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Manta Restaurant

6 Cowper Wharf Road | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (City East)
61 2 9332 3822
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Ranked #542 of 5,186 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $54
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: City East
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Sydney, Australia
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244 reviews 244 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It's our first time to dine at Cowper Wharf Road in Woolloomooloo, and so glad, it's a great dining experience. At Manta restaurant, we were greeted by Ann, with a friendly gesture. The tables are immaculately well presented and the view is just beautiful, you will find privately own yacht, big and small down in the water. We arrived just... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Wife had $44 kingfish - dry and chewy. In fairness, my grilled octopus and raw fish tasting were good. Wine good, too. Waiter would just pass without giving us attention. When he cleared our plates, said he'll be back with dessert menu. Never did. As a whole not good value.

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Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

The day sorted badly - cold and pouring rain. Not good when you a table booked at the Wharf for 10 guys. We arrived at 1 and by 1.30 the sun was shining and it just kept getting better. Food was very good - we had a mix of entrees which they do very well - seafood was the base.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This restaurant perched on the Cowper Bay Wharf at Wolloomoolloo a mile from the CBD offers an excellent change of pace. Describing itself as Modern Australian the fare is intriguing , I had ordered the tasting menu for 2 . The first thing Ben the "waitre d " said was "'are there any dietary requirements I should know about" ,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I read a review done recently where the poor girl gave it 2/5 with a really bad night. I was not expecting too much but was very late making a booking 3 hours beforehand on a Sat. night. Got lucky! Very nice night, food quite good, atmosphere under a heater outside was great and there are a couple of winelist... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

One of the worst dining experiences I’ve ever had (in Sydney or anywhere else around the world). Fine dining is such a lie. Saw it in the entertainment book buy one main get one main free. Saw pretty decent reviews so I decided to take my boyfriend there for his birthday dinner there. View was nothing special. Steaks were about... More

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Sydney, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Enjoyed an afternoon lunch at Manta, sitting at a table outside, taking in the view and the sunshine. Menu is inviting, and either seafood or steak is on offer. Our party of three choose the Sydney rock oysters, two from three different regions, and the seared scallops. Mains favourite was the grilled Dory fillet, which was accompanied by a plate... More

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Sydney, Australia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We had an early dinner with our child. And despite being in a trendy area of sydney. They were very willing to accommodate us with our child. The food was of a lovely high quality and the wine list is extensive. It's not cheap but you would not expect it to be. It is good value

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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Fortuitously found the wharf during our walk from the opera to Wooloomooloo... Courteous, professional staff. Had a tapas style late lunch. Marvelous oysters any way you want, luscious baby octopus. A never ending wine list. A top place. Preferably for those who like to eat very smart casual... But I heard this is Wooloomooloo...

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Perth, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Bought an online deal for this restaurant - $89 dinner for 2 : a glass of wine, entrée, main and dessert. The service was efficient and the maître’d lady was wonderful. We had calamari and oysters to start, beef cheeks and fish for mains and a chocolate dessert and apple dessert. Everything was cooked to perfection and wonderfully seasoned. The... More

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Additional Information about Manta Restaurant

Address: 6 Cowper Wharf Road | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 9332 3822
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City East
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 54
Cuisine: Seafood

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