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Cafe Mangal

555 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02482-5996
+1 781-235-5322
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (59 reviews)
“baklava” (9 reviews)
“salads” (21 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
555 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02482-5996
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Charming and sort of old world style dining room.The menu is wonderful and most take some home,Must bring your own wine. The lamb is always the best and the mezzes are so good, pace yourself,leave room for dinner.Family owned , wonderful service to your table.Must...More

Thank tamingofthestew
Reviewed 3 days ago

I totally love this restaurant! Dinner is a delicious and enjoyable experience. Upon entering the small restaurant, I am always greeted with warmth and a smile. I hand the server my bottle of wine, and then peruse the menu filled with Mediterranean options, all of...More

Thank RetiredMAteacher
Reviewed 3 days ago

Café Mangal is for sure a place I know I will have great food and service. The traditional cuisine is delicious and the family keeps bringing new recipes that are delicious. If you add to the great service and BYOB... there is no competition! They...More

Thank Nanci B
Reviewed 4 days ago

I eat a lot of salad... and this has to be my favourite one in existence (Tuna-Avocado Salad). It is consistent and just amazing. My boyfriend always gets the chicken-mozzerella panini and swears by it. It has become our Wednesday lunch tradition. Expensive - but...More

Thank TrentAnna1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading about this place in the local paper, went for lunch. Not disappointed. We both had lamejun along with a hearty salad. Both delicious. Nice ambience. Plenty of local parking. Middle of the road prices.

Thank mpd
Reviewed 18 April 2017

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
Reviewed 13 April 2017

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...More

Thank Callisto S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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
Reviewed 20 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
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...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
  • E-mail