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Mambo Italiano Cafe

1303 12th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7105
+1 360-734-7677
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1303 12th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7105
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

OY! Why the huge amount of SALT used in restaurants, that we've tried, in FAIRHAVEN? This wasn't the 1800's, when there was little else to serve hungry lumberjacks, sailors, or miners, but salt pork & beans! This Mambo Italiano is the worst yet! There we...More

2  Thank SkagitSam
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Had dinner (no reservations) our first night staying in Chuckanut Bay area. Just walked in and sat at the bar for about 10 minutes. The salmon penne was excellent and serving enough to take home for seconds. Staff helpful and prompt.

Thank Rosebud02
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

As locals, we've been going to Mambo for years. It's always been good (4 stars), but this most recent trip was better. Both dishes (blacked halibut & chicken cacciatore) came with a pasta side, mine with a totally yummy puttanesca sauce. Neither of use could...More

Thank BhamPedro
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Was in the fairhaven vicinity on a Friday evening and wanted to try the new pizza place. However, my friend wanted pasta so we decided to try an Italian restaurant recommended by another friend, Mambo Restorante Italiano. We decided to have an early dinner at...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed August 31, 2016

we love to have dinner here. It's delicious, always crowded always good. Service is great and the atmosphere is homey. Very nice size portions and a good variety to chose from. I would come here for dinner once a week if we could.

Thank Latina53
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Some friends from California were visiting so we met them in Fairhaven for dinner. Everyone thought Italian would be good so on the recommendation of a different friend we went Mombo Italiano. The food was great. My wife and a friend had oysters which both...More

Thank James M
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Great place to meet friends for Italian food in Bellingham. i usually visit once a year when I'm in town for a bike ride to Vancouver. Large portions of food which is always consistently prepared. It never disappoints.

Thank lsdean
Reviewed August 12, 2016

We were headed to the border crossing and decided to eat before joining what we expected to be a long line of cars so we exited for Bellingham. There were a number of options, but we noticed this restaurant seemed be doing an excellent business....More

Thank westie2
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner in the historic lobby of a beautiful old building. I had the blackened cod special which was excellent. The service was spot on. We explored the building afterward and made a wish in the fountain.

Thank TxMarky
Reviewed August 8, 2016

What a great place!! Short but excellent wine list. House dressing is tart and delicious, every entrée we have tried over the years of eating here have but wonderful. Neat perky atmosphere, just a great place to enjoy a great meal and good company( you...More

Thank Deb M
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October 1, 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
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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