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Ciao Mambo

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541 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-2735
+1 406-543-0377
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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: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Late Night, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: With creative twists on classic recipes there is something for everyone in...
With creative twists on classic recipes there is something for everyone in the family. It's Italian Nachos, Minestrone, Lasagne, Tiramisu, Chianti, Frank Sinatra, Great Fun, Wonderful Service and a whole lot more... Ciao Mambo atmosphere works just as well for romantic couples as it does for a cozy table of family, friends and children too. At Mambo's, we serve up immigrant style Italian cuisine in a happening family ambiance. Our pasta dishes with rich, savory sauces and fresh ingredients, thin crust pizzas baked to perfection, and unmatchable service will keep you coming back for more. Bring your friends, family and appetite for fun, and we'll handle the rest.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful!

Ciao Mambo was great in every way - ambiance, service and definitely food! I had the fettuccine with prosciutto, pancetta, peas, mushrooms in a yummy white sauce. The server suggested I add other vegetables so I did and they were great. My husband enjoyed the baked bolognese pasta and since... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
Clare46408
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Good for:
  • Romantic
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Perry, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Chose this restaurant after clerk at motel recommended that we try it out. Excellent meal and great service considering that we were a group of 8. Everyone was treated as if we were the only ones in the restaurant.

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Bozeman, Montana
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

By chance we chose to try this restaurant last weekend when staying in Missoula with friends, as we traveled through the area -- we were so impressed that we ate there again the next evening! An excellent wine selection comes with such a variety of Italian dishes and pizzas that it was difficult to choose only one - so we... More 

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Elyria, Ohio
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Stopped in for a pizza, and was pleasantly surprised. Great pizza and complimentary garlic/parmesan bread to dip in olive oil/balsamic vinegar. Such a pleasant wait staff and quick service. Will be back!

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Surprise, Arizona
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98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Outstanding staff, couldn't do enough to make my dinner pleasant . Ordered anti-pasta for 2, didn't have a single serving, way too much, but very good. Got the main course had sausage w/ linguini. Big helping, couldn't finish! Offered their fraught offering of a IPA, this was also very good! My choice when I'm in Missoula.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Here with my husband in Missoula and wanted Italian for dinner. After seeing that this place received 4 stars we decided to give it a try. The food was ok, but the service was terrible. We saw our servers a total of 3 times and the 4 tables that were seated after us received their meals and left before us!... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Ciao Mambo was great in every way - ambiance, service and definitely food! I had the fettuccine with prosciutto, pancetta, peas, mushrooms in a yummy white sauce. The server suggested I add other vegetables so I did and they were great. My husband enjoyed the baked bolognese pasta and since everything is made to order, he was able to substitute... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We thought we had made a reservation for 15 at this restaurant in Missoula on the Saturday of graduation. It is very difficult to get a big group in almost anywhere on this night. We had made the reservation several weeks ahead and confirmed the week before. All was good - right? Wrong! When we showed up at the Missoula... More 

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Polson, Montana
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

In the past there was only two items on the menu worth eating, which was fine with me. The Mussels and the Pizza. The Mussels are still pretty good and worth it. The problem is that the Pizza is not the same as it use to be. They use to serve a normal size pie here. Now they think they... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I had the polenta bruschetta-type of appetizer, and it was amazing! It's almost big enough to be its own meal. The garlic butter bread was fantastic, so I chowed on that too. By the time my fettucine alfredo with veggies arrived, I was already stuffed. Got the fettucine to go, and it was not as good re-heated, but did that... More 

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Huntsville, AL
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We enjoyed the Spaghetti & Meatballs Salvatore $14 & Lasagne $16.The bread was served hot and covered in parmesan, it was the best part of our meal! The server was friendly. However, we were seated near the drink prep area and it was very tight quarters. The table next to us was literally 6 inches away and the noise level... More 

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Additional Information about Ciao Mambo

Address: 541 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-2735
Phone Number: +1 406-543-0377
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 541 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-2735
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-543-0377

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

With creative twists on classic recipes there is something for everyone in the family. It's Italian Nachos, Minestrone, Lasagne, Tiramisu, Chianti, Frank Sinatra, Great Fun, Wonderful Service and a whole lot more... Ciao Mambo atmosphere works just as well for romantic couples as it does for a cozy table of family, friends and children too. At Mambo's, we serve up immigrant style Italian cuisine in a happening family ambiance. Our pasta dishes with rich, savory sauces and fresh ingredients, thin crust pizzas baked to perfection, and unmatchable service will keep you coming back for more. Bring your friends, family and appetite for fun, and we'll handle the rest.
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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