We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

CUISINES
Pizza, Canadian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
View all details
meals, features
Reviews (157)
Filter reviews
157 results
Traveller rating
104
39
8
4
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveller rating
104
39
8
4
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews pizza pie toppings delivery carnivore yummy mushrooms canada leftovers
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I happened across this place when I was on the island last year, and accidentally stumbled into the best gf/df pizza I’d ever eaten. This year we won’t back to see if it was a fluke, and to our great delight, it wasn’t!

Date of visit: June 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been visiting Mambos my whole life. They have always championed the best quality toppings. And recently, they moved to a new “cup and char” pepperoni that is literally the very best pepperoni pizza I’ve ever had. Ordered it twice in one week. This is some...of the very best pizza you’ll ever have. The very best ingredients, toppings, etc.More

Date of visit: June 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered the Large 18" Pepperoni as there was two of eating. Well it is so big that we could not finish it. The taste was terrific and there would have been enough for a family. The delivery was fast as well. If you are trying...for the first time and are not a big eater you may want to try the smaller size.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed April 18, 2022

Let me start by saying you absolutely get your moneys worth here. It's not only excellent quality but the pizzas are massive! I love the items on the menu, there is something for every taste (I love a plain cheese, so I get the four...cheese pizza!) and it's equally yummy as leftovers, which you will probably have because of the size.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed November 7, 2021

This place was recommended to us by the hotel we were staying at. So glad we tried it. Loved the idea that you could get 2 different pizza on one pie. We had the Mambo special on half and Cooks Special on the other half....Wish we lived in the area but we will go back next time we are in town. The only mess up was the fact we requested plates and napkins but they were forgotten.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Helpful?1  
Reviewed June 1, 2021

I am not easy to impress. I have had great pizza across Canada from Halifax to here. I just moved to Nanaimo and ordered a Carnivore and added onions, mushrooms and black olives and it was to AMAZING ! I just called for my next...Carnivore...where are you guys ...lol Brad TMore

Date of visit: May 2021
Helpful?2  
Reviewed November 11, 2020

I use to love this place. It was my go to pizza for many years. However I've been let down far too many times in the last couple of years to feel the same anymore. The food is just so inconsistent. I'm sick of paying...$40 for pizza's that the cook messes up. So many times in the last over a year, I have ordered and had great pizza, only to order many other times and get pizza with almost no sauce on it at all, or with the wrong toppings. So many times I've gotten pizza with almost no sauce in the last year or more. Even with pineapple it's still dry as all hell. That's when you know it's definitely not nearly enough sauce. There's a cook problem here in the last year or more for certain, and I'm done with it. GOODBYE!!More

Date of visit: November 2020
Helpful?2  
143marcandref, Owner at Mambo Gourmet Pizza, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2020

Sorry to hear you have been unhappy with your pizzas. Calling in to let us know is a great way for us to find problems, solutions and to make it up to you.

Reviewed September 23, 2020 via mobile

We stopped for the night in Nanaimo and ordered a pizza for our hotel room. They said it would be 45 minutes. Pretty standard. It came piping hot in 15 minutes and was simply delicious. Lots of fresh topping and a great homemade crust! The...prices you see include taxes and delivery. So what you see is what you pay! Smart idea. Wonderful value and a great choice. Highly recommend it!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Helpful?2  
Reviewed May 28, 2020

The lady is asking for a tip outright, by the look on her face 15℅ was not ok, after 45 minutes, wait we got cold pizza.More

Date of visit: May 2020
Helpful?2  
143marcandref, Owner at Mambo Gourmet Pizza, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2020

I'm really sorry you didn't have a great experience. Friday the 29th was an absolute zoo and unfortunately we had long waits. I can assure you the server did not mean to give a look, we are asking if customers want to tip to avoid...More

Reviewed April 10, 2020

Welcome flavourful pizza with tons of toppings of meat, peppers and feta cheese. Take out pizza at its finest.

Date of visit: April 2020
Helpful?3  
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Coast Bastion Hotel
2,341 reviews
.35 km away
Best Western Dorchester Hotel
790 reviews
.42 km away
Harbour Light Motel
92 reviews
.67 km away
Diplomat Motel
35 reviews
.87 km away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Gabriel's Gourmet Cafe
427 reviews
.16 km away
Red's Bakery
88 reviews
.23 km away
Mon Petit Choux
319 reviews
.25 km away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Harbourfront Walkway
625 reviews
.27 km away
Nanaimo Museum
191 reviews
.13 km away
The Port Theatre
62 reviews
.25 km away
Vancouver Island Military Museum
44 reviews
.15 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
sren07
February 9, 2017|
Answer
Response from 143marcandref | Property representative |
all Nanaimo. delivery charges start after Northfield road (north) and after Southgate Mall
0
Votes
Byron C
July 25, 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from NutsoLonsdale | Reviewed this property |
Get it delivered or pick it up.
0
Votes
Monica C
May 17, 2016|
Answer
Response from NutsoLonsdale | Reviewed this property |
Few people will be able to eat more than one slice. So 6 to 8 people would probably be the average since there are 8 huge slices.
0
Votes
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Mambo Gourmet Pizza

Yes, Mambo Gourmet Pizza offers takeaway services.

Yes, Mambo Gourmet Pizza offers delivery services.

Mambo Gourmet Pizza is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5