Mambo Empanadas

(201) 933-3888 
Walk-Ins Welcome


Empanadas $3/each


  • Cuban style Ground Beef
  • Shredded Chicken breast
  • Garlic Shrimp (plus $1.50)
  • Spinach and Mozzarella Cheese V
  • Mushroom and Mozzarella Cheese v
  • Mac-n Cheese V
  • Cheeseburger
  • Margherita Pizza V


  • 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  9.95
  • Half Chicken, 2 regular sides  11.95
  • Whole Chicken, 3 large sides 23.95 (take-out / delivery only)
  • Whole Chicken (no sides) 12.95 (take-out /delivery only)


  • Fish Ceviche- Raw white fish "cooked" in fresh lime juice, onions, cilantro, garlic, Peruvian hot peppers served with boiled yam and Peruvian corn  14.5
  • 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  17.5


  • Shrimp in garlic and white wine  GF- 12.5
  • Ham Croquettes 4
  • Crunchy Coconut Shrimp served with cranberry apple glaze 9
  • Cuban Sandwich Bites- Pressed ham and pork sandwich bites with Swiss cheese, pickle topped with mustard, mayo, mojo 8
  • Plantain Chips with Mojo  V- Green plantain chip served with our garlic sauce 5. Add Guacamole +4.5.

Housemade Soups

  • Sancocho  GF- Traditional Dominican stew with oxtail, pork, chicken, cassava, green plantains, kabucha, corn.  Served with white rice.  12.5
  • Parihuela GF - Traditional Peruvian seafood soup with shrimp, squid, clam, mussel, white fish in a tomato broth.  Served with bread. 12.5
  • 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. 


  • Mambo's Chef's Salad- Mixed lettuce, crispy Applewood smoked bacon, ham, Swiss cheese, cheddar cheese, diced tomato tossed in our garlic honey vinaigrette 11.5
  • Avocado Salad V, GF- Avocado, tomato, onion, olive oil (no lettuce).  7.5
  • House Salad V, GF- Mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, carrot tossed in sherry vinaigrette.  Sm. 3.25 / Reg. 6

Salad Add Ons:

  • Grilled Chicken Breast - plus 4.
  • Grilled Shrimp - plus 8.
  • Grilled Skirt Steak - plus 8.

Specialty Platters

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  14.5

Churrasco con Chimichurri  GF-Grilled skirt steak served with our signature chimichurri sauce, rice and beans OR moro 21.5

Havana Ground Beef  GF- Lean ground beef with olives, tomato, raisins served with rice and beans OR moro 12.5

Lulu's Oxtail  GF- Braised oxtail stew in a Caribbean Creole sauce served with rice and beans OR moro 16.5

Pernil Asado  GF- Slowly roasted shredded pork marinated in our citrus mojo topped with crispy skin served with rice and beans 12.5

Arroz con Pollo Dominicano  GF- Yellow rice, boneless chicken breast, peas, peppers, onions cooked together (pls allow 20 min.) 12.5

Vaca Frita de Pollo GF- Shredded chicken breast pan-fried with fresh garlic, lime juice and onions served with rice and beans 12.5

Camarones al Ajillo  GF- Shrimps sauteed in garlic and white wine served with rice and beans OR moro 17.5

Grouper Filet  GF- Grouper filet sauteed in lemon, butter and touch of marinara sauce served with mixed vegetables and rice 15.5

Mambo Salmon- Pan seared salmon filet with paprika, oregano, thyme served with sauteed spinach and yucca fries 19.5

Peruvian Stir-Fry Dishes "Chifa"

Saltado-Stir fry sauteed with olive oil, onions, tomato, soy, ginger, cilantro, scallion served with rice and french fries.

  • Steak 15.5 / Chicken 12.5 / Shrimp 17.5 / Tofu 12.5 V

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

  • Steak 15.5 / Chicken 12.5 / Shrimp 17.5 / Tofu 12.5 V

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

  • Steak 15.5 / Chicken 12.5 / Shrimp 17.5 / Tofu 12.5 V

Kids Menu (12 and under please)

  • Two Empanadas with fries  7 (dine-in only)
  • Chicken Fingers with fries  7
  • Pasta with butter 6


  • White Rice V, GF 2 / 3.5
  • Red Moro- white rice and red beans cooked together V, GF 2.5 / 4
  • Arroz Chaufa V 2.5 / 4
  • Red Beans V, GF 2 /3.5
  • Sweet Plantains V 5
  • Fried Green Plantains V 5
  • Fried Cassava V 5
  • Boiled Cassava with onions V, GF 6.5
  • French Fries V 3.5
  • Sauteed Spinach in garlic and olive oil V 7
  • Sauteed Vegetables in garlic and olive oil V 7

Cold Beverages

  • Sangria Mixer- Transform your bottle of wine into a pitcher of delicious Sangria!  8
  • Mambo Iced Tea- A local favorite! Sweet green tea with ginseng, honey and fruit flavors  2.75
  • Unsweetened Iced Tea  2.25
  • Pina Colada (non-alcoholic) 5.5
  • Batida de Mango-Cuban mango shake made with milk 6
  • Strawberry Daiquiri Smoothie (non-alcoholic) 5.5
  • American Sodas- Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger-Ale, Seltzer 1.5
  • Latin American Sodas- Inka Cola, Materva 2
  • Milk / Juices- Milk, Passion Fruit, Guava, Pineapple, Apple, Orange 2.75
  • Aqua Panna (imported flat mineral water) 6.5
  • Pellegrino (imported sparkling water) 6.5
  • Bottled Spring Water 1.5

Hot Beverages

  • Espresso 3 / Double Espresso 5
  • Cortadito 3.25 / Double Cortadito 5.25
  • Cappuccino 3.5
  • Cafe con Leche 3.5
  • 100% Colombian Coffee (reg. or decaf.)  2
  • Hot Chocolate 2.25
  • Premium Hot Teas by Adagio- Dragonwell Green, Chamomile, Peppermint, Organic Ginger Peach  2.5


  • 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
  • Dulce de Leche Cheesecake- Smooth, velvety cheesecake with luscious caramel flavor  5.5
  • 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

(201) 933-3888

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

Friday: 11am – 9:30pm  

Saturday: 11:30am-10pm

Sunday: 10am - 8pm

Monday: Closed

313 Union Ave

Rutherford, NJ 07070

Delivery Hours

Tuesday-Friday: 11:30am-2:30pm & 5:30pm-9pm  

Saturday: 5pm-9pm  

Sunday: 12pm-7:30pm 

Delivery Area
Rutherford, Parts of East Rutherford, Lyndhurst, Carlstadt & Wallington, NJ - $20 Minimum

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