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2 JFK Blvd., Highwood Plaza, Somerset, NJ 08873
+1 732-247-4300
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: Hoysala Restaurant was established in 2002 for providing Fine South Indian...
Hoysala Restaurant was established in 2002 for providing Fine South Indian Cuisine Dishes in Somerset, NJ. Our menu brings you the finest taste bites from the four southern states of India - Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala & Tamilnadu.
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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Amazing quality of food, worth money

we visited this restaurant based on a recommendation and we just loved this place. so far we have made several visits and quality of food has consistently remained same. this place serve buffet lunch and dinner and price is very reasonable. during our several visits we have tried almost every item... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
dashny
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we visited this restaurant based on a recommendation and we just loved this place. so far we have made several visits and quality of food has consistently remained same. this place serve buffet lunch and dinner and price is very reasonable. during our several visits we have tried almost every item served by this place and all of them was... More 

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Thank dashny
Ellicott City, Maryland
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heard about this restaurant a while ago, but never got chance to visit this place. Loved their buffet. Items not in great number, but can not less too. Almost all the dishes we tried were yummy. Ambiance wise ok ok, but food matters and they hit bulls eye!!

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Thank mank_travel
Florida
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196 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The location was good and I thought I had seen a picture where it looks cute. I was wrong about that one but first I'll tell you about the food. Almost everyone in the restaurant was Indian, and they were all eating from the buffet which on Saturday night was a surprise to me. ...Most Indian restaurants I've ever been... More 

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1 Thank Katya m
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

In my last trip, I ended up eating here a few times and loved it. The buffet selection is excellent, I did not try any non veg stuff. Veg stuff was very good, Bhajji, dosa, idli, dry aloo were all great. On top of it the device is friendly and informal. Great value, highly recommended.

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1 Thank san_flier
Piscataway, New Jersey
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

this is one of our go-to places for lunch since we have a mix of veg and non-veg eaters. there is a good selection of hot dishes and a few salads and pickle as well. i really like the lemon pickle. and there are always a couple of desserts, too! basically you can't go wrong.

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1 Thank Judyt57
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This restaurant never disappointed us, weekday buffet or weekend buffet, all had good spread of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian with unique beverages and desserts. Ambience and service can be improved, but they may think it is not needed, since it is always packed, but certainly it will add to the experience of the great food. be prepared to wait long... More 

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1 Thank 101RajR
New Jersey
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Have been to Hoysals a few time over the last 8 years or so. The food here is of very high quality and is tasty. What they make they make well. The grip I have is as a vegetarian. For $14/person there are other places that provide a much bigger spread. More than 50% of dishes are meat so I... More 

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Thank ramkoo
Edison, New Jersey
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant always features in the top 5 best Indian restaurants and I must say it is the best South Indian restaurant in Edison area. It has a large seating place, so you will never have a long waiting time. All the servers are exceptionally cordial , even the owner / manager is a very kind person who always has... More 

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1 Thank sid1986
Singapore
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442 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

You need to be looking for it to find it. It is known in the Indian community of the Area for providing quite authentic Indian fare. It will not attract you with charm, lush setting or a huge selection of dishes, but what they have is reliably good. Staff is nice and prices are very reasonable.

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Thank SunriseSki
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

This was my first time going to this place and my second time having Indian food. I was pleasantly surprised with the taste of the food as well as the service, not to mention the price! Buffet was 9.95 p/p for lunch. The food wasn't too spicy which was perfect for me and everything was very tasty. The waiters kept... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 JFK Blvd., Highwood Plaza, Somerset, NJ 08873
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerset
  • Phone Number: +1 732-247-4300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 15
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Hoysala Restaurant was established in 2002 for providing Fine South Indian Cuisine Dishes in Somerset, NJ. Our menu brings you the finest taste bites from the four southern states of India - Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala & Tamilnadu.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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