Mambo Italiano, a recently opened wood-fire pizza and pasta restaurant in Norcross’ Forum Shopping Center, takes the Vespa motor scooter obsession to another place. Using the Vespa (a cross between a motorcycle and a scooter that is popular in Greece & Italy) as the restaurant theme, the modern looking restaurant has two huge murals of Hollywood starlets from the ’50s and ’60s riding Vespas. To complement the retro feel a mix of Italian and old blue eyes, Frank Sinatra, are the tunes of choice.
Mambo Italiano’s owners wanted to design a restaurant that offered the best wood-fired pizza and pasta dishes in a fun, upbeat environment. The interior is filled with restored vintage Vespas around the black and white decor. The open kitchen extends to the bar and incorporates exposed brick ovens. The smell of hickory permeates the interior.
We offer a traditional hand-tossed thin crust Italian pizza prepared over a hardwood fire with the use of an authentic Italian tomato sauce. Other signature dishes include carpaccio ($8), and fritto misto ($9). A very popular pizza is the prosciutto di Parma ($12) served with fresh arugula and shaved Parmesan. Homemade desserts include the popular Italian dessert Tiramisu.
Mambo is located at
The Forum Shopping Center
5165 Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree Corners
Opening Hours are:
Sunday – Thursday
11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday – Saturday
11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
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