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Mambo Grill & Tapas

1024 S. Fulton Street, Salisbury, NC
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Ranked #8 of 133 restaurants in Salisbury
Cuisines: Cuban
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 11, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
SAVANNAH
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I love the food in this restaurant and make a point of going every year when I'm in Salisbury. -Even though I have family reunion good food to eat!

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Greensboro NC
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I had the Tapas appetizer platter. All excellent. Cuban sandwich was authentic! Lovely laid back atmosphere Will definitely go again.

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piedmont of NC
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

Eaten here several times, it's very consistent...the food is great and the service is slow. They just never seem to streamline the service. Because of this, Reservations are highly recommended. If you have to wait, check out the lounge next door, it's very good. Mambo grill is not a place where you grab a quick bite. Come when you have... More

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Harrisburg, NC
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73 reviews 73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal our first time to this restaurant. We started with the appetizer sampler which included croquettes, plantains, and empanadas -- all very good. Main courses are flavorful and plentiful. Reservations are recommended as this place fills up quickly on Saturday nights.

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n.c.
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88 reviews 88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The owner has transformed a storefront (on fringe of historic district) into something you'd expect in South Beach or Coconut Grove. The Cuban food is excellent. Had the empenadas, Caribbean chicken, shredded beef, black beans and rice, fried plantains, mojitos...the works and it was all fantastic. We will definitely return. Great value and wonderful, warm service. Salisbury, count your blessings!

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Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Had reservations for 7 pM. Got seated promptly. Waited a half hour to get our waters....ordered wine, they didnt have what we ordered in stock. Ordered a backup, still didnt have it. I basically had to ask what they actually had in so i could order. Waited another half hour to be able to order our food. Ordered two appetizers... More

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Food is excellent, me and my husband both like the stuff plantain. Drinks are authentic Cuban, and some aren't my style, but the mojito is great. Place is always packed, so make a reservation. Service is usually slow, the seem to be always understaffed, but food usually makes up for it. Get the sampler for an appetizer, a little bit... More

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Harrisburg, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

We have been here twice in last 7 months. The food is very good and portions are large. Service is always excellent. If looking for a little different place to eat this a great place to try.

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Came with my family for lunch on a weekday. Great service and not very busy. Food came out quick and everything was delicious! Excellent shrimp! Great empanadas and plantains! Did I say amazing food!

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

great food, great place. We enjoyed the menu and the visit to the historic district of Salisbury. Have to go back every quarter now for work, and will definitely be visiting each time we are in NC

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