Mambo Cafe

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Mambo Cafe ★★ 2000 (PG-13)

Low-budget mob comedy with a quirky premise. The Mambo Cafe is a Spanish Harlem restaurant in dire need of some business. So the owners invite a local mobster to dine at their establishment in hopes he'll be murdered and they'll get a boost from the publicity. He is, business improves, but the restaurant and the family also draw unwelcome Mob scrutiny. 98m/C VHS, DVD . Paul Rodriguez, Rosanna Desoto, Danny Aiello, Thalia, Kamar De Los Reyes; D: Reuben Gonzalez; W: Reuben Gonzalez. VIDEO