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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: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 28
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Smells GREAT!!!

Local BBQ joint and smells soooooooooooooooo good!!! Expect it to be busy so service gets a little slow sometimes... GREAT spot for happy hour too!!! Mgr. Shawn ROCKS!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2014
Evilson
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Oxnard, California
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64 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Camarillo, California
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

this place is always packed. however, I like the idea where you can grab peanuts from a big barrel...take it to your table....and you can just basically dump the empty shells on the floor. the place can get slow....but if you are looking for a fine steak place, go to woodranch instead.

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Oxnard, California
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186 reviews 186 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Local BBQ joint and smells soooooooooooooooo good!!! Expect it to be busy so service gets a little slow sometimes... GREAT spot for happy hour too!!! Mgr. Shawn ROCKS!!!

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Los Angeles, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Friendly servers, large servings, tasty sandwiches (especially prime rib and tri-tip), cold beer, easy parking, and free peanuts. This is a fun place to go for dinner. If I had to compare, I would give Wood Ranch Grill a slight edge overall, but I'm a fan of Bandits.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I have been here a few times and always have trouble deciding what to order because it is so good. The portions are generous and served piping hot. I would say it was a little pricey but I always get two meals out whatever I order so that makes it look less expensive.

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Columbus, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Bandits special sandwich creations were excellent and reasonably priced. Pulled Pork topped with cole slaw and the Prime Rib sandwiches were delicious, as were their creative side dishes.

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Phoenix, Arizona, Usa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My wife and I took my grandfather here. It's his favorite restaurant, and after eating there, I can see why. The service is great. Neat old west atmosphere, and the best BBQ around. We all got the half sandwich lunch special which was still a lot of food. Best tri-tip sandwich I've ever had. I even forgot my debit card... More 

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San Bernardino, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Most delicious BBQ I ever eaten. Best cole slaw. Service is great. Prices reasonable. In the heart of old town Camlarillo. Antique shops & a beautiful historic Catholic Church on the hill. Always beautiful weather.

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Camarillo, California
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538 reviews 538 reviews
438 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I'll admit that's why I come here. The bar has free peanuts. You can get a big beer, a cocktail, or some cheap happy hour grub. Every time I order off the regular menu I regret it though because it just seems the food is overpriced for what you get. Better options are out there for dinner. The BBQ sauce... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great food items on the Happy Hour Menu and very good prices. The food that comes out is big and great to share. The onion rings look better than they taste. Burgers are great as well as the Fish Tacos.

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Corona, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

My wife was on a business trip in Simi Valley and I tagged along. We were returning to our Oxnard hotel and decided to visit the Camarillo outlet mall. For dinner we were hungry for BBQ and were going to visit Wood's Ranch. But, we have those at home so we decided to try Bandits and we are glad we... More 

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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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