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Ciao Mambo

234 2nd St E, Whitefish, MT 59937-2412
+1 406-863-9600
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (64 reviews)
“pasta” (116 reviews)
“italian nachos” (22 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
234 2nd St E, Whitefish, MT 59937-2412
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We split the caprese salad, and the pasta Ravenna which were both excellent. And they have spamoni for dessert which finished off a nice casual meal.

Thank TravelGal-NH
Reviewed 1 week ago

A surprise find in Whitefish. Small restaurant. Big portions. Decent prices. We arrived at 5:30pm on a Sunday evening and had a 30 minute wait which told us the food must be really good and it was. One downside of Ciao Mambo is the waiting...More

Thank thetravelteam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We'd never went to a Ciao Mambo before and we're pleasently surprised by such great food and options. Ordered two different dishes and the portion size was enough for three people per plate/dish. Only downside was the restaurant was rather small, probably enough seating for...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. fair pricing & incredible service. bread was delicious. we ordered the Bruschetta. when it arrived, it was both delicious & a very healthy portion. Manicotti was devine.

Thank Picotwentysix
Maria M, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We have a great team here, they all take pride in providing great food and great service. Always good to hear our guest enjoying our restaurant. Thanks for choosing Ciao Mambo.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place, food and service! The caprese salad was almost like made in Europe, the pasta was great, the kids enjoyed the pizza and the nachos! Will recommend and return!

Thank Yana7808
Maria M, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Always great to hear our guests enjoying our restaurant. The nachos are a favorite with our guest.. Thanks for your review and for choosing Ciao Mambo.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with a group and had a fantastic meal. Everybody’s dish seem to be enjoyed. I shared the lasagna as well as the Bolognese and it was very good. The garlic bread was fantastic, make sure your partner has some too. The atmosphere is...More

Thank Tingdog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The four of us arrived shortly after they opened for dinner on a Sunday evening -the reservations were already gone so we were able to snag a spot along the bar upstairs where there were four open stools- quite comfortable with a great view of...More

Thank Bevworldtravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very popular restaurant with delicious food. Menu selections are diverse and portions are large. Prices are reasonable and the service was friendly and attentive. For large groups, 8 or more, recommend making reservations. Best Italian Cuisine in Whitefish.

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant because of good reviews on Trip advisor. When I walked in And saw the space I was a bit concerned. A hole in the wall of sorts and when we were seated under some speakers where we could not think...More

Thank KVEvich
Maria M, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We are a small restaurant, but full of personality, fun, great food and service. Glad you stayed and enjoyed your dinner and a show. Thanks for choosing Ciao Mambo and we will see you on your next visit.

Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Awesome food, everyone was so chill. It was pretty busy but everyone was calm and collected. All the food was tasty.

Thank Bravyn S
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Questions & Answers
Mambo W
12 July 2015|
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Response from Mambo W | Property representative |
Hi there, we first opened in May 2001.
23 June 2015|
Response from George H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how your inquiry showed up on the Mambo's page. I hope you got the info you needed about the trail ride.
George H
1 April 2015|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
It was there in Dec., 2014. Can't speak for the rest of the time. The appetizers were both varied and tasty (we were there with a wedding party).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
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, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
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
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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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