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2301 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2421
406-325-5100
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Billings' Best Italian

We recently realized that we hadn't been to Ciao Mambo in some time. After our meal, I had to wonder why. I have nothing new to offer concerning the restaurant. The food is always excellent, the service is always better than average, the wine selection is always good and the price is always... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
Robert D
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Billings, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Five of us ate there. Good good but service not so. Asked for bread twice- no bread. One in our party served wrong order .

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Billings, Montana
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We recently realized that we hadn't been to Ciao Mambo in some time. After our meal, I had to wonder why. I have nothing new to offer concerning the restaurant. The food is always excellent, the service is always better than average, the wine selection is always good and the price is always appropriate. The one comment I'll make this... More 

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Billings, Montana
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I have reviewed Ciao Mambo before, but I wanted to review again. This is one of my most favorite restaurants in Billings. It was exceptional last night. Food and service was great. I had the frutti di mare and minestrone. As good as I have had there. My wife had the lasagna. She said the same thing. I was also... More 

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Chinook
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20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

First of all, I never remember to save room for dessert, but Paige told me we were having some, so I ordered the sweet potato gnocchi. It was lovely - and just filling enough to leave room for me to enjoy the zeppoli that we selected for dessert. The raspberry and chocolate dipping sauces were my favorites but the others... More 

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Shepherd, Montana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

So our usual hangout on Montana Avenue was PACKED this last Friday night so we jut walked down the street and saw this place- decently busy but definitely seating available. So glad we wandered in. First, the service was excellent. Our waitress was JUST attentive enough, leaving enough time alone while making sure we always had what we needed. You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Dining alone - sat at the pizza bar - great food, fun to visit with the crew. Cannon was a great waiter, and the mambo wine and pumpkin bundt cake dessert was awesome!!! The chefs have a fav secret breakfast pizza - it is good!!! Eggs - there not just for breakfast! Great place!

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Still hungover from a culinary tour of #Sicily, I was desperate to find a comparable #Sicilian meal in the #USA. I was promptly seated on a 1 topper next to the greeter's station one Sat nite in #Billings #MT. The staff was friendly, even Amanda. The table wobbled but after 2 glasses of white (IT/Tuscan), it didn't matter. The 2nd... More 

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Casper, Wyoming
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The food is amazing. The atmosphere is simply loud, obnoxious, and not enjoyable. Several instances of the kitchen staff shouting extremely inappropriate replies to each other. These were things I certainly would not want my children or grandchildren to hear. The wait staff were nice, but had no clue where there duties were, as well.

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Thermopolis, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Absolutely amazing. From beginning to end!!! Our server Amber was so great and very patient with us as we have children. I loved the music! The appetizers came (we had bruschetta and the Italian nachos). It was so good and there was so much that we had to force ourselves to stop and save room for dinner. Then the dinner... More 

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Billings, Montana
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We just finished a wonderful meal at Ciao Mambo. We started with the Italian Nachos which were huge and absolutely delicious. My husband had the Scampi and I had Pollo Con Formaggio (Chicken Fillets) with pasta in a Vodka sauce. Dinner was outstanding. served hot and in a timely fashion. Plus our server Ashley was extremely attentive. We will definitely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2301 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2421
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
  • Phone Number: 406-325-5100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?