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Mambo Restaurant

Mata Chica resort North ambergris caye | 5 miles North of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
011.501.223.0002
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (15 reviews)
“key lime pie” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, International, South American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Mata Chica resort North ambergris caye | 5 miles North of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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131 - 140 of 284 reviews

Reviewed 26 October 2013

While staying at Matachica Hotel, we've dined at their Mambo Restaurant almost every night. The food is phenomenal. I am not a vegetarian, nor do I pretend to be, but their ravioli appetizer is awesome. It's homemade pasta stuffed with eggplant, ricotta and zucchini. Topped...More

Thank Fries_with_Ketchup
Reviewed 19 October 2013

They had a great selection of appetizers, entrees, and desserts! The lime stuffed grouper and scallops were especially delicious. The prices were quite high though, as we were spending about $100 to $120 per meal (2 appetizers, 2 entrees, 1 dessert, 1 cocktail, 1 fruit...More

Thank Sheep227
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Amazing seafood and dessert, fun atmosphere for dinner. Worth the trip up the Caye if you're not staying at Matachica already. Also have a wide variety of delicious cocktails at the bar!

Thank M C
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We were staying at Matachica so ate at Mambo throughout our stay. The prices were high, but the quality made this justifiable. Lunch and Dinner are better than the breakfasts. The Pizzas are especially good on the lunch time menu.The food was fabulous. The crab...More

Thank Katewillo
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Excellent fusion cuisine with great service. The fish was to die for. And they pick you up and drop off of at your resort. Nice touch! Really great evening. We even ran into our waiter on a flight back after an excursion. He remembered us...More

Thank Lauren G
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Excellent food & beverage.beautiful presentations, knownlegable chef. He understood my gluten allergy.and would work with it. Belizian lobster is now our favorite. If you were taking the boat back to your hotel, sometimes you were rushed and could not relax to enjoy the complete experience...More

Thank Leslie C
Reviewed 12 August 2013

We heard great things about Mambo and we're so glad we checked it out. We were not staying at Matachica resort, but they sent a boat to pick us up - both times! We liked it so much the first time, we went back two...More

Thank RLW_0206
Reviewed 3 August 2013

every meal was great! Stuffed grouper & stuffed snapper were the best! Service is wonderful! Decorations were very island like & the restaurant was very clean.

Thank ginarella
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Ate here as a couple in late July and were glad that we did! The food is pricy, but interesting and well worth it. The ambiance is romantic (we opted to sit outdoors and were glad that we did). Few bugs and more appealing than...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Best food on our entire trip by far. We ended up there for lunch and dinner on the same day. Dinner was over the top good but plan to spend some cash.

Thank ChrisMcCrary
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blackforestgal
9 June 2016|
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Response from joanne516 | Reviewed this property |
I suppose this is to late, but no, there is no dress code, some people were dressed up, and some were casual, (Jeans / shorts)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mata Chica resort North ambergris caye | 5 miles North of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye
  • Phone Number: 011.501.223.0002
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