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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 #564 of 5,195 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $54
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Neighborhood: City East
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Brisbane, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Scoopon deal. Unlike a lot of the vouchers deals where portions are cut back or quality is compromised, this was the exception. The scoopon was $99, apparently the normal price was $200 wine from $60 sides were extra $ 12 to $17 ----- and yes it's worth full price We had the 5 course seafood evening meal, superb in every... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I would give the restaurant 5 except we had a testy waiter (who may well have been the boss) at the start of our meal. He did calm down but soured our experience. The food is extremely flavoursome with more than ample on the plate. A geat variety although seafood was dominant. The out look over the wharf was pleasant... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I took my husband for his birthday dinner and assumed we were going to have a fantastic fine dining experience. Unfortunately this is not the case. When I enquired about the lobster’s market price, they advised it would be around $200 per kg which is absolutely ridiculous! Ended up having selections from the usual a la carte seafood menu. The... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

On Cowper Wharf alongside Blue Hotel. Great friendly service, excellent seafood and never disappoints. Great people watching and always a good atmosphere - even if you are sating in the hotel and dining alone.

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Sydney, Australia
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249 reviews 249 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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
26 helpful votes 26 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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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