Between the mountains are sprawling valleys home to the ranches and farms that provide the beef, lamb and pork that complement our fresh, house-made pastas.
And our menu changes seasonally to ensure we are using only the freshest, most flavorful ingredients. Come in for small plates, artisan pizzas, antipasta and hearty entrees. Then indulge in decadent desserts like tiramisu, gelato and cheesecake. Hannah Hopkins is an accomplished, hyper-creative, entrepreneurial restaurateur and the creative force behind several high-end, yet casual establishments with a fiercely loyal following and solid reputation for creative, inspired cuisine.
In Hannah sold Dish and started a new adventure, relocating her family to Steamboat Springs, Colorado, taking on the Executive Chef position at Mambo, later becoming co-owner and Operating Partner in At Mambo, Hannah redefined a Steamboat staple with a creative and sophisticated approach to regional Italian and New-American fare, which remains a favorite among locals and visitors year-round.
Her versatile chef experience has led to a global cuisine inspired eatery with a truly neighborhood feel that encourages multiple customer visits per week and a brand identity that combines cosmopolitan cuisine with an authentic alternative vibe. Hannah is always trying to further educate herself through travel, wine, art, music and by surrounding herself with the most talented people she can find.
She is an accomplished chef and restaurateur who leads by example and runs top notch, professional and efficient establishments. Hannah lives in Steamboat with her husband and three children, where she enjoys the outdoors, traveling, good food, wine and spending time with her family and their dog, David Bowie. Born and raised in Minneapolis, Joe started his cooking career at the young age of 14, working his way through the ranks. His passion for food and travel took Joe across Asia, where he had the unique opportunity to train under a former Chef for the Royal Family of Thailand.
A brief stint in Telluride at the prestigious Hotel Madeline allowed Joe to further his skills, but Steamboat called him home. Joe returned to Steamboat to take on the role of Executive Chef at Mambo, introducing his take on modern Italian cuisine to the already popular menu.
His cuisine is flavor packed, authentic and highlights the sweet, salty, sour, spicy and savory flavors that have been inspired by his travels. Italian inspired cuisine. Book now. Sea scallops, clams, trout roe, nudja broth, squid ink linguini. Merry Christmas Eve! Stuffed peppers to die for. Consistently worth the dining experience. The food is never disappointing and we noticed that the restaurant has undergone a cosmetic update in the past few year.
Who needs to go all the way into Chicago for a nice atmosphere and great food when you have this place in our backyard!!! Took our son here after Navy bootcamp graduation.
Beautiful Restaurant and the food was out of this world. Everything was fantastic and the staff was very friendly and personable. Only wish we lived closer - this would be an every week dine out!!
It has been several years since we dined at Mambo Italiano. The decor is black and white with crystal chandeliers throughout. Seating filled quickly as we ate on a Friday early evening. What a gorgeous place! Fresh food was to die for we ate all their specials of the day!!! Great wine selection. This is one of my favorite restaurants in the area and is definitely my favorite Italian restaurant! The atmosphere is fun and the food is delicious! They have amazing specials every day!
Hello and thank you for sharing such positive feedback and a 5-star rating. It's a pleasure knowing that the food and the atmosphere did go well with you. It feels great to see customers leaving happy and satisfied. We'd love to have you over again Ordered out from here recently looking for late night eats. Ordered Italian beef sandwiches. Arrived at the time was told they would be ready but still had to wait an additional 6 or 7 minutes for the food after it was paid for.
I realize Hi Andy, Thank you for placing an order with us. It's good to know that you liked the sandwiches. However, we're sorry to know that you had to wait longer for your order.
The points you've mentioned are very important to us and we would Met a client there for lunch. This is a family owned neighborhood Italian restaurant with great service and great food at reasonable prices. Really good basket of bread when you sit down. There are specials so I went with the tilapia caprese which came with Hi, Thank you for joining us for a meal. It's good to see that you liked the food as well as the service of the restaurant. The selections that you made were great and we have a lot of other interesting options on the menu This is a really nice local Italian restaurant with outstanding service with Manny.
He even gave us extra bread to take home. We were there on a Sunday night after the horrendous Bears playoff loss so I was not in a good mood. We really Hey George, Thank you so much for joining us for a meal.
We're pleased to know that you had a great time enjoying the dishes and also found the food to be appetizing. We believe in providing the best food and services to our customers My husband and I always go,out for an early dinner on New Years Eve. You always take a chance because some restaurants add tables and service is iffy at best. Not Mambo Italiano! Our server was attentive and never rushed us.
Although they tell you Hey, Thank you for coming over! Your review ensures us that we've met your expectations and it's good to see that you were pleased with the food you ordered. This is exactly what we aim for with all our customers! It's our aim to not Flights Vacation Rentals Restaurants Things to do. Tip: All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips. Log in to get trip updates and message other travelers. Profile Join.
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View all details meals, features. Location and contact. Vongole Ripiene. Fresh clams stuffed with seasoned bread crumbs and baked. Vongole O Cozze Stregate. Calamari Fritti. Calamari Alla Griglia. Pane Pizzaiola. Italian bread topped with sauce and cheese then baked. Pane Aglio E Olio. Salsiccia Con Peperoni. Formaggio Fritto "Fried Mozzarella". Dressings: bleu cheese, ranch, thousand island, French, creamy garlic, homemade creamy Italian, homemade balsamic vinaigrette.
Zuppa Del Giorno. Bocconcini E Prosciutto. Fresh mozzarella wrapped in prosciutto over sliced tomato, served on a spring mix. Pomodori E Cipolle. Tomatoes and onions marinated in balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil, served over a bed of spring mix, topped with imported fontinella cheese. Insalata Di Cesare. Romaine lettuce, fresh Romano, croutons, tossed with a creamy Caesar dressing. Insalata Speciale. Antipasto Alla Mambo. Small for 5. Side Salads. Insalata Caprese. Insalata Di Spinaci. All sandwiches are served with your choice of pasta or fries Add on sweet or hot peppers, on garlic bread or cheese for 0.
Pollo Alla Griglia. Pollo Parmigiana. Vitello Parmigiana. Melanzane Parmigiana. Beef Sandwich. Homemade sliced Italian beef in beef au jus, served on fresh Italian bread. Meatball Sandwich. Homemade meatballs topped with meat sauce, served on a fresh Italian bread. Combo Sandwich. Sausage Sandwich. Mild Italian sausage topped with red sauce, served on fresh Italian bread. Italian Submarine Sandwich.
Create your own pizza. Each Ingredient. Pizza puff stuffed with your choice of ingredients then baked or fried golden brown. Mambo Special. Mushrooms, green peppers, onions, sausage.