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Bandido's De Zihua

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$$ - $$$
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Calle 5 de mayo, 8, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
01 755 55 3 8072
11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Kauai, Hawaii
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a nice place with good location right down town next to the church. We were sent here because people told us it was a sports bar.... Not really a sports bar although they do have tv's and will put a game on. The music was up, so you could not hear any sports. This is more of a... More 

Thank johnwL6287RZ
Irvine, California
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very good and fresh food. very nice service. Like everything else in Zihuat. the price was great. We we severed in just a few minutes and the amount of food was actually a lot, as we had to take some home with us. Overall, great place just a block or 2 up from the pier.

Thank Douglas C
Portland, Oregon
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice staff, good food and they even turn the tv to hockey for us! Only negative was people from streets came into restaurant to sell stuff, annoying, but after saying no they went away.

Thank Shannonsassy
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just had dinner at Bandido's and I'm pleased to report that it's just as delicious today as it was 7 years ago when I last visited. Very convenient location in the heart of the town of Zihuatanejo and the live entertainer (a woman from Quebec, Canada) was fantastic. A "must have item" that we shared was the Molcajete de Res!

Thank surfdiva1022
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit Bandido's on every trip to Ixtapa/Zihua! The fresh tableside salsa is amazing and the food is great.

Thank Heather P
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been there several times over our trips to Ixtapa. We always make it a point to take the bus into Zihuat for dinner and shopping. They have wonderful live entertainment and really good prices. The best part is, it's directly across the street from the shopping vendors.

Thank postm34
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been there twice. The first time I had tuna steak cooked Asian style. This turned out to be a disappointment. Tasted like a tv dinner. My husband liked his quail a lot. So we went a second time. This time I was happy with my food and so was my husband. Prices are on the high side for... More 

Thank chrisj6336
Prescott, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We've been going to Bandido's multiples times each trip to Zihua for several years. The food is always well prepared, the margarita's are excellent, and the staff consists of a great group of friendly and fun people. The menu has a great selection, and it's a great place to hangout, eat, drink, and watch some football.

Thank novotny9840
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216 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Tir restauracja od located jest bazar which adds Mode local Touch to the place . Good selection od Good oncludibg fiat zm frutti do mare in mex style. Very Good nad friendly service.

Thank Michal G
San Jose
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

It seemed everybody we met/ran into raved about Banditos. While it is centrally located across the street from the artisan market, and its a cute open air venue, in our opinion the food and the service were only so-so. Sorry boys and girls its just another Zijuatanejo restaurant and it does not stand out nor have anything special, unique, or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $30
Mexican, Bar, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5 de mayo, 8, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: 01 755 55 3 8072

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