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“Golden Temple was great!” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Golden Temple
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Ranked #32 of 200 Restaurants in Brookline
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Washington
Transit: Green line C line "Washington Square"
Yonkers, New York
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155 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Golden Temple was great!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2013

The great reviews prompted us to have a meal at Golden Temple--and the people know what they are talking about! Warmly greeted and promptly seated, service was quick and attentive and the meal choices were numerous (offering Chinese and Thai cuisines). The entrees and appetizers are large-portioned so bring an appetite. Drinks are potent so be careful! Eaters beware: valet parking is cash before you go in (and not too much street parking near the restaurant). Golden Temple hit the spot on our visit!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
New York City, New York
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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Worth the trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I lived in Brookline years ago, and go back just for this Chinese food. Never disappoints and the leftovers make great take out!

Visited September 2013
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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156 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Chinese dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2013

This is the go-to place for Chinese food after every high school graduation, family event or just for dinner in Washington Square. Typical Boston style lobster and shrimp dishes so different from the similar choices in New York. Nowadays, sweet-and-sour can be partnered with hot Szechuan or even Thai-inspired dishes and, like so many suburban Chinese restaurants, a selection of sushi dishes. There may be others with "better" food, but the popularity of Golden Temple is unmatched.

Visited April 2013
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roatan
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108 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Good service.....good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013

My favorite restaurant closed recentky and I am forced to fnd a new chinese restaurant. As a little girl growing up I used to eat here. Food was good. Service with johnny as waiter was excellent.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Boston
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689 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
“Gourmet Chinese in a comfortable setting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2013

A wonderful wait staff serving exceptional Chinese food. Extensive menu serving nice portions that are flavored well. The bar is well staffed and the pours are above average for even a newbie. You may go to other Chinese restaurants which may be good and less expensive, but you will always say that Golden Temple is better.

Visited May 2013
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