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305 Washington St, Brookline, MA 02445-6817
+1 617-277-4466
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hartford, Connecticut
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45 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just what we hoped it would be! Great location, easy access, really good breakfast, and if you want it, a turkish flare to the menu. Two of us went "traditional". The omelets were very good, we saw the chef crack the eggs! Ample portions, and a nice little touch: great coffee is included with the prices. One person tried a... More 

Thank tcandcc2016
Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

I love this kind of food - and it offers a great option for vegetarians, however, on the day I went it was obvious there was no A/C, and the service was pretty much non-existent. Food was okay.

Thank HomewoodSuitesDOS
Marbella, Spain
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112 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

A Turkish friend recommended this place, so we decided to give it a try The food is very good, and so is the service. We had lahmaçun (Turkish pizza) and it was amazing. The okra with lamb was good and the cheese boregi, delicious It is located 10-15 min from downtown Boston, but absolutely worth it

Thank Renée M
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665 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

The family restaurant is a Turkish restaurant with a good breakfast menu and very good cook. But first you have to get past the bland faced unhappy? greeter, order taker, payment taker and gestapo of the restaurant. Says nothing, hands you a beeper. When your order comes up, you get it from the counter, get your own silver and napkins,... More 

Thank frugalarnie
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

I have ordered breakfast from here a few times while at work. The food always arrived warm and delicious. I would recommend breakfast anytime and will be a continuing customer, the pancakes, eggs, bacon, all cooked flawlessly

Thank Dave M
Brookline, Massachusetts
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84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

Came here on President's day with some friends for breakfast. The restaurant was empty except for one other table. Upon entering the restaurant, the lady at the front, who was very frumpy faced, did not greet us or even acknowledge our presence. When we asked for a table, she said we had to first order breakfast with her and then... More 

Thank supersums
Boston, Massachusetts
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016

This is the best for genuine Turkish food. If you want a great dinner for under $100.00 for 2 people , try hummous, grilled fish with rice, and spinach pie. Turkish food is not only delicious, but it is also healthy. The wine is hearty and the service is excellent. There is a warm ambience with lots of locals and... More 

Thank Caroltod
Brookline, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2016

I look forward some mornings to stop in here for breakfast. I usually order 1 egg with bacon. They give you delicious home fries with it and toast. I always put the orange marmalade on my toast. The coffee is good. Sometimes I'll have pancakes. It's a very nice restaurant to enjoy a meal in. The sun shines in from... More 

Thank DLee B
Boston, MA
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2015

Ate there few times using their buffet. The lady behind the register looks very unfriendly. Buffet is $12 + per pound! Way overpriced! Meat selection is very limited to nonexistent. Overall, food is very greasy. Soup was over-salted. Plates are plastic, not very clean. Had to stop at the bathroom, - horrible! In bad need of restoration and dirty toilet!... More 

Thank traveler85_BostonMA
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260 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Large portions and very tasty and flavorful. Extremely good salads and hummus. Lots of good lamb dishes. Worth the trip and good value.

Thank Smb1600

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Washington St, Brookline, MA 02445-6817
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-277-4466

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