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Important Service Update


We’ve received a lot of questions about inside dining and have had a lot of discussions about it internally, so we wanted to update you now that we have a plan for the summer. Unfortunately, we won’t be providing table service in the dining room this season. As most of you are aware, we have … Continue reading "Important Service Update"
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Congdon’s After Dark to Dedicate Opening Weekend to COVID-19 First Responders & Medical Personnel


Congdon’s After Dark will give free doughnuts to all first responders and medical personnel during Memorial Day weekend as the popular food truck park kicks off its fifth season of operation. New England’s first daily food truck park – located on Route One in Wells, ME – will open for its fifth season on Thursday, … Continue reading "Congdon’s After Dark to Dedicate Opening Weekend to COVID-19 First Responders & Medical Personnel"
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Congdon’s Featured in “Food & Wine” Best Doughnuts


Congdon’s was recently featured prominently in Food & Wine’s list of “Best Doughnuts in Every State”!  Author David Landsel begins the article describing his experience staying next door to us and enjoying our doughnuts! “Since the 1950s, Congdon’s Doughnuts has been a fixture in the town of Wells, which isn’t so much a town as … Continue reading "Congdon’s Featured in “Food & Wine” Best Doughnuts"
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Congdon’s Thanks Guests for their Generosity


WELLS, ME – More than $10,000 was raised in last week’s “Turkey Stewfest” at Congdon’s Family Restaurant & Bakery, all of which will go to Good Shepherd Food Bank to feed hungry Maine families. The Stewfest on Dec. 16 followed a successful “Chowderfest” fundraiser in May, which offered a cup of chowder for any donation to … Continue reading "Congdon’s Thanks Guests for their Generosity"
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Drive-Thru “Turkey Stewfest” to Raise Money for Good Shepherd Food Bank


Congdon’s Family Restaurant & Bakery will be serving homemade turkey stew at its drive-thru on Wednesday, Dec. 16 in exchange for a donation to Good Shepherd Food Bank. In May, Congdon’s teamed with the Maine Masonic Charitable Foundation to host a “Chowderfest” that raised more than $30,000 for Good Shepherd Food Bank, which provides much-needed … Continue reading "Drive-Thru “Turkey Stewfest” to Raise Money for Good Shepherd Food Bank"
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Free Doughnut for Donated Gift Starts on Black Friday


  The Congdon’s Giving Tree will continue this season, despite the pandemic closing the dining room to guests. For more than two decades, Congdon’s Doughnuts & Family Restaurant in Wells has been offering guests a free doughnut if they contribute an item to the Giving Tree. Over the years, guests have donated thousands of toys, … Continue reading "Free Doughnut for Donated Gift Starts on Black Friday"
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Drive-Thru Turkey Dinners Available for Senior Citizens


Area senior citizens will still be able to get a free turkey dinner this Thanksgiving season, despite the challenges presented by the pandemic–without even getting out of the car! For more than three decades, eight graders at the Wells Junior High School have been serving turkey dinners to seniors in the Wells/Ogunquit area. However, due … Continue reading "Drive-Thru Turkey Dinners Available for Senior Citizens"
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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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