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Kookoo Cafe

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7 Station St, Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 730-5525
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Columbus, Georgia
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115 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

A very cute, funky little neighborhood place. Mostly vegetarian. Pistachio muffins were great and the egg/cheese brioche were fresh and very tasty. Coffee was also very good. Service was quick and friendly. They were doing a brisk business on a Saturday morning.

Thank Ellester43
Brookline, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

I consider myself a true breakfast connoisseur :) and have tried probably every place in Brookline. Kookoo has the best coffee and food of any other place around! Everything is incredibly fresh and tasty. I don't drink regular milk - and Kookoo has a variety of other kinds (almond, soy). The service is great too. Take your breakfast to go... More 

Thank catbird10
Brookline, Massachusetts
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97 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

KooKoo's -- a mash-up of a 60's Greenwich Village coffee shop with a SF Mission neighborhood back-to-nature-food eatery --serves novel, delicious variations on familiar breakfast and lunch fare. Seating is miniscule; mamas with little kids abound sometimes; and the furniture appears to be Goodwill-Industry rejects. But the atmosphere is lively, the food is fun and very satisfying, and one feels... More 

Thank Arthur-Susan
Brookline, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

This family run coffee shop is a gem and you have a major decision when parking close by makes resisting so much more difficult, The service is friendly and you support a family run business. You can't go wrong when you drop in.

1 Thank Ildi469
Boston, Massachusetts
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103 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Love this little cafe. Tucked around the corner from Harvard St in Brookline Village, this casual cafe offers very good food and especially vegan and vegetarian offerings.

Thank Carol K
Hingham, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I love Kookoo's Cafe for so many reasons. There are little nik naks tucked in and out of every corner, a fabulous staff that is super friendly and ready to help, and the delicious iced teas! I highly recommend the Pomegranate Wu Wei iced tea as well as the Ginger iced tea. I could easily drink three in a row... More 

Thank Caitlin G
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88 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Went in for a quick to go coffee and light breakfast and was very pleased. I was traveling on business but you would never know that i was an out of towner. The service was excellent - prompt and kind. The coffee was good - light roast americano and the bagel was standard. Super cute shop that if I had... More 

Thank Bernadette F
Monterey, California
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

Went to this cafe with the girl and I.. And quite surprised! Little cafe place with lots to look at.. The place was happening and felt comfortable even though it became crowded at one point! Limited seating but there's plenty of food and coffee choices and combinations! Very gluten/vegetarian/vegan/hipster friendly!

2 Thank Hopeistobelieve
Monterey, California
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195 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Stopped by for some warm drinks. A very charming little cafe with several drink and food items. I appreciates their soy and almond milk offerings. They also seemed to have a lot of gluten free baked goods. Simple offerings, but good service and quality.

Thank Melissa P
Boston, Massachusetts
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341 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

A very cozy and friendly establishment just next to the Brookline village T-station. They are open early in the morning and they serve simple but delicious dishes. Everything is made on the spot so you may expect some delays between your order and serving but it is worth it.

1 Thank adventix

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Cafe, Middle Eastern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Station St, Brookline, MA 02445
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: (617) 730-5525

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