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Chino Bandito

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Mexican, Chinese
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Chandler, AZ
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
When in Phoenix

Don't waste your time with run of the mill chain restaurants. This is a real find so when in Phoenix try one of the two. Ask for samples so you can find what you like best. Great twist on fusion. Chicken fried rice and black beans with ginger chicken and a quesadilla Wow No need to dress up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2014
BonK27
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Warren, NJ
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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34 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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carmel, IN
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Wasn't sure what to expect but the food was delicious. Reasonably priced and didn't have to wait long for our order. This is a place that you order at the front and seat yourself.

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Brasilia, DF
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Having recently been to China and to Mexico, and loving both Chinese and Mexican food, I was intrigued by this blended restaurant. The cute "Pancho" Panda in a sombrero sporting a mustache sitting next to the Great Wall of Chino had me chuckling and excited to try the Machaca or Egg Foo Young. But wait... Why was there Jerk chicken... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I thought to myself, Mexican and Asian fusion?!? How will this work exactly... Well the answer was the food and service were fantastic. I got a combination platter with a Red Jade Chicken (think General Tso's but better!) in a burrito and the Red Jade Pork in a Quesadilla. I also added in the cuban black beans and chicken fried... More 

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Warren, NJ
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Don't waste your time with run of the mill chain restaurants. This is a real find so when in Phoenix try one of the two. Ask for samples so you can find what you like best. Great twist on fusion. Chicken fried rice and black beans with ginger chicken and a quesadilla Wow No need to dress up just go

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Milwaukee
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Somehow it works. Food is amazing. Good value for money. Atmosphere is like high school cafeteria - don't go here for a first date to impress someone. Can be a bit loud depending on how busy there are.

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va
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61 reviews 61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

As with the original Chino Bandito location, the food is really very good and that makes this a place that is worth going to. They do a number of chicken varieties and they are moist, tender and flavorful. Their machacha beef has an interesting tang to it. The black beans are a worthy side choice as are all of the... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

I was interested in trying the food here, since i like to make odd combinations myself. And boy was it great. It has different meats of the asian and mexican varieties, and you can have it mexican style in a burrito or quesadilla, or asian style in a rice bowl, or just seperate. The jade red chicken in a quesadilla... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Really wasn't to sure about this place when I first heard of it, however I gave it a try. This place is pretty good, nice little vibe in the restaurant. Very big space for large groups, big screen on the wall with sports playing. Now lets get to the food, it's a mixture of Asian an Mexican. I always end... More 

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Maricopa, Arizona
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Haven't been here in quite sometime since moving out of the city, but i got to go back and man did the place deliver. Great combination of foods, the guy at the counter had no problem refreshing my wife's memory on the difference between the bowls and the combos. Great flavor, my little 2 year old loved it. Fried rice,... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013 via mobile

Way back in 1999 while visiting friends in Phoenix I was treated to some great food that was a strange blend of flavors and it stuck with me, that is I never forgot the flavors and how great they worked together. I never could remember the name of the place and have not been back to Phoenix until recently. My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Chandler, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Chandler

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?