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Ciao Mambo

234 2ND St E, Whitefish, MT 59937-2412
406-863-9600
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Ranked #8 of 68 restaurants in Whitefish
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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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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
Calgary, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

My family and I were seated very quickly on the balcony. A young man in his early teens poured our water in the glass and all over the menus and the table. Then he slid the glass over the table, if I did not catch the glass it I would gave worn it. Then the young child gave us our... More

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Cranbrook, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Best Italian food. I go there every time I visit Whitefish and it's excellent every time. My favourite dish is Penne Isabella. Fast and friendly service and priced well.

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Franklin, North Carolina
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131 reviews 131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We ate dinner here and both think this is the best Italian we have ever had. My wife had the Italian nachos. Quite a different take on nachos and they were delicious. I had the ravioli and two big meatballs. It was the best ever. I would have to rate this #1 in the nation. The staff are perfect, you... More

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Atlanta
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We came with a group that meets 4 times a year from all over the US. This summer was in Whitefish. Our last night in town we came here. We had 26 and the manager was nice enough to seat us all together upstairs. We ate family style (12 different pasta one of each appetizers, and a few pizzas) for... More

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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We eat Italian food everywhere and this place beats the big cities. Best eggplant in the world and outrageous fried calimari. Loved, loved the food.

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Happened on this restaurant by accident. Oops, I had not checked tripadviser. But wait, it was great, the food tasty and plenty of it. Our waitress was perfect. The atmosphere is noisy inside so if the weather is good, go to the deck. Try to go at off times because it is also crowded seating. Many locals were eating here,... More

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Murray, Kentucky
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

The food was excellent. The service was fast and great. What more can you ask for! If we are ever in the area again, we will definitely be going here again. My husband who loves Italian sausage said it was the best he'd ever had. My dish was equally as good. It was worth the extra drive from Kalispell.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The food and service used to be great. Not anymore ! Wait staff is rude and the manager seems to be to busy flirting with the staff. We used to go once a week but now we won't go back.

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Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I would give this a 5 star if we had the option to reserve the bar area for dinner. We ended up eating here twice because our first experience was over the top great. The BEST seats in the house are at the prep counter starting from the beer draft over towards the front entrance. These seats are not for... More

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Eureka, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Interesting place. It came highly recommended as prior reviews will attest. It is extremely popular with the local. The food is plentiful ( gratis garlic bread excellent), reasonable and the service was superb and friendly. Caveats: The Alfredo has a too thick sauce that may not sit well with some and the pizza, while huge was wafer thin and lacked... More

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