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“Delicious Mexican!”
Review of Man Friday

Man Friday
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Australian
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Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed August 17, 2012

Good Mexican fare in a lovely outdoor setting (indoor tables were also available). Gracious and attentive staff. Reasonable prices.

2  Thank Nick K
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Reviewed August 16, 2012

Lots of possums around when you dine outdoors in this nice Mexican restaurant. Enormous servings of high quality food.

2  Thank Mirjam1967
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Reviewed July 29, 2012

We dined here on our last night of a 5-day stay on the island. We'd rush back next time! We walked here from our accommodation near the Nelly Bay ferry terminal, about 10 minutes or so. It's BYO and we brought along a bottle of red from the nearby bottle shop.

There are both outside and inside dining areas; this was a warm night, so - like everyone else there - we sat outside among the plants and palms - and possums! Really fun, relaxed and relaxing atmosphere. Our waitress asked us if we minded being so close to the possums (our table was right next to a tree which had one of the possums in it) but we loved it.

There was a largish group dining near us, with about 8 adults as well as some 8 or 10 kids too, and although the kids ran around quite a bit, when you're outside this is not as bad as it would be indoors. They weren't really noisy, and everyone (incl the staff) seemed quite laid-back.

We did not go for the Mexican options, although they're the lower-priced selections - the wild barramundi was just too tempting!! A couple of the other choices also sounded really good, including the steaks. Next time! Service was exceptionally friendly and not at all slow as some other reviews have suggested. The barramundi, which came with a delicious sauce and on a bed of mash, was magic! We also shared an entree of the squid - tender and tasty.

All in all, a very different, and delightful, dining experience.

2  Thank AnnB99az
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Reviewed July 23, 2012

Exceptionally delicious mexican in the most amazing location, tucked away in magnetic island. Definitely worth seeking out. Its not just the food, its the dining experience that they offer that goes with it. Wonderful serving staff.
And its BYO too.

2  Thank ExO121
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Reviewed July 10, 2012

Great food and sitting outdoors watching possums and curlews popping by was great.

2  Thank AlltheMcKees
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