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“Great late night supper” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mamak

Mamak
15 Goulburn Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
(02) 9211 1668
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Ranked #47 of 5,189 Restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $9 - $13
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
Port Stephens, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great late night supper”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

When we first walked past Mamak at about 6.00pm there was a massive queue all the way down the street. That peaked our interest and after we'd been to a show and down to Darling Harbour for a while we came back about 11.00pm and there were only a handful of people queued up. After a 10min wait watching the chefs make the roti from scratch through the window, we finally got in and it was well worth the wait. Fantastic fresh roti and amazing sauces to go with it. We also had a curry and satays and there was way too much food! An absolute bargain! Highly recommend it and will be back (just make sure it's late or you'll be queuing for a while!).

Visited June 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Amazing food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

Want to try everything on the menu but unfortunately cannot in one day. Although it gets busy the food is always served with perfection.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Pasig City
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“Mamak Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Always a great meal! Service was fast and efficient. Dessert was fantastic! Love the show the "roti chefs" put on while you wait...makes your mouth water...yum!

Visited April 2013
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South West Rocks, Australia
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24 restaurant reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“First experience with Malaysian food and was extremely satisfied!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013 via mobile

Walked passed this place the previous night and my wife was keen to try it. People were lining up so it seemed pretty popular. I have never eaten Malaysian food before so I was pretty keen to give it a go myself. We went early the next day (6:00pm) because we expected a long wait but were suprised to be seated within the first few minutes of being there. The place was already pretty busy and full at this point. Service was a little slow but expected. We ordered to regular roti, lamb, Malaysian fried chicken, nasi gorran rice. I was suprised by how quickly the food came considering how busy it was. The lamb was so tender and delicious. The roti was an absolute delight. Unfortunately the rice was spicy (was pretty good though) and numbed my taste buds so I couldn't quite taste the fried chicken. Wish I had tried it first. Nevertheless, I thought the food was better than expected. We decided to try the Roti Bom as recommended by another reviewer and we were not disappointed. IT WAS AMAZING! It really made my taste buds come alive and went fantastically with the ice cream. The sweeteness was spot on, and the texture was perfect. It will certainly go down as one of the best desserts I have eaten. Overall, I thought the place was excellent and have no hesitation in returning. I liked how the employee requested some feedback on the dishes when we paid. As for the price, I thought it was quite reasonable at $53 for two people.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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“Great Malaysian food in a busy place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

The roti (sweat and salted) are a delight. You can admire the cooks in the kitchen from the street while waiting in the line, which is usually pretty big. The good thing is, it goes pretty fast so you won't have to wait too long most of the time. Better to come as a small group.
The curry are very good if you like it hot.
And don't forget to bring your own (preferably red) wine ($2 per person/glass). Red bottle around the corner has a good selection and good prices in the city.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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