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Ciao Mambo

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541 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-2735
+1 406-543-0377
17:00 - 22:00
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Tigard, Oregon
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The food and service were terrific. They suggested a great Dolcetto to go with our dinner. The penne alla vodka was delicious and the portions are generous. I wish we could have taken our food home but sine we were in a hotel, no place for left overs.

Thank TMH3354
Federal Way, Washington
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427 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Decent Italian food and a chef who is willing to modify any menu dish to your liking. I had the veal which was quite tasty, and they have a limited, but quite respectable wine list (plenty of good choices from Italy and Napa Valley). The antipasto platter was a great starter (too much food for just two people) and the... More 

Thank noworries2000
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great bread, Cesar dressing needs more ummph, tomato basil soul was awesome, that darn bread was so good we couldn't finish our entrees! Niki our server was pleasant but not overbearing. My stomach is still stretched, we could have shared an entree. I would definitely recommend and return!

Thank Richard O
Walla Walla, Washington, United States
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Finding this restaurant was not easy. We found 2 different addresses online and tried 2 different mapping programs, neither of which took us to the correct location. Ciao Mambo is on Higgins Ave just south of the river. Their delicious food was definitely worth the search. The garlic bread is fresh and awesome. We had to try the Tootsie Rolls... More 

Thank Patti T
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Food was very good. Large portions. We got two of the pasta dishes, one gluten free, and couldn't tell the difference. Wait staff was very friendly. Families and couples were there. Highly recommended.

Thank Arthur C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely food and very conveniently located especially if you staying on the other side of the bridge. Montepulciano always a good choice with Italian food.

Thank BMJ68
Missoula, Montana
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious Italian dishes. Great wine selection. $$$ Appetizer selection is good. Parking is on street. Busy place on weekends. No reservations except for groups of 8 or more.

Thank SVN72
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

There were three of us for dinner on a Monday night. Requested a booth, but was told that they were reserved for parties of 5 or more. OK, disappointing and both booths were vacant the entire time. My daughter and I ordered the "spicy" shrimp pasta dish - me with medium spice, and she mildly spiced. Both dishes were too... More 

Thank Janet S
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

My family and I took a lovely walk across the bridge in downtown Missoula for dinner before a performance at the Wilma. We were seated quickly at a window table where we were attended by friendly and knowledgeable staff. Although the restaurant was beginning to fill up the service was prompt and pleasant. We all enjoyed our choices from the... More 

Thank claude46
Baltimore, Maryland
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158 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Our last night in Missoula we went there and glad we did! A family member asked what I was hungry for and I said Italian food. It was the best Alfredo I have ever had!


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 541 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-2735
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-543-0377
With creative twists on classic recipes there is something for everyone in the family. It's Italian Nachos, Minestrone, Lasagne, Tiramisu, Chianti, Frank Sinatra, Great Fun, Wonderful Service and a whole lot more... Ciao Mambo atmosphere works just as well for romantic couples as it does for a cozy table of family, friends and children too.

At Mambo's, we serve up immigrant style Italian cuisine in a happening family ambiance. Our pasta dishes with rich, savory sauces and fresh ingredients, thin crust pizzas baked to perfection, and unmatchable service will keep you coming back for more. Bring your friends, family and appetite for fun, and we'll handle the rest.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?