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Mambo Italiano Cafe

1303 12th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7105
+1 360-734-7677
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fettuccine” (20 reviews)
“bruschetta” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1303 12th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7105
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Reviewed today

I go here with family and order take out a few times each summer. I think the take out is better. Seating is on multiple levels, rooms and even in the lobby of the building where the restaurant is located. Can get crowded and we...More

Thank Explorer1904
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the Fairhaven district wine tasting and decided we wanted Italian. Initially we were looking over this place... Maybe because of the word cafe, but it was recommended to us at the tasting room. So glad we listened. First of all. It's super...More

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed our dinner at Mambo. It's a lengthy menu with lots of choices and options. The pasta was cooked perfectly. Tiramisu was pretty good too!

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 11 July 2018

My family and I came here for a great lunch, the menu looked scrumptious! Upon entering this establishment we were NOT greeted, but seated with no sort of real welcome. Our waitress Anne gave not only the slowest service, an hour and a half, but...More

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a very delicious and filling salad that included chicken, garbanzos, lettuce, smoked mozzarella and many more wonderful ingredients. The bread is also delicious and the staff is friendly.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Best food we have had in Bellingham! This place is delicious! We ate the tomato basil soup which is too die for! The shrimp linguine was excellent. Absolutely the best bruschetta I may have ever eaten. The Greek salad was wonderful. Others in the group...More

1  Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

This is not quite a classic Italian restaurant nor is it a trendy modern trattoria. It does serve some pretty tasty dishes that are Italian based. For example, I had a salmon Panini which was served hot with plenty of dish, salad greens, and pesto...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We were disappointed with our food on this visit. Not quite up to par. The Bolognese sauce had very little flavor.

Thank Baudertravel
Reviewed 5 May 2018

I had halibut on pearl couscous. The halibut was moist and perfectly pan seared. with bits of red peppers.

Thank David G
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Ate there twice too - everything we had was awesome. Had drinks - also spaghetti, chicken, and shrimp. All were fabulous.

Thank fraggleboe
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Questions & Answers
2 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from 577marlene | Reviewed this property |
They have many salads, especially the steak salad. I would think they could make chicken alfredo with veggies, as it's just garlic, butter, cream, parmesan cheese with chicken, veggies. Skip the noodles or serve over rice... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1303 12th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7105
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-734-7677
Restaurant is located in the Fairhaven district/area. Phone is (360) 734-7677
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