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361-363 Moorabool St | Opposite Kadinia Park, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
+61 3 5221 7888
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17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Geelong, Australia
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105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Still Geelong's best Chinese restaurant after a few decades. Haven't been back for a while, but was great to see the food was as good as ever. Love it!

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Thank Paulj1066
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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119 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

was initially looking forward to visiting this place after seeing some positive reviews but the visit today turned out to be very disappointing. there was only 1 table of patrons when we arrived. was ushered to a table by non-Asian waitress whom does not give us the experience of an authentic Asian/Chinese restaurant. we were expecting the noise, buzz, smell,... More 

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1 Thank Michelle C
hugoh888, Manager at Man Bo, responded to this review

Dear Michelle C. I am disappointed at your review. I feel that your comments are vindictive. We have a very strong following of Geelong's Chinese community. The Yum Char trolly was not "luke warm" but was steaming hot. If your dumplings were not steaming hot, I am not sure why you would not have raised the problem with one of... More 

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86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

As a visitor to Geelong, I had no expectations of the standard of Chinese cuisine in this friendly city. The visit to Man Bo was a pleasant one. The venue was spacious and decked out with dynastic ceiling designs that are rare even in Mainland China restaurants. Staff were smiling and friendly. My local friend did all the ordering and... More 

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Thank livingroundtheworld
Geelong, Australia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

The food was very good cannot fault it. The waiter we had was very professional. We went for a meal with no time frame in mind, but the food did come out in a timely manner. All up a great night with great food.

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Thank Jeffrtoz T
hugoh888, Manager at Man Bo, responded to this review

Thank you Jeffrtoz T for your review. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

We had been before so expected a great night. I don't know what has happened but the service was the worst any of us have seen. No apologies were ever offered so this must now be standard. The food was good when it came, but if you have to wait for 2 hours before you get any food it may... More 

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1 Thank Robyn P
hugoh888, Manager at Man Bo, responded to this review

Hi Robyn, thanks for your feedback. In particular thank you for your good review of our food. I have spoken individually with you, your daughter Lynda, and another of your daughters in 3 separate conversations since the night. I apologise sincerely for the less than adequate service you received on the night. Unfortunately, your group of thirteen decided to order... More 

Geelong, Australia
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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

A very expensive Chinese restaurant. Used to be great they made real Chinese dishes. Now they serve western Chinese adapted. I love the real thing

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1 Thank Deb F
Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Heard great things about Man Bo so decided to give it a try. It was a special occasion for my husband and I so did not mind paying the prices if the food was as good as I had heard. We ordered the $60 banquet. Long wait for the first couple of courses to arrive, then the next 4 came... More 

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Thank sciona
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We eat semi regularly at Man Bo,but on this occasion felt really let down by both the service and more disappointing the standard of food,we ordered our entrees which were fine,then ordered 8 Peking Duck crepes to come out as our next entree,but our main course arrived and we tried to get a staff members attention to alert them but... More 

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Donald, Australia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

the meal was great and the staff very helpful did not have to wait long nothing to much trouble went there twice while we were in Geelong loved it

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Thank noreen b
Ireland
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The food is delicious, it's a bit on the expensive side,but I've been to quite a few Chinese restaurants in Geelong and this for me was the best one.

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Thank sinead d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 27
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 361-363 Moorabool St | Opposite Kadinia Park, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  City of Greater Geelong  >  Geelong
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5221 7888

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