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Mambo Restaurant

₹₹₹₹Caribbean, Seafood,
Mata Chica resort North ambergris caye | 5 miles North of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“scallops” (16 reviews)
“key lime pie” (10 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, International, South American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Mata Chica resort North ambergris caye | 5 miles North of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed 25 January 2014

Mambo is located at the matachica resort. We walked to the restaurant from our resort. You may need a reservation (even if they aren't busy) so call ahead. The food is very good, but a bit conventional. Don't get me wrong, it was good, but...More

Thank Mikeblaster
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Based on reviews here we decided to take in the dining experience at Mambo while we stayed at X'tan Ha. The after dark boat pick up was great and added to the experience. The staff from the boat taxi operator to the waiter were very...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 14 January 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner here last night. Staying at a nearby resort we were picked up by complimentary water taxi and delivered to their dock. We dined outside by candlelight with low key music playing. We had the calamari for our appetizer which was a bit...More

Thank ridergirl
Reviewed 13 January 2014

We were in town and decided to have a few drinks and a sit down meal. Got the taco special and $1 beers. Place was right on the beach

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Excellent service as always. Fish tacos were a great hit along with their signature fettuccini dishes. Great ambiance.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Great seafood. Pricey but worth it. Will pick you up on boat and return you to your hotel by boat. Patio is romantic

Thank lupinelady135
Reviewed 1 January 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by a couple who visit San Pedro for several weeks each year. When you call to make a reservation, you can arrange to have them pick you up by boat-the resort is several miles north of the town. The...More

Thank robinmichele
Reviewed 29 December 2013

We had a very enjoyable Christmas Eve dinner here, but our food was less than excellent. My jerk seared scallops were watery and did not appear to have been properly seared. My husband had a special of stuffed lobster, which was quite cold when served....More

Thank kittypye
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Wonderful ambiance, very attentive service, great food! Yes it IS pricey, but worth it, especially for special occasions. We ate there in early November, and Mambo sent a boat to our resort to pick us up and take us back after dinner, along with other...More

Thank MarcusS
Reviewed 30 November 2013

We stayed just down the beach at La Perla Del Caribe and could walk ten minutes to Matachica and the Mambo Restaurant. During our stay we enjoyed two meals at Mambo, a lunch and a "bar dinner" of appetizers. The property is very nice but...More

Thank Russell P
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9 June 2016|
Response from joanne516 | Reviewed this property |
I suppose this is to late, but no, there is no dress code, some people were dressed up, and some were casual, (Jeans / shorts)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mata Chica resort North ambergris caye | 5 miles North of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye
  • Phone Number: 011.501.223.0002
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