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Ciao Mambo

541 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-2735
+1 406-543-0377
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (36 reviews)
“garlic bread” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
541 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-2735
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful eggplant parmigiana! The service was like home. Smiles on everyone’s faces. The tiramisu was amazing!!! Food is cooked to order, so have a drink and relax!

Thank kathleendseero
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Enjoyed a great meal. A portion of fresh baked bread was served as a table compliment. It was drizzled with a peppery garlic butter, very nice touch. The small Ceasar Salad was delicious. The lettuce was crisp and chilled and they did not drown it...More

Thank hdhatp
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Place opens at 5, we got there at 5:30 and waited over a half-hour. Thats how popular this place is. And deservedly so. The food was absolutely delicious. Can't remember the name of what I had except it had the word Lulubella in it. It...More

Thank MatriarchInTraining
Reviewed March 26, 2018

The atmosphere was casual and relaxing. It was a bit noisy with so many large groups when we were there but overall we had a nice time. My husband's and my dinner were pretty good but my daughter did not like her tortellini. The wait...More

Thank Alicia G
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

This place is run of the mill as far as the menu is concerned. The service is always good. I've eaten in the main dining room and the cellar several times. Again, the food is fine, but Missoula has limited options for Italian food. Seating...More

Thank Curtis C
Reviewed December 15, 2017

Very warm atmosphere and good food. The Italian bread is fresh baked and very good. The menu has lots of options. Friendly wait staff.

Thank IdaPole
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

I grew up in an Italian family from Long Island and appreciate finding authentic Italian taste so far from home. Ciao Mambo boasts a stylish ambience, with a touch of romance sure to rekindle amour. My Pasta Ravenna was full of flavor, from fresh artichoke...More

Thank JoyfulBelly
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Probably should have called ahead, Don't know if they do reservations but waiting an hr in a cramped space wasn't much fun, (Sat. evening). However the food is absolutely wonderful! Been here several times and its always good with a friendly helpful staff.

Thank Weaver-1252
Reviewed September 27, 2017

We had eaten at Ciao Mambo in Whitefish, MT. So decided to give this one a try. It was busy and loud but we enjoyed our dinner. They wanted to seat us at a high top but put us at a regular table when we...More

Thank nicolediane
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Excellent service, wait staff, food...definitely will return!!! We visited on a Friday evening and only had a 10 minute wait...well worth it!!

Thank groenigL
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $25
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 541 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-2735
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-543-0377
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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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