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Man Bo Restaurant

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361-365 Moorabool St | Opposite Kadinia Park, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
+61 3 5221 7888
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 14:30
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Geelong, Australia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come here frequently, but I would advise everyone to think twice before coming here in mothers day or fathers day, the entrees were all very very cool, barely warm, our drinks came up to other tables and then went back to the bar, we had to go up and say they were ours, we observed meal after meal, drink... More 

Thank Terry M
Melton, Australia
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here a few times. Never disappoints. Peking duck is lovely. Whole meal and atmosphere. Love it !

Thank Sue N
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Spent evening there with friend. We ordered beef with ginger and onion and sweet chicken. Rice and vegetable. Beef was really good and chicken ok. Vegetables nothing special, some of them way to big. Customer service not bad. Prices a little bit high for Chinese food but anyway was restaurant. I might be back.

Thank Celestyna O
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We had eaten at this restaurant twice before, but last night decided to do the banquet. The food was delicious and well timed, no long delays or pressure between courses. Lots of different dishes to sample. It is quite expensive, however when using the 'entertainment book' the price was worth it. The service was quite good, but it was a... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Torquay, Australia
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293 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a very elegant looking place - Geelong's "Flower Drum". The food is also very good, especially the Peking Duck.

Thank Axiomwatson
Geelong, Australia
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106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 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!

Thank Paulj1066
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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125 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

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 

2 Thank Michelle C
hugoh888, Manager at Man Bo Restaurant, 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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193 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank livingroundtheworld
Geelong, Australia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 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.

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

Thank you Jeffrtoz T for your review. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 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 

1 Thank Robyn P
hugoh888, Manager at Man Bo Restaurant, 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$66
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 361-365 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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