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Temptations Cafe

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1038 Beacon St, Ste 1, Brookline, MA 02446-4078
+1 617-739-2030
11:00 - 16:00
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Foxboro, Massachusetts
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372 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

This place is a cute local cafe that invite anyone in the neighborhood. It is kind of basement area but during the summer they have outdoor table which is nice.They have friendly and young stuff working there and it is very uplifting and quite cafe.

1 Thank Juripanda
Madison, Wisconsin
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126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

My husband and I split a tuna melt with avocado, red onion and cheese and shared a bag of barbecue potato chips, a good combination. The coffee was ok. My daughter's raspberry smoothie was amazing, lots of fruit and perhaps a touch of yogurt. Her chicken salad was not that great.

Thank jmgraham200
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The coolidge corner location is larger than any other cafe in the area, amazing ice Chai's free wifi, good customer service!

1 Thank figers
Boston, Massachusetts
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72 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2012

For years I read about New Yorkers having power breakfasts, making deals at the Regency Hotel on the Upper East Side. It seems appealing except for the egg part and having to be all suited up at 7 am. I've had morning meetings at Temptations Cafe at 1350 Beacon Street. You can come as you are, no suit needed, but... More 

2 Thank Kitty228
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Great food with Great ingredients. Small family owned restaurant in basement off Brookline, is this gem of a restaurant with great sandwiches and wraps. Affordable and with nice sidewalk eating area to enjoy the cool breeze adn people watch.

1 Thank scottishirishpirate
Boston, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2012

Great food made fresh. Smoothies are excellent too. Breakfast sandwiches rock, as does the homemade baklava. Seating can be in short supply, given the number of people who set up their "office" for hours on end. I have never seen the staff chase anyone out; that's good for you if you are one of those inconsiderate people.

Thank Spark_Boston
Brookline, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2012

I have been to Temptations twice so far and loved both of my sandwiches and the smoothie I had. I think it's a bit pricey for my limited budget, but it is very very tasty!

Thank SuneshineTri79
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2011

Coolidge Corner needs more places like this! Temptations Cafe offers comfortable seating, high-quality food and drinks, and the local quality missing from the various chain coffee and bagel shops in the area. I frequently suggest Temptations when meeting colleagues, or I just go when I want to grab a snack and do some work. The menu is limited - sandwiches,... More 

1 Thank Daniel G
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2010

This retaurant locally owned is located at 1350 Beacon St one block up from Coolidge Corner. What a great addition to the neighborhood which is being overrun with corporate junk food joints. But in the midst of my beloved Coolidge Corner's sorry downfall selling herself to the corporate chains, there is hope, a ray of light in the form of... More 

Thank Ammasundari
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 June 2005

Best wraps and frozen yogurt in brookline. Staff is cool and welcoming. I keep coming back for the chicken cheddar melt wrap.

2 Thank A TripAdvisor Member

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1038 Beacon St, Ste 1, Brookline, MA 02446-4078
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-739-2030

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