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Ciao Mambo

234 2nd St E, Whitefish, MT 59937-2412
+1 406-863-9600
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (65 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 3 days ago

Very helpful and friendly staff. Alotta fun. Food was great, short wait but well worth it. Garlic bread very garlicy yum. Lasagna was awesome. My wife loved the eggplant parm. Very good experience. Hope you like it like we did. T N G

Thank gta711
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have had just about everything on the menu over the last 15 years and it never fails as everything taste good, if you love garlic try the bread and pizzas always taste great! I have met the owner and all the great staff. Make...More

Thank oilman-01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy spot in Whitefish for supper. Waited 20-30min for seating. Food was average Italian fair. But the Tiramisu was everything! Service was excellent.

Thank victoriaG899SO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with friends visiting from Australia and each of us ordered something different. The food took a while to prepare and that means it is fresh. The taste was diverse and superb. The service is friendly but you are not rushed. The cost is...More

Thank Burna P
Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Welcome. Thanks for your review. We do make it all fresh, made to order. Great to hear you enjoyed our restaurant. The Cioppino is a favorite. Thanks for choosing Ciao Mambo. Hope to see you on your next trip.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Previous visit was 8 years ago and remember that this was an exceptional Italian restaurant. Tried to reserve a table, but restaurant’s policy is reservations for 8 or more people. 7 pm and the restaurant was pretty busy, but were seated within 10 minutes of...More

Thank pukstpr29
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Girls weekend to Whitefish and we were told we HAD to eat a Mambos! It was a Saturday night and was packed. We had a reservation thankfully or I don’t know how long it would have taken to get a seat. It’s a tiny restaurant...More

1  Thank kkroe77
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Good Italian restaurant for family. Prices were reasonable and all in our party of five enjoyed the food. Apparently they are jam packed in the summer, but we were able to walk-in without reservation in early April.More

Thank timp599
Mambo W, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. Great to hear you enjoyed your dinner with us. We are busy in the summer, the whole town of Whitefish is buzzing, but come on in and we will get you seated as soon as possible, we will get you a...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Went here for supper with vegetarian husband and 2 kids. Service was ok food was nice not amazing but still nice . Wouldn’t go back again given the other range of restaurants

Thank oriordannoelle
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

When our daughter was ski racing, this was our teams go to place after a race. It’s been a few years but it did not disappoint!! Excellent service, atmosphere is warm (wine paintings are gorgeous) & a great menu. The food itself is just fantastic!!!

1  Thank Tricia N
Maria M, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Always great to hear our guests enjoying our restaurant. I will share this with my team. Thanks for choosing Ciao Mambo again and Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

My third visit to this bustling Italian eatery, and as in my previous meals, all went well. The bruschetta is good, using ricotta rather than Parmesan, and was tasty. I might have ordered a different appy, had I remembered about the garlic bread served prior...More

1  Thank Patrick L
Maria M, Manager at Ciao Mambo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thanks for your review. The Carbonara is my favorite. Our dishes are made to order so next time we can do a lite sauce for you. Thanks for choosing Ciao Mambo again and we will 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
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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
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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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