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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, Vegan Options, 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 26 November 2013

We visited Belize the first week of Oct 2013. We stayed a total of 7 nights along the beaches of Ambergris Caye. We ate at Mambos 3 out of the 7 evenings. It was so good we just kept coming back. The curried Island Shrimp...More

Thank J M
Reviewed 22 November 2013

This is a beautiful restaurant, the boat ride from our hotel was on time and very pleasant. The ambience was very nice and the food was excellent.

1  Thank JilliandeCartier
Reviewed 18 November 2013 via mobile

As the other reviews mention it: the place is besutiful as well as the food. You are brought by boat on the pier where you discover the whole place lit up with nice red lights. The setting is vey chic with a grand entrance hall...More

Thank Coco73Bruxelles
Reviewed 26 October 2013

While staying at Matachica Hotel, we've dined at their Mambo Restaurant almost every night. The food is phenomenal. I am not a vegetarian, nor do I pretend to be, but their ravioli appetizer is awesome. It's homemade pasta stuffed with eggplant, ricotta and zucchini. Topped...More

Thank Fries_with_Ketchup
Reviewed 19 October 2013

They had a great selection of appetizers, entrees, and desserts! The lime stuffed grouper and scallops were especially delicious. The prices were quite high though, as we were spending about $100 to $120 per meal (2 appetizers, 2 entrees, 1 dessert, 1 cocktail, 1 fruit...More

Thank Sheep227
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Amazing seafood and dessert, fun atmosphere for dinner. Worth the trip up the Caye if you're not staying at Matachica already. Also have a wide variety of delicious cocktails at the bar!

Thank M C
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We were staying at Matachica so ate at Mambo throughout our stay. The prices were high, but the quality made this justifiable. Lunch and Dinner are better than the breakfasts. The Pizzas are especially good on the lunch time menu.The food was fabulous. The crab...More

Thank Katewillo
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Excellent fusion cuisine with great service. The fish was to die for. And they pick you up and drop off of at your resort. Nice touch! Really great evening. We even ran into our waiter on a flight back after an excursion. He remembered us...More

Thank Lauren G
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Excellent food & beverage.beautiful presentations, knownlegable chef. He understood my gluten allergy.and would work with it. Belizian lobster is now our favorite. If you were taking the boat back to your hotel, sometimes you were rushed and could not relax to enjoy the complete experience...More

Thank Leslie C
Reviewed 12 August 2013

We heard great things about Mambo and we're so glad we checked it out. We were not staying at Matachica resort, but they sent a boat to pick us up - both times! We liked it so much the first time, we went back two...More

Thank RLW_0206
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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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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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