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Bandanas Mexican Grille

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5607 Atlantic Ave., located six blocks south of Rio Grande Avenue at Atlantic and Buttercup, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
+1 609-522-5735
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Quick Bites, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Celebrating 30 years in 2015, Bandanas is a family run, seasonal...
Celebrating 30 years in 2015, Bandanas is a family run, seasonal restaurant in Wildwood Crest. At Bandanas, we live the motto "Love People, Cook Them Tasty Food". We believe that there's a kindness in cooking that sets something good in motion, and we want to share it with you. Everyday we make all of our marinades, sauces and salsas from scratch, with fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs and spices. We seek out high quality meats, fresh-caught local fish, aged natural cheeses,and the season's best Jersey produce. Emphasis is on a lighter, healthier approach to cooking and our menu items are prepared to order. Although we have no liquor license, you may 'bring your own" or try one of our non-alcoholic beers or margaritas to complement your dining. Make sure to save a little rooom for your sweet tooth, and indulge in one of our amazing original ice cream creations. They're sure to bring a smile to your face and make your tastebuds dance! Relax and Enjoy! Open Weekends through June 11, 2015 and then daily beginning Friday, June 12, serving lunch, dinner and dessert. Be sure to check out our Build Your Own Burrito Bar available in season daily til 3 pm. Adios for now!
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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
Looking for a great place to eat

Food was grade the people were very courteous there was no problem taking our order whether it's on the phone or when you sit down

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
William P
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Mystic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Bandanas Mexican Grille is good for family's and couples the prices are good and the food is good but remember to call in advance because it gets full fast.

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Abingdon, Maryland
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Food is your typical mexican restaurant. But the homemade ice cream crepes are to die for. Words can even tell you how good this is.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

After a very long and hot day we enjoyed a great dinner. The food was amazing and I highly recommend the pork chimichangas. We did not have room for ice cream unfortunately, but the menu items look very good.

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Open later at night when I craved a late dinner.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Nothing really to dislike. Very friendly staff and family friendly.

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Merrick, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I recently ate here with my husband and two babies (ages 9m and 2 years). It is a family-friendly environment. They have a good kids menu and I thoroughly enjoyed the fish tacos. Don't forget dessert! We all had the ice cream. Will definitely visit again next summer!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Food was grade the people were very courteous there was no problem taking our order whether it's on the phone or when you sit down

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We stayed at the motel right next to Bandanas and we couldn't resist the great smell coming into the rooms. They quickly sat a group of 16 although the hostess seemed to be a bit annoyed (seating was a bit cramped and we had to take up another table), the waitress was very pleasant and courteous. Food is very good... More 

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Glen Cove, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We were a party of 9. The call ahead feature was terrific. Only had to wait about 10 minutes. The food was delicious. A place where you can bring your kids and everyone else! They also deliver. Some of the relatives ordered the next night and had the food delivered. They also liked the food

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

First place to eat after landing at the beach. Chose outside tables, inside looked tight. Forgot WC is dry town, so no ordering alcoholic drinks. Ended up ordering to go. I might be used to chicken enchiladas with more Americanized flavoring and sauces...Enchiladas were average, the guac/avocado sauce gave them a funny taste. Warm, not hot. Staff were great, cheerful,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was some of the best food we had during our stay. The Ice cream was also very good. The staff were ok. The older woman that greeted us and showed us our table didn't seem to enjoy her job. This was definitely not her summer job like the rest of the 20 year old staff.

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Additional Information about Bandanas Mexican Grille

Address: 5607 Atlantic Ave., located six blocks south of Rio Grande Avenue at Atlantic and Buttercup, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
Phone Number: +1 609-522-5735
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Wildwood Crest
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 21
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5607 Atlantic Ave., located six blocks south of Rio Grande Avenue at Atlantic and Buttercup, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Wildwood Crest
  • Phone Number: +1 609-522-5735

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 21
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

Description

Celebrating 30 years in 2015, Bandanas is a family run, seasonal restaurant in Wildwood Crest. At Bandanas, we live the motto "Love People, Cook Them Tasty Food". We believe that there's a kindness in cooking that sets something good in motion, and we want to share it with you. Everyday we make all of our marinades, sauces and salsas from scratch, with fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs and spices. We seek out high quality meats, fresh-caught local fish, aged natural cheeses,and the season's best Jersey produce. Emphasis is on a lighter, healthier approach to cooking and our menu items are prepared to order. Although we have no liquor license, you may 'bring your own" or try one of our non-alcoholic beers or margaritas to complement your dining. Make sure to save a little rooom for your sweet tooth, and indulge in one of our amazing original ice cream creations. They're sure to bring a smile to your face and make your tastebuds dance! Relax and Enjoy! Open Weekends through June 11, 2015 and then daily beginning Friday, June 12, serving lunch, dinner and dessert. Be sure to check out our Build Your Own Burrito Bar available in season daily til 3 pm. Adios for now!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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