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Flour Bakery

#22 of 2,873 Restaurants in Boston
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South Boston
American, Sandwiches, Bakery
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12 Farnsworth St, Fl 1, Boston, MA 02210-1224
617-338-4333
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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  • 186
    Excellent
  • 83
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Near InterContinental Boston

Incredible pastries, sandwiches and baked goods. Sticky buns are to die for! Get the Egg sandwich for breakfast. None better.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
BurbDad
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Atlanta
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Dessert
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Atlanta
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Incredible pastries, sandwiches and baked goods. Sticky buns are to die for! Get the Egg sandwich for breakfast. None better.

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Burdett, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

I love this place! I have only been once, but from now on every time I go to Boston I will make sure to stop here. I want to try everything because it all looked so good! I had a coffee and a chocolate brioche which were both just delicious. Great atmosphere and just an awesome place to go! Two... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

When the entire city of Boston shut down for a blizzard this place was open and busy. I always make a point to stop here, everything is amazing. I have yet to be disapponted. Fresh handmade pastries and breads. Lunch or breakfast it is all good. Great coffee, I am from the west coast and am always happy to try... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I went to the branch on Mass Ave near MIT. The service was great, the atmosphere was nice, and oh that slice of hazelnut almond dacquoise was AH-amazing! This will become a regular destination for me on my visits to Boston.

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This bakery is kind of like a small Panera, only the food quality is superior. My wife and had a quick breakfast of an egg, cheese, bacon, and arugula sandwich on focaccia roll, a scone, and coffee. The service was very fast. There must be 20 employees either baking, bussing, cooking, or taking orders. The place was very packed and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Great place for a coffee, a cracking bacon & egg breakfast sandwich and some communal table sharing. Always seems busy but this helps it have a nice atmosphere. A recommended stop off point for any visitors looking for some sustenance ahead of a long day sightseeing in Boston.

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Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

To be clear, I ended up not using this service because although their site says they need 24 hours notice for a 6" cake, they need more than that. I asked them why and they said they did not have any of the cakes pre baked - so that means that my cake will be over 24 hours old when... More 

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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220 reviews 220 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Flour offers very healthy food! We had half sandwich and soup of the day. It was very healthy and delicious. Very cute place also. They use Kosher salt also.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I have been to 3 of the 4 Flour locations and would definitely go back. It's always been packed, so if you're taking out you should call ahead. My favorite is the lamb sandwich and they always have good quiche and stuffed breads. I love their chocolate hazelnut cookie.. mmmmm! Recently tried their greek salad and potato leek soup and... More 

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Boston
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Yes, there are several outposts now and Joanne Chang has multiple cookbooks, but it's still the best. Yes, it can be very crowded (lunch during the week) and the line doesn't move that fast, but it's still the best. Yes, it's very difficult to find a seat, but it's still the best. You get the idea, there are some challenges... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 Farnsworth St, Fl 1, Boston, MA 02210-1224
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South Boston
  • Neighborhood: South Boston
  • Phone Number: 617-338-4333

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Bakery

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?