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“FANTASTIC buffet!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Minerva Indian Cuisine

Minerva Indian Cuisine
500 Boston Providence Tpk (Rte 1 North), Norwood, MA 02062
781-551-9797
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Ranked #38 of 101 Restaurants in Norwood
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Franklin, Massachusetts
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“FANTASTIC buffet!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

The luncheon buffet at Minerva Indian Cuisine in Norwood is delightful! Chicken tikka masala, matter paneer, garlic naan, Tandoori chicken, palak paneer. . .and so on. Delicious. Much to choose from. Vegetarian & meat; all great. Dessert includes the usual kheer and occaisonally my favorite, gulabjamin, as well as other choices each day. Vegetarian dishes especially are nicely spiced, others a bit mild. Great taste!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Very Good Indian Cuisine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Their Buffet lunch is very good with as many as varieties which satisfy ones stomach. Not able to select which one is better. Tried all of them in parts. Their Non-veg dishes are really good with different varieties. If Indians staying in Boston or near by to Norwood or Natick do visit this cuisine. Its really one out of the other Indian cuisines in the area.
Five stars and thumps up to this cuisine.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Bad food, overpriced”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Don't go to this restaruant. We went today to this restaurant for lunch buffet. The restaurant advertises their buffet as gala lunch buffet. There is nothing worth and don't be fooled by the description on the website. They have variety of veg and non-veg dishes and condiments. But they are tasteless, bland with no spices at all. The chutneys were watered down. The chicken chili was very Chinese and does not have place in Indian buffet. The chicken tikka masala was so-so. The naans were in the tray for long time and were hard as rock. All this for $11.99 each. We left the place not at all satisfied with the food. There are many other better Indian restaurants with very authentic food. I know what real Indian foods tastes like and Minerva is way at the bottom. The servers were not friendly and did not really care much. All in all a bad experience.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“So good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

Can't beat the food. Each sauce is special and the dishes don't all blur together like they do at some Indian restaurants. The buffet is full of interesting dishes. They also have super dosa. The service can be a little aloof at times, and the one time I went with another female friend sans husband I thought the service was particularly aloof. That being said the service cannot take away from the deliciousness.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Miami, Florida
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“Acceptable Indian food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

Only indian restaurant in the area, menu is not extensive but sufficient. The fish curry is good. Service can be spotty - poor when they get busy.

Visited November 2011
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