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Via Don Giovanni Minzoni 14/E | Adiacente Al Museo d'Arte Moderna Di Bologna, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 649 3896
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 07:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00
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Bologna, Italy
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297 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

After a horror trip to IKEA on Sunday (I know....) I remembered that maybe after 2 pm we could still eat at the buffet lunch at The Mambo restaurant. It was a relief to see there was still food, and more importantly, a table as we were starving. The vegetable lasagna was nice and so were The sausages. It was... More 

Geel, Belgium
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210 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Lively place, very friendly staff Streetfood and more, daily changing Had excellent risotto with cod and tomatoes, olives and fried ball of clambs-risotto. Both yummy !! Can also recommend the caipirinha !

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Nice place to have chat your friends. The best coctails in town, made by 'federico'. Especially try the ginger one :) Or you can try other coctails, they are also good.

Budapest, Hungary
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Various daily menus, kind staff, worth a try. The restaurant consits of two parts: on the left side, there is a classic cafe with coaches and a bar, on the right, you can find a restuarant - which is a bit humdrum, but you can eat variuos meals there, not just the boring (sorry) tagliatelle al ragú :)

Scotland
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344 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014

There is always a crowd here which in the summer spills on to the pavement. Although mainly frequented by the young, university students etc, this is a great place for all ages to visit after visiting the gallery or for an inexpensive meal. You pay for a cocktail or a drink and help your self to the buffet which includes... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

Huge salad and 50cl still water only €10 for both...! A must visit if you've worked up an appetite visiting Mambo. Sit outside and watch the world go by

Milan, Italy
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142 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014

The only bar in my whole life where I asked for a Jägermeister and they served it to me at room temperature. When I asked if I could have it cold, they put ice in the glass. Never seen something like this before in a big bar in a European city.

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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2009

Next to MAMbo for all your art and drinking needs - buffet aperitivi, good selection.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 19
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 02:00
Thursday
07:00 - 02:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Don Giovanni Minzoni 14/E | Adiacente Al Museo d'Arte Moderna Di Bologna, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 649 3896

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