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Jah Bar

Shop 7 9-15 Central Ave | Shop 7, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9977 4449
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“fish tacos” (21 reviews)
“tapas” (69 reviews)
“chorizo” (17 reviews)
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Spanish, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 7 9-15 Central Ave | Shop 7, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff have perfected the thousand mile Stare and the glide over gaze - getting service is impossible - catching the eye of staff would be a miricle if iit happened. We had to go to the bar to order wher 4 staff were having...More

1  Thank mariegb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love a place that lets adults work their way through the menu and the cocktails. Nah Bar has a very generous happy hour until 7pm on Fridays and it seemed to resume again when we finished our meal. Either way, the drinks were the...More

Thank SamelieC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriends went to jah bar after some of them having a previous good experience on dates. Clearly they can't cater to a large number. We were left waiting for an hour for drinks, food was small serves for ridiculous prices and at...More

Thank Gemma C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read about the restaurant in Lonely Planet we went out of our way to find it - and we were thrilled with the menu, the wonderful tapas including a fish taco that was so good, it is hard to describe. The service was great...More

Thank Cdnloon1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great dinner with good flavoured tapas dishes. The fish tacos, chorizo in cider, and scallops/belly pork combos were all particularly good. All tapas dishes are Aus$10 on Sundays - great value. Some interesting selection of Spanish red wines too, topped off with friendly and attentive...More

1  Thank Expat_In_France_11
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Consistently excellent, the food is amazing and great value for money, especially the fish tacos! Great service, the food comes out quickly and the staff are friendly. The cocktails are also delicious.

Thank Bridee J
Reviewed December 24, 2017

The tapas were very tasty albeit a little overpriced. The cocktails were very ordinary and seemed more ice than actual cocktail. The service was very "chilled" especially given we were there at a quiet time.

Thank OzCatInHat
Reviewed December 15, 2017

I was already surprised that there wasn't many people this time a year on a Thu night... But the quality of the food explains now.. This place used to be best tapas in Manly and I had been regular customer, but given my first disappointment...More

Thank Marko S
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed, terribly over priced' shockingly slow service, tiny portion sizes. We went to Jah bar for a night out, hoping it would be a quality restaurant, immediately I became suspicious when I viewed the very limited menu, I almost left before ordering. I now...More

1  Thank Jett-star338
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

Visited Jah Bar after finding a deal on Groupon, the first 4 tapas arrived within decent timings but then the final 2 arrived 45 minutes later. The food has good but service wasn’t.

Thank CHARLIEA1987
A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take
you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches
here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the
day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is
a great way to experience Sydney Harbor Bay and the
Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are
plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent
cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $19
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 7 9-15 Central Ave | Shop 7, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Manly>  > Manly
  • Neighborhood: Manly
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9977 4449
  • E-mail
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