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Minado Restaurant

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1282 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760-1511
508-647-0495
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 19
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Not exceptional but great value on weekends

Most of the dishes are tasty and well cooked and most of the raw seafood is fresh. The dishes are refilled quickly and the servers are attentive in spite of the restaurant being packed. Very satisfying.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
themanwholaughs
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Providence, Rhode Island
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Minado is my favorite type of place with a great variety of food in great quantities. Unfortunately my last visit was disappointing in that the quality of the food was dropping and there was a reluctance to replenish many dishes when they were mostly empty. There was an abundance of cocktail shrimp but they were small and mostly flavorless. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Most of the dishes are tasty and well cooked and most of the raw seafood is fresh. The dishes are refilled quickly and the servers are attentive in spite of the restaurant being packed. Very satisfying.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

and most of it is pretty good, although some of it is pretty bad, but there's something for everyone and the prices aren't ridiculous and that's something, right?

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Michigan City, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Excellent selections of sushi, and many other Japanese cold and hot dishes. The four of us were delighted! I ate way too much but who gets the responsibility for that. Great server, making sure our dishes were removed and our complimentary hot tea was fresh and hot.

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Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant has a beautiful spread of sushi, salads and cooked foods. They don't take reservations and usually have long lines on the weekends. We would go much more often but it's very expensive - even during the week. It's a buffet so it's all you can eat.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We were here at ~6:00 on a Saturday night and the place was a mob scene. It was 100% full with dozens of people waiting for tables. The food is delicious and always fresh and there is a ton of variety between the hot foods, salads and sushi. You will not leave disappointed, though you might leave a little frazzled... More 

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Natick, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Minado is one of our default choices when meet up with the rest of the family to eat out. They offer a great variety of Asian foods in addition to a large selection of sushi, so there are options for everyone. I'm a big fan of the crepe station, which I think is only there on weekends -- not an... More 

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Natick
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I've just read through a number of the previous reviews, and I'm just not sure why anyone would say they had the worst sushi of their lives at Minado. I'm not an expert sushi-ist (is that word??), but have had my fair share of sushi and find both their variety and quality to be really really good. Because it's an... More 

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Maynard, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place is great with a large variety of items to choose from and the food just keeps coming. The wait staff is efficient to bring you drinks and making sure your table is cleared of used plates. Just be hungry to eat because the price is a bit steep.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great place to meet a friend or have a business lunch on weekdays. Avoid on weekends, as the buffet is very expensive.

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Additional Information about Minado Restaurant

Address: 1282 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760-1511
Phone Number: 508-647-0495
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Natick
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
Average Prices: USD 16 - 30
Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1282 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760-1511
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Natick
  • Phone Number: 508-647-0495

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?