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Golden Temple

1651 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-4505
(617) 277-9722
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Ranked #57 of 171 Restaurants in Brookline
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Washington
Transit: Green line C line "Washington Square"
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This place has been around for many decades in the heart of brookline on beacon street in washington square. The food is so good and very reasonable. At night, they turn this place into a dance clubby type of spot. They have a live DJ and he plays amazing music. All very danceable tunes. He knows how to get the... More

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Stoughton, Massachusetts, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Until last Saturday, I haven't been to Golden Temple in over 20 years. After Saturday's meal - I asked myself why not?. It was excellent! Food was fresh, very tasty and very reasonable. Service was prompt and food was hot. Great meal.

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Boston
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

One of the best Chinese restaurants I have dined at!!!! The food is pure & fresh and goes beyond perfection.....The only drawback I ever have is parking although they do offer valet parking for $10.00

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Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

After many years the restaurant still serves very good appetizers, ribs and wings, and egg roll. Now has gotten pricy with it new items but still, tasty and worth an occasional binge.

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Everett, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Well with all the issues going on with Market Basket we tried Wegmens in Chestnut Hill big mistake ,but that's a review for another day. On the way home we came down Beacon St to some of our old stomping grounds and stopped at GoldenTemple(it's probably been 35yrs since we've been there after a night of nightclubbing ) Well let... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

So all the other brookline and Newton Cantonese restaurants have closed and Golden Temple is the only one left from the 60s. I grew up just up the street and west to Driscoll school. Heck I even went to school with one of the brothers. The best spare ribs in brookline and Newton far none. Lobstah sauce is the best... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My boyfriend and I got delivery from here on Father's Day. When the food arrived we were disappointed to see how little food there was. I'm not sure if this was a one time thing because it was Father's day and they gave us a glass with the order, but regardless we paid about $50 for a side of rice,... More

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Chatham, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My family and I have been customers of Golden Temple since 1960. It started out as a very small family owned Chinese restaurant with good food and good prices. It now has taken over the space of a number of stores and still provides good food , good prices and a friendly atmosphere.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love this restaurant when I have groups of friends visiting OR for solo take-out. I have been an ardent fan for at least 30+ years. I am always reticent to try another Chinese restaurant for fear that it will NOT measure up to The Golden Temple. THANKS FOR BEING NOT ONLY IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD, BUT ENROUTE FROM THE BUS... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

After going here for years, our relationship is over. The food is absolutely horrible. I thought the last two times were aberrations. But after last week, we are OUT! I ordered the Orange Beef and it was so over cooked it could not be chewed. Some pieces were crackling like charred plastic when I attempted to eat it. Sent the... More

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Additional Information about Golden Temple

Address: 1651 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445-4505
Phone Number: (617) 277-9722
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese

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