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Hoysala

2 JFK Blvd., Highwood Plaza, Somerset, NJ 08873
+1 732-247-4300
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Ranked #15 of 105 Restaurants in Somerset
Price range: $9 - $15
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Buffet
Description: Hoysala Restaurant was established in 2002 for providing Fine South Indian Cuisine Dishes in Somerset, NJ. Our menu brings you the finest taste bites from the four southern states of India - Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala & Tamilnadu.
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Dining options: Buffet
Description: Hoysala Restaurant was established in 2002 for providing Fine South Indian Cuisine Dishes in Somerset, NJ. Our menu brings you the finest taste bites from the four southern states of India - Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala & Tamilnadu.
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Fords, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This restaurant offers a decent variety of vegetarian and non vegetarian options in buffet. They are also reasonably priced. I have been there multiple times. They usually offer a dosa or idly to go with the dinner. Desert choices are not very good and that is something they can improve. Food is slightly spicier than the other Indian restaurants in... More

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New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Visited for dinner. Food was poor to mediocre. Will not visit again. Were 5 people so ordered plenty of items and hence had opportuntiy to taste several items. Nothing was good. Will not visit again. Service was excellent, very polite waiters but poor tasting food.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Wondering where to go for some South Indian food? You can safely visit this place without any hesitation and try their buffet. Good spread and evenly balanced with veg and non veg food. I may not visit this place often because of its price tag. It's definitely not expensive, but I won't consider this cheap as well for a standard... More

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Houston, Texas
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153 reviews 153 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Wide variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian appetizers and entrees. The onion and spinach pakoda were delicious crispy fritters. Vegetable biryani was a delicious blend of basmati rice cooked with fresh vegetables, coconut puree and spices. Spring dosa was a delicious rice and lentil crepe stuffed with potato onion masala and sautéed vegetables. Make sure to save room for dessert. The... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I had lunch buffet on Saturday. Food was good, but I was disappointed as Biryani was not served on the platter that day.

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Pune, India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

In my 2 visits to this place in last couple of months, I have had good but not great experience at this place. If you have a good appetite, buffet is value-for-money. Buffet spread is good (am a vegetarian) but the quality lacks consistency. So you can stuff yourself but you are more likely to feel full than satisfied. Have... More

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subashjb, Manager at Hoysala, responded to this review

Hello Mr Sumit, Sorry to hear that you didn't feel the food at Hoysala Restaurant was exceptionally good. We strive hard to provide high quality food with a memorable taste of food from south India. Don't judge us by your previous experience alone and give us another try. Look forward to making your dining and day... AWESOME. Regards, Team Hoysala More

Edison, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Lunch buffet - went to Hoysala for a family afternoon lunch. The restaurant is fairly large decent sized good seating space. Unlike some other Indian places in this category it looks fairly organized to handle crowds with a efficient queue system. Sitting is standard - will not win any interior decoration awards :) Functional. The buffet was set up in... More

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Just returned from our favorite Indian restaurant buffet at Hoysala on JFK Boulevard (and Easton Ave.). I've eaten at quite a few Indian restaurants in the area and, as a non-Indian, I find the Hoysala's food just perfect for me. The food is spiced but not to the point that you want to go screaming into the night after you've... More

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Pine Brook, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

The reason I decided to write this review is coz today out of all days I feel they deserved it...being the first day of the New Year the rush is usual but these guys managed to handle it with ease and the food was excellent...had the lunch buffet averaging about 15 dollars per head including tax and the service was... More

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Piscataway, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Buffet for south Indian food can't get any better than this. The food taste and variety is the amazing for every visit. Highly recommend it !

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