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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%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fettuccine” (17 reviews)
“con pollo” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
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1303 12th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7105
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

A small group of us went to lunch at Mambo Café. We walked in the wrong door and were seated in the upper dining area and ended up with the entire section to ourselves. Our server was informative, casual with out being flip, and knew...More

Thank RobbieDavison
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

First off, we don't get out for a fancy or expensive meal together very often. It was planned last minute and grew from my son and I, to my boyfriend and his sister and my daughter and her boyfriend in a few short hours. We...More

Thank 577marlene
Reviewed 4 July 2016

1st visit - fell in love with the quaintness of the outside setting in historic Fair Haven, wonderful waitress, and fabulous food. We all enjoyed our entrees immensely. I had the Seafood Puttanesca; fresh pasta and prawns in a flavorful creamy white sauce. 2nd visit...More

Thank WSUtraveler
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a family celebration at Mambo Italiano last evening. The waitstaff was extremely attentive -- maintaining that perfect balance between fantastic service and not interrupting our conversation flow. Just perfect. Edna Valley Chardonnay was a buttery smooth accompaniment to my Pasta Mediterranean. Make sure...More

Thank Jess R
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
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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
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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