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Mambo Seafood

4817 W Expressway 83, Suite100, McAllen, TX 78503-8524
+1 956-682-2231
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible15%
Travelers talk about
“seafood soup” (5 reviews)
“rice” (21 reviews)
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
4817 W Expressway 83, Suite100, McAllen, TX 78503-8524
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner and we both agreed it was disappointing. My fried shrimp had very little taste but the French fried were good. The calamari appetizer was ok, we’ve had better. My husband had the sautéed shrimp with rice and it...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our first, second and third time to visit the place. I am sure I would be an addict if we had stayed in the region any longer. The Mambo rice is outstanding, with the habanero chilis. The oysters are great, raw or fried.

Thank frankbjr527
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

1/28/2018@12:10pm. My wife and I was brought to this by her parents to try, since they know we really like seafood. My wife and I both ordered the number 1 lunch special (6 shrimp 2 fish and your choice of salad, fries or rice) we...More

Thank macdevousa
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Had an excellent dinner here last week. The server did a great job recommending a dish to my taste. I asked for extra spicy, and the Mambo a la Diablo shrimp was awesome. Loved the mango margarita too. My glass came generously coated with a...More

Thank sarabseth
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Not only was the food fresh, delicious and reasonably priced, the greeting and service were excellent. Seafood soup was exceptional. The manager came to our table and graciously asked us how we enjoyed our meal. We came back for lunch the next day. Great ceviche...More

Thank 78,644
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

We have never always had great service & good food here. Tonight my husband had the special which was mambo diabla. It was a nice spicy sauce over fish. He loved it. I had an order of regular mambo rice but with pork, chicken and...More

Thank CathyDArizona
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Our visit was on a weekend, the place is big and they have god service, waiters were very good, ordering was fast and food was really good and prices are very affordable, Main courses are very well served.

Thank MarioGro33
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Went to eat there with the family. There was a little mix-up in our order but the Manager came out promptly and made sure everything was corrected. Food is great, service is excellent and price is right. Will eat there again!

Thank mquintanilla35
Reviewed June 28, 2017

At arrival I was impressed as the hostest/manager greded us and imediatelly advised us that a table was ready at out choice. As soon as we sat a very fendly waiter was ready for any questions and to take our drink order. Choises from fruit...More

Thank TonyandHilda
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Stumbled upon Mambo while travelling to McAllen, TX. The seafood was very good and fresh, The prices were even better. The place is not a fancy gourmet place, more of a family sit down seafood place, but not fast food. I tried their Vuelve a...More

Thank WI_bronzed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4817 W Expressway 83, Suite100, McAllen, TX 78503-8524
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-682-2231
It's not just good, it's Mambonifico! So we are coming to a neighborhood, city and state near you! Mambo Seafood(R) Restaurants began operating in the predominantly Hispanic neighborhoods of Southwest and North Houston in the mid 1990's with a menu of vaired seafood dishes prepared with the best elements of both traditional and innovative American and Latin seafood cuisines. Grilled, fried and steamed seafood roll out of the kitchens served by the pound "family style" or as individual platters. Mambo Rice is a signature dish that guests always rave about! Mambo Seafood(R) features bars where oysters are freshly shucked while guests enjoy a trademark Mambo Chelada(R) with their favorite ice cold imported or domestic beer. The beautiful and gracious Mambonificas™ provide friendly and cordial service while lively Latin music plays from the Juke Box. Most Mambo Restaurants(R) feature a large comfortable patio for outside dining. Mambo Seafood(R) is not just good, its Mambonifico(R).
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