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Arusuvai Chettinad

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1626 US Highway 130, North Brunswick, NJ 08902-3000
+1 732-422-7000
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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SweetMist
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This was my 2nd time trying an Indian Buffet in NJ. I definitely appreciated their selections, which were more than the typical Indian buffets I've experienced in the past. They had three choices of biriyani and an okra dish that were all good. The spice level was definitely higher than the usual so I wouldn't recommend it for someone trying... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Every alternate week, when i think of having a sumptuous meal, this is the first place which strikes my mind. The weekend buffet has a very good spread and i would recommend the non-vegetarians looking for south Indian style food to hit this place at least once. I enjoy eating slowly to cover all the dishes at this place when... More 

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Thank Rajesh R
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Had decent food items for both veg and non veg. Food was awesome starting with mutton soup , chat , veg appetizers, chicken pepper fry , chicken 65, fish curry etc prepared to satisfy your buds. Biriyani was not up to the mark. Place is little cramped, too small place n crowded. Could have added few more deserts. Little costly... More 

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Thank Balamurugan V
Voorhees, New Jersey
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Buffet was excellent, we went on a SATURDAY, price was around $13, buffet had more varieties than any other typical restaurants, and as expected it's taste was awesome, we had to drive 1.30 hours to reach this hotel from my place, but still worth the drive ;) Earlier we made a catering order with them on my kids birthday party,... More 

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Thank NatureXplorer7
North Brunswick, New Jersey
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

A plate of Idli is charged $7 which I was willing to pay. But it was so disappointing when 3 micro idlis were hard and with not even a close texture or softness to real ones! One price online another is charged. Tasted almost everything including buffet in a years time. will never even enter this restaurant

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Thank annjacob62
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Had worst experience. This place was serving expired Malai Kulfi, 3 months past the shelf life. When I asked why they were serving expired food items, they said it is coming from India (date format confusion) but actually it was manufactured in USA (had a big label that read MADE IN USA and also one item had 2/27/2016 as the... More 

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Thank Amaresh N
Somerset, New Jersey
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464 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

The cuisine in this Restaurant is from many different regions of India, and the choices are both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. We learned that “Arusuvai” means “six tastes” in Tamil – a South Indian language. This leads to the fact that most of the foods cooked here represent the six tastes – spicy, sour, salty, sweet, bitter and pungent. When you... More 

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Thank FoodieandHistoryBuff
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

I was there with family for Saturday buffet. This is the place to go if are looking for authentic south Indian experience. Buffet station was clean, refilled frequently and the food was quite warm. There's a waiter close to the station, checking and filling. There were many varieties for veg and non-veg, apart from Idli, Vada, Dosa and Chakkara Pongal.... More 

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Thank SS K
Summit, New Jersey
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

I am Indian and rarely go out for Indian food as it's typically Americanized versions of Punjabi food. I do love a good Masala Dosa which is from the South but most dosa places are small, unclean and only serve vegetarian food. Since I like to have a bit of protein and my son needs some meat on his plate,... More 

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Thank Magoosmom22
Princeton, New Jersey
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

If you are craving for South Indian Chettinand cuisine - you cannot miss this place. Great dosas and mini idlis. Kotthu paratha is a must have. Paneer vegetables like Palak Paneer or mutter paneer are terrific. Tadka daal is really nice. Kids can get a cone dosa. Fruit juices are really fresh. Paneer kathi roll is a specialty of this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1626 US Highway 130, North Brunswick, NJ 08902-3000
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  North Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-422-7000

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