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234 2ND St E, Whitefish, MT 59937-2412
+1 406-863-9600
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The lights are low, the music is turned up, wine is flowing, and the...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Italian food!

The service here is excellent and friendly, even on a busy Friday night. We started with the Italian nachos which are kind of rich, but very tasty. We all agreed the best dish of the night was the fettucine alla lulubella. I got the linguine ala carbonara which was very good. The crispy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Kerry K
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Lincoln City, Oregon
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Lincoln City, Oregon
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The service here is excellent and friendly, even on a busy Friday night. We started with the Italian nachos which are kind of rich, but very tasty. We all agreed the best dish of the night was the fettucine alla lulubella. I got the linguine ala carbonara which was very good. The crispy pancetta and creamy sauce make a great... More 

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Dewey
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Authentic Italian in an unlikely place! The food was excellent. The service was very good! We loved it so much we went to the Ciao Mambo in Missoula, MT as well. I highly recommend this place if you like creative and authentic Italian dining.

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Clovis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We came to Whitefish while we were on vacation. There was a group of 8 that we went with. This was a pleasant surprise. The place leans heavily towards pasta dishes. The were a few meat dishes as well. The best thing is that it seems like these guys know what they are good at. The sauces were totally authentic... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

You'd better be hungry if you come here to eat. Fellow hikers told us to get the Italian nachos and then 2 main courses for the four of us. The bread basket arrives with a huge loaf of Italian bread, covered in parmesan and hunks of real garlic. That got devoured quickly. The Italian nachos, as warned, feeds 4-6 easily.... More 

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Fort St John
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you like Italian food, this is the place to go! Just the aromas are enough to cause anticipation of an excellent meal and you will not be disappointed.

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whitefish
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a very popular restaurant serving tasty Italian food. All items served us were spot on. The bread is heavenly. The many people waiting to enter indicate just how popular this restaurant is with locals and tourists. Be aware, the seating is jammed together for maximum occupancy, so your conversations are shared with your neighbors, and vice versa. Service... More 

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I rarely get to eat gluten free pasta and sauce and it was just as good as the real thing. Fun atmosphere and good service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Another great dinner at Ciao Mambo's! This time one of our group decided to make reservations for ten of us while we were in Whitefish so, he Googles the restaurant and books the time only to find out that he had booked us at the one in Missoula! The staff was very accommodating and seated all of us anyway and... More 

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

Thanks for choosing Ciao Mambo again for dinner. I'm glad everything worked out for your group and we were able to accommodate you. Glad you had another fine meal and some great vino with us. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Lacombe, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Great food, great ambiance, great service, great prices. Well worth the visit. Heather was our waitress and she was great.

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

Thank's for choosing Ciao Mambo as one of your restaurants to dine at. We appreciate it and great to hear you enjoyed the whole Mambo experience. See you the next time your in town. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Many previous visits to Ciao Mambo have always been great. HOWEVER, this is not the place to go to for a quiet romantic dinner. The establishment might consider making a quiet room (to be reserved) of 2 or 3 tables for those who want a romantic quiet dinner to do so. The dining room is so freakin' loud and the... More 

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Additional Information about Ciao Mambo

Address: 234 2ND St E, Whitefish, MT 59937-2412
Phone Number: +1 406-863-9600
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 234 2ND St E, Whitefish, MT 59937-2412
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
  • Phone Number: +1 406-863-9600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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!
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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