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1980 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo, CA 93010-7847
805-445-4742
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good for families

We went here on the last night of visiting family friends as it is one of their close-to-home go-to places. The kids loved the Western vibe and that they could toss their peanut shells on the floor. I tend toward gluten-free-ed-ness so I got a turkey burger with cheese, hold the bun. It was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
SanFranciscotoLDM
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San Francisco, California
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English first
Ventura, California
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Bandits is definitely a main stay and a choice restaurant to go to when in Camarillo. Atmosphere and staff are charming. One of my favorite choices at Bandits is the BBQ Chicken Salad. There smaller portion is just right.

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San Francisco, California
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We went here on the last night of visiting family friends as it is one of their close-to-home go-to places. The kids loved the Western vibe and that they could toss their peanut shells on the floor. I tend toward gluten-free-ed-ness so I got a turkey burger with cheese, hold the bun. It was great! I think with a bun... More 

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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This place is known for it's trip tip sandwiches, which are very good. Past that however, I was not impressed. They try to be "fancy California food" when they should just stick to less fancy food to accompany their great tri tip sandwiches. That said, they where crowded and everyone else seemed very happy with their meals.

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Clearfield, Utah
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Every time I'm in Camarillo I hit Bandits for lunch. Great service, great food, great atmosphere. Love the Tri Tip sandwich.

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Los Angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Have had three meals here and it never got better. I don't understand the appeal. It's not cheap. It can't hold a candle to Wood Ranch which isn't great but the best in the area. Just really really below average bar food

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Reno, Nevada
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Melt in your mouth tri tip and the softest bread....came once for lunch and it was so good had to come back for dinner

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Camarillo
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Good food, drink specials and generally a good vibe there. In old town Camarillo which is a little artsy area. Good weekend walk for art and shopping.

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Bakersfield, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Fantastic food, great service, great people. I will eat here every time I am in Camarillo. I have recommended them to all my friends traveling to or thru the area.

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Camarillo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

After work, I wanted to wind down, so I went to Bandit's Grill and Bar in Camarillo. As soon as you walk in, you feel the fun of the place in the Bar. Free Peanuts and throw the shells on the floor, TV sets showing the various games going on, the place is just FUN. Ordered a Newcastle Ale in... More 

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Noblesville, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Food selection was good and the items we chose tasted great! Beer selection and service were also very good. Overall, one of the better dining experiences during our trip.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1980 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo, CA 93010-7847
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Camarillo
  • Phone Number: 805-445-4742

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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