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Chino Bandido

15414 N 19TH Ave Ste K, Mkjii, Phoenix, AZ 85023-4300 (Deer Valley)
(602) 375-3639
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Ranked #111 of 2,568 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Neighborhood: Deer Valley
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English first
Albuquerque
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This place is family owned and they have amazing food. Here you can mix Chinese and Mexican food together to create your own signature dish to your likings. The rice is delicious. This place is not very big but always busy especially at lunch time. The staff is very friendly and I will definitely be returning to this little slice... More

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Washington, DC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The title says it all. The menu has a strong variety of Chinese and Southwest dishes, but don't look for a great ambience.

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This place is awesome -- which is surprising because when someone explains "Caribbean, Mexican, and Chinese in the same items" as the theory behind this restaurant, I think you naturally are confused. However... it all works. There's kind of a weird ordering system with forms but it's easy to figure out, the people that work there will help you. If... More

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Sebastian, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Sparse dining but five star comfort food from Jamaica, Asia and Mexico. The staff loves first timers and allow you to sample different dishes before you order. Ate there four times in 13 days and saw construction workers, medical workers, suits & ties and everything in between. Great food and staff!

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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

When I heard of this place I was skeptical. But then I went in and they explained the dishes and gave me samples to taste. And it was bloody great. Kung Pow chicken with jerk rice is a must try. And you get a cookie with each dish. Some sort of Mexican sugar cookie, I wish I could have gotten... More

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Surprise, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Chinese Mexican food? Say what??? Awesome food, funky ordering system, and open seating. My favorite is the Manchaca burrito, Jade Red Chicken Quesadilla with black beans and fried rice. If you can, check out their website before you go, so you can get an idea of the ordering system. You might want to take a pen with you as well... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

It's a local joint, it is the best food and consistency very good. I love their jade red chicken and veggie quesadilla. Definitely make this a stop if you are in the area for lunch or dinner!

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East Palo Alto, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Brought my wife & her mom to try this place that I've heard so much about. We each got the combos; most popular is the jerk chicken & jerk fried rice. I also enjoyed the emerald chicken & the black beans. The service is great & the food is so tasty. The concept is a little confusing but if the... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I would have never chosen a place such as this one to have lunch but because I was traveling with family members who love to try different things we ending up here. They allow you to sample before you order. The food is really good, and the portions are more than sufficient. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to family... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This is just the best. Who would think that Chinese, Mexican, and Caribbean fusion would work? The jerk chicken tostados are just wonderful, as I am told are the bean tostadas and the tacos el pastor. I've always loved the chile rellenos (I understand the breading is ground corn flakes), but there's also the jade red chicken and the refried... More

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