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2 John F Kennedy Blvd, Highwood Plaza, Somerset, NJ 08873-1788
+1 732-247-4300
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“dosa” (7 reviews)
“rice dishes” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 John F Kennedy Blvd, Highwood Plaza, Somerset, NJ 08873-1788
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hoysala is a place to go if you have a bunch of vegetarians and nonvegs in your bunch of diners. We were a mixed bag and this place being a BYOB helped. There was enough varieties of south Indian snacks/breakfast foods such as Idli, Dosa,...More

Thank DesiAmerican
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Very nice luncheon buffet with small dosas, idli, a nice "salad" of beans and celery, delicious onion pakoras, and various rice dishes...presided over by attentive and polite personnel (they could be attentive because the place was essentially empty when I visited recently towards the end...More

Thank Vicarmuddlebush
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Quite a tasty spread of dinner buffet that includes vegetarian and meat dishes. It is a busy place filled with noisy families - so, not a place for leisurely and relaxed dinner. If you ignore this, the buffet is good value - both in terms...More

Thank Raja R
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

A lot of choices if you are craving for copious amounts of all you can eat Indian food. This is from the Southern India side - so not good for Naans, Tandoori meat etc. Otherwise st least 2-3 meat dishes, lots of vegetarian choices as...More

Thank Jayesh D
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Ate there twice last week of January... went for the buffet dinner. Good choices both for meat eaters and vegetarians. Food was of good quality with sodas, naan, oopoma and idles besides rice and a number of complementary sides. Although I am not a dessert...More

Thank Devadasan M
Reviewed 27 January 2018

I wanted to come to this restaurant for a long time. Finally, I get my chance. Food here was okay. Not a very big variety. Food was also very tame in spice. Desserts here were very good, and more filling than the entrees, Most likely...More

Thank Matan O
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Tried several items including Pepper Chicken, Chicken Chettinad Curry, Masala Dosa and Uddina Bonda. Good crowd, nice volume which leads to fresh food. Did not go for buffet although did look better than most. Service was average. BYOB.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Great Place for Authentic South Indian Food, 7 Days Lunch Diner Buffet with all delicacies freshly prepared. Can accommodate 50 people in a separate hall at very short notice. Very friendly staff, clean preparation & fresh hot food every time. Good for take home too.

Thank W7340FYdeepaks
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This restaurant has been around for over 10 years and consistently delivers very good South Indian food buffet style. If you are not familiar with the food I suggest you come with someone who is, who then can explain to you.The staff is not the...More

Thank BruinsFanNJ
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I for one , am angry at anyplace in MY COUNTRY that treats americans badly. Having said that ,If you are not Indian they really dont seem to be interested in serving you at all. They cater to their own kind and we were served...More

Thank chris f
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22 June 2017|
Response from Savitha A |
between 15 and 20$ depending on the buffett spread for the day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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
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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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