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Flour Bakery & Cafe

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190 Massachusetts Avenue, Central Square, Cambridge, MA 02139-4229
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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Portland, Oregon
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Daughter and wife are gluten free. I needed to find a place that had good gf so this was fit the bill. Make a quick call and had them hold for pick up and bypassed the huge crowd in there. This was a Saturday morning. The gf muffins should have been called a "flatfin" as it was more like a... More 

Thank Michael L
Washington, Illinois, United States
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The manager at the Harvard Square Hotel on Mt Auburn suggested visiting the new Flour bakery & cafe during my visit. I am so delighted with the wonderful service, food, and atmosphere. I enjoyed the humor, fun loving staff. To add to that, the veggie barley soup was bursting with flavor. My turkey sandwich surpassed expectations. You will surely be... More 

Thank Scubacouple1985
New Vernon, New Jersey
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413 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch on a Saturday at 1pm and it was very crowded. The wait for our food was about 10 minutes and we got very lucky to find a table when our food was ready. I had the roast beef sandwich which has horseradish mayo and crispy onions. Next time I would ask for the bread to be... More 

Thank Dan P
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478 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Coffee and breakfast snacks are good quality and served with a smile. The long queues and slow brewing require patience during peak hours though. Great alternative overall to S'buck and the usual chains.

Thank Matyas L
Seattle, Washington
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126 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Busy but efficient bakery wit a great selection and friendly atmosphere. Limited seating during busy times.

Thank Eric D
Istanbul, Turkey
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96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Choices, choices--that's the challenge here. The selection is overwhelming, and everything looks good. Their kouign aman (they have a different name for it) hit the spot perfectly for a decadent breakfast.

Thank CA_fruitfly_42
Krakow, Poland
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I was in Cambridge only for one week but this place became my every day stop on my way out from the hotel. I've tried different breakfast options every day and I've never been dissapointed. And did I mentioned great coffee and super-friendly staff? This place is definitely worth visiting!

Thank Adrian B
Bremen, Germany
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We had a bacon and egg sandwich which was 7 dollars and really really good! But our highlight was the hot chocolat and the cappuccino for 3,50 (small cup absolutely adequate)! I've never had a delicious cappuccino like this one! You could almost taste the coffee beans. Only the little amount of seats weren't satisfying.. but after about 20 minutes... More 

Thank majas0gi
Cambridge, Ma
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We had a small wait to get a table that we wanted because we had a baby with us. The lines are very long and you place your orders and pick them up yourself. I had a toasted artichoke and dried tomato sandwich, Spicy and tasty. For dessert, a macaroon and a chocolate creation that was too sweet for me.... More 

Thank cigalechanta
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Great soup and sandwich on a blustery day. The Celery root soup was amazingly tasty. I had the roast beef sandwich and my husband had the chicken; we both had them grilled and were happy with our selections.

Thank Rosemary K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 Massachusetts Avenue, Central Square, Cambridge, MA 02139-4229
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 617-225-2525

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?