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1318 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760-1501
(508) 653-2000
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I frequent this restaurant one a month for my Friday buffet. The majority of the time these is a great selection and variety of foods from mild to spicy. Reasonably priced. Wait staff is very efficient, always there to clear the plate and make sure your water is full. If you come alone their is a TV which is either... More 

Thank jonathross
Newton, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Wonderful place for Indian buffet. I look forward to coming here, and am upset if I'm not hungry when I arrive because that means there are some things I just won't be able to get to. - I go here roughly twice a year. They never have the same thing twice (an exaggeration, maybe 2 things out of 12 the... More 

Thank mitch708
Framingham, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2016

We called before going to the restaurant and asked regarding the menu for buffet. The operator mentioned they can not disclose the menu. I should have recognized this as a red flag and went to some other restaurant. Reached the restaurant, I asked the waiter if they are going to replace the biryani with the freshly cooked one. He said... More 

Thank Suresh M
Level Contributor
102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015

Since I work around the corner, I go here often. Very reasonable price. Food is good, spice is nice (nothing mouth-melting). Just wish they had a little more variety sometime.

Thank Marplon
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

Whilst in Natick I went to the Moverva for a take out which I have done many times when I'm visiting on business and although not the best food it is acceptable and a change from the norm. I ordered at the counter and was grunted at by the member of staff (CHAK RAPANI) who even questioned why i wanted... More 

2 Thank Dave n
Framingham, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015

Had a good experience at the Lunch Buffet. Better than other Indian Restaurants. Good variety of non-vegetarian food. Would visit again :)

Thank Pankaj K
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2015

First they have to put good staff especially they have to know how to behave with customers.I went to buffet very first time to minerva with my 2 year kid they charged my 2 year kid also I went all new england indian restaurants even they didn't charge 4 year kid also but this minerva worst staff Charged my 2... More 

Thank uma r
Weston, Massachusetts
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304 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2014

Not very busy but the buffet was just fine. The food tasted and looked fresh. It was fast and good and I loved the rice desert and the hot peach ball desert. Total and tip was just under $14.

Thank Peter H
Baltimore, Maryland
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2014

Looking for a fast food stop in Natick and decided to go with Indian at Minerva. For a strip mall setting the food was not too bad and the service was real fast. Only dig was that the level of cleanliness was off, fork was not washed clean. Food was hot and well prepared and served quickly with all our... More 

Thank BernardBaltimore
London, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2014

Minerva continues to deliver really fresh and exciting food at great prices. The chicken 65 is one of my favorites, and the goat curry is always really clean tasting - none of that old goat that tastes like it has been sitting around for weeks. The breads are fresh and hot, and the chutneys are bright. They could do with... More 

Thank david k

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1318 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760-1501
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Natick
  • Phone Number: (508) 653-2000

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