually take 15-20 minutes for a simple breakfast sandwich or lunch sandwich. AND what ever you do, don't go at noon... More 

Thank Myles L
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Wow... Live all the way down in Pennsylvania and still smiling at the wonderful everything bagel I had with egg salad for lunch. The sea salt and seeds and spices were just perfect. Amazing place. Thank you for a memorable lunch.

Thank Lisa I
Oxford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Came here on a recommendation and didn't regret it. Service was quick and friendly and my bagel was the best I've had in a long time!

Thank Becca W
Centreville, Virginia
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551 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

When we arrived at about noon, they were almost out of bagels and so we had a limited choice. We later heard from locals that it is very common for the store to run out of bagels in the morning and they don't make more, so don't get your hopes up for a particular kind (or any at all). Other... More 

Thank RYC88
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

fresh outstanding bagels, great value for breakfast. lunch menu is also great. easy to find and service is first rate every time i go in

1 Thank MaineFisher
Orono, Maine
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I ordered an onion bagel with veggie cream cheese. The veggie cream cheese had actual chunks of vegetables in it and tasted wonderful. The bagel had the best texture and density I've had in forever, but I was slightly disappointed that the onion flavor wasn't more prominent.

Thank Linnea973

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$12
American, Cafe, Delicatessen
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 Western Ave, Augusta, ME 04330-6125
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Augusta
  • Phone Number: +1 207-626-5581
We provide a neighborhood feeling, offering a sunroom with a gas stove in the winter, jazz on Sundays, and outdoor deck seating in the summer. We love seeing our returning neighbors and friends, and are delighted to introduce Bagel Mainea to new folks as well. We are known for made-from-scratch soups, made-to-order sandwiches, as well as providing business breakfast and lunch deliveries in the area.

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