Athan's Bakery

1621 Beacon St
Brookline, MA 02446
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Restaurants, Bakers-retail

Customer Reviews (19 reviews)


on Citysearch Oct 25, 2008
Athans is great. It's busy, and delicious. It's so good that I don't want you to go there so that I can get in easier! (more)


on Citysearch May 03, 2008
European-style cafe and artisan pastry shop churns out gourmet cookies, tarts, specialty cakes, baklava, coffee and more. (more)

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on Citysearch Jan 26, 2008
I had such a different experience here than some of the other reviewers. I found the wait staff to be extremely friendly. We even had them waiting for about 20 minutes until we ordered, and they were still cordial. I... (more)

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on Citysearch Dec 25, 2007
Highly overated!!! Grew up around this pastry & know its texture & taste. Had read/listened to reviews in local news magazines & tv news shows. Thought I would give them a try for some holiday gift giving. Recipients... (more)

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on Citysearch Feb 24, 2007
We took our friends from out of town to Athans. We wanted something special, my fianc????e is Greek. The weather was beautiful and we walked trough Brookline and got them excited about this really nice bakery. We... (more)


on Citysearch Oct 26, 2006
I must admit I have only been to 2 bakery's in Brookline, Athan's being 1 of them. But this place has great cookies, great flavorful Gelato, great deserts to bring to parties, the bread selection is weak but great... (more)


on Citysearch Jul 24, 2006
A perfect place for (relativly) late night desserts in Brookline - way better than Emacks. However, service never happens with a smile, and many times the staff makes you feel uncomfortable.... (more)

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on Judys Book Jan 13, 2006
Athan's is an excellent bakery in Brookline. They specialize in Greek pastries such as baklava. I can't believe all the different varieties of this pastry that there were! I counted 9 on my last visit- some with... (more)


on Citysearch Jan 08, 2006
I found the young person behind the counter offensively rude and, much as I hate to say this, I suspect it may have had something to do with my ethnicity. This is not something one says lightly. She had an attitude from... (more)


on Citysearch Nov 08, 2005
I don't understand how anyone on this earth who has 5 senses can even begin to give this place even a moderately bad review. To set the record straight, I have been here many times, and am always beyond satisfied by... (more)
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Recent Comments

Excellent Greek pastries. (more)
yum, Apr 26, 2011

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