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Clear Flour Bread

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Ancienne French
Rustic french baguette w/ a very open texture & a fully caramelized crust for those seeking bold crunch & mildly sweet flavor
Black Sesame Sticks w/ Herbed Garlic Butter
A lean white dough mixed w/ toasted black sesame seeds & finished w/ garlic butter
Buckwheat Walnut
Buckwheat flour & walnuts topped w/ crunchy rolled oats
Tender & moist ours is made w/ an untraditional long fermenting starter for extra flavor
Fire Roasted Tomato Rolls
Our rustic italian w/ flavorful fire roasted tomatoes folded throughout, available at 1pm
Traditional - flour, water, yeast, & salt - thin crisp crust
German Rye
A hearty & moist whole grain rye w/ a touch of honey
Coarse ground organic rye flour mixed w/ the tasty flavor & crunch of healthful flax seeds
New England Night
Organic rye & whole wheat is filled w/ pecans, sweetened w/ cranberries, & moistened w/ milk & honey
Onion Focaccia
Italian flatbread w/ extra virgin olive oil, black pepper, oregano & roasted onions
Clear flour has a wonderful selection of pastry available each day. Most of our pastry is a single serving size though larger tarts, usually very limited in number, are available in greater quantity around the holidays. Check our specials section for upcoming holiday pastry lists.
This traditional french rich egg bread is a buttery delight.
The selection of numerous cakes, which varies depending on the season & whim of the pastry chef, includes some of the following:vanilla pound cake, lemon poppyseed tea cake, chocolate whiskey cake, carrot cake, cranberry orange almond tea cake, orange pound cake w/ chocolate ganache, pumpkin pecan cake w/ cream cheese frosting
Big, chewy bakery cookies, as well as small bags of cookies & biscotti inlcude:chocolate chunk, oatmeal raisin, almond & chocolate coconut macaroons. Our seasonal cookies include: lemon cornmeal, orange currant sable, almond poppyseed, trail mix & thai macaroons
Cranberry Currant Scones
Cranberry currant scones available daily. These great scones are made w/ much less fat than most because we use yogurt instead of cream.
Classic hand rolled croissants, crispy outside & tender inside w/ the big taste of real butter.
Morning Buns
Winner of the best of boston award for best morning buns
Rustic Tarts
Flaky pastry filled w/ fruit & finished w/ a buttery crumb topping. Grannysmith apple and/or one other kind of fruit tart are available everyday.
Baguette $8.25oz
Long $14.00oz
Panloaf $15.25oz
Roll $1.25oz
Pan loaf $18.50oz
Sandwich batard $36.00oz
Buckwheat Walnut
Large $17.50oz
Small $8.75oz
Focaccia w/ Onion
Large $14.75oz
Small $7.00oz
Focaccia w/ Rosemary
Batard $16.25oz
Sandwich batard $32.50oz
Sandwich roll $4.75oz
Dinner roll $2.00oz
Venetian Olive
Family round $29.00oz
Round $19.75oz
Pavé $9.25oz
Sandwich roll $4.50oz
Rustic Italian
Grande round $26.50oz
Sandwich batard $35.25oz
Batard $17.25oz
Petit batard $8.00oz
Pan $24.00oz
Bun $5.00oz
Pullman $45.00oz
Whole Wheat
Batard $20.25oz
Pan loaf $20.25oz
Sandwich batard $40.00oz
Seeded 7 Grain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been hearing about this bakery for a very long time and have wanted to go, but we live about an hour away. On their Facebook page they posted a picture of a Galette des Rois and we knew we had to go the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank WeloveNOLA
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Clear Flour bakery is an experience for those who like to search out interesting spots off the beaten path. You MUST arrive early on the weekend and, even then, you may not be at the front of the line. Even so, you will cherish every...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cmorrsof
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

You should try it! It's simply delicious and especial. So many types of bread that we will take some time to try them all. It worth it. You should visit. Lovely attendant. Awesome kitchen.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank vauhack
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

This place is a little bit of Paris in Boston. By 8:15am, the line was 50 people deep. The owner brought out hot cider for all of us outside. The bread and pastries are to die for. BEST OF BOSTON!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 13Redsox
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

The line awaiting its 9 AM opening begins between 8:30 and 8:45 depending on weather. The staff are exceedingly friendly and helpful. The croissants are consistently excellent - flaky and delicious. Prices are a little steep $3 and change for a croissant but you get...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank malaplan
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This was the best bakery in Brookline and matches with any bakery in all of Boston. Bakery just changed hands and hope the new owner continues the excellence we all have enjoyed over the years. The best bread anywhere

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Theodore S
Reviewed 2 October 2018

OMG, this bakery is fantastic. Their breads to the pastries are all "to die for". Do not go there when you are dieting.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Atdash64
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We have lived in the area for >20 years and are at the bakery literally every day. The staff is wonderful, the breads and pastries heavenly and the variety divine! I will never move out of Brookline because of CFB! Our puppies love the French...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MeeraJag
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Whether you need bread or desert for a special dinner or just want a quick croissant or snack? Or want to grab a fougasse or baguette and some goat cheese for lunch? Clearflour is the place. It is simply the best in Boston. The bakery...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Norah D
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the review title. Although they have quick grab options, they are filled with temptations and distractions from your primary objectives! Such a delight to stop by this store. It is filled with enticing aromas, seductive presentations, and many delicious options. Definitely...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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