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Minerva Indian Cuisine

500 Boston Providence Tpke, Rte 1 North, Norwood, MA 02062-4960
+1 781-551-9797
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible19%
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“vindaloo” (4 reviews)
“curries” (4 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
500 Boston Providence Tpke, Rte 1 North, Norwood, MA 02062-4960
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

One of the good south indian resturants where you can get reasonably authentic south Indian food. Beware of the crowd during buffet and dont expect much hospitality. It is just the way it is.

Thank Jegan M
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Minerva Indian Cuisine ,located at 500 Boston Providence Highway Norwood, Is a local friendly restaurant offering variety, high quality and large selection. They offer South-Indian, North-Indian, and the Indo-Chinese cuisines as part of the buffets. As well as twenty two items for lunch buffet during...More

Thank Davedog14
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The food is outstanding but the restaurant itself is a little tired. We order take-out and always enjoy our meals. Very authentic Indian food.

Thank mhs134
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Went on a Friday evening, love Indian food the spicier the better, had a great tasting chicken vindaloo along with great service and a cold beer. Worth the drive from my Hotel, would recommend to anyone.

Thank Soutie55
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...More

Thank Srini V
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...More

Thank storm0926
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...More

1  Thank David J
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....More

1  Thank Alice3403
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
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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