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Mambo Italiano Cafe

1303 12th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7105
+1 360-734-7677
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“fettuccine” (16 reviews)
“pizza” (31 reviews)
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1303 12th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7105
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Small restaurant with limited outdoor seating. But the food is wonderful. I had the veal and it was excellent. Try it you'll like it!

Thank Ralph D
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Great gem in Bellingham. This restaurant was recommended to us by the locals and what a great find. They were extremely busy with Mother's day but we were seated at the bar and then quickly moved to a table. The service was really friendly and...More

Thank traveling_gourmet_bc
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Maybe we should have ordered pizza as we hear it's delicious. My husband, daughter, granddaughter, & I all had an entree; all disappointing. No take home boxes needed.

1  Thank SandiBellingham
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is one of those rare places where everyone seems to like the food, the service, and everything else. They have a very diverse menu and almost anyone can find something they can eat, be their diet gluten-free, vegan, sugar free, whatever. Moreover everyone I...More

Thank wrigor
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Can't wait to return today to the best restaurant in Whatcom County! Taking my son for the experience tonight !! The food is superb, service immpeccable. Take out of towners here to impress. Always works. It's an utter experience !!

Thank opiewhisker
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Felt like we were in a piazza in Florence. The food was very REAL Italian. Music , ambiance, smells, tastes... all of Italy! Just Great!

Thank LewGR8
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I travel and eat out a lot. Mambos is one of my favorite Bellingham restaurants. They have a diverse menu, good service and consistently good food. Two favorites are the Seafood Putenesca and the Clam Vongole, but I've never had a bad meal there. The...More

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Pizza smells great as you walk in. Standard pasta dishes with great portions. Try the pan fried oysters caught in the local bay. These are large with a sweet flavor.

Thank Delta_Travelin_man
Reviewed 8 March 2016

I don't understand why people love it here so much the food has been very average every time I have gone the red sauce is bland and kind of blah. The bread isn't that great either. I like a good crispy crust with a soft...More

1  Thank SkiMom33
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Went here for a family birthday party. We ordered several different pizzas and some Caesar salads. The food was good and so was the service. Our only concern was that the server did not mention that the gratuity was already added in. It is written...More

Thank ali22jas
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2 October 2016|
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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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