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Minerva

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1318 Worcester Rd, Natick, MA 01760-1501
+1 508-653-2000
Today
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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616 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 423 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first and last time at this restaurant. For those who are new to India food, their meals could pass the test (with a "C"), but I have been to India many times and do know what really good Indian food is. I expected really authentic Southern Indian meals because this place was recommended by my friends from Hyderabad, but... More 

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Thank Noraatc
Bengaluru, India
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Provides Indian food. With a touch of South Indian food. I felt the place was not as hygienic as normally one would expect. But the food was good enough.

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Thank forgrps
Boston, Massachusetts
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152 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

First, the atmosphere isn’t the best for a comfortable meal. Like many Indian restaurants, there are too many people on the wait staff with little to do. One paced up and down the aisle between the tables, constantly watching the patrons. It made us feel like we were eating in prison. Second, the food is mediocre. Forget about anything with... More 

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Thank MetroWest52
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We have been Visiting this place since 2008. Great food. Big buffets and good service.have catered food for many parties. Everyone loved it.

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Thank Ptakash r
Holliston, MA
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154 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We enjoyed the large variety of dishes at this weekday buffet, but the staff did not refill the serving dishes in a timely fashion. I had to ask for spoons for the tasty lentil soup,and I had to refill my water glass myself.

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Thank Sailordog
Natick, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Very amazing,,, dozens of appealing tapas style and sushi, much more than most can eat. everything from soup nuts, as much as you want. Wine and beer is not included.

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Thank tamingofthestew
Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I frequent this restaurant one a month for my Friday buffet. The majority of the time these is a great selection and variety of foods from mild to spicy. Reasonably priced. Wait staff is very efficient, always there to clear the plate and make sure your water is full. If you come alone their is a TV which is either... More 

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Thank jonathross
Newton, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Wonderful place for Indian buffet. I look forward to coming here, and am upset if I'm not hungry when I arrive because that means there are some things I just won't be able to get to. - I go here roughly twice a year. They never have the same thing twice (an exaggeration, maybe 2 things out of 12 the... More 

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Thank mitch708
Framingham, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

We called before going to the restaurant and asked regarding the menu for buffet. The operator mentioned they can not disclose the menu. I should have recognized this as a red flag and went to some other restaurant. Reached the restaurant, I asked the waiter if they are going to replace the biryani with the freshly cooked one. He said... More 

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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110 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Since I work around the corner, I go here often. Very reasonable price. Food is good, spice is nice (nothing mouth-melting). Just wish they had a little more variety sometime.

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Thank Marplon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$17
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Buffet, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1318 Worcester Rd, Natick, MA 01760-1501
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Natick
  • Phone Number: +1 508-653-2000

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?