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“Perfect for what it is”
Review of Kookoo Cafe

Kookoo Cafe
Ranked #31 of 212 Restaurants in Brookline
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
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Reviewed 26 February 2010

If you're looking for a unique little coffee/ pastry/ light sandwich spot to relax working on your laptop, read the morning paper, or simply relax with a few friends, this is the place! It's right in the middle of a busy area (Harvard Street and Route 9), but because it's down a side street, it never feels busy or rushed. It's small inside, only a few tables, and my only knock on the place is that there have been times when I'd really like to sit down, but there are no tables available and customers usually stay for at least an hour as they relax enjoying the coffee/ food and atmosphere.

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Reviewed 23 April 2009

I LOVE this hidden little gem run by an Israeli couple (I could be wrong).

They are not open on Sundays - I wish they were! - and it's the perfect place to grab a sandwich and go. On warm days, find a spot to sit outside (one of the reservoirs that aren't too far) - there isn't much seating inside.

My personal favorite is their Terrifying Tuna - they use honey mustard instead of mayo.

Such a great place! Slightly expensive, but it's a unique place, so I'm glad to support them.

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