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Mambo Grill & Tapas

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Spanish, Chicken Wings, Tea Room, Guatemalan, Cuban
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1024 S. Fulton Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
+1 704-637-0192
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Awesome Cuban restaurant

My family and I love this place. If you're looking for authentic Cuban food this is the place for you. The food the drinks and the staff are great. They also own the lounge next door called MGL, it's a very cool place to hang out with your friends and family and the prices for the drinks in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

My family and I love this place. If you're looking for authentic Cuban food this is the place for you. The food the drinks and the staff are great. They also own the lounge next door called MGL, it's a very cool place to hang out with your friends and family and the prices for the drinks in the tapas... More 

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This Cuban restaurant was such fun! Not only was the food great, but our excellent waiter was from Dublin & had a thick accent. Coconut beer? So good! It's a great find around the corner from the historic downtown. Get there early-it filled up fast-or make a reservation.

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

With wonderful food and service, it harkens back to the days of neighborhood eateries. Always order the plantains and they serve the best espresso ever tasted.

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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

While in town on business, a local raved about this place so my group decided to check it out for dinner on a Wednesday evening. Its tucked away in a quiet little neighborhood so we didn't have to deal with a crowd or a lot of hustle and bustle. The restaurant had a nice relaxed atmosphere. The staff was very... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Not a chain restaurant! They take pride in every dish they offer and it shows in the authentic and vibrant flavors. This is a Cuban family cooking traditional, authentic Cuban food. Do yourself a favor and order the famous Cuban Sandwich and a Mojito. Great service, full bar and a killer craft beer selection at MGL! This is most definitely... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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36 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This is the best Cuban sandwich we have found outside of Florida, and in the top 5 in all. Real Cuban pressed sandwich with authentic bread like we are used to getting in Tampa. Generous portions of meat and cheese. Also had great cafe con leche. Friendly staff kept beverages filled. Good local crowd at lunch. Observed several other traditional... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The food was excellent. I had one of their signature chicken dishes and it was delicious. The service was great, we went on a Saturday night without a reservation and we were lucky that they were able to sit us withing just a few minutes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

I love this place I used to live in south Florida and would always have Cuban food and this place reminds me of home the food is great and the owners are very nice I always get the roasted pork and pork chuck it's the best

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Concord, North Carolina
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129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Friends suggested this location and since I had not eaten Cuban food, decided to give it a try. Parking is not very large and nothing fancy as you look at it. Server was friendly and drinks came quickly. Looked over the menu, asked some questions and ordered cuban chicken with black beans, rice and fried bananas. My plate was full... More 

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Alameda, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Great food, super friendly staff, and Mambo lounge next door with draft beer, Stuffed plantain is excellent

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1024 S. Fulton Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +1 704-637-0192

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish, Chicken Wings, Tea Room, Guatemalan, Cuban
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?