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Flaky, buttery, croissant

I am in search of a great croissant in Boston/ Newton. I am from New York, and love the ones at Patisserie Claude in Greenwich Village, (if anyone is familiiar with that gem).
If you can recommend a place to get a wonderful, flaky, buttery, lick-your-fingers-to pick-up the flakes, croissant, I'd love to hear about it!!
Thanks

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  1. I like the croissant at the Thinking Cup, either the Beacon St. location or the North End place. If you like cappuccinos, give theirs a try.

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    1. re: bear

      Love Thinking Cup. Ms 9 had a croissant today. BTW, on Tremont not Beacon..opening a 3rd spot on Newbury in the near future.

      I also like Bread and Butter on Cross St, North End.

      1. re: 9lives

        Oops, of course, Tremont! Thanks for the correction. Great to hear about Newbury.

        I was pretty tempted by Bread and Butter last week, but went for the tried-and-true Thinking Cup around the block. I'll get there soon.

        1. re: 9lives

          Just when my office moves off Newbury they get Shake Shack and croissants!

          :-(

          Better for my waistline I guess ....

      2. I love the croissant at Clear Flour Bread Bakery in Brookline (Coolidge Corner area)

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            1. re: Jenny Ondioline

              Fourth. Especially the Gruyere cheese ones.

        1. Have you tried Flour? I think it's quite good. My go to is La Provence in Concord, MA but that might be too far from you.

          www.hungrytommy.com

            1. Some recent updates to an old popular local croissant thread:

              http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/1557...