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Dinner Menu

Jumbo Empanadas $3/each

Savory

  • Cuban-Style Ground Beef
  • Shredded Chicken breast
  • Pastelon
  • Garlic Shrimp (plus $1.50)
  • Spinach and Mozzarella Cheese V
  • Mac-n Cheese V
  • Cheeseburger
  • Ham and Swiss Cheese

Sweet

  • Guava and Cream Cheese V
  • Nutella and Banana V

Latin Rotisserie Chicken COMBINATION (with sides)

(Sides: choose from white rice, arroz chaufa, red moro, red beans, French fries, maduros, tostones, OR house salad)

(Sauces: garlic mojo and spicy green)

  • Quarter Chicken, 2 regular sides 12.95
  • Half Chicken, 2 regular sides 15.95
  • Whole Chicken, 3 large sides 25.95 (take-out / delivery only)
  • Whole Chicken (no sides) 16.95 (take-out /delivery only)

Peruvian Ceviche

  • Fish Ceviche– Raw white fish “cooked” in fresh lime juice, onions, cilantro, garlic, Peruvian hot peppers served with boiled yam and Peruvian corn 14.95 GF
  • Mixed Seafood Ceviche– Raw white fish, shrimp. squid, octopus “cooked” in fresh lime juice, onions, cilantro, garlic, Peruvian hot peppers served with boiled yam and Peruvian corn 17.95 GF

Appetizers

  • Shrimp in garlic and white wine GF- 13.95
  • Mussels in garlic and white wine GF- 12.95
  • Ham Croquettes 5.95
  • Crunchy Coconut Shrimp served with cranberry apple glaze 10.95
  • Cuban Sandwich Bites– Pressed ham and pork sandwich bites with Swiss cheese, pickle topped with mustard, mayo, mojo 8.95
  • Tamal con Chicharron-Corn pork tamale, fried pork cracklings, sriracha sauce 6.95
  • Plantain Chips with Mojo V- Green plantain chip served with our garlic sauce 5.95 Add Guacamole +6
  • Spanish sausage sauteed in red wine GF- 12.95
  • Spanish sausage and Yuca Fries– Sauteed with onions served with mojo sauce 12.95

Housemade Soups

  • Sancocho GF- Traditional Dominican stew with oxtail, pork, chicken, cassava, green plantains, kabucha, corn. Served with white rice. 13.95
  • Parihuela GF – Traditional Peruvian seafood soup with shrimp, squid, clam, mussel, white fish in a tomato broth. Served with bread. 13.95
  • Chicken Soup GF- All white meat shredded chicken, carrots, celery, corn. Cup 3.5 / Bowl 6.
  • Lentil Soup V, GF- Cup 3.5 / Bowl 6.

Garden Fresh Salads

  • Mambo’s Chopped Salad– Chopped romaine, mixed greens, Spanish manchego cheese, crispy Spanish sausage, tomato, cucumber, olives, roasted red peppers, onion, garbanzo beans, sherry vinaigrette 14.95
  • Avocado Salad V, GF- Avocado, tomato, onion, extra virgin olive oil (no lettuce). 8.95
  • House Salad V, GF- Mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, carrot tossed in sherry vinaigrette. Sm. 4 / Reg. 7.95

Salad Add Ons:

  • Grilled Chicken Breast – plus 2.
  • Grilled Shrimp – plus 6.
  • Grilled Skirt Steak – plus 6.
  • Grilled Salmon – plus 6.

Caribbean Specialty Platters

Churrasco con Chimichurri GF-Grilled skirt steak served with our signature chimichurri sauce, rice and beans OR moro 22.95

Bistec a la Criolla Dominicana GF- Sauteed top sirloin steak pounded thin in Dominican Creole sauce topped with sauteed onions served with rice and beans OR moro OR tostones 20.95

Bistec Encebollado GF- Cuban style sauteed top sirloin steak pounded thin marinated with lime, garlic topped with sauteed onions served with rice and beans OR moro OR tostones 20.95

Havana Ground Beef GF- Lean ground beef with olives, tomato, raisins served with rice and beans OR moro 15.95

Shredded Beef “Ropa Vieja” – Slowly cooked shredded beef in Cuban Creole sauce served with rice and beans OR moro 18.95

Fried Cow “Vaca Frita” GF- Dry, crispy shredded beef, garlic, onion, topped with chimichurri served with rice and beans OR moro 20.95

Lulu’s Oxtail GF- Braised oxtail stew in a Caribbean Creole sauce served with rice and beans OR moro 20.95

Pernil Asado GF- Slowly roasted shredded pork marinated in our citrus mojo topped with crispy skin served with rice and beans 15.95

Fried Pork Pieces “Masitas de Cerdo” – Fried pork pieces marinated in our citrus mojo topped with sauteed onions, mojo sauce served with rice and beans OR moro 15.95

Chicken with Rice and Sausage GF- Yellow rice, boneless chicken, Spanish sausage, peas, peppers, onions cooked together 15.95

Vaca Frita de Pollo GF- Dry, crispy, shredded chicken breast pan-fried with fresh garlic, lime juice and onions served with rice and beans 15.95

Chicken with Mango GF – Chicken breasts sauteed in fresh mango sauce served with white rice and mixed vegetables 17.95

Shrimp in Coconut Lime– Sautéed shrimp over sautéed spinach served with white rice and coconut lime dipping sauce 21.95

Shrimp in Garlic GF- Shrimps sauteed in garlic and white wine served with rice and beans OR moro 19.95

