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Mambo Italiano Cafe

1303 12th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7105
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Ranked #30 of 387 Restaurants in Bellingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Restaurant is located in the Fairhaven district/area. Phone is (360) 734-7677
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English first
Washington, the State
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We went for lunch with a friend who raved about their meatballs; and we were not disappointed. Is there a better comfort food? Service was prompt, attentive, and efficient. The bread was fabulous; the meatballs, as mentioned above, super; the soup de jour absolutely delicious, and the panini excellent. We didn't have room for dessert - next time! Wonderful ambience,... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

First walked in and i was charmed by the well renovated building. It was warm and bustling with happy patrons...the steamer clams were supurb, the both of us dove in the bowl shamelessly and swam around in it...we backed it up with 2 great pasta dishes, then why not dessert if everything is going that good..pumkin cheesecake accompanied by tawny... More

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Madrid, Spain
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Mambo Italiano is not the restaurant it used to be. The food is pricey, average quality, the bread is disgusting and the service is poor. The restaurant in itself is not even comfortable. It's hot and dark. They are many other better dining options in Bellingham,

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Bellingham, Washington
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65 reviews 65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you're in the mood for good Italian food, this is the place. Freshly prepared tasty entrees, salads, and delish calzones. Hearty portions. Good wines to match. Delicious bread. All in beautiful Fairhaven section of Bellingham, WA. Definitely not chain restaurant.

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

A popular longtime favorite Fairhaven restaurant. Excellent and authentic Italian cuisine. A huge menu and wine list; something for every taste. Clean and attractive dining areas (several rooms and the inner attrium of the 19th Century historic building in which it is located, but can be quite noisy. Prices are moderate and above, but commensurate with the quality and service.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Food was excellent and service was quick, attentive and friendly. Highly recommend Mambo Italiano Cafe.

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This restaurants entices you to enter the door with the smells coming from their kitchen and we were not disappointed! Delicious sandwiches, great service and a nice atmosphere!! This is the second time we had selected this restaurant while in Fairhaven for the day. When I go back to a restaurant it is cause I have really enjoyed it!!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Every time we go there it is wonderful.. Great service , very reasonably priced.. Great food.. I love the veal piccata.. It's not actually on the menu, but they make it.!! Can't wait to go back... Hmmm.. Maybe tuesday.? And I don't even live there.! I have to take a ferry and drive another hour++..! .. Worth the trip.!..

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Genoa, Nevada
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a must-do restaurant when we go up to visit the family in Bellingham. It caters to all ages and styles in a friendly manner, the food is good, and the price is reasonable. I also really love seeing the artwork done by a local artist featured on the walls. It smells good when you walk in, you get... More

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Bellingham, Washington
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We eat here often and enjoy the food as well as the service. The staff are helpful with restricted diets.

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Additional Information about Mambo Italiano Cafe

Address: 1303 12th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7105
Phone Number: 360-734-7677
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
Cuisine: Italian

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