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Minado Restaurant

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1282 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760-1511
+1 508-647-0495
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Nashua, New Hampshire
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309 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for lunch. This place is huge. It has a very industrial feel. The service was great and the food was very good. Those if you that read my reviews know that I’m a sushi snob. This place has a TON of options on their sushi buffet. The sheer amount of options was great – the sushi itself was... More 

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Thank NHmama23
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am happy that this restaurant is close to my home. When I have a Japanese food craving, I can go either to nearby Oga's (very highly rated, terrific food, pretty expensive) or to nearby Minado. The variety of food items at Minado is amazing. The quality is excellent for a buffet, as good as I have had at modestly... More 

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Thank Douglas_Jensen
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here several times for lunch and always enjoyed it. Most recently, I went for dinner and the seafood was so good I could barely get to the sushi. Some great fish and crab cakes. The hot portion of the buffet also had some outstanding meats including teriyaki beef, bacon-wrapped jalapenos, and pork. Just outstanding quality to the... More 

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Thank Dickiedotcom
Natick, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here several times, especially when family is visiting. Cafeteria style with much more than you can want to eat.Take it slow and enjoy a soup to nuts banquet of asian specialties, all very good and well prepared.The sections are being refreshed as needed.Wine and beer available.The site is clean and well managed.

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Thank tamingofthestew
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Delicious, fresh food in a wide variety to please everyone. Sushi, a variety of salads, traditional hot buffet.

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Thank Ellen A
Natick, Massachusetts
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

We went there last weekend for lunch to celebrate a birthday. It came to $88 before tip for two adults and three kids, just for the buffet. It's extra for drinks, including tea. It's called a seafood buffet, but the types of fish they serve have become the less expensive varieties, likely because the price of fish and seafood in... More 

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Thank everettharman
Natick, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

If you want to eat a huge volume of average sushi, this is the place. Chefs will make hand rolls to order, which is a good way to go. Hot food bar is OK. Most items have too much onion flavor. They also do soups and grilled meats to order. The salad and raw bar is actually very good. They... More 

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Thank David B
Stoneham, Massachusetts
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89 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

We drove 40 minutes to get here. A bit tricky to find with the GPS. The restaurant is in a plaza towards the end away from the main road, and their sign is not lit up at night. Buffet wise... many great selections. It is mostly Chinese and sushi, but they have a small area where I found Korean bbq... More 

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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607 reviews
401 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

Buffet grossness. Bad rice. It smells. Not as clean as it should be. Questionable quality. Good concept, but not a good idea.

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Thank Rita V
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Big variety in japanese cuisine,sushi,salads,oysters!good quality and nice service!we had a great time there!the only thing that it was a little upsetting for us was that one lady from the staff who serves the oysters was actually keeping us waiting more than15 minutes at the queue!she was really unhappy there i think!it was really mean watching us waiting and waving... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $30
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1282 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760-1511
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Natick
  • Phone Number: +1 508-647-0495

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?