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Clear Flour Bread

178 Thorndike St, Brookline, MA 02446-5844
+1 617-739-0060
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“croissants” (20 reviews)
“baguette” (19 reviews)
“macaroons” (6 reviews)
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08:00 - 20:00All hours
$$ - $$$
178 Thorndike St, Brookline, MA 02446-5844
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Thank you Clear Flour. We're French and really missed all of this. Of course it's more expensive than back home, but it's still the only place so far where we've found stuff that actually taste like the real deal.

Thank Elise A
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We love the bread at Clear Flour - so fresh, and wonderful variety. As my mom said when I served a CF baguette with dinner, "I have literally never in my life had bread that tasted so fresh!" And everything else is to die for...More

Thank obgs
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The most adorable little ( and I should say: tiny) bakery. Feels like Paris; smells like heaven. Was looking for a lunch place and stumbled upon this. Not necessarily a place for lunch but a place to purchase all your carbs dreams.

Thank DaniHow
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The best selection of breads in the Boston area ! The smell of baked goods will lead you to this jewel of baked goods nestled in this Brookline neighborhood. The best!!!

Thank wils0n40
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This small bakery has lovely tasting breads, rolls and pastries. I've shopped here for baked goods for several years and the quality is consistently very high. The staff rapidly handles the large numbers of customers.

Thank shortandpushy
Reviewed 13 February 2017

A rare sight of long bread lines in America!!!! Big variety of excellent freshly baked breads - for any taste. Pastries are what they have to be: tasty and not nauseatingly sweet. Very friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Isaac L
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Waiting in the queue is worth as the products are just yummy - apricot filled croissants , almond cookies & bread are fantastic- must visit place

Thank m_karandikar
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We've been buying our baguettes, croissants and other breads from Clear Flower for years. The line on Saturday mornings is reliably 30 people long, and worth it. Our cousins from France when they visit insist on buying bread there. These are people who drive two...More

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Clear Flour uses the finest quality ingredients. The chocolate is superb. I love the chocolate chunk loaf cakes, breads, croissants, excellent tart lemon square, very fine bakery, always delicious. Not inexpensive, but worth the price!

Thank BostonTraveler525
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Little bakery in an off beat spot. Amazing bread, great apple tarts, amazing buns. Everyone in the area knows about this place, but it's hard to find. You can't eat here, it's take out, but you can walk half a block to a small park...More

Thank Bostonfoody
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  • Address: 178 Thorndike St, Brookline, MA 02446-5844
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-739-0060
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