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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast
FEATURES
Takeout

Menu

BREAD​
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
Challah
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
French
Traditional - flour, water, yeast, & salt - thin crisp crust
German Rye
A hearty & moist whole grain rye w/ a touch of honey
Leinsamenbrot
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
PASTRY​
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.
Brioche
This traditional french rich egg bread is a buttery delight.
Cakes
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
Cookies
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.
Croissants
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.
WHOLESALE​
French
Baguette $8.25oz
Long $14.00oz
Panloaf $15.25oz
Roll $1.25oz
Buckwheat Walnut
Pan loaf $18.50oz
Sandwich batard $36.00oz
Focaccia w/ Onion
Large $17.50oz
Small $8.75oz
Focaccia w/ Rosemary
Large $14.75oz
Small $7.00oz
Scali
Batard $16.25oz
Sandwich batard $32.50oz
Venetian Olive
Sandwich roll $4.75oz
Dinner roll $2.00oz
Rustic Italian
Family round $29.00oz
Round $19.75oz
Pavé $9.25oz
Sandwich roll $4.50oz
Sourdough
Grande round $26.50oz
Sandwich batard $35.25oz
Batard $17.25oz
Petit batard $8.00oz
Whole Wheat
Pan $24.00oz
Bun $5.00oz
Pullman $45.00oz
Seeded 7 Grain
Batard $20.25oz
Pan loaf $20.25oz
Sandwich batard $40.00oz
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Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

...that isn't easy to find, but totally worth the effort. Dress for the weather as you'll be in a line outside, particularly on weekends. Consistently excellent for the 20+ years we've lived near it. Everything they make (except maybe their scones) is wonderful.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 14, 2020

My wife and I have been going to Clear Flour for decades, and it has gotten even better with age. We live about 15 minutes away, and walking there is always a treat, even if there's a line (as there usually is on weekend mornings)....More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 5, 2020 via mobile

I am lucky. I live close by to Clear Flour, and have been going for 30 years. New owners took it over a year or so ago, and have kept it up to it's high standards, and added some new items as well. Amazing sourdough...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 9, 2019 via mobile

Had lunch in Brookline Saturday and wanted something sweet after. A quick internet search gave us Clear Flour as a viable option. So glad that we went. The location, the ambiance and the quality of product is very old school and very well done. I...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 20, 2019

We are here every weekend buying our favorite bread, sometimes pastries and pizza dough. The flour that is used to make the bread is fantastic, breads and rolls remind me of childhood back in Europe, with their signature, wonderful aroma. Bakery makes various types of...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

Yet another must-visit for my wife and I when we come to the Boston area, and we always find a ton of stuff to bring back home to New York. Absolutely everything we have tried is fresh and delicious. The breads are off-the-charts amazing and...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2019

Phenomenal bakery, best bread in Boston and also astounding pastries. Really imaginative and artisanal bread, and delectable pastries, insanely great eclairs on occasion!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

I like Clear Flour's bread but I don't buy it because they do not slice in the shop. I prefer a loaf that has equally sized slices so this doesn't work for me.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed September 30, 2019

I have always had delicious croissants and very good baguettes and now wonderful cinnamon raising bread. So I decided to try their Challah. It was the WORST I have ever eaten in my 75 years. It was dry and tasteless and seemed stale on the...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 3, 2019

Fresh baked bread always good choices.you will be able to find whole grains and focaccia to your delight

Date of visit: September 2019
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