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Athan's Bakery

1621 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-4602
+1 617-734-7028
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“cake” (8 reviews)
“croissants” (6 reviews)
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1621 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-4602
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

I've made multiple visits, most for their delicious biscuit and jam sandwich cookies and a coffee, but have also visited for breakfast. Being able to enjoy one of their croissants RIGHT after it was made was probably the highlight of the meal - so light,...More

Thank kathh218
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Athan's is a very cozy Greek bakery in Brookline. It has a unique old-world feeling and lovely, delicious hand made treats compared to so many chain coffee shops nearby. Service is very friendly and sweets are unique and delicious. Athan's is special to my husband...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The baked goods and pasteries at this locally owned store are delicious, but the customer service is inconsistent. Junior staff makes a good effort to assist customers, but I find the am supervisory/management staff impatient and a bit gruff in handling special requests, such as...More

Thank mayerjack
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This is our favorite place when we want to treat ourselves to coffee out. I think the croissants are the best in Brookline and are fresh out of the oven at opening time. The counter help are friendly, and the dining room is large enough...More

Thank Boarding_Group_4
Reviewed 18 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 27 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 14 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
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Average prices
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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