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The Magic Wok Restaurant

Shop 20, West Lane Arcade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
(08) 8981 3332
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Ranked #20 of 248 Restaurants in Darwin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Wed 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I came here for lunch with a couple friends and had one of the best laksas i've ever had. It was interesting seeing a buffet where you get offered a dish to put all the meat and vegetables you want cooked. Its then weighed out. It might of cost $40 for a 750g dish but the taste and quality of... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The food was pretty good, depending on what sauce to choose though but i think the the that makes this place stand out is the concept! You get to pick everything from the ingredients to the sauce and then it is made right in front of you. Great experience!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The food was delicious but really expensive! Didn't think to weigh our dishes prior to cooking and end up paying almost $90 for 2 of us! The staff were lovely and very helpful! We will be back but next time we will not put so many veggies in!

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Perth, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Pick your stiry fry food and leave the chef to decide what sauce is best. This place is regularly packed out for good reason. Authentic chinese experience at Darwin expensive prices. Great thing to do with friends.

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Adelaide, Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We had heard a lot about this place, and it is, apparently, always busy. We thought a Monday would be perfect, but the wait was a long one. It's an unusual process for getting your food: you select what you want, and then present it to one of the 2 chefs to cook it. The variety of food and sauces... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Magic wok in Darwin is truly a dinning out experience I don't believe there is another Resturant in Australia which is as individual as the Magic Wok . The food is fresh the range is unbelievable There is every type of vegetable available and the range of meats and seafood is to die for its all fresh ,you select... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Hot, fresh delicious stir fry; chosen by you, cooked in front of you and ready in minutes. A minimum charge for 300 grams ($16.90) of meat and veg with free noodles of your choice. A scale is provided to weigh your order and make sure you only pay for what you want. Some people seem confused about this as 300... More 

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115 reviews 115 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is a very popular place. You choose all your own ingredients and a sauce. Hand it over to be cooked, by a not so friendly cook. Then find out that your Stirfry has cost you $25. I find it is too expensive for what you get.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This place can be a little hard to find tucked at the back of a arcade. But it is well worth it. It is a very original and unusual way to pick your dish. You go with your bowl and from a wide selection of meats, veggies, sauce and noodles you oick what you like and they weigh and you... More 

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Houston, Texas
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110 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My partner thought the camel was delicious. She tried the exotic meats like camel, kangaroo, emu and buffalo and liked them. I just went with my faves of shrimp and scallopsbroccoli and cauliflower. I have been here twice before and wanted my partner to get to try this place. Our friend also visited for the first time and he loved... More 

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Additional Information about The Magic Wok Restaurant

Address: Shop 20, West Lane Arcade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
Phone Number: (08) 8981 3332
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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