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Man Friday

37 Warboys St | Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
+61 7 4778 5658
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (21 reviews)
“guacamole” (5 reviews)
“beef” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
37 Warboys St | Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
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1 - 10 of 299 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my wife went to this rustic place on our sojourn in Magnetic Island. The burritos, enchiladas are standard mexican tucker that is washed down with BYO booze, a bonus. Curlew's and possums roam the place. Good value for money

Thank happyredders
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well I have to say that I absolutely love everything about this place. The food is amazing, it’s definitely some of the best Mexican food I have had. The staff are lovely, attentive without being overbearing and very friendly and all this with possums and...More

Thank timbleton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous time at MannFriday’s. Don’t be put off by the street view of this Mexican Cafe- it is a must do experience on Magnetic Island.

Thank Ravenwo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first dinner experience on Maggie. Mexican dining, but the menu offers a whole lot more. The food was very tasty and of decent size. Sangria's went down too quickly and the possum guests on the shade sail and menu board entertained my little boy...More

Thank AmatureTourist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cosy restaurant with Mexican food like burritos and enchilladas. Several possums climbed around the garden and we could feed them which was nice.

Thank gardengirla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great find and great atmosphere. The food the service and the cost all great.Make sure you book as it is always busy.

Thank AlanSL550
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, friendly staff, is byo only but they do have some beer and their own "mix" available.. Seating is outside . Just a fantastic spot with all the wildlife around you.

Thank John R
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This enticingly decorated indoor/ outdoor restaurant was a gem. We enjoyed the dips to start and our main meals were delicious. Local curlew birds and small possums entertained the outside area without being intrusive. Overall a great evening, thank you.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Great food! Scrumptious vegan burrito. Enjoyed a lovely dinner whilst being entertained by the possums. One vegan, one vegetarian and two omnivores - all very happy with their dinners.

1  Thank YoletteN
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Having a lovely Mexican meal under palm trees watching the tame possums having their meal (then even petting one) was a very relaxing evening. The service was quick and friendly. The food was tasty. What more can one ask for? Oh yes, a reasonable price....More

1  Thank Crimitorii
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Warboys St | Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Magnetic Island
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4778 5658
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