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Minerva Indian Cuisine

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500 Boston Providence Tpke, Rte 1 North, Norwood, MA 02062-4960
+1 781-551-9797
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Went in for a Sunday lunch buffet and had all the varieties and food was really good. The taste was really good and worth an hour drive. I was able to eat both vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes and were equally grand! The spice level was perfect! Dessert were splendid. The service were prompt . Place has nice ambience and... More 

Thank Srini V
Ottawa, Illinois
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172 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

On a recommendation for something different, 2 of us stopped in here on a Wednesday night. We both dislike spicy food and are fairly set in the Indian food that we order. The location is in a strip mall and I found it surprising that they have a buffet lunch. Besides one person eating at the bar, the rest of... More 

Thank storm0926
Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We returned to the Minerva in November 2016 and it was every bit as good as we remembered. We went at lunchtime when they offer a self-service buffet. The staff were welcoming and very attentive. The food is well laid out and we were encouraged to return as many times as we could manage. The dishes were fresh and we... More 

1 Thank David J
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34 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is the perfect place to go if you're looking for an affordable Indian lunch buffet outside of Boston. The food was DELICIOUS, there was a great selection, and the staff was really helpful. I also appreciated that the vegetarian and non-vegetarian foods were separated. Favorite dish: paneer kurchan

1 Thank Alice3403
Norwood, Massachusetts
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136 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to Minerva a few times for lunch and I enjoyed the meals- went with yoga class from WOW to take out our instructor Sagarika out for her birthday- she really like the food. Would recommend it

1 Thank Davedog14
Foxboro, Massachusetts
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373 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

They have good buffet however it was not the best for sure. Rice was very dry and crunchy. Curries were not so hot. Service was good. Tasted good. Wish Rice was soft.

1 Thank Juripanda
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I had been wanting to go for Indian food for some time and usually go into Cambridge or Boston for a buffet, since I am not familiar with Indian food, but decided to try this one close to my office, my MISTAKE, I should have known when there was no one else in the restaurant but me at 1:00 in... More 

1 Thank winthor
Lakewood, Ohio
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180 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Stopped in for dinner when I was in town for work, and I really loved it. I am rarely unhappy with Indian food, to be fair, but this place definitely met all of my expectations. Samosas were lovely, as were both my entrée and the entrée that my coworker got. It was not very busy when we came in on... More 

Thank Lilly S
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We needed a restaurant nearby the Route 128 train station at evening rush hour. Minerva Indian more than filled the bill, a nice surprise in a nearby strip mall! We had the vegetarian thali and loved the dishes they selected to offer. Low on oily food, high in flavor, nice range of breads. Our waiter was meticulous, courteous. We asked... More 

Thank AliciaDeNood
Bogota, Colombia
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Great Indian lunch buffet reasonable price $11.75/person. Out of 3 chiken dishes I liked one of them and also goat wasn't my style eather. However I can tell you taste was good. The interior is starting to fall a part. It is clean but need to renewing some restaurant items...

Thank Cem G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Boston Providence Tpke, Rte 1 North, Norwood, MA 02062-4960
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Norwood
  • Phone Number: +1 781-551-9797

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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?