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Ciao Mambo

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2301 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2421
+1 406-325-5100
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Billings, MT
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ciao Mambo serves high quality Italian food at a reasonable price. I'm a tightwad, let me say that up front. I rarely drop $40+ on a steak because I can buy one and grill it myself for a fraction of that price. BUT, when it comes to Ciao Mambo, my favorite dish is one of the most expensive on the... More 

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1 Thank Wulfhere
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

By far our very favorite Italian dining option in Billings. We love the atmosphere and the art. The staff is always friendly and the food is simply amazing!

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Thank Shawn & Tiff D
Bend, Oregon
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has great food, friendly staff, delightful ambiance. We had a perfect evening with a young family here.

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Thank JRottie
Williston
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I first ate at the one in Whitefish, which was delicious so I was excited to find they had one in Billings. I started out with an appetizer of calamari, then moved on to the lasagna. Wouldn't want to go anywhere else for it!

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Thank Melissa S
Cherry Valley, California
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I do not usually get pasta dishes at restaurants, but my son said to try it. I had eggplant parmesan with pasta. It was the best Italian dish I ever had!

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Thank NFN M
Billings, Montana
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235 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We love Ciao Mambo. The atmophere is warm and inviting. The food is simply amazing. One of the best things that I can say about Ciao is that it is consistently very good. This is a really good restaurant and if yiou haven't been there, you should try it. Experience a little bit of the big city in Billings. We... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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85 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Stumbled upon this place after becoming very frustrated with the one-way street system in Billings. No wait for a table (Friday night). Great waitress, fab wine and food. I had carbonara, my husband had linguine rustica. Both recommended, but huge portions. Good local beer and very good unwooded Chardonnay. Could have done without the kitchen staff's gimmick of shouting out... More 

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1 Thank Susan T
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

I love the food and service! The atmosphere is fun! The lemon cake dessert was so beautiful and so delicious!

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1 Thank Teresa K
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I arrived at 6 pm to find the place heaving with customers. However we were seated immediately and the service throughout from our waitress Kali was prompt and pleasant. We were given a basket of warm annd very tasty bread whilst we waited on our entrees which, when they arrived, were very tasty. The cheesecake that followed... More 

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1 Thank Stuart F
Rapid City, South Dakota
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Came to Billings for Montana State Games Ice Skating. Garlic bread on table was to die for! SErvice was excellent. Had eggplant parmigiana....yum! My daughter had classic spaghetti and meatballs. Finished off with cheesecake. Everything about this place was great including the cute shops in the neighborhood. High recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2421
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
  • Phone Number: +1 406-325-5100
Description
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 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. Bring your friends, family and appetite for fun, and we'll handle the rest.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?