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Athan's Bakery

) #4 of 8 Bakeries in Brookline #38 of 140 Places to Eat in Brookline ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe
1621 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-4602
+1 617-734-7028
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“cakes” (16 reviews)
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1621 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-4602
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Here is what I noticed - customers are smiling as they go in, and as they are coming out. The staff are friendly and of course, they are smiling too. My coffee and croissant were good enough to guarantee my return, and I am not...More

Thank Bostonkiwi17
Reviewed 26 April 2017

My family and I seem to be some of the few folks in town who do not like Athan's. I have enjoyed some of their cakes and the cappuccino I had there once was nicely made. But the cookies are dry and tasteless - like...More

Thank DoctorMomBoston
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Felt right at home in Greece with their welcoming service, truly delicious Greek cookies/desserts and other great delicacies!! Well worth visiting for a Greek coffee or breakfast, lunch or even dinner !!!

Thank Annap1966
Reviewed 13 March 2017

There are plenty of classics but also some great Greek inspired desserts here. I have tried a number but always come back to the noisette or the amendoa. I once bought a selection of their smaller confections in lieu of a full cake and have...More

Thank TolinRiedel
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Probably, I should not write this review..I have been in this place more than 100 times.. to grab a cappuccino or a cup of tea, a bag of chocolate or bag of cookies or thiramisu cake - oh-h..do not do it, if you love chocolate...you...More

Thank astro5888
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Athens Bakery is a wonderful European style café, serving the most delish, yummy and European deserts, cakes and pastries. The atmosphere is friendly, the food very good but a little on the high side. This is a god place to stop in for a little...More

Thank Lindy L
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

After 10 days in the US , this bakery provides a Super Great coffee that is companioned with a super good quality chocolate .

Thank 576oriti
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Be prepared to buy a lot because everything looks good and tastes even better. I can go often, no problem.

Thank Indigo_Scott
Reviewed 3 August 2016

If you want to avoid the generic Starbucks experience but would like to sit down for a good coffee and some pastries with a minimum of fuss and pleasant service then Athans is for you. Also excellent - if expensive- for delicious almond biscuits to...More

Thank Katarina T
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

I always come to Athans to pick up some decadent pastries. In the few times that I have sat in the back room, the tables are covered in sticky syrup and generally not cleaned well. I usually come here, pick-up, and go.

Thank supersums
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 20
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1621 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-4602
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-734-7028
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