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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 - 10:00 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
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Dublin, Ohio
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345 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay, so let me begin by saying that I'm not a big buffet fan, except very occasionally and in the afternoon. However, if you pick and choose well, you can have a quality meal at this place. $32 for dinner seems steep and with sake, my bill was north of $50 for me. However, they have an impressive selection of... More 

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Thank Ness S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten in Minado many times; it's a place we like to go with a large family groups. Each person can get what they want, and can eat as much as they want. This solves the problems of fussy eaters and small/large eaters in one group. But the buffet at Minado is too big to eat the whole thing... More 

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Thank Herbert M
frederick, maryland
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584 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 527 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a mere $37.95 you can indulge in a very large variety of expertly prepared sushi. They had a wide variety of tuna, salmon and other fish offerings, and even a range of roe and uni. However, this seems to be somehow a serious violation of the whole concept of exquisite individual freshly prepared and artful sushi/sashimi food presentation. The... More 

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Lancaster, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

WOW what a delicious, huge buffet. There were so many dishes from which to choose including many vegetarian options. We spent about 2 hours here enjoying the food and company. Not crowded at all and very affordable

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Thank JAnnAnderson
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

This is a great buffet with many choices including vegetarian. The sushi options are the best I've seen. The green tea ice cream is a favorite! We came for lunch and definitely get your money's worth. The service was excellent and the place is clean. We will be regulars!

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1 Thank Mark R
Boston, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

We love Minado as an event restaurant for extended family, or a food-oriented birthday celebration. It's a warehouse with a massive, high quality buffet. But, it's noisy, and the time spent at the buffet means that dinner is a disjointed affair that doesn't create a dinner conversation. There is lots of good food for just about any taste. I spend... More 

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Thank LoveToTravelBoston
West Haven, Connecticut
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

The best and biggest Japanese buffet I've been with variety of sushi, sashimi, and Japanese foods and salads, if you like Japanese cuisine Minado Restaurant is the best place. The price about $33 per person but eat all you can.

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1 Thank Carapatanrolly
Worcester, Massachusetts
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346 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

More choices than you can possibly try and fresh in every station. Sushi, steamed seafood, soups, salads, desserts, fried fish, it's all here. Come hungry and leave satisfied.

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2 Thank Adderley3C
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

best place for sushi in all new england in my opinion, many varieties, comfortable and spacious place, I am a loyal customer now.

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1 Thank Rawllins
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Minado was my favorite restaurant but I noticed changes recently, it still good but not like before, sushi buffet is great but the raw station and hot station are not that good anymore

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 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, 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?