5 Top Wellesley Restaurants

Wellesley is a foodie's dream. Make the most of September by sampling the diverse options designed to please the sophisticated 2015 palate.

  • The Cottage Wellesley
  • Cafe Mangal
  • Yama Japanese Restaurant
  • Papa Razzi Trattoria
  • CK Shanghai

Tuna Nachos from The Cottage Wellesley in Wellesley, MA You don't have to visit the Golden State to enjoy California cuisine this September. The Cottage Wellesley blends western flavors with diverse menu items ranging from old favorites to the latest in 2015 food trends. From eggplant fries and French toast to tuna nachos, the Linden Street restaurant offers perfectly sized portions of its creative creations in an airy space flooded with natural light.

190 Linden Street Wellesley MA 02482 781.239.1100
Mediterranean Kebabs from Cafe Mangal in Wellesley, MA When you're craving the taste of the Mediterranean, Cafe Mangal is a reliably delicious choice. Amazing salads, lamb, seafood, yengen, grilled veggies, kebabs and other Turkish delights vie for your attention at this BYOB cafe. You'll always feel welcome here, and the fresh, complex flavors will keep you coming back for more.

555 Washington Street Wellesley MA 02482 781.235.5322
A fun atmosphere and friendly service make the delicious dining experience at Yama Japanese Restaurant even better. The Red Sox maki and Celtics rolls are people-pleasers -- and not just for their whimsical team names. The Zagat award-winning food is fresh, authentic and tasty. Servers' kimonos lend an exotic touch to the setting, which is firmly rooted in 2015 with its lovely contemporary furnishings and decor.

245 Washington Street, 2nd Floor Wellesley MA 02481 781.431.8886
Papa Razzi Trattoria will far exceed your expectations of a chain restaurant with its great service and high-quality fare, including gluten-free options that actually taste amazing. Papa Razzi's many repeat diners enjoy the restaurant's neighborhood feel, as well as the fabulous pizzas, super-fresh salads and nightly specials like Osso Buco or striped bass. Special pricing is available on Mondays, providing extra incentive to try the trattoria this September.

16 Washington Street Wellesley MA 02481 781.235.4747
Authentically yummy Chinese food, wonderful service and reasonable prices are the drawing cards at CK Shanghai. Try the dim sum brunch, or browse the enormous and varied 2015 lunch and dinner menus. Vegetarians, seafood lovers and carnivores can enjoy familiar entrees like Cashew Chicken and a variety of moo shu dishes. Or add some spice to your September with vegetarian goose or pineapple fried rice with Chinese sausage.

15 Washington Street Wellesley MA 02482 781.237.7500


Have you dined at any of these delicious restaurants? Share with us your favorite dish.