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Cuisine: Japanese
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $35

Enjoy some of the best Japanese food in Sydney alongside iconic views over Manly Beach at this relaxed restaurant and sake bar.

Minato is renowned for freshly made and beautifully-presented bites and great vibes. Beautifully designed with a mixture of tables, cabanas and an al fresco balcony, this restaurant is a stylish setting for a delicious dinner and sake or two.

The open kitchen is overseen by the chef Jin, who is known for sourcing quality ingredients and demanding exacting standards from his talented team.

The menu includes a huge choice of sumptuous sushi and sashimi, small plates, wagyu steaks and crispy tempura, as well as a mouth-watering selection of sides. The soft shell crab futomaki is a must, as are octopus balls with sweet soy.

An experienced bar manager is on hand to advise on sake pairings for your meal and there are more than 12 to choose from. There is also a large selection of beers, both on tap and bottled, as well as fine wines and classic cocktails.

Although it’s brand new, Minato is already making waves in Sydney’s dining scene. Book it while you can.

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Minato
Level 1, 49-53 North Steyne, Manly
Manly 2095

Open Hours:
Wednesday 12pm - 3pm and 4pm - 10pm
Thursday 12pm - 3pm and 5pm - 10pm
Friday 7am - 11pm
Saturday 7am - 11pm
Sunday 7am - 10pm

Phone: 02 8970 4066
Website: www.minatomanly.com.au

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Minato
Cuisine: Japanese
Mains: $15 - $35

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Craig Chappell

Everything is awesome! Been here a few times and it’s consistently great. The Salmon main dish is superb. Customer service is also brilliant.

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world class location.
great food.

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Very pleasant evening overlooking the beach enjoyed the Sake and variety of dishes to share. Plans to go back

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Joe Khan

Great food and top notch service! The garlic prawn entree was especially delicious. Can’t wait to come back and spread the word.

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Craig Chappell

Some new dishes I’ve never seen before - all beautiful. Highly recommend

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Really nice venue, great views, friendly fast service and delicious food!

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Vanessa Blount

Delicious Japanese in a beautiful location with friendly and attentive staff.

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Tanya Colwell

Exceptional service, fresh yummy food, amazing views. Loved the sake flight and kingfish carpaccio was amazing. The sushi/sashimi platter was very fresh, quality though I thought overall was good but not exceptional. I hope that this restaurant does well because they're in an expensive part of Manly and the food and service are good. We enjoyed our lunch and will probably come back.

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Katie Keeling

Great food and lovely service, would definitely go back.

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We enjoyed our evening at Minato. Its got a great balcony and fantastic views. Prices were very reasonable for Manly.

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One of the few seaside restaurants in Sydney.
Food was authentic and really good.
Service was also perfect.
Thanks

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Albert Putra Sucipto

Loving this place to the fullest. Excellent food, sashimi and sushi was superb and beautiful service. Lovely view and will definitely come back!

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Minato is a hidden gem. The staff we’re exceptionally welcoming on arrival and the food was divine. The beef tataki was my favourite. For manly, Parking is easy in the parking station one block behind. We will definitely be heading back there.

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Great experience. The food was wonderful, the service is great and and the location is superb. Will definitely be visiting again.

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This was our First Table experience, we were very impressed. The food was amazing will definitely return.

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Tina Chan

Great food with one of the best views in Manly! Also enjoyed beers with happy hour and like the Sake Soda & Lime!

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We enjoyed a lovely Friday evening on the Minato verandah. The food was delicious and was served quickly. The menu had the basics plus some interesting additions. Non-alcoholic beverages were limited to the usual sodas and juices but the staff improvised well with the suggestions of our under age guests. We’ll definitely visit again.

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The location is spectacular with uninterrupted views from the balcony seating. Food was delicious, interesting and fresh. Some of the best Sashimi I have enjoyed outside of Japan.
Looking forward to going back.

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Angela Griffiths

One of the finest Japanese restaurant experiences on the Northern Beaches. Certainly the best in Manly. Food is fresh, traditional and creative. I had kingfish Sashimi, prawns and vegies. Cooked and presented beautifully. Son had Wagyu beef cooked to perfection. Staff polite and friendly. These guys are new but well worth the visit.

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Very good Quality clean authentic japanese food
The views from the restaurant are spectulat
We tried all the dishes from the entree and wagu beef for main course..... truly delicious

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