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The Able Baker

187 Maplewood Avenue, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2504
+1 973-313-1133
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (31 reviews)
“banana bread” (6 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 18:00All hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
187 Maplewood Avenue, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2504
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The Able Baker has amazing breads, but my absolute favorite is the banana bread. It is flavorful and moist. The staff is amazingly helpful and cheery. Great local gathering place.

Thank Beth B
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I visited Able Baker to pick up some of their delicious bake goods to take to a friend who had recover from surgery. The bake goods are like no other I have tasted. The Aroma from the bakery when you walk by is delicious, you...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Great scones, muffins, cookies, and breakfast breads - and more! Not too long after it opened, the Able Baker quickly became an important part of the community when it opened up its doors - and outlets - to residents to charge their devices after Super...More

Thank Peg165
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I went there for the 1st time and tried their carrot cake cupcake and it was delicious and moist. Their coffee was good as well. I have been there several time ever since. Great little shop with many baked goods and cakes.

Thank Kar C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

It's dangerous to live within walking distance of the Able Baker. They make wonderful scones in amazing flavors. The cakes are delectable and the lemon bars are light and delicious. I highly recommend the gluten-free flourless chocolate cake and the gluten free scones.

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Coffee is like weak tea! Hair in brownie! Long line. Not a nice atmosphere. Hair in brownie is disgusting! Starbucks will be in Maplewood soon !!!!

Thank snowflaky
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We visited here after having lunch in town and enjoyed sitting at a table with our scones and cappuccino (which was surprisingly good, albeit small). Our chocolate chip scone was very fresh in the middle of the afternoon and the texture was substantial and moist....More

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 22 May 2017

If you like things baked with butter and love, this is the place for you. Everything is baked on premises, you are not going to find any of those crappy cookies that bakeries buy from suppliers to fill their cases. The cookies here may be...More

Thank KarenD27
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I have no guilty pleasures... because I never feel guilty about a delicious treat. This place and so many choices and they prepare them all so well!

Thank BPleasant
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Outstanding coffee and delicious baked goods. The coolest and friendliest service. Can't beat the hip charming atmosphere. The owner is a gem!

Thank DrDoro D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 Maplewood Avenue, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2504
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Maplewood
  • Phone Number: +1 973-313-1133
  • E-mail
The Able Baker specializes in cakes, cookies, pies, and breakfast sweets. Custom cakes and custom cookies are made based on a customer's requests and needs. We brew La Colombe coffee and pull La Colombe espresso drinks from a beautiful La Marzocco GB/5. And we steep Steven Smith Teamaker's excellent teas and tisanes.
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