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216 S 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2102
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Ranked #49 of 523 Restaurants in Ann Arbor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $8
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Hutchinson, Kansas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I t looks like a Mexican restaurant and Latino music plays in the background. The food is like Taco Bell, not authentic Mexican as advertised, We had a hard time getting drinks refilled. I ordered chicken nachos and it was just chips, chicken and cheese, bland and colorless. We could have eaten at Taco Bell and saved some money!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Banditos is our favorite Mexican restaurant in Ann Arbor! Not only is the food authentic and consistent, but the service can't be beat! We have become good friends with employees and feel that our relationship with them is genuine and it keeps us coming back again and again. There are zero things lacking - nothing to complain about. We are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

The food there is delicious, best Mexican food around! I went there for the first time and I was hooked. The chimichangas are my favorite at Banditos.

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Okemos, Augusta, Atlanta, Chicago
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My wife and I went there for our first time yesterday. Food was fantastic. Service was excellent. I love my margarita. Decor is nice. I highly recommend.

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Ann Arbor
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I have been going to Banditos for a number of years now and can always count on getting a good meal and fast, friendly service, all at a very reasonable price. My favorite dish is the chicken quesadilla accompanied by a really tasty margarita. The quesadilla has a lot of filling, unlike some other places I have tried, and I... More 

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Bay City, Michigan
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

My boys and I traveled to Ann Arbor to see a movie at the beautiful Michigan theatre and needed a nice spot for a late lunch beforehand. After reading the reviews on tripadvisor I knew this place would fit the bill. We parked at the Liberty Street garage, walked a few blocks west and found Banditos to be even better... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Ok, ate there the other night and it was great. We also got a show....Everyone see the post below where the guy claims he waited an hour then tried to leave and had the police called on him? Well, I was there that night (dude, we were at the booth in front of you) and I did a search to... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Pretty bad after u wait over an hour for food, you tell them to cancel your order because u are tired of waiting and no one is hardly in the place and leave but they call the police and make u pay for it anyway. I offered 3 times to pay for the water, salsa and chips we had waiting... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

My family ate here tonight to celebrate a new job and had a wonderful time. We always enjoy the company of the owner and the taste of the food. Mexican Pizzas, Chicken Burrito and rice and beans were on the menu for us tonight. Another table ordered the fajitas and they looked and smelled great. We also had the chicken... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

Terrible. Resiculously overpriced for some of the worst mexican cafeteria food I've ever eaten. I ordered almost 50$ worth of vegetarian items, an then arrived to pick up my order only to find out rice is not veg-friendly. As i was eating my bean burrito i felt something hard in my mouth. Upon further investigaion I realized that I had... More 

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Additional Information about Banditos

Address: 216 S 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2102
Phone Number: 734-996-0234
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
Open Hours:
Monday 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 8
Cuisine: Mexican

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