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“Beautiful Chinese restaurant” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Man Bo

Man Bo
Ranked #271 of 449 Restaurants in Geelong
Price range: $8 - $27
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Melbourne
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205 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Beautiful Chinese restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

Have been wanting to try Man Bo for a couple of years and finally made it for dinner. This is a beautiful restaurant and it must be said that very little has been spared to make it this way - even down to the cloth hand towells in the rest rooms. The service was excellent with our every need attended to politely and promptly.
The meals were very, very good. It's as good a Chinese meal as we have eaten and the flavours were all impressive. We went for one of the banquet menus (couldn't decide on individually!) and were not disappointed. The meals were piping hot so clearly were not sitting around waiting to be served. We will be back.

  • Visited March 2013
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geelong
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98 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Peking duck”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

Had a great meal at man bo. We had private seats for 2 next to a cupboard and curtain not at the line of tables for 2. I find these too close together and people listen to your conversation which drives me nuts. We had San choi bau and then Peking duck. Also we had vegetables with garlic and ginger and special fried rice. Just delicious, with excellent service as well. Love the interior design, very shanghai grand. Can't wait to go back loved it!!!!!

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1 Thank heleconiaGeelong
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Melbourne, Australia
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78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Sadly over priced for average food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013

When the newish owners of this restaurant brought some Melbourne big city flare I thought great, we are finally going to have a quality restaurant. Well the surrounds are nice, potential is great. Unfortunately the food is only as good as all the rest of our good average take-away shops. The difference between them is this restaurant costs twice as much.
Not likely to return in a hurry. Doesn't matter China Town is only a hour away.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank GregGeelong
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“Great Chinese!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

We had a pleasant experience at Man Bo, the food was fantastic, a little on the pricey side, but well worth it in my opinion. The service was good and the food was served quickly. The atmosphere was very nice, we sat in a lovely private booth, the restaurant is spacious and I would highly recommend dining at Man Bo to any in or passing through the area.

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Thank KiahC89
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent food, great service and warm atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2013

Very good would recommend it highly. The decor is very traditional and the seating is in booths that are very comfortable and your not piled on top of each other very spacious

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Thank COOPZlE
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