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Ciao Mambo

541 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-2735
+1 406-543-0377
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (38 reviews)
“garlic bread” (8 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
541 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-2735
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably should have called ahead, Don't know if they do reservations but waiting an hr in a cramped space wasn't much fun, (Sat. evening). However the food is absolutely wonderful! Been here several times and its always good with a friendly helpful staff.

Thank Weaver-1252
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had eaten at Ciao Mambo in Whitefish, MT. So decided to give this one a try. It was busy and loud but we enjoyed our dinner. They wanted to seat us at a high top but put us at a regular table when we...More

Thank nicolediane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service, wait staff, food...definitely will return!!! We visited on a Friday evening and only had a 10 minute wait...well worth it!!

Thank groenigL
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We unexpectedly stayed the night in Missoula after cancelling our long planned Glacier National Park visit due to smoke and fire. Tired, and sad, we drove downtown late to Ciao Mambo to eat, and were most pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food and...More

Thank DollyColo
Reviewed 4 September 2017

It's always interesting in a strange town to pick a recommendation, but when we opened the door to a crowd we figured we were at the right place. At the time, we didn't realize how 'right' it was. Our service and meal was outstanding. If...More

Thank Will6468
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Both dishes were delicious and served very proptly by Lindsey. She recommended the Caruarzo Toscana wine which was a perfect choice. We will go back! We were seated promptly at 5pm right after a Grizly football game!

Thank Rick E
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I took both my sisters out for dinner here - nice view of the sidewalk for people watching and the menu seemed to have a lot of interesting dishes. There is A LOT of flavor in the anti-pasta appetizer; we loved the garlic, flavorful meats,...More

Thank RangerBobN
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We love the food and wine at Cia Mambo. The caprese salad is fabulous, as is the Pasta Revenna and the Penne Isabella. The also have the expected dishes like lasagna, spaghetti and meatballs, eggplant or chicken alla parmigiana. They also have an excellent selection...More

Thank Teri-Jon S
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I tried to not be skeptical from the start, but no one would even acknowledge us to get a table. Once a gal did arrive our reservations were totally wrong for the number in our party. We needed 11 and they had 8. They fixed...More

Thank BBMT
Reviewed 17 July 2017

There is a line but it's worth the wait!! You can order anything the way you want it which is unheard of. The meal i had was awesome! The bread they serve is fresh and has fresh garlic and Parmesan sprinkled on it. I can't...More

Thank mlabo007
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
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
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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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