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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” (25 reviews)
“bread” (70 reviews)
“sticky buns” (6 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
178 Thorndike St, Brookline, MA 02446-5844
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In an era of grim daily news I feel a profound need for an occasional uplifting self indulgence, Clear Flour Bakery provides one solution: chocolate Bichons. I generally call ahead to be sure that they are on hand, because they maybe swept up by knowledgeable...More

Thank pam g
Reviewed 1 week ago

After having lived in Germany for such a long time, it felt like I was never going to find a bakery that met up to my standards of great dense, seedy bread but then Clear Flour appeared. Walking through a neighborhood off of Comm Ave,...More

Thank msparks714
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

My friend, daughter and I visited this place on Sunday morning for the first time. we tried the croissant with cheese, the chocolate croissant and the pie. Omg is it too good! it will melt in your mouth. Definitely We are going back again.

2  Thank Athina L
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Clear Flour's bread is just superb -- great crust, delicious crumb, and every shape and size you could want. But best among our favorites is the delectable fougasse -- perfect crust and just the right degree of olive-oiliness, and covered with pepitas (salted toasted pumpkin...More

Thank JaylynBrookline_MA
Reviewed 2 January 2018

A few bites from our full experience review - "Sit outside if you have a chance. Listen to hundred-year-old oaks and quietly passing Teslas and Priuses." "A heavier, breakfast option was the savory croissant. It came as two rolls topped with basil and other spices,...More

Thank ispalette
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Clear flour uses traditional techniques, with fairly priced traditional breads (baguettes, epi, Italians and Ryes). For a bit more change they add the flour and sugar and deliver croissants worthy of our recent Paris trip, desserts and other goodies. The weekend line shouldn't make you...More

Thank LoriandMark
Reviewed 3 October 2017

great breads, and pastries. Be prepared for long lines on weekends, even in winter time. They make goood croissants, morning buns, baguettes

Thank AKaBoston
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The only problem with Clear Flour is EVERYTHING is fabulous! Go over the weekend for the yummy artisan pretzels and make sure to get the mustard butter. The sticky buns are addictive! All the breads are so delicious it's hard to leave without more than...More

Thank FranHoy
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I walked in and the aroma immediately brought me back to Paris. The loaves of bread every where and pastries and dessert on display. I purchased 2 baguettes and 2 plain croissants. They were as close to what I had in Paris as they could...More

Thank VeraIsTheTruth
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Outstanding breads and pastries. As close to a Parisian boulangerie as one can imagine. The bakery is so popular that one often has to wait in line.

Thank Linc S
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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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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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