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Man Friday

37 Warboys St, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
+61 7 4778 5658
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“fajitas” (18 reviews)
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Warboys St, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is the best kept secret on Magnetic Island. The food is great and the service was just superb. The atmosphere is great at night, with possums coming down to greet you while you are eating. Food is fantastic, and very reasonable portions. Price...More

Thank 439warren
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing was too much trouble for staff - good selection on menu and prompt service. Very enjoyable. Had a surprise with local wildlife (possum family) on rail to say goodbye.

Thank GrahamMorrison
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Brilliant mexican flavours, great ambience. Sevice great and food also well priced. BYO refreshing. I will be back!

Thank ShottsInn
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This is an evening place. A very unique setting good food and very friendly service. They serve Mexican food, but also a yummy fish & chips. The place is byo, which I always find an advantage especially when you are on holidays. As added attraction...More

Thank downunder45
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I didn't have high hopes for Man friday based on some of the reviews but was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. The vegetarian nachos, hot wings and enchilada were all delicious. It's a nice place to sit outside, have a few beers...More

Thank stephenrooney
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A very casual outdoor restaurant with excellent food and service. The menu is primarily Mexican, however there are other choices. We chose Man Friday over a local 5 Star restaurant, I think this is the best restaurant on the island

Thank Tootsicola
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Nelly Bay so walked down to this cute little BYO restaurant. Nice feel to the place but the food wasn't amazing unfortunately.

Thank prinsez_84
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

After being told to visit for dinner on our trip and reading positive reviews, we decided to visit for dinner on our last night of our holiday. In the afternoon we drove down to look. Gardens needed a good clean up and old empty plastic...More

1  Thank TeacherMrsH
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Been coming here once or twice a year for years. Always great food and great service and lovely wildlife.

Thank Craig P
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We love Man Friday, have been here several times over 10 years and every time it's brilliant. We had friends with us on our last visit first time eating Mexican and they were suitably impressed, you can BYO but their sangria is delicious. No other...More

1  Thank Lodges_13
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Restaurant Details

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