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Ciao Mambo

2301 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2421
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Ranked #20 of 272 Restaurants in Billings
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Billings, Montana
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We ate here a few weeks ago, and it was stupendous. I chose it based on the Trip Advisor reviews. Every single thing we ordered was spectacular. We ordered the tootsie rolls (which were actually delicious wrappers stuffed with cheese), meatballs and the caprese platter for our large groups appetizers and they were all great. For the main course everyone... More

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Montgomery, Alabama
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Meh, it's average chain italian food. The bruschetta was inedible and had to be sent back. The service was slow, though the server was sweet enough. We ordered the pasta ravenna and it was good, just that, good. Additionally, we ordered the Papa Biagio's Bolognese, which I found to taste a bit like chef- boyardee beefaroni with cheese added to... More

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Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I took something to go at this place. The sitting area seems good, but there were a lot of couples, so I felt awkward to sit on my own. The lasagna was good, a little too salty to my taste. But you know, when you pay $25 for a lasagna and a tiramisu, it's always nice when you don't have... More

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Billings, Montana
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I have eaten at ciao mambo hundreds of times as well as has my family. Unfortunately I don't think we will ever eat there again. The food and service are great. The staff knows us by name. The problems are that the music is so loud at the restaurant that we can't hear each other talk (no we don't need... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I visited this restaurant with my wife and daughter. Terrific food, wait staff was on their game. Music was a tad loud, but overall a great experience. We will be back!

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Great Falls, Montana
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A friend and I had an awesome Italian cuisine experience --- simply an excellent food, service, and atmosphere. The wine selection was pretty good and our server was very customer oriented and very helpful with our wine selection and food pairing. The dessert list is short but are excellent! Highly recommend this place.

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Medicine Hat
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My family of 4 went to Ciao Mambo on our summer vacation. This place has five star service giving five star food at affordable prices. Christene, our server, was brilliant. She brought dough for the kids to play with while our food was prepared. We never had empty glasses or dirty dishes on our table. We shared the antipasti and... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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347 reviews 347 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
480 helpful votes 480 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Wow! Do the Billingtonians know what a gem they have right in their downtown? Fantastic pasta, quick and friendly service and located in a pretty, gentrified part of the city. I look forward to another visit to Billings just for their made-to-order excellence.

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West Richland, Washington
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162 reviews 162 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

This was our first visit too this establishment and it we were not disappointed. The atmosphere was old world. The place has obviously been around for a long time. For it's apparent age it was well kept and very clean. Only negative comment would be that it is a little noisy. The food was excellent. I had the steak masala... More

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