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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 #374 of 5,092 restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $0 - $54
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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1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We decided to come back to Manta with some friends and try the $90 tasting plate. We started with bread and oil followed by arancini and scallops and pork belly for entrée then prawns and beef (im not a meat eater so I am unsure of the cut of meat but was told was great) and a side of potatoes.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We had an overall great meal here. It had a lovely atmosphere. The desert was beautiful, as were the sides, and the service. However, we got the lobster which was a little tough... was disappointing considering the price tag. It is a very expensive restaurant and the cocktails were not so great!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We sought this restaurant due to location. Found service to be slow. Menu small and prices for what you got very high. We wont be back. Wouldnt recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

What can I say average food , poor /average service at high prices . Avoid if possible . Big blunder on our part going there .

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

The rain could no spoil this great meal. The oysters were excellent and the steak was one of the most delicious I have ever had. Chocolate fondant for dessert fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

King Whiting is a wonderful fish selection on a versatile menu including raw fish, cooked fish, and steaks! Raw tastings are a delightful trio of top sushi quality selections. Whiting is a light white fish served with new potatoes - yummy. Steaks are cooked to the individuals perfection. The City and Harbor Lights or the Botanical Gardens are a Beautiful... More

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Sydney
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49 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This restaurant has a superb location just outside the city on the water's edge. Three or four other around it gives the wharf and real buzz. We have dined here for the quite a while. Pricing is reasonable for the location but teh quality varies from average to great. Probably still worth the trip.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Lunch for four was a bit rushed because we had to catch a plane back to Melbourne. The weather isn't great, it rained the whole time so the view of the boats along the wharf isn't as good as it would normally be. Our meals were okay but nothing outstanding. There are about four restaurants side by side along the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Beautiful location on the wharf, we sat outside in the sun against the water, the service was fantastic, friendly but professional, and fast!! All three courses were amazing, my steak was cooked perfectly and all presented beautifully. One of the best restaurants I have been to.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Manta is away from the main tourist areas yet in a very agreeable, waterfront location. Service was friendly and the food was great. We hosted a small dinner party and we all loved it.

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