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Minar Fine Indian Cuisine

French Road, Utica, NY
+1 315-797-9918
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“naan bread” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
French Road, Utica, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service, average food. We are from CT. I'm sorry to say we have much better food than here. .....

Thank ARUN A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious Indian food. Staff members are incredibly friendly and informative regarding different dishes. Walked in to incredible aromas. 2 diners both opted for lunch buffet. 1 beer, 1 tea. Only $25.

Thank Colleen_QZ
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is excellent Indian food, the buffet is great! Unlike many it is clean, and locally owned. We go often for decades.

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Had Lamb Tikka Masala that came with rice and ordered garlic naan as well. It was enough for 2 people. ~$18. Just passing thru but would definitely come back.

Thank William G
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped for the first time. Very friendly greeting. Decided to try the buffet. Great choice! My wife inquired about if the chicken curry was spicey. Next thing you know they are preparing something special for her, in addition to the buffet. No extra charge....More

Thank Eric P
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome! Friendly quaint setting. Very reasonable prices. Portion size is generous. FOOD IS GREAT!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is the BEST INDIAN RESTAURANT IN THE WORLD!!!!! No, seriously. This place is awesome. If you're going through Utica, this place should definitely be on your list of places to visit. Awesome food, best staff ever. I would give it ten stars, except I...More

Thank MongolRaider
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I enjoy Minar's and if you get a chance, try a Taj Mahal beer. We are blessed in the Utica area to have so many good international restaurants. Don't be afraid of the chicken, it looks a little different, but tastes like any other chicken....More

Thank maliksmom
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I stopped in to try the dinner buffet and was early so everything was fresh and hot. The dining room is very clean and welcoming, and I was the first diner so I got a lot of attention. Very good value if you are hungry,...More

Thank kmartin16
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I been in Utica many times but this was my first time at Raj Minar. We arrived for lunch buffet and we enjoyed food and desserts very much. buffet had good variety of food including vegetarian dishes. I've enjoyed a lot freshly baked nan bread,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: French Road, Utica, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-797-9918
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