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



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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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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