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170 Southgate Sq, Colonial Heights, VA 23834
(804) 520-5006
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 15
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Our favorite Mexican restaurant in the Tri-Cities! Fun, festive interior and great food!!!

My husband and I have tried quite a few Mexican places in the Tri-Cities, and Los Banditos is truly our favorite. Not only does it have the best food we have tried, but the interior is very brightly decorated with festive Mexican décor. We have been many times and never had a dish that we didn't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Amberg, Germany
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Amberg, Germany
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66 reviews 66 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My husband and I have tried quite a few Mexican places in the Tri-Cities, and Los Banditos is truly our favorite. Not only does it have the best food we have tried, but the interior is very brightly decorated with festive Mexican décor. We have been many times and never had a dish that we didn't like. Actually, now that... More 

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Forest, Virginia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I was really surprised by this place. I didn't think it would be that good but it was great. The presentation was so cool. My meal was served in a pineapple.. really cool

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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Great food! Friendly and fast Service. Huge portions for a great price. I will definitely be going back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

When I want Mexican food I come here nothing else comes close to the quality and freshness. Huge portions makes ot a great value too. Try the carnitas and fish tacos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This place is just nuts. The chips are hot and fresh, the salsa and dipping sauce are delicious and the food is ridiculously good. Do yourself a favor and eat here if you are in the area!

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Prince George, Virginia
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63 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Los Bandidos is a small Mexican Restaurant nestled in the K Mart Shopping Center in Colonial Heights. Don't let the size or the modest front of the building discourage you from entering. Inside is some of the best Mexican food in the area. All meals are cooked to perfection and are very reasonably priced. Stop by for a quick bite... More 

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New York City, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We were driving south from New York to Florida and were looking for a delicious local lunch. We looked ahead 30 miles and searched Trip Advisor and found ourselves at this delightful restaurant. The table of GI's in desert camo from the nearby recruiting station was a good sign. My friend was gluten free and both of us found delicious... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

At the bandits, our group of eight were seated for our Sunday lunch. Typical quick and friendly service followed. We ordered our drinks and were treated to chips and salsa appetizers. Served with our chips was the typical tomato based salsa and the white sauce. Other sauces were available, if you knew what to ask for. A friend ordered a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Excellent food one of the best Mexican restaurant in town. Excellent customer service. I'm highly recommend the guacamole. They will serve fresh and make right in front of your eyes. Good experience.

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Chester, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This place is really nice for a night out at reasonable costs. Simple not too fancy -cozy atmosphere. Great service, tasty food ( lots of variety)and drinks are the best ( not watered down)!! I love the Sangria👍😄Great specials on Fridays& Saturday's...endless chips& sauce...servers are courteous as well. Only down side is spacing & seating- no room for privacy but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 170 Southgate Sq, Colonial Heights, VA 23834
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Colonial Heights
  • Phone Number: (804) 520-5006
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?