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Manta Restaurant & Bar

Average price $95
8.8/10
1,217 reviews

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Scores & Reviews

Fabulous
8.8/10
based on 1217 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :8.8/10
Service :8.8/10
Setting :9/10
  1. Patricia M.
    • 5 reviews
    5.5/10

    Blue swimmer crab lasagna was delicious as per previous reviews. The kaffir lime pannacotta was also great. Did make a request for a birthday message to be put on dessert but this didn’t happen

  2. Ramneek K.
    • 10 reviews
    6.5/10

    The food quality was ok but not what you expect for the price paid. Portions are really small and takes a very long time for the meal to arrive.

  3. Amanda S.
    • 11 reviews
    10/10

    I had the barramundi and it was cooked to perfection! The team were also very accommodating in finding us a table outside too. Love coming here!

  4. Carter Z.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Manta was a superb experience. Great views of the water and the city. Welcomed to our seats in a warm manner. Food was exceptional and good portions. Would definitely recommend it to couples, families, or for a corporate meal. 10/10 would eat again

  5. Kitty C.
    • one review
    7.5/10

    Been to this restaurant a number of times and never disappointed each time. Presentation of dishes are superb. Hoping the fork will continue to give out offers.

  6. Hayley W.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Amazing food, wine, service and location. Love this place

  7. corry s.
    • one review
    10/10

    Great food and good service.

  8. Jason H.
    • 2 reviews
    8/10

    Great food overlooking a great view. Been a few times and really enjoyed it. Definitely go back again. It's one of the best seafood restaurants in the eastern suburbs in my humble opinion.

  9. Ed J.
    • 182 reviews
    10/10

    Awesome love the food and the service is fantastic. As I say in all of my Manta a reviews, the wine prices are legend could finance a whole new neighborhood, buy a cruise ship, fly to the moon, lots of things but cant afford a bottle of vino.

  10. A A.
    • 295 reviews
    7.5/10

    The food is good but overpriced for what you get. Portions are getting smaller Service is always attentive until you want the bill then you cannot get anyone’s attention.

  11. Lydia y.
    • 3 reviews
    9.5/10

    Beautiful seafood and succulent fish, sauces were made to perfection. Service very professional despite it being very busy at the time of my visit.

  12. A A.
    • 251 reviews
    8/10

    Went on a Fork promotion which made this restaurant a great deal. Gorgeous location sitting on the pier looking across to the city lights. Plates were delicious and the shared raw entree a standout dish. Sadly our waiter was absent most of the time when water or service was needed. That said a young lady came to our rescue and continued to meet our needs for water despite her being attached to a different part of the restaurant where a large party were dining. Our wine was also whisked away by the first waiter and set away from our table. I rescued it as we would have waited on long time for our glasses to be refilled had we relied on his attention. Despite the slap dash attitude of our first waiter the occasion and food were delightful. Shame in a restaurant of that calibre that a service staff member should be so unprofessional.

  13. David P.
    • 8 reviews
    8.5/10

    A wonderful dining experience with the best seafood. A perfect night for our friend from San Francisco to enjoy. Thanks

  14. A A.
    • 253 reviews
    9/10

    Food is good as always, and six of us were very happy service especially.

  15. Selma T.
    • 2 reviews
    6.25/10

    Service was terrible

  16. Jennifer J.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Excellent dining experience

  17. Kylie B.
    • one review
    10/10

    this was our first time and I want to go back today. The food was the best I have had in a long time. The service was incredible as we had a short time to eat as we were going to the theatre. I truly recommend this restaurant ... The lobster sliders are a MUST

  18. A A.
    • 254 reviews
    8.5/10

    Good seafood, great location. Excellent way to spend a pleasant day

  19. Andrew B.
    • 14 reviews
    10/10

    Best seafood meal in Sydney with consistently great food & service .... cannot be beaten for value and a great meal out when you can’t be bothered cooking for yourself

  20. A A.
    • 249 reviews
    9.25/10

    Great Service Amazing food and views

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How to get to the restaurant

6 Cowper Wharf Road, 2011, Woolloomooloo, Australia

About the restaurant

There is no finer location in Sydney to dine, drink and indulge than Woolloomooloo wharf. Among its most popular residents is Manta Restaurant & Bar. With an emphasis on produce sourced from farmers and fishmongers known to Head Chef Daniel Hughes and owner Rob Rubis, Manta offers a menu that is both eclectic and elegant. Grass-fed, 1kg rib eye steaks are reared on Rubis’s family ranch in Queensland, while all fish – King George Whiting, Ocean Trout, Pink Snapper, Barramundi and Patagonian Toothfish - is line-caught. This modern Australian restaurant not only showcases the finest from the land and the sea, but is conveniently located with one of the best views of Sydney on Woolloomooloo’s wharf for diners to enjoy all year round. This beautiful waterfront eatery boasts views of the harbour and CBD skyline; a sleek bar and outdoor dining area perfect for any occasion.

Best Dish: Blue Swimmer Crab Lasagne

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