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Ciao Mambo

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234 2ND St E, Whitefish, MT 59937-2412
+1 406-863-9600
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Superior, Colorado
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were lucky to get there before 6:00 p.m. on a weeknight, as the line eventually went out the door! We sat at an upstairs bar, which was comfortable, but noisy. The penne pasta with pine nuts and sausage was great, and a rather large portion at that. We also tried a salad and tomato basil soup, which were both... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been eating at Mambos for years (mostly in the winter months) and the food has always been 5 stars. Unfortunately, our visit yesterday proved that you may not want to eat here in the summertime. It was oppressively HOT inside the restaurant, especially if you were seated near the cooking area. I don't mean warm, it was "sweat... More 

Thank Webunet
Estepona, Spain
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a really great meal here and the service seemed to be good but on checking my bank account I found they have billed me twice for two different amounts and on different days. I only eat here once. I have had to contact my bank to report the fraud.

Thank Russell P
grgfood, Guest Relations Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this review

Hi Russell P. We apologize that your debit card was charged twice. We would be more than willing to investigate on our end and credit you accordingly. Please call management at 406-863-9600 and ask for Rodlynn. Thank you! More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ask to sit at the bar downstairs and watch the staff work! Very interesting to say the least! The bread is so good and the portions are generous!

Thank Tbrewer1476
Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this review

I think the bar is a great place to sit and watch it all happen, the bread is a favorite. Thanks for your review and for choosing Ciao Mambo. More 

Daytona Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Just passing thru and decided to stop after the reviews and the aroma. Great atmosphere, seated on the outdoor balcony which was perfect. Food was hot, large portions, friendly service especially Julia 😊 font miss this spot on your trip.

Thank tdgvip68
Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this review

Glad you stopped, great to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. No better place to sit when the weather is beautiful. We have a great team here they work hard and take pride in providing the best service and food, making sure all our guest have a great experience at Ciao Mambo. Thanks for your review and for choosing... More 

St. Albert, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although i may not get there this year it is still the best place to eat in Whitefish. They are lined up for a reason and well worth the wait. I love Whitefish and Ciao Mambo is always a WOW after you ate, The service is exceptional. Other restaurants in Whitefish take note and tap into there secret.

Thank Terry T
Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you may not make it in this year, hopefully on your next visit to whitefish you will be able to. Thanks for the great review. We have a great team here most have been with us for several years plus, they work hard and take pride in providing the best service, making sure our guests have a... More 

Epsom, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great restaurant, the quality of the food was excellent and the service very friendly and efficient. It is very busy and they don't take bookings, so you might have to queue to get in, although we ate here twice during our time in Whitefish and were able to get a table quickly on both occasions. Portions are... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Ciao Mambo and we were not disappointed. We weren't especially hungry so we skipped appetizers and went straight for the main dish. It was absolutely delicious. The pasta was cooked just right and the sauce had just the right amount of heat. My husband also raved about his lasagna. The only reason I am... More 

Thank Wanderer55535
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here to celebrate my daughters birthday. What a fantastic find! The food is absolutely out of this world!! I had the pollo formaggio and it is delicious. Great family friendly environment and they offer adult beverages.

1 Thank Natalie G
Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this review

Glad you found us, and thanks for choosing our restaurant to celebrate your daughters special day. The formaggio is delicious, what makes it even more delicious is to add pasta with the carbonara cream sauce. Thanks for your review and we will see on your next visit. More 

Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We almost always include a visit to Ciao Mambo when we come to Whitefish. The food is excellent and the service is unreal. The only complaint is if you go on a hot summer day do not go up stairs to the loft as there is no air-conditioning. The food is always excellent and it does not matter what you... More 

2 Thank Roland I
Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this review

Thanks for always making us one of your stops. Always great to hear our guests enjoying our restaurant. Our team works hard to provide the best service and food to our guest making sure they enjoy there experience. There is a line at times but we can bring you a beverage and we will get you seated as quick as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Italian, Gluten Free, Pizza
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 2ND St E, Whitefish, MT 59937-2412
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
  • Phone Number: +1 406-863-9600
The lights are low, the music is turned up, wine is flowing, and the energy is buzzing in the air. It’s a perfect evening and the perfect setting for…Italian food at MAMBO’S. 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 Southern 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. If the atmosphere and friendly service don't seduce you, the pasta will. Bring your friends, family and appetite for fun, and we'll handle the rest. Come on in, your table is waiting!

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