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216 S 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2102
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9:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars

Good fresh Mexican food. Went for lunch with friends. Nice atmosphere. Helpful wait staff. Fairly priced. Many choices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
Kris S
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this place is fantastic from the service to the decor to the food. The times I've been the waiter has been very on top of everything even when it has been really busy. The salsa and guac are fantastic as is all the food I've ever had here. It's really surprising how many places neglect the basics but... More 

Thank Ryan J
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Good fresh Mexican food. Went for lunch with friends. Nice atmosphere. Helpful wait staff. Fairly priced. Many choices.

Thank Kris S
Pinckney, Michigan
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We meet friends here a couple of times a year and always have a great time. Lots of fun bantering with the owner. Very good portions, but maybe food could be spiced up a little. Diners are made to feel welcome and appreciated as soon as they arrive. Absolutely worth a visit.

Thank Joe H
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

My family LOVES this place. The owner is funny and very attentive when he's not out making deliveries, Yes! they do deliveries! The taco's are so delicious my very picky son eats at least 3 every time! Plus all the extra's! We don't eat out much but if we decide to, Banditos is always where everyone agrees on. We have... More 

1 Thank moiruy9
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We made a reservation with friends on a popular Saturday night. Seated on time, but a very hectic atmosphere. The servers didn't deliver orders to the right tables, forgot a beverage, and were rushing about. That said, the food was very good. I would like to visit on a night that wasn't so crazy. The wait staff was very friendly.

1 Thank MESMc_13
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

It was very nice to be able to get a table on a game day night and we had heard good things about the place in terms of food. Pretty basic overall though and nothing to write home about. A little bit divey and decent portions but lacking in flavor a bit! Overall it was passable, just not sure I'd... More 

Thank jackson9567
Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

From the freshly made chips and salsa to the bright decor, Bandito's is a welcoming tasty experience for the whole family. I have eaten just about everything on the menus during the 12 plus years I've been going. My favorite is the chicken enchiladas, top that with a side of sour cream and some iced tea and you will have... More 

Thank rozilla
Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

A small quaint place, that is very family friendly as well as very tasty. Richie the owner is a very nice guy that treats his guests like they are family.. If you are in the Ann Arbor area, I would highly suggest checking the place out!

Thank Tony K
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Laid back and really enjoyable. The restaurant has wonderful frozen margaritas (mango) for me. Add to that an order of loaded nachos and a chicken burrito and I was one happy and very full camper.

Thank R P
Naperville, Illinois
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29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

What a fabulous place. What an amazing Quesadillas. Bags and bags of flavours, perfectly crispy edges, absolutely delicious guac and salsa... So fresh that you do feel eating some good quality food. I am a foody and We are so glad that me and my husband went to this place. Ambience was beautiful. I ended up asking about their colourful... More 

1 Thank Aarti T

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 216 S 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: 734-996-0234

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 8
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm

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