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234 2ND St E, Whitefish, MT 59937-2412
406-863-9600
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Ranked #7 of 70 Restaurants in Whitefish
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The lights are low, the music is turned up, wine is flowing, and the energy is buzzing in the air. It’s a perfect evening and the perfect setting for…Italian food at MAMBO’S. 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 Southern 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. If the atmosphere and friendly service don't seduce you, the pasta will. Bring your friends, family and appetite for fun, and we'll handle the rest. Come on in, your table is waiting!
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I went there with my wife to have a good kind of romantic dinner...and we couldn't be more happy...the food is amazing , the service is really great, and the bread is really good. The price is average and I would definitely visit this place next time I visit white fish

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Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this review

Couples, families, and fun groups...Mambos strives to provide amazing food and a uniquely fun atmosphere. Thank you for visiting our little restaurant and providing honest feedback. We are grateful for your business and look forward to seeing you on your next visit to the "Fish." More

Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Ciao Mambo has to be one of the best restaurant in Whitefish. The dishes are fabulous and it has a great atmosphere - great music, perfect lighting. Everything is made to order and they allow substitutions for any dish whether you want a different noodle or sauce, and at no extra charge. We found that everything was of great value,... More

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Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to recommend Mambos. We strive to be authentic and consistent - your HONEST feedback reinforces the hard work we put in each week to make the Mambos experience a uniquely positive one. More

Blaine, Washington
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We did not have reservations and the place was packed. They did find us a table with tall chairs. We requested a regular table and they accommodated us, no problem. The menu has a great selection and best of all, they let us substitute a different sauce/topping on our pasta dishes with no hassle or extra charge (do not mind... More

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Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide accurate feedback on your visit. It is always great to have guests like yourself provide a solid recommendation based on honest feedback. We thank you for dining with us and hope to see you back soon. More

Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This place is the BEST restaurant in Whitefish/Kalispell. We come here every time we visit Montana. Great service, incredible food, fun atmosphere!

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Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. I could not have said it better myself. We work hard to provide a positive, yet consistent experience for each individual guest. I truly appreciate your honest candor and look forward to seeing you guys on your next visit to Whitefish, Montana! More

Invermere, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The place is a little loud and very busy. The server, James was super friendly and confident. We were a large group, 5 kids and 6 adults. They tucked us away in a perfect corner upstairs. There was a lot of food when the order came. The garlic read was the best I've ever had. I am not a bread... More

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Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this review

We are happy to hear your visit was filled with great food and fun. Mambos is a great place for friends or family to gather. Thank you for coming in and dining with us - your business is appreciated. More

Calgary, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Interesting place - great food, service was solid and just a cool place to be. We got in without a reservation in the low season. During the high season - book!

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Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us and providing an honest review. Mambos is definitely a unique experience and one that should not be missed on any venture to Whitefish, Montana. More

Tuftonboro, New Hampshire
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This restaurant was absolutely wonderful! Everything was fresh, fresh, fresh and delicious! Haven't been to a restaurant that good in a long time. Wish it was closer so I could go all the time!

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Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this review

Thank you for your very complementary review. The Mambos staff works hard to make each individual experience an important one. We no we will never be perfect - but we also know we treat good customers like you as one of the family. We thank you for dining with us and look forward to seeing you on your next visit... More

Helena, Montana
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Ciao Mambo is definitely one of the most popular and well established restaurants in Whitefish. Unless you want to wait for awhile (mostly outside), get there early or have a reservation. Atmosphere is good as are wait-staff. The folks throwing pizza crusts are pretty amazing and entertaining! Food is a bit hit or miss, but generally very good. Pizzas are... More

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Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this review

Thank you for coming in and we appreciate you your patience in getting a table. We reserve the majority of the dining room for walk-in business - although we do have a couple of tables for which we do reserve for parties of 8 or more. Thank you for your honest feedback and we look forward to seeing you on... More

Findlay, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We love this place. Sit by the bar so you can watch the kitchen staff work their magic. They team is excellent and the food is authentic and top quality. The wait staff is always friendly, efficient and professional! The food is over the top! Highly recommend!

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Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this review

Thank you for your complementary and accurate review. Honest and balanced feedback provides us with the information we need to help each guest have a great experience. We do have an open kitchen with dining seating options available to watch the "show". The kids love to see the pizza's thrown in the air before they hit the hot rock oven.... More

whitefish,mt
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Been eating here for years. It's always great and the wait staff is the best. All the dishes are good but my favorite is pappabearchio.

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Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review and feedback, as well as your long term loyalty Happy - you are a great customer! Rodlynn says "HI". More

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Additional Information about Ciao Mambo

Address: 234 2ND St E, Whitefish, MT 59937-2412
Phone Number: 406-863-9600
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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