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Chino Bandido

#115 of 2,634 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
Deer Valley
Mexican
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15414 N 19TH Ave Ste K, Mkjii, Phoenix, AZ 85023-4300
(602) 375-3639
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 98
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A crazy place to eat

Might not look like much on the outside, but just as the name implies, you can get a combo of Jade Chicken with a Green Chili Burrito, or even add a Jamaican twist with Jerk Chicken. Not sure, they'll over you samples. Want your Chinese in a burrito wrap, not a problem. DO NOT SKIP THE... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Terry S
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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196 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Might not look like much on the outside, but just as the name implies, you can get a combo of Jade Chicken with a Green Chili Burrito, or even add a Jamaican twist with Jerk Chicken. Not sure, they'll over you samples. Want your Chinese in a burrito wrap, not a problem. DO NOT SKIP THE SNICKERDOODLE COOKIES! As good... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great food, great prices! Please note that this is a place for FOOD, not atmosphere. Lots of people do take out here (as I do on my way home from work). The combinations of Chinese, Mexican, and even a little Jamacian (I love their spicy Jerk Chicken) are endless. While I would not call the food "traditional authentic", the uniqueness... More 

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Bailey1Audrey2
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Guy Fiere review sent us there. If you like loud, aluminum foil, paper plates, tasteless food, go here. If you are on vacation & looking for good food, this is not the place.

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I saw this restaurant on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives. The food was a bit disappointing, but it's worth trying at least once. It's an interesting twist of Asians meets Mexican. The service is friendly Andy they let your tate fore ordering in this quick service format. Overall a good experience, not great though.

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7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

A pit crowded for a "point, point" style restaurant, but so good. If you go with more than 2 people have one of your party grab a table while the others order, You fill out your own order slip. And don't forget you can sample the entrees before you order them

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I'm all for trying new things. This place was certainly new! I had jerk chicken, red chicken, pollo Diablo and a Greengo chicken. They were all delicious but I would order the red chicken again for sure! The others, no. Every meal comes with a cookie too! Great food, good price.

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230 reviews 230 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

First off, this place is all about the food....if you're a first timer they will ask you what you like (type of meat, rice & spice level) & give you samples. The food is amazing, we had the jade red chicken, chicken rice , machaca beef, pulled pork, spicy black beans & pork fried rice....if you want cilantro, just ask.... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

When I moved to Phoenix from Chicago, I wanted to find a place that would become my "regular" restaurant - the place where I took visitors, saying "You HAVE to eat here (because you won't get it anywhere else)!" Chino immediately became that place for me - AMAZING ONE-OF-A-KIND food, incredibly friendly employees, great prices, delicious cookies, and one giant... More 

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Mililani, Hawaii
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I saw this place on Food TV's "Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives" and just had to check it out. After our plane landed in Phoenix, we checked out a car and set the GPS for this place. We were not disappointed in the food. Triple D was spot on. When you enter, honestly, this place is nothing that make you go... More 

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La Habra, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

This is not a high end restaurant. If you want great food served by happy, helpful people this is for you. Went with a group of work friends for dinner. Upon entering were. Little uncertain. Place was full. Always a good sign. Guys at counter helped us make great choices and offered samples. All meals come with a snicker doodle... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15414 N 19TH Ave Ste K, Mkjii, Phoenix, AZ 85023-4300
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Deer Valley
  • Neighborhood: Deer Valley
  • Phone Number: (602) 375-3639

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?