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The Able Baker

187 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2504
+1 973-313-1133
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (32 reviews)
“banana bread” (6 reviews)
“baked goods” (15 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 6:00 pm Hours
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
187 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2504
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

They know what they're doing and there's a reason that this place is always full! Everything is delicious and mouth-watering and makes you want more. Never disappoints!

Thank Mona B
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Why would anyone in Maplewood patronize Stunkin' (Starbucks and Dunkin') when 'beyond able' Able Baker is around! Able's coffee is the best in the county--and their muffins/baked goods are delectABLE!

Thank M M
Reviewed 26 January 2018

The Able Baker is a wonderful bakery in Maplewood's "downtown". They have wonderful breads, cookies, cakes, cupcakes, and they have a nice selection of gluten-free items. Highly recommended.

Thank Bob L
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Just the best scones ever. They have a new selection of them regularly. They also carry desert items like cookies, cupcakes, and cakes. They also gave a little cafe sitting area where you can enjoy a coffee.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Order your birthday cakes weeks in advance people! They don't do short notice. The carrot cake is the best in New Jersey. Be sure to get cream cheese icing.

Thank Cal346304
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

THE go to coffee and bakery. Able Baker is close to Superb . However as a regular there’s just s couple bits of advice. Coffee: order an extra shot. Goodies: The Banana Bread. Many of the sweets are too sweet. Coffee with the extra is...More

Thank painter04646
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I've only eaten the baked goods at Able Baker because why would you eat anything else here? This is THE place for baked goods in Maplewood. They have the tastiest and freshest cupcakes, cookies, and pies around. Just walking by The Able Baker in the...More

Thank Theaksam
Reviewed 3 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 3 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 15 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2504
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Maplewood
  • Phone Number: +1 973-313-1133
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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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