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Temptations Cafe

1350 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-3201
+1 617-739-4400
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  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“panini” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“iced tea” (3 reviews)
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07:00 - 19:00All hours
1350 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-3201
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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
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Clean. Food is decent. Menu hasn't changed in years. Plenty of seating, wireless. Prices range from reasonable (entrees) to way overpriced breakfast sandwiches.

Thank JawsBoston
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Came here for a quick lunch. I had the Caesar salad and my friend had the Cobb salad. Both salads were ready within about 5 minutes of ordering....then the wait. Eventually we found a vacant table and had a good lunch. The only negative that...More

Thank supersums
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Been there only once, with two other people. Everybody had panini and was happy with it! Great location, good service.

Thank Izudin L
Reviewed 1 May 2016

While not technically bad, this cafe is nothing special in an area that has a lot to offer. Most recently I was here on the weekend, and found that they do not offer wifi during the weekends. This, along with their uneventful food selection and...More

Thank Native_Maine-ah
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Temptations has great sandwiches, excellent coffee (especially lattes), and the best iced tea in town. The smoothies are also excellent, made with just fruit, fruit juice, and ice.

Thank Icee258
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Beware - the Tempations website prices are wrong. I ordered online a takeout lunch for 4 people and when I went to pick it up they charged a dollar more for each item, e.g., $8.95 instead of $7.95. I asked to speak to the manager...More

Thank dave809
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

Love this sandwich cafe...where else can you get prosciutto, mozzarella and fig spread on a panini?yummy!! They also don't seem to have any problems with substitutions and have been very accommodating! The prices are fair and reasonable here as well. A+

Thank CJD_Brookline
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
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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