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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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  • 53
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  • 60
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
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
Good selection and value

Been there a few times over the years and although it is a busy place, it has a large selection of Asian fare. So many types of maki and various entree items too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
JimmyG57
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USA
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This restaurant has a major following of Japanese people. You know it has to be good. I love most all the flavors of all the foods. It seems salmon is done 10 ways, I could be a little off ! I love salmon. I also love seaweed and the seaweed salad is wonderful. Crab legs (remember all you can eat),... More 

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USA
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Been there a few times over the years and although it is a busy place, it has a large selection of Asian fare. So many types of maki and various entree items too.

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Florence, Italy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

my favorite buffet restaurant in Boston, although it is located in the outskirt of boston, but this restaurant is worth of driving.

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Natick, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It took me a long time before my husband (who is Asian) convinced me to try Minado. I have sort of an aversion to buffet restaurants; feeling that food is sometimes what's left from the day before and not always fresh. ( I know that is not always the case; it's just me...) but we went, and I was surprised... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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45 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 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 29 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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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?