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Mambo Café (2000)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  21 April 2000 (Mexico)
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A beautiful Puerto Rican girl and her family in Spanish harlem devise a novel plan to attract business to their restaurant, causing a wildly comic sequence of events ending in near disaster.

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A beautiful Puerto Rican girl and her family in Spanish harlem devise a novel plan to attract business to their restaurant, causing a wildly comic sequence of events ending in near disaster.

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Hot Food. Killer Service. They're Dying To Get In. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for brief violence and some crude sexual references | See all certifications »
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Salsa Cafe  »

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Shade of Color Blue
Music and Lyrics by Jeff Tegelman and Kim Nall
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Lots of light fun
18 December 2002 | by (West Chester, Pa) – See all my reviews

Puerto Rican family with nice restaurant in Spanish Harlem can't attract enough customers to keep creditors at bay. Another restaurant with a recent mob hit has lines waiting for tables. Word on the street is that Fat Tony, local mob guy, is about to go down. You fill in the blanks. The real chemistry is in the young leads, who are excellent, along with Danny Aiello as a really wacky mob guy. Sometimes similar to Big Fat Greek Wedding - watching an average day with this cast would be fun, the plot doesn't really matter. Give it a look.


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