9 Bakeries Jelly Roll Must Visit While He’s in Bangor
As Jelly Roll gears up to rock the stage on his Backroad Baptism 2023 tour in Bangor this Saturday, August 5th, he should also have his eyes set on exploring some of the city's finest bakeries and treats. With a name like "Jelly Roll," it's no doubt that he knows how to appreciate the sweeter things in life. Here are nine must-visit bakeries that promise to satisfy his sweet tooth and more.
Frank’s Bake Shop:
A local favorite since 1945, Frank’s Bake Shop at 199 State St. in Bangor is a family-owned gem known for its delectable sweets, cakes, pies, and a diverse menu that includes breakfast, sandwiches, pizza, and more. With their unparalleled expertise, Frank's is considered the most experienced bakery and catering business in the Greater Bangor area. One Yelp reviewer raves about their bagels, claiming they won't find better ones anywhere else in Bangor. "Hungover in a Church Pew?” These cakes will cure any morning blues!
Gosselin's Bakery, located at 334 Harlow Street in Bangor, takes the crown for having some of the best fresh donuts in town, alongside an assortment of other mouthwatering baked goods. Visitors praise the friendly and helpful staff, making Gosselin's a must-visit for locals and tourists alike. "Save Me" some doughnuts!
Brick Oven Bangor Rye Bakery:
If bread is Jelly Roll's thing, he can't miss the long-standing tradition of Brick Oven Bangor Rye Bakery. Located at 183 Hancock St. in Bangor, known for providing top-notch bread products to families and businesses in the area, this bakery ensures that the bread you serve is always fresh and delightful, whether it's for a family gathering or a large catering event. "The Hate Goes On," but the love for their bread is forever!
Governor's Restaurant & Bakery:
For a taste of homestyle American comfort food, Governor's at 643 Broadway in Bangor is the place to be. This local chain offers a vast menu, from succulent seafood to buffalo chicken salad, juicy burgers to Italian classics, and even breakfast for dinner. No matter what Jelly Roll craves, Governor's has it all, prepared fresh and delicious. “Son of a Sinner!” Their sinfully delicious rolls are devilishly good!
As the name suggests, Bagel Central is all about those delightful bagels. Located at 33 Central St., this cozy shop serves up scrumptious sandwiches, soups, and vegan treats. Made from scratch using high-quality fresh ingredients daily, their diverse bread selection, including Marbled Rye and Raisin-Cinnamon Challah, is a must-try for any bread lover. "Only" the finest ingredients go into their bagels.
SugarRay Baking Co.:
If Jelly Roll is in the mood for something special, SugarRay Baking at 20 State St. in Downtown Bangor has got him covered. From cakes and cupcakes to pies and more, this bakery promises delightful treats for any occasion. With a warm and inviting atmosphere, it's the perfect spot to indulge in pecan sticky buns and chocolate chip cookies. This bakery has something for every “Creature."
Alright, we know Dunkin' is everywhere, and Bangor is no exception. With a plethora of Dunkin' locations throughout the city, it's the go-to for a quick and reliable pick-me-up. New Englanders love their Dunkin', and Jelly Roll is likely to find one nearby wherever he goes. "Need a Favor" for your coffee break?
To get the true Maine experience, Jelly Roll must indulge in The Official Maine State Treat – Whoopie Pies. Bangin' Whoopie at 6 Water St. has been perfecting their family recipe for years, offering over 50 flavors of these delectable treats. If Jelly Roll wants to taste a piece of Maine's rich culinary heritage, he should start right here. Life's a bumpy ride, but the whoopie pies make it smoother when the “Wheels Fall Off.”
Whoopee Wagon Bake-Shop:
As Jelly Roll embarks on his sweet adventure in Bangor, he'd be thrilled to know that there's a new player in town when it comes to Whoopie Pies – the Whoopee Wagon Bake-Shop. Located at 624 Hammond St., this small, home-based bakery is making a big splash with its specialty in the beloved Maine treat. The bakery boasts a delicious assortment of Whoopie Pies, along with other mouthwatering delights such as brownies, yeast rolls, cake pops, hot cocoa bombs, and more. I can't resist your sweet allure, whoopie pie—”I Need You.”
Bangor's bakeries have it all, and they're waiting to welcome him with open arms. So, when the Backroad Baptism 2023 tour rolls into town, Jelly Roll should be ready to roll right into these mouthwatering bakeries.
Enjoy your time in Bangor, Jelly Roll, and may your sweet journey be as incredible as your music!
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