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Clear Flour Bread

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178 Thorndike St, Brookline, MA 02446-5844
+1 617-739-0060
08:00 - 20:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 overly sweet but enough to be a treat! The flourless chocolate cake is delicious! If... More 

Thank lileemai
New York, NY
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 pastry that wasn't too sweet and she made the perfect recommendation. Infused with herbs and... More 

Thank traveljoynyc
Bow, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 seeds

Thank BostonTraveler525
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51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 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
Brookline, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 too - the gooey cookies, the buttery scones, and the seasonal fruit tarts that make... More 

Thank obgs
Holliston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The most adorable little ( and I should say: tiny) bakery. Feels like Paris; smells like heaven. Was looking for a lunch place and stumbled upon this. Not necessarily a place for lunch but a place to purchase all your carbs dreams.

Thank DaniHow
Brookline, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The best selection of breads in the Boston area ! The smell of baked goods will lead you to this jewel of baked goods nestled in this Brookline neighborhood. The best!!!

Thank wils0n40
Brookline, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This small bakery has lovely tasting breads, rolls and pastries. I've shopped here for baked goods for several years and the quality is consistently very high. The staff rapidly handles the large numbers of customers.

Thank shortandpushy

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Restaurant Details

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09:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 19:00
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  • Address: 178 Thorndike St, Brookline, MA 02446-5844
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-739-0060

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