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2 John F Kennedy Blvd, Highwood Plaza, Somerset, NJ 08873-1788
+1 732-247-4300
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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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
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New York City, New York
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Super authentic, efficient, extremely warm/hospitable, very broad range of the Hoysala cuisine - all features make this very easily the best value for your money on this side of the Atlantic! Because of it's popularity, the place gets crowded very easily. You have to out up with it, because it is well worth it!

Thank g r
Edison, New Jersey
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Loved the varieties in the Buffet. Food quality is good. Will be going again to try the different food of Karnataka.

Thank Kalpana R
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113 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Great Sunday Buffet Lunch! $14 per Person! Curry Goat, chicken Tandoori, samosas, many different kinds of Rice & Peas & Vegetables! We were the only Non Indian People! Very Authentic Indian Food at a Great Selection! Reasonably Priced! The deserts were one of my favorite parts: Carrots Soufflé with Pistachios & Cherries Very Good!

Thank Galia B
New Jersey
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176 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Delightful find in our new neighborhood. Hidden in a nondescript strip mall and well worth the trouble finding. This was my first encounter with South Indian cuisine and I'm a fan! Delicious flavor profile and taste, so different from other regional Indian cooking. Large selection of vegan and vegetarian dishes, with chicken, fish and goat on the menu for omnis.... More 

Thank citygirlpz
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

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 

Thank dashny
Ellicott City, Maryland
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

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!!

Thank mank_travel
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224 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 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 

1 Thank Katya m
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 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.

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.

1 Thank Judyt57
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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 

1 Thank 101RajR

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $15
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 John F Kennedy Blvd, Highwood Plaza, Somerset, NJ 08873-1788
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerset
  • Phone Number: +1 732-247-4300
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?