We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Manta Restaurant

Claimed
Reserve a Table

Ratings and reviews

#145 of 5,140 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Location and contact

About
Perched on the edge of Sydney Harbour, Manta Restaurant and Bar, located on Woolloomooloo Wharf, has firmly cemented itself as one of Sydney's iconic restaurants. Manta is able to provide guests with a unique dining experience. The incredible view, warm atmosphere, high standard of service and fresh seasonal menu ensures that your experience at Manta is truly memorable. Manta offers a plethora of seasonal seafood dishes sourced directly from Australian and New Zealand waters. Manta is also fast becoming known for its incredible cuts of grass or grainfed beef which are sourced from only the best Australian farmers. Our classically trained head chef, Daniel Hughes, moved to Sydney after a meteoric
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Seafood, Australian
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
Reviews (604)
Filter reviews
564 results
Traveler rating
258
184
72
37
13
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
258
184
72
37
13
Show reviews that mention
All reviews oysters crab lasagne tasting plate kingfish carpaccio blue swimmer crab pavlova hand cut chips fresh seafood truffle bread fries finger wharf wooloomooloo wharf sydney skyline our waiter john dory olive oil
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 564 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressed beyond words!! Our lunch today was spectacular: setting, service, ambience, our meal, wine, warm welcome and the surprise extras. Thank you!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Charlottemsmith
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a special lunch here and was not disappointed. Fresh seafood and good selection of seafood, not only from local but oversea as well.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank eltonw73
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe it was the location but we had a very pleasant meal. It was on the expensive side but we did enjoy it.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank TimSY2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing dining experience for our wedding anniversary! The food was amazing and the waitress very above and beyond! Will be definitely going back again!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank SamNetrvalSmith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don’t usually go out much, but when I like go big and get the most of the night. Manta was bloody brilliant. Sat at the bar for a few drinks to start and the bartender, Michael was extremely accommodating and friendly, probably one of...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Awhitemansson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Any choice of restaurant is determined by a number of factors. Location is sometimes most important depending on the occasion, and time of year. It's late autumn in Sydney and there are still some beautiful sunshine days, so being able to sit outside in comfort...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Tjerk D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time coming down to Wooloomooloo wharf expecting a great Sunday lunch. Was not disappointed. Manta was everything is been I’ve led to believe - charming, creative and delicious. Had the honey cerviche and crab lasagne to start, absolutely amazing! The fish pie and eye...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Massifpower
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a pleasant evening I spent with friends and family to celebrate de EOFY. We were welcomed by the host and our table was promptly ready. This is our second time and there was no disappointments. The food and service were superbs, this is definitely...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Fabiopfontes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for a business dinner two weeks ago At manta. Food was absolutely outstanding, but the service was even beyond that. Indeed, we got looked after from the entrance until we left the restaurant, water and wine always topped up, always checking up on...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jean_mail
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out with friends we stopped by to see if there was a table available for a late Sunday lunch, around 3pm. There were plenty of tables free and staff seemed busy with coffees and bills which we supposed explained the initial lack of attention. We...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Sydneyxx
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 195 nearby hotels
Ovolo Woolloomooloo
2,053 reviews
.06 miles away
Simpsons of Potts Point Hotel
1,008 reviews
.26 miles away
Hotel Challis
1,012 reviews
.27 miles away
Spicers Potts Point
223 reviews
.29 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 7,515 nearby restaurants
China Doll
1,635 reviews
.02 miles away
Chiswick at the Gallery
336 reviews
.14 miles away
Aki's Indian Restaurant
363 reviews
.05 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2,064 nearby attractions
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
9,174 reviews
.35 miles away
Art Gallery of New South Wales
2,965 reviews
.18 miles away
St. Mary's Cathedral
1,901 reviews
.26 miles away
Woolloomooloo Wharf
129 reviews
.04 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Manta Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing