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Flour Bakery & Cafe

12 Farnsworth St, Boston, MA 02210-1224
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sticky buns” (115 reviews)
“sandwiches” (111 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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12 Farnsworth St, Boston, MA 02210-1224
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A list a amazing sandwiches, tasty and fresh , for all tastes vegetarian or not. Cookies are the best in town. Several flavors. Pies are also good.

Thank JBtravel66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After baking my way through the flour cookbook, I was more than excited to visit one of their bakeries. We had a fabulous Boston Cream Pie and bought a couple of breakfast items for the next day. So so glad we went. Excellent service, good...More

Thank AnnaWayne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited multiple locations in Boston and love the variety of sandwiches and pastries available. I have a nut allergy, so I can certainly appreciate that they keep this is mind - from how they label their menu to the options offered (especially pastries!).

Thank kathh218
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to Flour at least 7x because of the great reviews. I've never found anything that has been particularly exceptional, whether it was the famous sticky buns or a chocolate cake I ordered. I am clearly in the minority though. Better pastries can be...More

Thank captaincook2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Find a way. Get these first thing in the morning (sometimes they don't roll out for about 30min after opening though). Perfect cream. Perfect donut. The quiche (creamy, flavorful) and almond croissants (crispy, rich) and savory brioche (excellent hot or cold) are great too. The...More

Thank lobsterabbit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here because it had been featured on a Food network show. My kids and I were definitely not disappointed! We tried the sticky bun, toaster pastry and raspberry donut. It was so good we went back the next day to try some savory items...More

Thank 91brianas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A welcome break from the humdrum homogeneity of similar chains, I've had a great salad and a variety of fantastic baked goods. If you're looking for a sweet treat, it can't be beat (groan).

Thank Theodore K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bought pastries and coffee three times in two days. Two cafes within walking distance of our condo in Back Bay. Sticky buns, oatmeal cookies, scones - you can't go wrong. This is five-star or more. There is a line, there is a wait, there isn't...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had breakfast here.... oh...... the egg and bacon sandwich is delicious ,,,,,whole sum and fresh ...daughter and myself shared .... and we finished our breakfast with coffee and a sticky bun ...it was goooood ..fairly big so we shared again .... pleasant atmosphere....always busy...More

Thank ZIGGY2211
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there today after reading a review about their sticky buns. Amazing!!! I went for specifically for the sticky bun while everyone else was eating salads and sandwiches, oh well! Would recommend stopping by! Daughter had fresh OJ and Apple dessert which was really good.

Thank krollfamily
Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
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more popular, for good reason. Not surprisingly, the
seaport district of South Boston is located
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Questions & Answers
24 November 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Nat G | Reviewed this property |
If you mean strictly kosher, the answer is no, even for vegetarian options. Cooking facilities mix all choices.
Julie H
27 May 2015|
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Response from EB0R | Reviewed this property |
I'm not 100% sure. However, I would go onto their website. Their menu is listed and GF options should be there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Farnsworth St, Boston, MA 02210-1224
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Neighbourhood: Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Phone Number: 617-338-4333
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