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Clear Flour Bread

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178 Thorndike St, Brookline, MA 02446-5844
+1 617-739-0060
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“croissants” (25 reviews)
“baguette” (22 reviews)
“italian bread” (3 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
178 Thorndike St, Brookline, MA 02446-5844
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Norah D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Isaac T
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

No doubt- the baked goods are good at this tiny store front. The problem today was that I asked, in person, when an item would be ready, and was told a 1/2 hour. Mind you only a few customers can be inside and it was...More

Thank LTPratt
Reviewed July 11, 2018 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 July 9, 2018

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 April 22, 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 April 1, 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 January 1, 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 November 14, 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 October 3, 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
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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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Families with children, Kids
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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