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95 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1217
+1 207-865-2235
07:00 - 20:00
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Freeport, Maine
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Convenient place to stop in town. Although in LL Beans at street level, you don't have to shop in the store; just sit and enjoy good coffee and a treat. Nice break no matter what your day holds.

Thank EMP17
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116 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gotta stop after or during shopping. Great coffee and good for a quick bite and retail escape...Lower level at LL Bean.

Thank Connecticut-MD
United States
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This place is located in the front of LL. Bean and has great coffee! It offers a few other tasty treats as well and it's also a nice place to sit and chill. If you're in need of a good cup of coffee this is it!

Thank George S
Waltham, Massachusetts
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102 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is in the bottom section of the LL Bean Store and a pleasant sight when you want some HOT coffee and a place to sit for a bit and relax your legs from all the shopping & walking you have done. Free wifi as well. :-) Nice relaxed atmosphere, very friendly and patient staff which never rush you and... More 

Thank LEER2011
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The 1912 cafe is located just in side of LLBean's flag ship store. Very nice place to just store & relax with great cup of coffe/tea & a sandwick

Thank Irishgreen4
Haverhill, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Best cup of coffee in the area. Ice tea nad bakery goods are pretty great too. Love the croissants and breakfast bars.

Thank Kimberly L
Sugar Land, Texas
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188 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Located inside the L L Bean store. There is a Strret-level entrance, Snacks and beverages are the main menu items. One can purchase bags of locally roasted coffee. Stand in line to place and pick up your order. There is adequate seating. Only feature I did NOT appreciate is the cashier turns the electronic sales register toward you for verification... More 

Thank PheSugarLand_Texas
Level Contributor
17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Very good coffee / cappuccino, nice bakery offerings, friendly staff, lovely gift selection, comfortable seating area.

Thank Mia C
Freeport, Maine
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90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

An excellent coffee shop right in the LL Bean store. Everything you want in a quality coffee shop. Plus, you don't even have to leave the LL Bean campus.

Thank Hondomcr
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Loved the coffee. It was smooth and flavorful. Baristas were very friendly and it was a nice place to sit and do some journaling in the evening. I bought a pound of coffee to enjoy at home as well. I look forward to my next visit when I return to the area. Highly recommend!

Thank BeFabUUlous

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1217
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-865-2235
Coffee By Design, a Maine owned and operated coffee company since 1994, is dedicated to changing the world, one cup of coffee at a time by providing customers with sustainably sourced, traceable coffee. Owners Mary Allen Lindemann and Alan Spear were named Maine SBA Small Business Person of the Year, 2014. In addition to serving some of the world's finest coffee, Coffee By Design is committed to running a sustainable business dedicated to the arts, the environment, and the community.

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