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Mangrove Jacks cafe

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321 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
+61 2 6652 5517
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Brisbane Region, Australia
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643 reviews
449 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Friendly staff and wonderful location. This is one of those cafes that you just want to keep on going back to.

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Thank Farkorff
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

We had a party of 20 to accommodate for morning tea at short notice. Nothing too much trouble for Mangrove Jacks, they set up with a smile. Fabulous coffee and gorgeous cakes. Views of the creek were great and a local Ukulele group added to the experience. Treat yourself to this place. Well worth it.

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Thank JenniR4
Brisbane Region, Australia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

I had previously been here and enjoyed it so I thought I would take some friends visiting from Interstate. I called to ask if the restuarant was pet friendly as we had my friends small dog who is very well trained and constantly out and about. The gentleman and I use the term loosely who answered the phone when I... More 

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Thank gangsterapmademedoit
PhilStudley, Owner at Mangrove Jacks cafe, responded to this review

All dogs, apart from police and corrective service dogs and genuine assistance dogs, are banned from: within 10 metres of a children's play area within 10 metres of food preparation or consumption areas, except cafes or restaurants whose owners permit dogs (not restricted dogs or declared dangerous dogs) in their outdoor dining areas this extract is from NSW government sorry... More 

Kiama, Australia
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Such a relaxing setting, right on Coffs Creek looking down you see fish swimming happily and birdlife aplenty. We had brunch, a good selection, generous servings, friendly service and prompt. What more could you ask for, it was scumptious and a delightful experience.

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Thank MinkieCanberra
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

It's nice to dine somewhere near the water when you are out in a coastal town. Although this place overlooks the creek rather than the beach, it's a winner with its protected position, great food and outdoor area. Hiring equipment for water sports is a must - have hired both kayaks and stand up paddle boards with minimal cost and... More 

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Thank HeidiB15325
County Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Lovely location right next to Coffs Creek which was packed full of fish and visiting pelicans. Food and service very good. Look forward to revisiting

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Thank Utopia224
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Great start to my weekend with a yummy breakfast overlooking the Creek with birdlife and fish swimming below. The Service was excellent and food very nice and a decent size as well. So relaxing we stayed longer than usual and ordered a second coffee to enjoy the scenery a little longer.

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Thank 586jenni
Bellingen, Australia
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170 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Most recent visit we all had the blackboard special of Salmon and Prawns in a creamy sauce with beautiful accompaniments. It was very busy however they took the trouble to squeeze us in in a nice position. The outlook over the creek is superb. Sitting back away from the sun is even better. Will be dropping in again very soon.

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Thank kalyngra
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76 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Excellent location backed up with great service and delicious food. Have been coming here for over 20 years. Not sure when the owner, Rob, sleeps, he seems to be always there regardless of whether we are there for breakfast, lunch or tea, and seems to engage with every customer. The location by the creek means you enjoy your meal while... More 

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Thank Jo W
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

I was living in the hostel across the road and often met Phil when going fishing or canoeing. One girl at the hostel worked here and said it was good value. I tried to make a reservation, but it was full, so we'd go the next day. We were 'warned' that there was a function downstairs and our main dish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $31
Cuisine
Australian, Cafe, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Coffs Harbour
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6652 5517

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