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Minado Restaurant

1282 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760-1511
+1 508-647-0495
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (13 reviews)
“oysters” (29 reviews)
“sashimi” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1282 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760-1511
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1 - 10 of 237 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We have visited Minado several times. It has always been busy because of the food selection and modest price. However, our most recent trip was not as pleasant as the ones before. Minado was so overcrowded that it was literally difficult to get to the...More

Thank niksk001
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Minado is a chain and we visited it in two states. This place has a lot better selection and better quality (more expensive too) than in PA. The only problem is that it is a bit small for the variety of dishes and huge number...More

Thank niksk001
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I have eaten lunch (never dinner) here many times, so I must like it. I have eaten in Tokyo restaurants many times, so that is my benchmark. I go to Minado when variety, quantity, timeliness matter more to me than maximum quality. (For maximum quality...More

Thank Douglas_Jensen
Reviewed 6 July 2018

While a bit pricey this all you can eat buffet is really good. All of the sushi is fresh and there are heaps of things to choose from. To top it all off there is a chocolate fountain...mmm chocolate.

Thank abundy
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Incredible display and assortment of appetizing food, from salads, sushi, fish, scallops, shrimp. clams, crab, mussels, oysters, beef, chicken, etc. etc. and then the chocolate fountain and endless fruits, cookies and then the soft ice cream machine. You could go back any number of times...More

1  Thank Joan K
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

So a young friend from Tokyo was visiting, and I couldn't resist taking him to Minado. He's a big eater, which helps. We had more or less one of every makimono, plus a selection of other stuff. His comment (in Japanese, so of course nobody...More

2  Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I was non-committal about sushi until we found Minados. The variety, quality of this seafood restaurant keeps me returning. I focus on the sushi, but the salads and the cooked offerings I've tried were good as well. The jasmine tea is delightful, though you can...More

Thank Melody S
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Had the lunch buffet - there is a tremendous variety of hot foods, salad, sushi and desserts to pick from. The restaurant is huge. My favorite is the hot foods - very tasty but a little salty. The salad offerings are varied and fresh. The...More

Thank Doug F
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Have not visited this establishment for years. Price has gone up and quality has gone down. Only tuna and salmon sashimi in small pieces served in a small plates. Good selection of rolls but no hand rolls. Quick and amicable service for noodle and crepes....More

Thank John C
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

If you love buffet and seafood. You will be in heaven. Sushi, fried fish, steamed fish, fish soup , etc. I’m not aware of any other seafood buffet in the area. I recommend this place for a satisfying lunch.

2  Thank Sirik C
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Veronica M
29 August 2018|
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Response from Douglas_Jensen | Reviewed this property |
Notably, the cook-to-order (steaks etc.) is available only at dinner.
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MickeyGozer
18 July 2018|
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Response from Douglas_Jensen | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen crab legs, oysters, and cooked to order steak at lunch.
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Jean F
20 June 2018|
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Response from Christopher L | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure they do, but unless you have a very large party, I doubt you'll need it. The place is enormous.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1282 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760-1511
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Natick
  • Phone Number: +1 508-647-0495
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