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Pastries and Mediterranean Café Food or Catering at Athan's Bakery (Half Off)

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90% of 620 customers recommend

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The Greek café serves paninis, cold sandwiches, and sweets such as caramelized puff pastries with mousseline cream

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Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid in-store only. Catering option valid only on dessert. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

Guests can drop in to lunch on paninis with prosciutto and pear ($6.95) or sirloin steak paired with cheesy masa polenta ($12.95). Traditional greek baklava, along with florentines, brings meals to sweet closes. Catering orders summon more elaborate baked goods such as lemon tartlets or petits fours and range in price according to scope and scale, though pastries generally cost $1.35–$2.49 apiece.

Athan's Bakery

Five decades ago, Kirio Pantelis wheeled a wooden cart around Kalamata, Greece, peddling syrupy sweets to locals. Today, his son and daughter-in-law oversee the American patisserie and café that evolved from these humble roots, nestled in both Brookline and Brighton. The bakery pays homage to its heritage with walnut-studded cakes and tarts that echo back to communal baking in wood-burning Greek ovens, though the shop draws from all over Europe for luxurious ingredients such as chocolate genoise, poached Turkish apricots, and Belgian cocoa. Puffed éclairs, petits fours, and fruit tartlets evoke the patisseries of Paris, and the bakery’s from-scratch gelato transports tasters to Italy without the hassle of concentrating hard enough to teleport.

Along with these sugary delicacies, the Brighton location also dishes up savory, Mediterranean-inspired fare at a café with marble tabletops and loft ceilings. Diners here fork into cold poached salmon, munch on paninis layered with gruyere or house orange-scented sausage, and savor cold sandwiches filled with roasted pancetta.

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90% of 620 customers recommend

  • “The cakes are fresh and yummy; however, be prepared to wait a little. I was there on a Eastern day and there was a crows, you can only imagine how it is the rest of...”

    “The cakes are fresh and yummy; however, be prepared to wait a little. I was there on a Eastern day and there was a crows, you can only imagine how it is the rest of the time :-)”

  • “Absolutely incredible food and pastries, great service, with good prices to begin with, will be a customer for a long time!”

  • “good food, good service, nice decor/atmosphere”

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    1621 Beacon St.

    Brookline, MA 02446


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    Oak Square

    407 Washington St.

    Brighton, MA 02135


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88% of the people were positive about the Pastries, most described it as Pleasant.
Many people described the Coffee as Nice. Others thought:
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