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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” (58 reviews)
“pasta” (109 reviews)
“italian nachos” (21 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
234 2nd St E, Whitefish, MT 59937-2412
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1 - 10 of 738 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best Italian for jaw dropping affordability! One of our favorites. Great service, delicious food.

Thank Kalen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My party of three ordered different dishes for dinner, but we were disappointed for the following reasons: The menu indicated a choice of 5 soups as starters, but none were available. Several dishes were offered as including spaghetti, but that wasn't available either. We had...More

1  Thank Seenoff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I are foodies, and love a good Italian meal. After a day of exploring Whitefish, we decided to give Ciao Mambo a shot. The servers we had were fantastic, and readily told us their favorite menu items. The garlic bread was outstanding,...More

Thank Gemblue57
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great place to go for a little fun, camaraderie, good food, good service and good wine. Top that off with a little people watching and enjoy the show from the kitchen staff!

Thank menardto
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Ciao Mambo was an unexpected fine in Whitefish, MT. The restaurant was small and quaint but it was bustling. Although the restaurant was busy, the service was friendly and efficient. I was told everything was made from scratch on a daily basis and you can...More

Thank kingdog12
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I loved eating at Ciao Mambo!! The food was very delicious. The portions are big enough to share or get your own and have left overs. I had the pasta raven and my friend orders a pizza. Both dishes had excellent taste. The chef added...More

Thank Rachael P
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Went for dinner to Ciao Mambo in Whitefish on the weekend. I had heard great things about this place but just never made it before. It will be a regular on our yearly trip so to the area. So words of advise, get there early...More

Thank Bev M
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and very good wine. The pizzas looked delicious. I have had Italian in Europe, New York/ New Jersey, Chicago, and the Italian neighborhoods in the Detroit area which has a large Italian population. Based on my tastes I would say they were just...More

Thank V187QYgaryg
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went for our 3rd anniversary to have dinner. Teresa was our server. Right from the time we walked in the door we were greeted by friendly staff. The place was very full, but they found us a table for 2 that...More

Thank Aljennings
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

What a find! Family atmosphere, fantastic food and great ambiance. Was so impressed with the food, THE SERVICE, and the convenience. Absolutely a must if you are in the area!

Thank Pat L
Maria M, General Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thanks for your review. Always great hearing our guest enjoying our restaurant. Thanks for choosing Ciao Mambo and hope to see you on your next visit.

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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
US$15 - US$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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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