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“Great restaurant”
Review of Man Friday

Man Friday
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Lom Sak, Thailand
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great restaurant”
Reviewed September 25, 2013

This is an amazing place. Had a lovely meal here with my young son who still talks about it. Possums come and take food is great. It is far superior dining experience in my personal opinion to anywhere apart from the French restaurant, everyone should try it

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank Simon L
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Saratoga NSW Australia
Level 5 Contributor
44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“A relaxing dining experience.”
Reviewed September 17, 2013

So laid back at Man Friday. We have been coming back here for many years and have not been disappointed. BYO is a bonus with a great range of Mexican meals. The native wildlife always put on a great show. The staff are friendly and efficient.

  • Visited September 2013
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2 Thank Paul H
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Adelaide, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Tropic Island Eating”
Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed this restaurant so much we went twice in a week. Great service and excellent food, with its own special brand of style. If you see it in the light you may think twice. - but wait 'til dark and its a real treat. Highly recommended for a tropical island dinner. Try the varied Mexican menu. Watch out for the wild visitors.

Visited September 2013
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2 Thank Martin D
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Tired and needs new owners!”
Reviewed September 5, 2013

We have eaten many times in the past four years. This week's experience was ultra ordinary. The service was terrible, no interest at all from the wait staff other than to take orders. The Mexican dishes are always of an acceptable standard but the specials were woeful and expensive for what was presented to us. The wasabi prawns were in fact little shrimps covered in a wasabi flavoured cream sauce but totally overwhelmed by a mountain of breadcrumbs. The deep fried mushrooms were equally underwhelming. Two of our group ordered the chicken in creamy garlic sauce. It was as tough as old boots and inedible. The owner decided that in view of the comments he would charge 50% for these dishes!!! The mackerel was tasty enough but overcooked. The setting is quirky and the nightly visits by ring tailed possums and curlews always provokes interest. We won't be returning until new management takes over!

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Katetherat
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Sydney, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Food, Great Atmosphere”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

What a fantastic find, who'd of thought the tastiest Fajitas I've ever had on Magnetic Island. Was so much fun having the possums joining us for dinner too.

Visited August 2013
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2 Thank Franwardlee
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