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Flour Bakery & Cafe

12 Farnsworth St, Boston, MA 02210-1224
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sticky buns” (111 reviews)
“sandwiches” (106 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 20:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Farnsworth St, Boston, MA 02210-1224
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Located right by the Children's Museum, we thought we were settling on this option because it was raining. How wrong we were. The sandwiches made fresh to order we all fantastic. The dessert options were even better. My 9 year old would have traded his...More

Thank conchfritter
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ok, not all reviews you see are accurate, but trust this. Any one of the Flour bakery and cafes are worth the visit. The breakfast sandwich is a signature and not to be missed- freshly baked roll with egg soufflé, arugula, bacon or ham, dijonaisse,...More

Thank Al6gator
Reviewed 5 days ago

I'm definitely a foodie (I plan all of my vacations around food!) and this was on my short list. I tried their chicken sandwich and it was very good. I was not a fan of the lemon/strawberry cupcake (too dry, the flavor was off), but...More

Thank Jasmeri
Reviewed 1 week ago

Flour has excellent pastries. Really good, fresh croissants, sweet rich sticky rolls, a variety of cookies as good as home made, and all sorts of other goodies. Because they are made fresh, they are not completely consistent from day to day, and any particular pastry...More

Thank puzzlegal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic breads and pastries are one thing. Filling great bread with with interesting elements to make great sandwiches is quite another. Flour does both, and on a nice day, you can sit outside and watch the world go by, enjoying your food and a great...More

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Flour, happily, has multiple convenient locations now. This one is perfect for a pre-play light dinner or snack before attending theatre at The Lyric Stage or the Calderwood. There's always salads, soups, a pizza, a quinoa bowl, and - SPECTACULAR PASTRIES! It' counter service and...More

Thank cootmom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this cafe on our way to the Boston Tea party museum. Interesting place with a nice amount of fresh sandwiches, drinks, desserts, etc.

Thank Dominique D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have gone a couple of times while in Boston and their pastures are amazing. Definitely worth a stop to get one of their treats. Their kouign amann is a must!

Thank yelieu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a very popular restaurant, but the line moves quickly. After ordering you kind of mill around waiting for it to show up. We ordered our food to go as it is GREAT picnic food to take out to one of the many tables...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Famous for a reason, the baked goodies are amazing here. So are soups and salads and everything they serve. Watch out for the crowds during weekday lunch and weekend brunch. A wait but worth it.

Thank Madameplaid
Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
This area has been expanding and becoming more and
more popular, for good reason. Not surprisingly, the
seaport district of South Boston is located
beautifully along the water. The area is designed for
easy strolling along the HarborWalk, and there are
bars and restaurants for all ages and budgets. The
Institute of Contemporary Art is located in this area
in a contemporary building with an absolutely stunning
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Questions & Answers
24 November 2015|
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Response from Nat G | Reviewed this property |
If you mean strictly kosher, the answer is no, even for vegetarian options. Cooking facilities mix all choices.
Julie H
27 May 2015|
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Response from EB0R | Reviewed this property |
I'm not 100% sure. However, I would go onto their website. Their menu is listed and GF options should be there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Farnsworth St, Boston, MA 02210-1224
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Neighbourhood: Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Phone Number: 617-338-4333
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