Proudly serving Spud Lovers for over 30 years!

Darwin's Original and Best Baked Spuds

We serve freshly baked spuds loaded with our delicious range of signature toppings

You’ll find us at Nightcliff Foreshore, Zuccoli Plaza, Mindil Beach Sunset Markets and various events across Darwin. 

Get your spud fix here

Trading Locations

Need to get your spud fix? Here’s where you can find us!

 Make sure you follow us on Facebook or Instagram to get the most up to date location information.

(October to April)

Wet Season Trade Schedule 


Zuccoli Plaza

5pm – 7:30pm


Nightcliff Foreshore

5pm – 7:30pm

(April to October)

Dry Season Trade Schedule 


Mindil Beach Sunset Markets

4pm – 9pm


Zuccoli Plaza

5pm – 7:30pm

Zuccoli trades may be affected by Dry Season Events. 

Be sure to check Facebook for the latest trading schedule!


Nightcliff Foreshore

5pm – 7:30pm

Mindil Beach Sunset Markets

4pm – 9pm

Kickin' it since 1987

One of Darwin's Oldest Traditions

The Potato Man Darwin in 1990

The Potato Man started in 1987 and was one of Darwin’s first food vans. 

Setting up along the Nightcliff boat ramp selling freshly baked spuds with delicious signature toppings. The Potato Man has also been trading since the very beginning of the famous Mindil Beach Sunset Markets

The Potato Man has since become a Darwin icon.

For generations, locals and tourist alike make their way to The Potato Man to enjoy the company of friends and family and a delicious freshly baked spud with all of their favourite toppings, against the backdrop of Darwin’s famous sunsets at Nightcliff Foreshore or Mindil Beach Sunset Markets.


If you’d like to know where we are trading, please see above for our current trading locations. We look forward to you joining us for Spud Day!

Get your spud fix every day of the week

Casuarina Eatery Store

Open Now

Your dreams have been answered. Dig into our spuds any day of the week!

Come and visit us at our Casuarina Store! We have a wider range of toppings so you can really build the spud of your dreams!

Even better yet, it's open 7 days a week so you don't have to wait too long in-between cravings!


Monday - 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 10am - 7:30pm
Wednesday 10am - 7:30pm
Thursday 10am - 7:30pm
Friday 10am - 8pm
Saturday 10am - 7:30pm
Sunday 10am - 2pm

A guaranteed crowd pleaser

Catering Services

The Potato Man

Whether it’s a wedding, birthday bash, work function, private event or celebration we’d love to help you make it a success.

Enquire using our form below. Minimum bookings of 60 people apply.

Now takings bookings for Christmas and work functions for 2021
PLUS weddings and events 2022!

Enquire now to avoid disappointment!
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Supporting our community

We’re committed to the community that we’ve been a part of for more than 30 years. We’ve donated to Bushfire Relief, Relay for life and the Starlight Foundation – causes close to our heart.

We've proudly donated over

$ 0
to the community since 2017
It's all free!

Our Menu

Serving generations of spud lovers with our signature menu that has stood the test of time

You have questions. 
We have answers.


We’ve put together a list of our most Frequently Asked Questions. 

If you don’t see your question below get in touch!

If you missed it above, our current trading locations can be found here. Make sure you follow us on Facebook to status updates from us! 

Yes! You bet. We trade all the way throughout the year, January to December.

However, rain may interrupt our service. Be sure to follow us on Facebook to get the most up to date info. 

Yes, we take both cash or eftpos. However we do pass on the 1.9% fee 

YES!! E.V.E.R.Y.T.H.I.N.G!!

Right now, you can choose from baked beans and all of our cold toppings like dry slaw, beetroot, pineapple and more!

Yes, we offer 50c discounts for bringing your own container!

Say hello, we love to chat!

Contact Us

Please fill in the form below or get in touch with us on Social Media
Updates underway

Website Under Construction

Thanks for visiting our little corner of the internet!

We are giving our website an update and apologise for any inconveniences caused. 

If you need to get in touch please feel free to fill in the contact form below or reach out to us on Social Media

Finally! A new vegan/vegetarian option!

Current Special

Mediterranean Falafel with Quinoa Tabouli and Hummus

The Potato Man Vegan Special

This new special is delicious, refreshing and light! Best of all we’ve kept it GLUTEN FREE!


It comes with your choice of :

🧈 Plain/Garlic Butter/Nuttelex (v)
🥗 Quinoa Tabouli
🧆 Mediterranean Falafel
🧀 Cheese or Vegan Cheese ($2 extra)
🍯 Drizzled in Hommus
🥔 On top of a freshly baked spud

Hurry! Available for a limited time only!