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Mambo Italiano

748 S Butterfield Rd, Mundelein, IL 60060-9458
+1 847-281-9100
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (12 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
748 S Butterfield Rd, Mundelein, IL 60060-9458
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is our go to for Italian food. Consistently great, all made from scratch. My favorite it the veal Marsala. There are usually 10 daily specials so just when you can’t decide what to choose off their menu, they give you even more to choose...More

Thank Carrie E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read reviews on here and decided to try this restaurant out. That was a mistake. It was strange. Our entire experience was poor starting with the waiter who was rude to the food which was boring, poorly made and cold. Throughout our entire time...More

1  Thank Ann W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been a loyal customer of MI for years. The past few visits have been way off. Service spotty, food was average--not what we expected. Has there been a recent change in the management? The time before last we ordered appetizers and drinks which were...More

Thank Lulu D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our waiter, Joe, was very friendly, and great service. The pasta dishes were generous in portion, and extremely tasty. The zuppa di pesce, made with linquini, clams, mussels, and shrimp was excellent. Their specials are great, and being Italian, I recommend this place.

Thank Jimmythehat23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Each visit at Mambo has been average, mainly because the wait staff is sub-par. This restaurant does not cater to children and wait staff appear annoyed when a child is seated. I was there once with only adults and the wait staff were more pleasant....More

1  Thank micheleg307
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Great al dente pasta, big portion, pleasant staff... really what more can you ask for? Lots of seating so suitable for big parties.

Thank Ergin K
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Very good original Italian foods. Very good food and great wait staff. Brought back memories of growing up in an Italian family

Thank DDSanti
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Family Restaurant with excellent Italian fare at mid price points, excellent attentive service! The hot fresh crusty bread delivered as a starter is great. We both loved the specials we tried: The crab stuffed pasta, & the Italian sausage, chicken, steak, & Vesuvio roasted potato,...More

Thank erichlaumer
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I am not a big fan of Italian food and since I did not select the restaurant for this gathering, I ordered Lake Superior whitefish with mushrooms and Marsala sauce. It came with a side salad and a small portion of spaghetti - no veggies....More

Thank 435sued
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few times with family and I can tell you this is the best non-chain Italian restaurant in the north burbs. I actually prefer this to Maggiano's, so that says a whole lot. Better than Francesca's by a mile. The flavors...More

Thank Tasha N
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Victoria I
4 May 2017|
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Response from crownct938 | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know but you could call ahead and ask
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27 October 2016|
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Response from Catherine C | Reviewed this property |
they do have a big TV behind the bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 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: 748 S Butterfield Rd, Mundelein, IL 60060-9458
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Mundelein
  • Phone Number: +1 847-281-9100
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