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Flour Bakery & Cafe

190 Massachusetts Avenue, Central Square, Cambridge, MA 02139-4229
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“sticky buns” (34 reviews)
“sandwiches” (39 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
190 Massachusetts Avenue, Central Square, Cambridge, MA 02139-4229
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honestly everything is wonderful, fresh and tasty. Delicious soups will fill you up before you take even a bite of your sandwich. The sweets are so good. Everything is made with love and attention to detail, high quality ingredients, and with a happy customer base...More

Thank patj0hn
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the food is amazing. Everything we tried we loved and there were many things we would have ordered if we had more time. Made several visits and it was consistently excellent. All the baked goods are awesome especially the homemade oreos with buttercream and...More

Thank bfox372
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The service is good and they have a nice atmosphere There is wait to be seated at lunch time. It is an order and walk up situation. The atmosphere is sunny and neat, even at lunch time there is not a really long wait, It...More

Thank mkillackey
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I could just say the farro salad will be the best salad you ever eat (EVER) and leave it at that but I'll add that the cauliflower sandwich was delish too (beware, it has a bit of a spicy kick) . Weekday lunch service is...More

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to pick up a quick lunch or dinner, and don’t forget the dessert!!! Love the grilled cauliflower sandwich and the stuffed bread was delicious. We split it between two of us so we would have room for dessert. Love the...More

Thank Jory A
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Delicious pastry! We all loved it and had seconds. This was our second trip of the month and we'll definitely go back

Thank susanlmarkowitz
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I've always loved the baked goods at Flour, but the crowds mean waiting in line for longre than I like.

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The pastries are great, the sandwiches are interesting but the lines are crazy and the counter help can be very rude.More

Thank Jim M
Tanya L, General Manager at Flour Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Hi Jim, thanks for your review and I'm so sorry to read about your service experience. I'd love to get more details on your experiences with the staff so we can address these with the team and managers at Flour Central Sq directly. Could you...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful spot for coffee, sandwich, pastry or snack!! The staff are warm & welcoming! Thanks for the genuine smiles so early in the morning!!:-))) All types of coffees. The dark roast is very flavorful! Espresso drinks also good. All types of baked goods...More

Thank Lou S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

For MY MONEY, the cocoanut and vanilla macaroons are SO good that waiting in line, (which is usually the case), is well worth it to obtain the product.

Thank dovgadolus
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2 June 2016|
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Response from HappyDad5352 | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they do reservations. Seating is limited
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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