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VisitME Blog

The VisitME blog is dedicated to the beautiful state of Maine, as well as insights into your favorite family doughnut shop.



New Doughnut!

Introducing the Salted Caramel doughnut!  Come check out the latest addition — it’s seasonal though, so it won’t be around forever.  Be sure to come by soon!
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Congdon’s After Dark Food Truck Park to Open on June 4th

WELLS, ME – Congdon’s After Dark, New England’s first daily food truck park, will reopen on June 4th, with a new layout designed to promote social distancing. The popular food truck park was originally scheduled to open Memorial Day weekend, but delayed the opening because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Owner Gary Leech said guests will … Continue reading "Congdon’s After Dark Food Truck Park to Open on June 4th"
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We’re Open Again! Food Trucks on June 4!

We have reopened our drive-thru and takeout window!  Right now we’re just serving doughnuts, muffins, breakfast sandwiches, coffee and beverages, whoopie pies, mimosas, bloody marys, screwdrivers, and fritter stout!  Open Thursday through Monday, 6 am to 2 pm. Still no dining room yet as we’re concerned about our ability to keep guests safely distanced in … Continue reading "We’re Open Again! Food Trucks on June 4!"
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Drive-Thru Chowderfest to Raise Money for Good Shepherd Food Bank

WELLS, ME – On Wednesday, May 13th, Congdon’s Family Restaurant & Bakery will be serving up something a little different next week. Instead of their world famous doughnuts, Congdon’s will be dishing out fish chowder, clam chowder, and lobster bisque to raise money for Good Shepherd Food Bank. There is no set price – all … Continue reading "Drive-Thru Chowderfest to Raise Money for Good Shepherd Food Bank"
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Congdon’s Closes Temporarily During COVID Pandemic

It is with great sadness that we announce this will be the last weekend Congdon’s will be open until the coronvirus pandemic has subsided. It has become clear that despite the enhanced sanitation and safety practices we have implemented, every interaction with another person presents risk to our staff. We consider our staff part of … Continue reading "Congdon’s Closes Temporarily During COVID Pandemic"
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Toilet Paper Rolls Available

We’re glad so many of you appreciated (and found the humor in) this weekend’s toilet paper promotion. While the promotion has ended, the reality is toilet paper supplies continue to be scarce everywhere, creating a potentially awful situation for our most vulnerable friends and neighbors. Therefore, we will continue to give away rolls to anyone … Continue reading "Toilet Paper Rolls Available"
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Taking Extra Precautions to Combat Coronavirus

As coronavirus (COVID-19) has begun to spread, we want to assure you that Congdon’s is focused on keeping our facility, our product, and our employees healthy and safe. The health and safety of our guests has always been our top priority. Here are some of the steps we take to ensure your safety: We always … Continue reading "Taking Extra Precautions to Combat Coronavirus"
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Thank You and Happy New Year!

We wanted to thank all of our guests and staff for another amazing year at Congdon’s!  We will turn 65 years old in 2020, but we’re nowhere near retirement.  In fact, we think the best is yet to come. The restaurant and bakery had another record-breaking season, with more people coming in and out of our … Continue reading "Thank You and Happy New Year!"
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Kind Words About “America’s Best Doughnuts”

As humble little doughnut shop in a small seaside town, we are always amazed and grateful for recognition from various media sources.  Here are just some of the kind words: Food Network: Best Doughnuts In America – Congdon’s Apple Fritter Food & Wine: America’s Best Doughnuts Phantom Gourmet: Congdon’s Doughnuts Profile The Daily Meal:  America’s … Continue reading "Kind Words About “America’s Best Doughnuts”"
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North Berwick Scouts to Hold Fundraiser at Food Truck Park

The North Berwick Boy Scout and Cub Scout Troop 312 will be the recipient of Congdon’s After Dark’s “Tithing Tuesday” program at the food truck park in Wells, Maine on Tuesday, July 16th. The event will go from 4-9 p.m.  The North Berwick Scouts will receive 10% of proceeds from the food trucks at the … Continue reading "North Berwick Scouts to Hold Fundraiser at Food Truck Park"
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