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Mambo's Cafe

1701 Victory Blvd, Glendale, CA 91201-2833
+1 818-545-8613
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“tostones” (6 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (6 reviews)
“pulled pork” (4 reviews)
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Latin, Cuban, Caribbean
1701 Victory Blvd, Glendale, CA 91201-2833
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We go often here and love the food and service. Easy to park and they have Jazz on selected dates. Go and try "El Pedro " or the breaded steak.

Thank MarkCBurbank
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

My friend see this place on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and we just had to give it a try. WOW! We decided to share two meals. Such a good decision. We had Mambo's Chicken (which literally melts in your mouth) and Ropa Vieja (beef stew)...More

Thank OCCAlaska
Reviewed 2 November 2017

It was about time I had some Cuban food. The CROQUETAS were super excellent, as well as the rice and black beans. Even dessert was nice and sweet.My wife has aPAN CON BISTE which might afford some changes in the quality of the meat... but...More

Thank Mario D
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

we enjoyed our meal. i wasn’t sure what we/ i was expecting but it was good i think next time and there will be a next time i won’t be so preoccupied with picking something off the menu and just enjoy myself

Thank 64patrica
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I was excited to visit Mambo's after reading other reviews, but found the food to be average. I had a Cuban sandwich which was OK, but I've had far better in Miami. My associate had the El Pedro, a chicken breast with avocado and pico...More

Thank Max G
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We stopped in for a quick lunch. The place seemed very authentic to the Cuban/Jazz enthusiast. Lots of photos of stars on the walls. The furniture all seemed new. The Cuban sandwich had great flavors, but a little on the dry side ... however the...More

Thank TorranceTroy
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This was recommended by one of our neighbors. We have lived in the neighborhood for 19 years and not tried this restaurant. So with a great recommendation we had to give it a try. The first visit was great so we took our best friends...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I took all my kids here for dinner after a visit to the Disney Buena Vista Studios. We tried the appetizer platter and the Ropa Vieja, the pulled pork, and the Noche Buenda Sandwich. They all loved their dishes. The Noche Buena was very good!...More

Thank george p
Reviewed 18 May 2017

You’ll notice that usually reviews of restaurants are either very good, or very bad… and in most cases… the bad outweighs the good. Reason being is that anger or disappointment overrides all other emotions and motivates someone to take the time to write up something....More

Thank Heywood F
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I am so looking forward to my next visit just to visit my favorite restaurant in Glendale CA, Mambo Cafe. This is a true gem---from the ambiance, staff, food and friendly environment. When you walk into this restaurant you automatically become part of their family....More

Thank Nelly65
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Response from Doozer2015 | Reviewed this property |
I always like to go early... you can eat all day... the lunch specials are awesome!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 Victory Blvd, Glendale, CA 91201-2833
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: +1 818-545-8613
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