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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%
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“fajitas” (21 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 3 days ago

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.

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank KeriM347
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank kloz79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank James P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty standard mexican food, but coupled with the cute possums, lovely location, and very friendly service we thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. Would definitely eat here again, great value for money especially considering that it's BYO.

Thank FBNelson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant outdoor setting watched by the local possums, fun at first but they were so tame that we feared one may land on our table from above or worse their droppings! They were fed food scraps on the veranda encouraging them. The service was very...More

Thank simcat46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

not many people know about this little gem we have been going for over three years, the atmosphere very laid back, the food amazing

Thank jbird388
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unassuming restaurant by day - hive of people, possum and activity by night. Food great, service and staff lovely, the added bonus is sharing the space with some very cheeky possums.

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to man Friday one day this week for dinner, I had the chicken fajitas and throughly enjoyed them. There were many decorations that really gave it the Mexican vibe. Wildlife was also prominent there, with curlews and possums, both very cute! Definitely reccombed...More

Thank 123OliviaN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to this purely based on its locality to our hotel. We had a pleasant stroll of ten minutes and ducked into the food works liquor store for a bottle of wine as it’s BYO. We were the warmly welcomed by...More

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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
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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