Boston’s Best Mediterranean Café that Combines Two Restaurants in One Celebrates its 12th Year

Café Mangal, a family owned/run Mediterranean restaurant located in Wellesley, MA celebrates its 12th year in business. They maintain a cozy, down-to-earth atmosphere for the casual lunch guest, while it presents the evening diner with a more sophisticated atmosphere and gourmet selections from the Mediterranean region. Both sides of Café Mangal share the motto, “Smile, share, and serve.” The owners strive to garner repeat customers with warm hospitality and emphasis on quality & consistency .

During the morning and afternoon hours, the staff of Café Mangal runs a casual café. The owners dress the tables in warm décor to keep the environment welcoming. For breakfast, the restaurant features a rich Turkish-style breakfast plate or some other home-made pastries. For lunch, Café Mangal offers unique & delicious soups, salads and sandwiches to round out the day menu.

Between 3:30 and 6:00 PM, Café Mangal closes to begin its transformation. The staff removes the daytime table ornamentation to lay out the evening’s fine linens and dishes. When the restaurant reopens at twilight, the staff strives to present an elegant retreat for diners looking for fine gourmet fare.

Boston's Best Mediterranean Café that Combines Two Restaurants in One Celebrates its 12th YearCafé Mangal’s dinner menu features a broad selection of Mediterranean fine dining dishes including both contemporary and more authentic/ethnic recipes. Diners taste a variety of spices and flavors found in dishes such as Turkish lamb & beef kebabs, Mediterranean style chicken skewers & casseroles, Aegean style freshly grilled seafood and Turkish meze plates. The menu also features a selection of specials from different regions.

The restaurant also offers a full take-out/catering lunch menu and a limited dinner take-out/catering menu that allows parties of six or more to enjoy the flavors of Café Mangal at gatherings or just in the comfort of their home. Because Café Mangal prepares each dish with meticulous care, the restaurant asks guests to provide four days of advanced notice before placing a dinner take-out/catering order.

Café Mangal considered to be the finest Mediterranean style restaurant around Boston offers two great restaurants in 1. Opening in the morning the restaurant is set up as a casual cafe that continues through lunch. Then the restaurant is closed from 3:30pm to 6pm. During that time the decor is transformed into an elegant dining room with fine linens and dishes appropriate to the gourmet fare served at night. Their motto is “Smile, Share, and Serve” which means they want their patrons to experience the warmth of their hospitality and enjoy the great fare. For more information visit their website at