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Cafe Mangal

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555 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02482-5996
+1 781-235-5322
10:30 - 15:30
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Mon - Tue 10:30 - 15:30
Wed - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri 10:30 - 21:30
Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Newton, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

They serve authentic, tasty Turkish cuisine. However, the entrees are overpriced as you can get equally good Turkish meals at other places in the Boston area for far less

Thank Erinka
S. Natick, MA
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153 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love Cafe Mangal, and this visit also brought a delicious dining experience with gracious service, as usual. We both enjoyed two of the fish dishes - so fresh and interestingly prepared! We also like that this restaurant is byob, so we can enjoy the wine of our choice. However, this last visit we noted that prices have climbed a bit... More 

Thank Callisto S
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having lunch or dinner at Cafe Mangal is a treat not to be missed... the food is excellently prepared and varied. The style is primarily Turkish for dinner and more traditional sandwiches and salads for lunch.

Thank Maryann P
Level Contributor
326 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure why I haven't been back: this is an awesomely appealing restaurant with a really flavorful menu. Should go immediately and often.

Thank steventobolsky
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I have been to Cafe Mangal for lunch, but never dinner. Wow - it was great. The food was outstanding (I had the duck) and the environment was special - you make a reservation, they seat everyone and then they shut the doors. Not a normal in-and-out bustle of a restaurant The staff was friendly and fun, the space quiet... More 

1 Thank Steven L
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great Service & Presentation. We went to Cafe Mangal for lunch couple times and We tried for dinner last week. Definitely We are going back with friends. I ordered NY strip wowwwww grilled perfectly and presentation is well prepared. My wife ordered SeaBass we are impressed with everything.Grood Job !!!! 5 Stars

Thank Angelo K
Newton, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Cafe Mangal has never disappointed. This is the go to place for my wife and me when we want a nice meal, cozy/intimate surroundings, and great service. We are always enthusiastically welcomed. Tips: it is BYOB and make reservations.

Thank Brian H
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I've had lunches at Cafe Mangal many times, and it's always crowded. Good food, yes. But dinners are something else: In the evening the place becomes a small elegant restaurant with wonderful dishes. Be warned: They don't serve alcohol, but that can be an advantage if you bring your own wine and save on the typical restaurant markup. And they... More 

Thank PeterOff
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great salads! I love their smoked salmon salad. It can get very crowded so get there right at 12:00PM if you want a table.

1 Thank Elizabeth M
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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176 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Have been here for dinner many times and always loved it. Recently paid a visit for lunch with a friend. Had forgotten how great it is for lunch too! The food is exceptional, menu is extensive and portions are generous. Very popular spot.

2 Thank HappyTraveler1957

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:30
10:30 - 15:30
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02482-5996
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wellesley
  • Phone Number: +1 781-235-5322

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Dedham, Massachusetts
over a year ago

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?