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Man Friday

37 Warboys St | Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
+61 7 4778 5658
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (22 reviews)
“guacamole” (5 reviews)
“beef” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Warboys St | Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere. Solid Mexican food. BYO or buy as you go .... sangria was tasty. A few friendly native locals also hanging around which added to the night.

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was my favorite meal I had in the one week I was away in Magnetic Island. On first glimpse, this shabby/rustic outdoors restaurant looked a little uninviting. But once you've sat down and ordered it will be one of your favorites. All the food...More

Thank Beth L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took a few of my dates here and it never disappointed, great food and homely atmosphere to start and it just gets better

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a great meal, relaxed and comfortable setting, great food and service. Highly recommended. Watch out for the possums who offer a show with dinner!

Thank Wander2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us ate here recently (over 20), and the staff seemed a little overwhelmed by it all! We had booked in advance, so prior warning was given. It took anything from 30mins to an hour for the food to arrive. There was a...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Located at Nelly Bay, you dine under the stars, and even the iconic curlew birds visit you while you’re enjoying your meal. Very pleasant evening.

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

This is the one dinner I travelled to on the weekend. It's quite near to Kelly Street/ grocery store bus stop, which is helpful to know if you don't have wheels, as it's a bit of a walk from the Ferry terminal. The staff was...More

Thank 87,181
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Great spot for an evening meal. BYO is a bonus too. Great mexican with plenty of wildlife to photograph and enjoy.

Thank eobBondi
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Walked here tonight at 7pm and it was quite clearly shut and there was absolutely no sign of it being open!! It’s so weird because it’s advertised everywhere in all tourist books and even on the TV at the ferry port!

Thank shelovesadventures
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Great little Mexican that was recommended by a British lady living on the island. The food was great. Its not licensed, so BYO. Tables are mainly outside and there's birds and possums roaming around which added to the atmosphere.

Thank Keri B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Warboys St | Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Magnetic Island
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4778 5658
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