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MAMBO Nuevo Latino

Byward Market Area
Spanish, Tapas
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77 Clarence Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P5N5, Canada
613-562-2500
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The pleasure of entertaining. Taking inspiration from the fiery and...
The pleasure of entertaining. Taking inspiration from the fiery and aromatic cuisine of Central and South America, MAMBO is big flavors, samba~salsa music, mojito~caipirinhas and a wide array of tasty tapas. The restaurant’s exposed brick walls and bold vibrant colors imbue the main dining area with a truly intimate atmosphere, making it perfect for romantic rendezvous or corporate cocktail receptions. The private room on the lower level is perfect for celebrations, company meetings or product launches. And the newly renovated Mambo rooftop is a destination for those seeking a sound escape at sunset. MAMBO Nuevo Latino brings dynamic nightlife and a vibrant mix of cultures where you’ll wine; dine on a unique mix of Latin influences. Mambo Restaurant carries you through a memorable dining experience, as you live, love and dance with a Latin flair.
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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 25
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Waitress was super nice and friendly! Sadly food was average

The service was good and friendly. I went with a group of friends. The food was ordinary and pricey for what it is. We were all deceived. I won't come back. But amazing staff.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
Elisa W
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Gatineau, Canada
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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Gatineau, Canada
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The service was good and friendly. I went with a group of friends. The food was ordinary and pricey for what it is. We were all deceived. I won't come back. But amazing staff.

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montreal/stowe
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We purchased a Groupon and were very happy that we did . It included 2 drinks and we picked Mojitos. We were 3 . The waiter was kind enough to split it into 3 but really , we actually got 3 drinks . Very strong and very good . The guacamole was excellent with good nacho chips . We ordered... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

So we showed up, ordered our food, a half hour later it arrived the waitress then disappeared for an hour, i ordered a wrap and salad the salad was covered in black mould was not fresh at all, and the chicken bacon wrap was without bacon, my girlfriends wrap didnt even come with all the ingredients listed and the beer... More 

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British Columbia
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Just left. Tried to order the sangria which was on special was told they did not have the special. Ok, so I tried to order a margarita. They're out...had a busy weekend. Then the server tells me they have sangria, but I can't get it at the special price. It would be full price. What?!? How can you have advertised... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I ordered the shrimp tapa and chorizo poutine from Mambo. It arrived on time but I was very disappointed. There were 5 shrimp with no sauce and some pitas, when I specifically asked for a little extra sauce. The chorizo poutine was lukewarm, and the cheese curds were stale. No effort here, maybe just for delivery but regardless, I'm surprised... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I just wanted to pass along how pleased we were with our birthday celebration on Saturday night. I was very happy to see how the rooms were set up and the screen in place on our arrival. Everyone was very complimentary about the food (I think you will have some new customers!) and the music had everyone dancing all night.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Less than average restaurant, the setup is fine, the food average to poor, had dinner on NYE the food was poor according to the occasion Fortunately the personnel is very very kind and helpful Overall experience a bit disappointing

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A good friend of mine referred me to this restaurant and I couldn't be happier! The staff was very fast and friendly, which was a HUGE plus! We ordered Tacos del Norte and Rollos de Pollo and everything was delicious! Great place for a romantic date. Completely exceeded my expectations! Highly recommended!

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Ottawa, Canada
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89 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We dropped in to listen to the jazz ensemble. Unfortunately the sound system was not working. Sound technician was frustrated with the arrangements and so were the clients. Expectations to serve good food, sizzling drinks and smooth jazz maybe too much for management?

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Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We were there on a nice warm day and the front windows were open. After sitting down and ordering, a staff member decided to clean the bar, which was near our table. Instead of spraying the cleaning product onto the cloth, she sprayed the cleaning solution into the air, aiming at the bar, however, because the front windows were open,... More 

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Additional Information about MAMBO Nuevo Latino

Address: 77 Clarence Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P5N5, Canada
Phone Number: 613-562-2500
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 77 Clarence Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P5N5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: 613-562-2500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups

Description

The pleasure of entertaining. Taking inspiration from the fiery and aromatic cuisine of Central and South America, MAMBO is big flavors, samba~salsa music, mojito~caipirinhas and a wide array of tasty tapas. The restaurant’s exposed brick walls and bold vibrant colors imbue the main dining area with a truly intimate atmosphere, making it perfect for romantic rendezvous or corporate cocktail receptions. The private room on the lower level is perfect for celebrations, company meetings or product launches. And the newly renovated Mambo rooftop is a destination for those seeking a sound escape at sunset. MAMBO Nuevo Latino brings dynamic nightlife and a vibrant mix of cultures where you’ll wine; dine on a unique mix of Latin influences. Mambo Restaurant carries you through a memorable dining experience, as you live, love and dance with a Latin flair.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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