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Mambo Italiano

748 S Butterfield Rd, Mundelein, IL 60060-9458
+1 847-281-9100
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (12 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
748 S Butterfield Rd, Mundelein, IL 60060-9458
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I can’t believe we found such a jem in our own backyard! The first thing you notice is that it’s in a strip mall. That image is wiped away the moment you step inside this beautiful warm room filled with chandeliers and candles. The wait...More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Recently saw this local restaurant on the Check Please show in Chicago and decided to give it a try for a special Valentines Day dinner. The server was friendly and efficient and we were off to a good start. The tomato basil soup was very...More

Thank 1Worldtraveler00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mambo Italian is a very good, traditional Italian restaurant tucked into a strip mall. We have been dining there, as well as doing carry out for many years. Food is high quality, service is typically very good, although can be slow during peak periods. Great...More

1  Thank Suzysme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner here with a friend who has been here a few times and likes this place. Mambo Italiano is located in a strip mall very close to Hitz Pizza. Warm bread with awesome tasting olive oil and parmesan starts your...More

1  Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Had the meal as a delivery. The entrees were good, but costly compared to other Italian restaurants we dine from. The minestrone soup was ok, but again not the best, or 2nd best, that we've had. Not someplace we will frequent often.

Thank jenitaf2017
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The restaurant and lounge space has been updated and looks terrific; before it was three separate rooms, now it is more open. Service was top notch and now the food: one dish was good (spinach lasagna) and the one dish (Italian sausage with peppers) was...More

Thank debra334
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Based on recommendations from friends, we had dinner at Mambo Italiano. The menu features traditional Italian entrees. The bread was average. Three of us had pasta dinners and one had the fish special. All entrees come with soup or salad. The minestrone soup was good....More

Thank LCL-travels
Reviewed 7 December 2017

the food was at best mediocre and the service was performed by amateurs. A long way from what this was before they redecorated and made all the other changes

Thank winterhawk99
Reviewed 19 November 2017 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 12 November 2017 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

2  Thank Ann W
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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
US$20 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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