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Bandanas Mexican Grille

5607 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
+1 609-522-5735
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $19
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican, Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Celebrating 29 years in 2014, Bandanas is a family run, seasonal restaurant in Wildwood Crest. At Bandanas we make all of our marinades, sauces and salsas from scratch daily, and use only the freshest fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices in our homestyle, preservative-free preparations. We seek out high quality meats and aged natural cheeses and buy local produce and fish. 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. Relax and Enjoy! Be sure to leave room for dessert because the Fried Banana Split and Warm, Homemade Brownie Sundae are not to be missed. If you're really stuffed after Indulging in way too much delicious Bandanas Chips and Salsa, pick up a homemade Waffle Cone with your favorite flavor ice cream (2013's hit was Salted Caramel Pretzel), on your way out. Opening for the 2014 season on Friday, May 16. Call for pre season hours. Beginning in mid June we will be open daily for 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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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This was near our resort and it was highly recommend to us. Glad we listened because it is so good. The restaurant was very busy with waits for parties over 2 but since it was my husband and I we were seated right away. Our server was so friendly, the entire staff is. There is a regular menu and a... More

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

On a whim, we went to Bandanas the last time we were in Wildwood Crest. We expected to wait, as it was mid-August. We were seated immediately. Our server, Casey, was SUPER knowledgeable about the menu, made some great recommendations, and, as we watched, handled about 30 people with ease. Our food was dynamite! I had a special, tequila-marinated swordfish... More

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

The guacamole appetizer was great. Oh my goodness, the fish tacos for lunch were sick!!! You have to try it.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

The mexican food here is good and is priced very reasonably. Service is kind of slow and there aren't a lot of tables, so the wait can be a little long. The homemade ice cream is excellent.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Been coming here for years. Always a great meal. Everything made fresh. Usually have to come back for ice cream as too full from dinner to have at same time.

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Tannersville, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The food was great and the service was fast and friendly. The location is convenient and within walking distance of many hotels

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Staten Island, New York, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

the staff has "0" training they don't know how to service.Our tableTook 12 min for the whole meal to get served How did the fire dept let them be so tight where I come from its a hazard.Walking out you have to have people get up so you can leave. The food is not that great either I had a... More

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Paterson
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My wife wanted some Mexican food. I checked the review from tripadvisor and decided to go there. The place was packed, but We only waited around 25 minutes. Once inside, the service was very fast and efficient. We had some chicken quesadillas, and also something called Charitos (fajitas). They were great. Complemented with the guacamole and pico de gallo. The... More

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Paramus, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

All the times my family and I have vacationed at Wildwood crest, we never stopped here. But one night we had a craving for ice cream. The ice cream selection was good and so while there, we checked out the dinner menu. The following night we came back to sample the dinner, and was pleasantly surprised ! The fish tacos... More

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Lyndhurst, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Food didn't taste good. Over charged and will not go back. We only went there cause it was next to our hotel, next time we will order food

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