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Mambo Restaurant

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Mata Chica resort North ambergris caye | 5 miles North of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
011.501.223.0002
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Sperryville, Virginia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming here for 14 years, Mambo is always one of the highlights when we visit Ambergris Caye. Food was excellent, our waiter Robin provided great service and the atmosphere is a delightful experience. We will look forward to seeing you next year!

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Thank pbrennan456
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the best dinner we had on the island. The dinner menu had many options-from fish to pasta to steak or chicken. Everything we got was delicious, and the desserts were sublime. We had a wonderful waiter (Jose Carlo) who was knowledgeable and patient (we had 7 kids with us). It was a beautiful candlelight setting with a breeze... More 

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Thank Melanie B
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mambo provided a delicious meal while maintaining a beautiful ambiance. I enjoyed the beef carpaccio and homemade fettuccine, which I believed were both outstanding. However, I was not sure if Mambo was going to be overpriced or mediocre because of comments I'd heard. I have read some reviews suggesting to go elsewhere (Rojo, Coco Beach etc.). Having been to both... More 

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Thank Claudia L
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here last night my family, it was a very exotic and much to choose from menu with classy and very tasty food, I want to recommend this to everyone that visit San Pedro it is a must to do. The staff are all excellent and courteous.

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Thank Joy G
Raleigh, North Carolina
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just had dinner at Mambo and I don't know where to begin. We are staying at Costa Blu and the Matachica Resort, where Mambo's is located, picked us up promptly for dinner at 7:30pm by van. Once we arrived at beautiful resort we were escorted to our oceanfront table. Our waiter ARCHY, introduced himself and we quickly decided what... More 

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Thank Temsumbum
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

For our anniversary the concierge at our resort (a different one) arranged for Mambo's to setup a private table at the end of the their beautiful new pier and have private waiter service for a fantastic three course dinner. This was unlike anything we had ever experienced. We paid extra for this, but wow; worth every penny, And thank you... More 

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Thank Mohabat F
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

This place is a hidden gem! Loved it. Food and service were top notch and the place itself? wow. just finely decorated and we relaxed there all night, played pool, walked around, sat around the outside seating etc... practically did not want to leave. Just move in and live there. One of the best restaurants in our entire trip to... More 

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Thank Michael S
Ballwin, Missouri
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We enjoyed an exceptional dinner at this restaurant. The food selection was outstanding, only to be outdone by the service. The waitstaff literally ran from kitchen to table, slowing only to avoid a collision with the table. They were extremely courteous and helpful with the menu choices. The extras were noticeable: Cloth napkins; bread and olive oil; and (the rarest... More 

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Thank SirJohn2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Three of us are staying at a house not far from Mambo, and we decided to go for dinner - so glad we did. Food was excellent, service was attentive (thanks Alfredo!), and the atmosphere was delightful. My husband had the filet mignon, my friend had the Coconut Seafood special, and I had the Slow roasted Lime Grouper. All were... More 

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Thank Marjorie D
Hagerstown
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is tucked away at the Matachica Resort on North Ambergris Caye. They were to pick us up in a boat but the wind was too high so a cab arrived for us. The road to this resort is VERY bumpy but the dinner made the trip worthwhile! Matachica is a honeymoon resort, so the mood at Mambo was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, International, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?