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Mambo Italiano

748 S Butterfield Rd, Mundelein, IL 60060-9458
+1 847-281-9100
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (12 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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748 S Butterfield Rd, Mundelein, IL 60060-9458
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good original Italian foods. Very good food and great wait staff. Brought back memories of growing up in an Italian family

Thank DDSanti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family Restaurant with excellent Italian fare at mid price points, excellent attentive service! The hot fresh crusty bread delivered as a starter is great. We both loved the specials we tried: The crab stuffed pasta, & the Italian sausage, chicken, steak, & Vesuvio roasted potato,...More

Thank erichlaumer
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I am not a big fan of Italian food and since I did not select the restaurant for this gathering, I ordered Lake Superior whitefish with mushrooms and Marsala sauce. It came with a side salad and a small portion of spaghetti - no veggies....More

Thank 435sued
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few times with family and I can tell you this is the best non-chain Italian restaurant in the north burbs. I actually prefer this to Maggiano's, so that says a whole lot. Better than Francesca's by a mile. The flavors...More

Thank Tasha N
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Super Italian food starts with the hot, fresh bread delivered to your table quickly. A great wine list, reasonably priced, adds to wonderful Italian dishes, such as eggplant parmesan, any chicken dish, pastas, and the BEST EVER stuffed peppers (a special, usually on Fridays) make...More

Thank vimc12151
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant with large groups and small and I've always found the food delicious and the service impeccable no matter the number. Highly recommended!

Thank K3878KJpatriciad
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The restaurant has been renovated and looks lovely. The service was fantastic and the waiter was very attentive. The pasta was very good, and my friends enjoyed chicken parmagiana and chicken vesuvio. The prices were mid range, and not what I would call expensive. I...More

Thank skinurse
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Celebrated wife's birthday and was surprised to see the new renovation. The food was consistent, great wait service and warm bread... the birthday dessert was so nice and we had a great evening!!

1  Thank Ben E
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Visited last weekend, introducing new friends to what has been a local favorite for years and years. Although the new multiple dining room atmosphere is sophisticated and clean, we think the original atmosphere was more welcoming, homey and reminiscent of Mambo's humble and delightful beginnings...More

Thank Mrlene4
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We frequent this restaurant and in our option is the best choice for good Italian food in the area. They always after interesting additional special items not on the regular menu. They have recently expanded.

Thank Jim123456782
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Response from crownct938 | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know but you could call ahead and ask
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Response from Catherine C | Reviewed this property |
they do have a big TV behind the bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 748 S Butterfield Rd, Mundelein, IL 60060-9458
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Mundelein
  • Phone Number: +1 847-281-9100
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