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“Lovely spot overlooking the river”
Review of Mangrove Jacks cafe - CLOSED

Mangrove Jacks cafe
Price range: $8 - $31
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed March 14, 2013

We have been coming here for many years. You can sit overlooking the river and if you are lucky water dragons come up from the river hoping for handouts.

The food is always good and sometimes even inspired. The staff is always friendly and helpful.

However, the decor needs a serious update.

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Thank SusanM63
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Reviewed March 11, 2013 via mobile

Spent the weekend in Coffs found this cafe for breakfast great freshly squeezed orange juice made my breakfast just the way I asked for great staff we did dine next door also and both restaurants great so relaxing sitting by the water would go back

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Thank samsonSydney
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

This place could have so much potential. It has a lovely outlook of the creek, and quite a nice menu. The only thing really missing here is some friendly service from the establishment's host. I have been here many times and have found him to be consistently snappy and rude. There is a lot of competition in the Coffs cafe/restaurant market .....so I really think he needs to change his attitude if he wants to encourage a regular customer base.

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PhilStudley, Owner at Mangrove Jacks cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2013

thanks for your feedback yes there are other resturants and plenty of competition theres one next door with the same view over the creek maybe you should go there in future then you wont have . put up with my lack of people skills
regards Phil.

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Reviewed February 25, 2013

My husband and I really enjoyed our lunch here at Mangove Jacks. he had the Barramundi and said it was the best fish n chips he has ever had, I had a pasta and also have to say it was one of the best. The prices were reasonable and meal sizes were fine. The service was very friendly, no issues at all. Would love to go back again next time we are in Coffs and hopefully try the kayaking too, the setting is beautiful along the water.

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Thank sll83
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Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

Mushroom bruchetta was to die for. But I felt the main. Steak was a little disappointing. I asked for med rare was over cooked and chared. It sat on 3 large boiled ( too many) two pieces of boccohini and smothered in Jus with a few beans. Could be alot nicer. Web says on a Rosti.

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Thank Mary255059
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