Mambu

★★★★★
  • 1806 Hayes St

    Nashville, TN 37203

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  • 615-329-1293

About Mambu

Hours
Monday To Thursday From 11:00 AM To 02:30 PM Monday To Thursday From 05:00 PM To 10:00 PM Friday From 11:00 AM To 02:30 PM Friday From 05:00 PM To 11:00 PM Saturday From 05:00 PM To 11:00 PM
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One of the best dining experiences we have had in Nashville - the paella was wodnerful - my wifes tuna was amazing - service was great - atmoshphere original - will return many, many times

3
★★★★★

One of the best dining experiences we have had in Nashville - the paella was wodnerful - my wifes tuna was amazing - service was great - atmoshphere original - will return many, many times

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The place is nice and the service was excellent. I would definitely go back & try more of their appetizers.

3
★★★★★

The place is nice and the service was excellent. I would definitely go back & try more of their appetizers.

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I will have to put this evening under the catagory "you are not going to believe this". I walked in to join a birthday gathering of my friends only to be greeted by an extremely rude and border-line abusive waitress (i believe her name is

3
★★★★★

I will have to put this evening under the catagory "you are not going to believe this". I walked in to join a birthday gathering of my friends only to be greeted by an extremely rude and border-line abusive waitress (i believe her name is

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Went upon a friend's recomendation of the food with my husband for our anniversary and was told in advance that a reservation of 40 was coming in, so to hurry. When we went in, we saw the large patio of empty tables, came in and was

3
★★★★★

Went upon a friend's recomendation of the food with my husband for our anniversary and was told in advance that a reservation of 40 was coming in, so to hurry. When we went in, we saw the large patio of empty tables, came in and was

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don't you just hate it when you balance your checkbook, and find that you paid for dinner with your check-card, and it's not till you balance that you find out that the waiter changed your tip amount - added more for themselves!! Really

3
★★★★★

don't you just hate it when you balance your checkbook, and find that you paid for dinner with your check-card, and it's not till you balance that you find out that the waiter changed your tip amount - added more for themselves!! Really

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Went there for my birthday with a group of friends and was initially impressed with the decor and the menu options. The food was good and we were enjoying each others company until we were told to leave because they needed our table. To

3
★★★★★

Went there for my birthday with a group of friends and was initially impressed with the decor and the menu options. The food was good and we were enjoying each others company until we were told to leave because they needed our table. To

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I'm writing to inform of my displeasure with my experience last night (Friday, April 30th) at this restaurant. Yesterday was my birthday and my family and I had plans to go to another restaurant, but upon seeing numerous bad reviews,

3
★★★★★

I'm writing to inform of my displeasure with my experience last night (Friday, April 30th) at this restaurant. Yesterday was my birthday and my family and I had plans to go to another restaurant, but upon seeing numerous bad reviews,

Pros: Food seems to be good, some staff is friendly

Cons: No direct parking, terrible server, pricey

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We simply loved the atmosphere, service , food, drink and the warm feel of the old house.We will go back and back to enjoy the flavors and service of sweet and intelligent people who waited on us. Enjoyed it very much.

3
★★★★★

We simply loved the atmosphere, service , food, drink and the warm feel of the old house.We will go back and back to enjoy the flavors and service of sweet and intelligent people who waited on us. Enjoyed it very much.

Pros: Best salmon ever, great service, wonderful dessert!

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Loved the food! I'm not a big salad person, but the waiter recommended the salads to a friend and I, and both of us loved em! (Friend not a salad person either). She doesn't like hummus either, but she liked Mambu's. Great outdoor

3
★★★★★

Loved the food! I'm not a big salad person, but the waiter recommended the salads to a friend and I, and both of us loved em! (Friend not a salad person either). She doesn't like hummus either, but she liked Mambu's. Great outdoor

Pros: best salad I've ever had

Cons: ?

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My boyfriend and I went to eat at Mambu recently, and sadly it was a terrible experience. We went on a Tuesday night, so its was not busy at all. Our waiter would leave for large chunks of time and not even bother to check on us. It took

3
★★★★★

My boyfriend and I went to eat at Mambu recently, and sadly it was a terrible experience. We went on a Tuesday night, so its was not busy at all. Our waiter would leave for large chunks of time and not even bother to check on us. It took

Pros: Cute decor

Cons: Slow service, strange food

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What an enjoyable evening we had at Mambu. Anita, the hostess, was a joy to meet. The service was spot on, and the food and drinks were perfect. We'll be back with a trinket to hang on the wall.

3
★★★★★

What an enjoyable evening we had at Mambu. Anita, the hostess, was a joy to meet. The service was spot on, and the food and drinks were perfect. We'll be back with a trinket to hang on the wall.