Paella Valenciana GF- Spaniard style rice with boneless chicken, Spanish sausage, shrimp, squid, clam, mussel  28.95 (please allow 30 minutes)

Lysnell’s Salmon– Baked salmon filet over dill sauce served with mixed vegetables and roasted potatoes 24.95

Mambo Grouper in Coconut Sauce – Grouper filet, chopped tomato, mixed peppers in coconut sauce served with fried green plantains and white rice 22.95

Grouper in Lime Butter Sauce GF- Grouper filet sautéed in fresh lime, butter sauce with a touch of marinara served with mixed vegetables and roasted potatoes 17.95

Trifongo with Shrimp– Sweet plantain, green plantain, cassava mashed with garlic, olive oil and crispy pork bits served with sauteed shrimp  20.95

Trifongo with Shredded Pork– Sweet plantain, green plantain, cassava mashed with garlic, olive oil and crispy pork bits served with shredded pork  18.95

Mofongo with Shrimp– Green plantain mashed with garlic, olive oil and crispy pork bits served with sauteed shrimp  20.95

Mofongo with Fried Pork Pieces– Green plantain mashed with garlic, olive oil and crispy pork bits served with fried pork pieces  18.95

 

Peruvian Stir-Fry Dishes "Chifa"

Saltado -Stir fry sautéed with olive oil, onions, tomato, red bell pepper, soy, cilantro, scallion served with rice and french fries.

       Steak 18.95 / Chicken 15.95 / Shrimp 18.95 / Tofu 14.95 V

Arroz Chaufa – Wok-fried rice sautéed with olive oil, soy, garlic, ginger, onion, egg, bean sprouts, snow peas, scallion. Served with sweet plantains.

       Steak 18.95 / Chicken 15.95 / Shrimp 18.95 / Vegetable 14.95 V / Tofu 14.95 V

Tallarin – Stir-fry noodles sauteed with olive oil, soy, onion, bean sprouts, snow peas, scallion. Served with sweet plantains.

       Steak 19.95 / Chicken 16.95 / Shrimp 19.95 / Vegetable 15.95 V / Tofu 15.95 V

Kids Menu (12 and under please)

  • Two Empanadas with fries 8 (dine-in only)
  • Chicken Fingers with fries 8
  • Pasta with butter 7

Sides

  • White Rice V, GF 2 / 3.5
  • Brown Rice V,GF 2 / 3.5
  • Red Moro- white rice, red beans, Latin flavors cooked together V, GF 2.5 / 4
  • Black Moro – white rice, black beans, bacon, Cuban flavors cooked together V, GF 2.5 / 4
  • Arroz Chaufa – (Peruvian fried rice) V 2.5 / 4
  • Red Beans V, GF 2 /3.5
  • Black Beans V, GF 2 / 3.5
  • Sweet Plantains V 5.95
  • Fried Green Plantains V 5.95
  • Fried Cassava V 5.95
  • Boiled Cassava with onions V, GF 6.95
  • Arepa de Choclo – Griddled corn sweet cake with cheese V 4.95
  • French Fries V 3.95
  • Sautéed Spinach in garlic and olive oil V 7
  • Sautéed Vegetables in garlic and olive oil V 7

Cold Beverages

  • Sangria Mixer- Transform your bottle of wine into a pitcher of delicious Sangria! Just add own wine and ice!  8
  • Mambo Iced Tea– A local favorite! Sweet green tea with ginseng, honey and fruit flavors 2.75
  • Unsweetened Iced Tea 2.25
  • Morir Sonando Dominican beverage consisting of evaporated milk, orange juice, vanilla extract  6
  • Pina Colada (non-alcoholic) 6
  • Batida de Mango-Cuban mango shake made with milk 6
  • Strawberry Daiquiri Smoothie (non-alcoholic) 6
  • American Sodas– Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger-Ale, Seltzer 2
  • Latin American Sodas– Inka Cola 2 / Colombiana 2.25 / Manzana Postoban 2.25
  • Milk / Juices– Milk, Passion Fruit, Guava, Pineapple, Apple, Orange 3.25
  • Aqua Panna (imported flat mineral water) 6.5
  • Pellegrino (imported sparkling water) 6.5
  • Bottled Spring Water 2

Hot Beverages

  • 100% Colombian Coffee (reg. or decaf.) 2.95
  • Hot Chocolate 2.95
  • Premium Hot Teas by Adagio– Dragonwell Green, Chamomile, Peppermint, Organic Ginger Peach 2.95

Desserts

  • Tres Leches– Vanilla cake soaked in three kinds of milk, topped with sliced almonds 7
  • Coconut Flan– Rich coconut custard with a top layer of soft caramel, sprinkled with toasted coconut 6
  • Chocolate Cake– Chocolate fudge cake served with raspberry sauce 5

V= vegetarian / GF = gluten free

Please advise server of any food allergies

20% gratuity added to parties of 6 or more

Phone
(201) 933-3888

Hours of Operation
Tuesday – Thursday: 11am – 9pm

Friday: 11am – 9:30pm

Saturday: 11:00am - 9:30pm

Sunday: 11am - 8pm

Monday: Closed

Address
313 Union Ave
Rutherford, NJ 07070

Delivery Hours

Tuesday - Thursday: 11:30am -  9:00pm

Friday: 11:30am - 9:15pm

Saturday: 12:00pm - 9:15pm

Sunday: 12pm - 7:45pm

Delivery Area
Rutherford, Parts of East Rutherford, Lyndhurst, Carlstadt, Wallington - $20 minimum

Wood-Ridge, North Arlington and Nutley - $35 minimum

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