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15 Goulburn Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
(02) 9211 1668
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Ranked #44 of 5,318 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $13
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Malaysian
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Mamak is the best Malaysian restaurant in Sydney. They're especially known for their roti. My boyfriend and I always order either the original roti or the buttery roti. We also always order the satay chicken and Malaysian-style fried rice. Sometimes we order the noodles. All are absolutely delicious and what's even better is that it's affordable! Given its popularity, there's... More 

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San Diego, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

I'm not very familiar with Malaysian food, but Mamak will ensure that I taste around. We chose a sampling of dishes hoping for varied flavours and spices. Not only were the dishes significantly different, but they were each very good in their own right. Our favourite of the night was the Sambul Sotong, as the sambul sauce had just the... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Hands down this is the best place that serves authentic Malaysian food. I've been going to this place for years and never been disappointed. I never found it empty...which says a lot about any place that serves food. Also it's easy on the wallet too with a great variety in the menu....so you never feel ripped off or anything. Only... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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93 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Go every Monday after meeting. I get there at 11:45am as it opens at 11:30, by 12:30 it's packed. I either have chicken curry lunch special with rice $11:50 or Nasi Lemak, with iced tea with lime. $16 served in minutes and delicious. Sensational Malaysian.

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Sydney, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Since this is one of the best Malaysian food in Sydney, you can imagine how long the wait is EVERYDAY! I strongly recommend you to go there just after 5pm to avoid long wait. I have been there many times and once we have to wait for more than an hour to get it! It's ridiculous BUT the food is... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

WOW and AMAZING. Words that describe the mamak Mee Goreng, MAGGIE Goreng , Nasi Lemak and Murtabak. Much better then most Malaysian restaurants even in Malaysia. Must visit when in Sidney, Australia. My kids could not stop talking about the food

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Always fully packed and que outside the restaurant , everytime i visited here with my friends waited at least 20 min but the food is worth the wait , fully packed and congested but very fast service and mouth watering dishes , they have the best curries in town , there malaysian fish and chicken curry is my first choice... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

But you need to stand in queue--every time--because it's popular and because you're quite likely to come back :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We have been to both city & Chatswood stores, and both places offer exactly the same quality for very good roti. I especially liked roti planta, a very rich creamy & buttery one & the lemonade. We have a little boy so usually we try to avoid the city store just because it can get too crowded not mentioning if... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

You'll invariably have to wait in line but it is definitely worth it. Even while waiting, you're not bored as you observe the chefs go about their duties preparing the delicious rotis through the glass. The service is quick and friendly. The staff very knowledgeable of the menu. The curries are good but the highlights are the rotis (especially the... More 

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Additional Information about Mamak

Address: 15 Goulburn Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: (02) 9211 1668
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 9 - 13
Cuisine: Malaysian

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