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Flour Bakery & Cafe

131 Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116 (South End)
(617) 437-7700
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Ranked #8 of 2,820 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Dessert, Café
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Neighborhood: South End
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Berkshires MA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This branch of Flour is very convenient for me and I love stopping in to pick up a treat for dessert- I have come in a few times thinking I would stay for lunch but it has been too crowded to find a place to sit. The cupcakes are really great - and they have sticky buns that are so... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Friendly staff and great food! Busy café with seating. The breakfast choices are great, good coffee, etc. Super place for a short meal - seating along the window is my preference.

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Champaign, IL
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We ate breakfast and lunch there on a recent trip to Boston, and both visits were great. For lunch we both had the roasted lamb sandwich, which was fantastic. The Boston Cream Pie was the highlight of the meal. It is a little different from the traditional, but nonetheless great. We went back for breakfast the next day having a... More

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Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This place is truly awesome. From the moment you walk in till you leave. The displays of goodies are absolutely gorgeous. It is very hard not to buy one. They all look very good. All the servers or clerks at the counter take your order from a hand held tablet.Pretty cool ! The choice of sandwiches is huge and there... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Great sandwiches! the roast chicken + avocado + jicama one is my favorite. It gets busy around lunch hour, but worth the wait!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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61 reviews 61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I dined with a friend recently at Flour; he'd eaten there many times before, but this was my first time. And I can see what he was a repeat customer of the place. For lunch and dinner, Flour only serves sandwiches, salads, and a daily soup offering. But what incredible sandwiches they are! All are the same price, $7.95, and... More

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Mississauga, ON
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80 reviews 80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stopped by Flour Bakery & Cafe for a mid-afternoon coffee and enjoyed a great latte and an iced coffee, and a very peanut buttery cookie. I was still full from lunch or I would have liked to try the Boston cream pie which looked amazing. Really nice spot with lots of fantastic looking pastries.

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Saratoga,CA
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77 reviews 77 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Flour bakery is absolutely the best bakery I've ever been to. Yes, it is crowded in the mornings and sometimes hard to find seating; but the food and service easily make up for it. I found the employees to be extremely kind and patient. They have good recommendations and make the somewhat chaotic atmosphere while ordering feel more personal. The... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Best donut (raspberry filled) that I've ever had. Excellent ham roll. Okay, everything was yummy. The coffee was good. The people were friendly. I will definitely be back the next time I'm in Boston.

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Houston, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were looking for a good bakery yesterday since the concierge lounge which serves breakfast at the 5 star hotel we were staying at is closed on weekends, and we didn't want to have the dining breakfast which is both expensive and nothing special. We were walking on Stewart road and asked another hotel door man for a good bakery... More

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