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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 #119 of 2,604 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: Deer Valley
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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Miamisburg, Ohio
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100 reviews 100 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We visit the Phoenix/Scottsdale area a couple times each year. We always make certain we have a meal at Chino Bandido. The first time we visited was because we saw the restaurant on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives, but we return for the delicious food. Staff is very helpful to make choices as some of the entres are a bit... More 

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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Best place to eat in Phoenix. Yes it's a hole in the wall and yes it's not the nicest area, but trust me this place is amazing. You can try some of their more popular items before you order. My favorite was the Jerk chicken.... Delicious! When I lived in Phoenix I brought so many locals to this place that... More 

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Elon College, North Carolina
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104 reviews 104 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We came here because of my Food Network on the Road APP for DDD. We were not disappointed. This place is not a classy establishment. The food was not quite as good as I had hoped (specifically the Jade chicken everyone raved about), but the Carnitas was delicious and so was the Jerk Chicken Fried Rice. The food was fast... More 

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Fresno, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We decided to come to Chino Bandido the day before Thanksgiving. There were no lines, the parking lot had spaces but according to my son, this was unusual! We enjoyed trying to figure out what we wanted and there was a young man standing there waiting to help us figure out what to order. We received samples which were so... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

A popular spot with delicious inexpensive food. It can be intimidating for a first-timer, especially when there's a long line, but the staff does an amazing job of explaining the different choices. Whether you like it spicy or mild, there's something delicious for everyone.

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Phoenix Arizona
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168 reviews 168 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is the place you take your family when some want Mexican and some want Chinese food. They have both and it's good food. Whats even better is you can combine them and the combo meals are only $7.50. Yes amazingly it's only $7.50 for an large amount of delicious food. I took 2 friends as a treat after seeing... More 

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boca raton
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83 reviews 83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The food is good, the emerald chicken could use more flavor. Prices aren't bad about$8 for a combo. The jade chicken is very good, carnitas are a bit bland.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Went there because of DDD and glad we made the trip! We had the combo and everything we tried was awesome. The place is clean and lots of families would share their good. If we are ever back in Phoenix we will make it a point to go back!

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San Luis Obispo, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We went not knowing what to expect and were pleasantly surprised. The guy who explained all of the choices was quite charming and a really good salesman! The food was reasonably priced and the menu was really interesting. The food was sorta bland but filling. I'd say it's definetly worth trying. It's more than a resturant it's an experience!

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

When I was told that you receive a snickerdoodle with every purchase, I knew I had to try this restaurant. When we got there on a Saturday afternoon, the line was out the door. A guy in line showed us how to fill out the order card--a great idea, and the line went very quickly. I ordered a sweet and... More 

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Additional Information about Chino Bandido

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

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