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Flour Bakery & Cafe

131 Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116-5131
(617) 437-7700
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sticky buns” (57 reviews)
“sandwiches” (73 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
131 Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116-5131
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I got an iced mocha and an iced chai while we waited for a table at the Friendly Toast next door. The pastries looked delicious and the other breakfast food sounded good. In retrospect, I wish we ate there instead of at...More

Thank bf1966
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is packed but only since the food is fresh, crispy and tasty! You can order online and avoid the lines. We had an egg sandwich and it was excellent. We topped it off when great baked goods and took bread home. We'll be...More

Thank S h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had several trips to flour both in Boston and in Cambridge. The quiche on Sunday morning was excellent along with my cold brew iced coffee. Other treats included sandwiches which can be served as a salad instead and several great sandwiches that my husband...More

Thank Cleo G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cafe was perfect for us to visit, across the road from our Hotel. Definitely matched expectations, all food was freshly cooked and service quick and helpful.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh, full of flavor and fast! There was a long line when we arrived but they work very quickly. Everything was fresh and delicious. There is a park across the street -- great for the kids. Definitely recommend this place.

Thank Utahans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. One of the best sandwiches I've tasted (turkey and aged cheddar with zucchini relish and arugula, grilled). Also the smoked bacon w/ spinach sweet Italian sausage and cheddar, just outstanding! Place was packed and busy at 10:30am.

Thank Sam J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday morning. Long lines. FYI-You can order online and pick up. Wish I would have done that. Could have found seating, but I took mine to go. Wish I would have stayed. I ordered the breakfast sandwich special, which would have been...More

Thank Brilynn1979
Tanya L, General Manager at Flour Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Brilynn, Thank you for your review and for visiting Flour! I'm so sorry to hear that you'd didn't enjoy your breakfast sandwich. We always want to serve amazing food and I'm sorry we missed the mark with you. The breakfast sandwich is our best...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place. Extensive menu with choices for everyone and all diets. The chicken salad is to die for!

Thank TracyAcc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is loud, crowded and difficult to get a seat at breakfast and lunch. Yet, I find myself still drawn to it. The sandwiches are so delicious and the sticky buns are wonderful. Everything is so good- so go at an off time. 1:45...More

Thank kmichaudsilver
Reviewed May 17, 2017

My wife and I were visiting Boston and needed to grab a quick bite to eat. Not knowing where to go we gravitated to the Flour Bakery and Cafe on Clarendon because it was busy. We were pleased to find that the menu was varied...More

Thank Burton C
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nancy d
Do they deliver? Thanka
October 18, 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Lynn B | Reviewed this property |
no delivery that I am aware of. You could give them a call though.
Do you serve pumpkin bisuqe?
September 23, 2015|
Response from DebbieNH | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they serve pumpkin bisque. When I went to the restaurant it was still summer time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116-5131
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighborhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: (617) 437-7700
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