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Man Friday


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews nachos burrito chilli con carne tortillas beef mexican food local wildlife outdoor setting friendly possums great atmosphere fairy lights nelly bay specials board staff were attentive laid back great night ferry terminal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been coming for years and it’s great still. Could do with a Reno but the food is just right the way it is.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank craigk11649
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Terrible service, terrible food, very disappointed. I had the pork ribs and could not get the meat off the bone.. served with basic wedges and salad. It took ages to have our order taken. Staff had no personality.. $3.55 pp for corkage.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We came here on the last night of our trip and we weren’t disappointed. Local wildlife roaming around the premises. The food was delicious, especially the enchiladas!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bekfacehead
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Just had an excellent meal for two at Man Friday. We had not booked but we're lucky enough to get a table. Restaurant was quite busy but despite this we were quickly served by the friendly team. Potato skins with chili con carne to start...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Taffy-Bob
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Pictures and reviews were misleading. This was an experience we hope to ward others away from having. Opening hours were difficult to come by. It was the locals who helped to explain how it worked (we called and the phone rang out - their messagebank...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ChelsAaronAdventures
Reviewed 19 October 2018

My friend who lives on the island recommended this place, and it did not disappoint. I had the beef nachos which was a big serve and very yummy. Eating within nature whilst the friendly possums come down for a feed and abundant birdlife. Unfortunately had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sharronlachlan
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We had a good evening here watching a couple of possums on the specials board. The food was good. I had seafood fajitas but the guacamole, salsa and soured cream portions were tiny.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kate R
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Although they prefer reservations we were lucky enough to be sited at a large table even though there was only 2 of us. We had read about the wildlife that visit this restaurant and were not disappointed.. Possums knew where to go for scraps and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KeriM347
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We went on an incredibly busy night and appreciated that there would be a wait and staff were under pressure. The food was fantastic and a great Island setting, however, staff really let the place down. We watched as they grumbled and avoided tables and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kloz79
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, good food, although limited menu. Purely Mexican food. Need to book in advance although can’t find a website and not on Facebook, so need to phone. We did not book and so were sat inside (alone). Modestly priced and staff were very friendly.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank James P
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