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Temptations Cafe

1350 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-3201
+1 617-739-4400
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
“bagels” (3 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
1350 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-3201
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Working In an office above Temptation’s, I had the opportunity to eat there very frequently and try many of their delicious offerings. This place is a cut above – everything is fresh crisp and very tasty. It certainly was my go to place for lunch...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017

Was in the city visiting a friend and we grabbed lunch to-go from this amazing cafe. Loved all of their choices. I had the Mushroom and Brie sandwich which was delicious and would totally order again. I called ahead and they said 10 minutes, got...More

Thank EM62808
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve popped into this busy neighborhood cafe a few times. It’s ok! Nothing amazing. For a European, where we favor more moderate portion sizes the size of the toaster sandwiches here are overwhelming. If you order one share it with a friend!

Thank francophileonthemove
Reviewed 12 October 2017

A lovely cafe to come by for a morning coffee and bagel, sit for a nice brunch option, or simply grab your laptop to work here - you'll find something tempting on the menu!

Thank frenkie_boy
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Toasted sourdough bread with egg, meat, pepper jack cheese, chipotle mayo and arugula. What else could you ask for. Helpful staff. Clean restrooms. Strong internet Would go again

Thank WonderWoman20162016
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Always the best ingredients – fresh and delicious. It really makes a big difference what kind of meat or vegetables are used in a salad or a sandwich – they use quality food and wonderful bread. A nice variety of teas and coffee are also...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

If I were traveling in Boston and found myself in Coolidge Corner looking for an excellent nice but inexpensive lunch I'd buy a sandwich at this shop. I'm a local, and every once in awhile I get a sandwich here or a cup of tea...More

1  Thank Bostonfoody
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Very good sandwiches! casual atmosphere replete with the obligatory half dozen patrons on laptops! ha ha Conveniently located between Holiday Inn and Courtyard by Marriott for travelers

Thank Ted G
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Quite a good option in this neighborhood! Espresso was excellent, the sandwiches are great. Note that in spite of Yelp saying free wifi, they have a sign inside that says wifi is turned off on weekends due to demand for seating, but if you have...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I was drawn in by the menu tent on the sidewalk with a the special: Labneh Toast, with grape tomatoes, kalamata olives, cucumbers, mint, and olive oil. It was fantastic. 2 slices of toast—your choice of Iggy's (best bread in the Boston area) Sour Dough...More

Thank jillalex
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1350 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-3201
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-739-4400
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