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Mambo Italiano

748 S Butterfield Rd, Mundelein, IL 60060-9458
+1 847-281-9100
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (7 reviews)
“scallops” (4 reviews)
Closes in 13 min
All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
748 S Butterfield Rd, Mundelein, IL 60060-9458
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Celebrated wife's birthday and was surprised to see the new renovation. The food was consistent, great wait service and warm bread... the birthday dessert was so nice and we had a great evening!!

1  Thank Ben E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited last weekend, introducing new friends to what has been a local favorite for years and years. Although the new multiple dining room atmosphere is sophisticated and clean, we think the original atmosphere was more welcoming, homey and reminiscent of Mambo's humble and delightful beginnings...More

Thank Mrlene4
Reviewed 1 week ago

We frequent this restaurant and in our option is the best choice for good Italian food in the area. They always after interesting additional special items not on the regular menu. They have recently expanded.

Thank Jim123456782
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a family dinner there and it was well received all around. Highlights: branzino, braziole, fetuccini alfredo, tiramisu. Chicken parm was a bit too herby for one of our youngsters but was enjoyed by one of the adults. Service was superb and the ambiance was...More

Thank gstrange8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant was recently redone. Exterior and Interior. food stayed the same from meatballs, to chicken or veal parm.Something for everyone.Service is very good. Food comes out hot as ordered. A favorite italian restaurant in Mundelein.

Thank Stan K
Reviewed 16 June 2017

My work team of 10 had lunch here on a Wednesday at noon. This was the first time any of us has visited since a lot of renovation was done, and the changes are really nice. The dining areas are very bright (huge chandeliers!) and...More

Thank 41christined
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This review based solely on the quality of the food. Ordered lasagna and it was a tad dry and definitely salty. Because of that, I only ate half. Went with a large group of friends, several who ordered the fish of the day. Those that...More

Thank Rosie7070
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a great choice for lunch or dinner. The owner Sal is great! He's always so personable and makes accommodations for his guests. The food is fresh and original. There are a number of choices for lunch or dinner and there are always great...More

Thank flowergirl3785
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Dinner entrees were very good. Considering the restaurant was full with people waiting for open tables, the service was very good. We have been at this restaurant before; much better this time and we plan to return. Servers should give pricing when verbalizing the specials...More

Thank Nat G
Reviewed 21 May 2017

If you want great food, atmosphere and service without the ridiculous price, try Mambo's! Absolutely great Italian food. The space has been remodeled and enlarged so that the atmosphere now matches the menu. An owner is almost always there. Homemade pastas. Great specials, scallops, fish...More

Thank MundeleinChickie
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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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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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