Pros: Delicious food, cool people and atmosphere, valet parking

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being an east sider, it is near blasphemy for me to declare that i looooove this restaurant! mambu is a clear favorite whenever my boyfriend and i want a fun night out or plan a special evening! we are never disappointed and consider all who make mambu such a welcoming and comfortable space true friends. our adoration of anita and jabari is known to all! i greatly appreciate the special preparation of the dishes, as well as, the funky decor! for us, mambu is truly a home away from home! DELISH!

2
★★★★★

being an east sider, it is near blasphemy for me to declare that i looooove this restaurant! mambu is a clear favorite whenever my boyfriend and i want a fun night out or plan a special evening! we are never disappointed and consider all who make mambu such a welcoming and comfortable space true friends. our adoration of anita and jabari is known to all! i greatly appreciate the special preparation of the dishes, as well as, the funky decor! for us, mambu is truly a home away from home! DELISH!

Pros: great food, great company

Cons: nada!

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Beautiful.That is the one word I can use to describe Mambu. Dinner and drinks for two was around eighty dollars which was a good deal for what you get. Go there and you will be delighted.

4
★★★★☆

Beautiful.That is the one word I can use to describe Mambu. Dinner and drinks for two was around eighty dollars which was a good deal for what you get. Go there and you will be delighted.

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Mambu is located outside of town in an old house turned into a great ecletic restaurant. Every plate they served was pretty, nothing here is done plain. This is anything but a pizza place. The Margherita Pizza is phenomenal, with it's fluffy crust,almost like the bread they serve in India (Naan Bread). Going to cost you some money to eat here but worth it. The service was wonderful.

4
★★★★☆

Mambu is located outside of town in an old house turned into a great ecletic restaurant. Every plate they served was pretty, nothing here is done plain. This is anything but a pizza place. The Margherita Pizza is phenomenal, with it's fluffy crust,almost like the bread they serve in India (Naan Bread). Going to cost you some money to eat here but worth it. The service was wonderful.

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I've heard a few people talking about this establishment and have visited a couple times over the past couple months. The food I had, as well as the food sampled by peers of mine, has been mediocre at best. The atmosphere is kitschy, each room having its own decor that looks thrown together from goodwill rejects. From what I've learned of the staff, the cooks are in constant turnaround, which may explain why the food is not consistent. When the restaurant is busy, dishes are often served incorrectly or just forgotten. On my visit, in a party of 10, one patron at our table (the one paying the bill, i might add) waited for 10 minutes for his food while the rest of the party ate. The drinks made by the male bartender working that night were poorly made. The second visit was for lunch and the place was full of obnoxiously loud power lunchers yapping on cell phones while we attempted to eat. Also, there was swearing coming from the kitchen loud enough for our table and other tables around us to hear. I don't know what was going on back there, but I'm guessing yet another cook bit the dust.
Also, the construction going on across the street makes parking a hassle. The noise from the construction during the day is almost intolerable.
I would not recommend Mambu to friends or peers and will not be returning.

2
★★☆☆☆

I've heard a few people talking about this establishment and have visited a couple times over the past couple months. The food I had, as well as the food sampled by peers of mine, has been mediocre at best. The atmosphere is kitschy, each room having its own decor that looks thrown together from goodwill rejects. From what I've learned of the staff, the cooks are in constant turnaround, which may explain why the food is not consistent. When the restaurant is busy, dishes are often served incorrectly or just forgotten. On my visit, in a party of 10, one patron at our table (the one paying the bill, i might add) waited for 10 minutes for his food while the rest of the party ate. The drinks made by the male bartender working that night were poorly made. The second visit was for lunch and the place was full of obnoxiously loud power lunchers yapping on cell phones while we attempted to eat. Also, there was swearing coming from the kitchen loud enough for our table and other tables around us to hear. I don't know what was going on back there, but I'm guessing yet another cook bit the dust.
Also, the construction going on across the street makes parking a hassle. The noise from the construction during the day is almost intolerable.
I would not recommend Mambu to friends or peers and will not be returning.

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The food is very expensive and not exactly worth the price. The atmosphere was nice and the service was good, but for money you can do better.

Pros: Service
Cons: Price and location

2
★★☆☆☆

The food is very expensive and not exactly worth the price. The atmosphere was nice and the service was good, but for money you can do better.

Pros: Service
Cons: Price and location

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Thanks to chef-owner Anita Hartel, Mambu gathers no moss. Her menu is all over the place in the best possible way, so you can start a meal with hoisin ribs, move into some coconut-curry mussels and then maybe an inventive take on porkā€¦

 

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