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Minado Japanese Seafood Buffet Restaurant

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2917 Swede Rd, Norristown, PA 19401
(610) 277-7375
Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
All you can eat

The amount of sushi that you get for your money is worth it. If you are like me you like a taste of everything and this offers fresh sushi along with tons of other Asian flavors from habachi to crab legs. I couldn't move when I left but it was worth every penny

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Erin B
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The amount of sushi that you get for your money is worth it. If you are like me you like a taste of everything and this offers fresh sushi along with tons of other Asian flavors from habachi to crab legs. I couldn't move when I left but it was worth every penny

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Philadelphia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have been a regular patron of this once fine restaurant since it opened in 2006. T that time it was by far the best Sushi/Asian buffet around. Sadly though, over the past 2 years the quality and variety of food has declined. The fish is not of a good quality and is often discolored and unfresh. The choices are... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

When you think about a Japanese/Chinese buffet, not the most pleasant thoughts come to your mind. This place is awesome, the sushi is high quality and you have many impressive options to choose. Totally recommend this place with family.

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philadelphia, pa
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food is served buffet style. Options are mainly sushi, but there are hot seafood entrees, a hibatchi where food is cooked to order, a crepe bar with your choice of fruit for dessert, and udon with your choice of seafood. The cookies on the dessert bar were like pure butter, although cakes, served like the sushi in small pieces,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

for $30 a person I would have expected much more... the sushi was not bad, but definitely not superb, and I have had much better in cheaper sushi places... the hot entrees were just bad.. the crab legs were amazing, if it wasn't for the fact that they keep the cold!! and the salad were pretty decent. The desserts were... More 

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Ambler, PA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Minado is a buffet that does mainly sushi, along with some other hot dishes. The sushi is decent, although it's still not as good as what you'd get from a sit-down place. It would be nice if they marked the rolls a little better--sometimes you're just guessing at what's in them. I did like that they had a crepe station... More 

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My visit was during the lunch hours. This restaurant qualifies as one of those little hidden secrets. The food is fresh and there is so much to choose from. There is plenty of cooked food, as well as Sushi. The choices are delicious, and you can eat until you are content. The service is friendly and attentive. As in most... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The variety and the quality of food is great! Definitely to consider for sushi lovers. Not a high-end, but it's all-you-can-eat place.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I always stop here at least once or twice per month! Sushi is prepared right in front of you and the selection is amazing. The staff are extremely polite and helpful!

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Southampton
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

If you are a fan of Sushi and other Japanese cuisine, don't miss this one! We have been going for years but had not been recently. My wife took me on fathers day, one of two days, (mothers day the other ) where dinner is served all day. For a buffet you might think a little pricey, $30.95 per person... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2917 Swede Rd, Norristown, PA 19401
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Norristown
  • Phone Number: (610) 277-7375

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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