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Cafe Mangal

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555 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02482
+1 781-235-5322
10:30 - 21:30
Closed now
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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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315 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a much more sophisticated than typical "middle eastern" place. Many salads & soups with Mediterranean elements.

2 Thank Jabrd
Wellesley, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best Roast Beef I have had. Salads are fresh and good too. Can get loud during lunch time. Can be a little expensive, but worth it.

1 Thank RSM40
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cafe Mangal is our "go to" restaurant in the Wellesley area. We can count on consistently excellent food and service. And, we love that its BYOB - great way to pair our favorite wines and save money on the wine bill. They provide the wine glass (and they're good ones - not small, cheap ones), the cork screw and we... More 

1 Thank pswatkins
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I dine here often with both friends and family, at least twice per month. The food is excellent, fairly priced and the service is excellent. All of the dishes are tasty and interesting and the BYOB means we get to bring our favorite wine or something new to try out. Make reservations!!

2 Thank JCBurke
Menlo Park, California
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

What a charming restaurant!! We loved the elegant, quiet and delicious dinner we had here. While lunch is also good, it is a completely different vibe at dinner. The artichoke appetizer was wonderful. The duck main course was perfectly cooked, and the Shish Kabob was tender and flavorful. Don't forget to bring your own wine/beer as they do not sell... More 

1 Thank Laura W
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Fabulous food and wonderful presentation! A nice touch was the Chef greeting us as we were leaving to ask about our dining experience. Definitely a new favorite restaurant which we'll return to again and again. Ron P

1 Thank 893ron_p893
Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Mangal has been a Wellesley favorite for years and is still excellent. From the fresh warm rolls to the beef kabob and tiaramisu every bite is a treat. It is also byob so this reduces the cost.

Thank fishaday
Jaipur, India
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571 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a small restaurant in the heart of Wellesley, Ma. Good food but not as Turkish related as I thought. The service was very friendly but not too efficient. You do need reservation and do bring your own wine. The offer to give you service for the wine , but they do not sell it.

Thank syan0vich
Wellesley, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

TRULY FANTASTIC from start to finish!!! Saturday night dinner, last minute reservation- very kind of the restaurant to accommodate. Walked in and felt right at home. Relaxed atmosphere with comfortable lighting and interesting art work. Felt romantic, also thought would be a nice place to bring my parents. BYOB, Chateauneuf- du- Pape Grenache paired perfectly with our order: Turkish style... More 

2 Thank reddysullivan
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This restaurant has been here for many years offering excellent continental cuisine with a Turkish flair. It's a small family restaurant, that you may BYOB with a corkage fee of $6.95.They have limited dinner hours- Wednesdays to Saturdays. Reservations a must. Lunch is served Mondays to Saturdays offering an array of delicious salads. One of their signature dish is chicken... More 

1 Thank Pearl D

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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
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wellesley
  • Phone Number: +1 781-235-5322

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