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Clear Flour Bread

178 Thorndike St, Brookline, MA 02446-5844
+1 617-739-0060
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“croissants” (24 reviews)
“baguette” (22 reviews)
“sticky buns” (6 reviews)
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178 Thorndike St, Brookline, MA 02446-5844
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We strive to go early to be in the front of the line. They have wonderful croissants, brioches, morning buns, breads and tarts. This is the best bakery we have ever visited. Note: there is no fancy coffee or seating so we run home and...More

Thank LTPratt
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Bread you want to take home, introduce to your parents, and marry. No question, stands up to bread I've had anywhere in the world, including France. Desserts are outstanding too. Just be prepared if you want to buy anything on a Sunday morning, it's a...More

Thank Wackenhammer
Reviewed 16 June 2017

wonderful bread including properly made baguettes,but a little hard to find and they do run out so go early

Thank rzamenhof
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Found a nice local small business bakery that doesn't have rude customer service (do NOT go to cafe Madeleine). They treat you well and are friendly. Don't pass up the strawberry rhubarb tart. Cookies are good and giant sized. We had the trail mix. Not...More

Thank lileemai
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Clear Flour's lead pastry chef hails from earlier years at Clear Flour and several years experience, including as founding pastry chef, at Bklyn Larder. I lucked out that she was at the register during my most recent visit. I asked her to recommend a breakfast...More

Thank traveljoynyc
Reviewed 23 May 2017

When ever I am traveling from my home to visit family in RI, I am compelled to stop at the Clear Flour Bakery for their Italian bread. My family expects me to arrive with a loaf for everyone.

Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The best bread in Boston area with a special mention for the " new england bread ". The croissant - pretzel are amazing.

Thank louisa16
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The chocolate pudding cakes are amazing. Very high quality ingredients (and pricey for a little cake) but worth it. The lemon squares are tart and delicious. Wonderful chocolate chip cookies, love the chocolate chip tea cakes. Also love the all rye Vulcan bread with seasame...More

Thank BostonTraveler525
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Thank you Clear Flour. We're French and really missed all of this. Of course it's more expensive than back home, but it's still the only place so far where we've found stuff that actually taste like the real deal.

Thank Elise A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We love the bread at Clear Flour - so fresh, and wonderful variety. As my mom said when I served a CF baguette with dinner, "I have literally never in my life had bread that tasted so fresh!" And everything else is to die for...More

Thank obgs
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15 July 2016|
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Response from mendn13 | Reviewed this property |
I can't swear to it, but I'm pretty sure they do. Call them to find out for sure or go to their website.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 20
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Thorndike St, Brookline, MA 02446-5844
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-739-0060
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