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216 S 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2102
734-996-0234
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Bandito's is an authentic Mexican restaurant with a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. The cheese enchiladas and quesadillas are to die for! The staff is always very friendly and accomodating for food allergies. The food is reasonably priced and delicious! It's one of my favorite spots in town!

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Thank Regan D
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

Everything about this place is fantastic from the service to the decor to the food. The times I've been the waiter has been very on top of everything even when it has been really busy. The salsa and guac are fantastic as is all the food I've ever had here. It's really surprising how many places neglect the basics but... More 

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Thank Ryan J
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Good fresh Mexican food. Went for lunch with friends. Nice atmosphere. Helpful wait staff. Fairly priced. Many choices.

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Thank Kris S
Pinckney, Michigan
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We meet friends here a couple of times a year and always have a great time. Lots of fun bantering with the owner. Very good portions, but maybe food could be spiced up a little. Diners are made to feel welcome and appreciated as soon as they arrive. Absolutely worth a visit.

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Thank Joe H
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

My family LOVES this place. The owner is funny and very attentive when he's not out making deliveries, Yes! they do deliveries! The taco's are so delicious my very picky son eats at least 3 every time! Plus all the extra's! We don't eat out much but if we decide to, Banditos is always where everyone agrees on. We have... More 

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2 Thank moiruy9
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We made a reservation with friends on a popular Saturday night. Seated on time, but a very hectic atmosphere. The servers didn't deliver orders to the right tables, forgot a beverage, and were rushing about. That said, the food was very good. I would like to visit on a night that wasn't so crazy. The wait staff was very friendly.

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1 Thank MESMc_13
Charlevoix
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76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

It was very nice to be able to get a table on a game day night and we had heard good things about the place in terms of food. Pretty basic overall though and nothing to write home about. A little bit divey and decent portions but lacking in flavor a bit! Overall it was passable, just not sure I'd... More 

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Thank jackson9567
Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

From the freshly made chips and salsa to the bright decor, Bandito's is a welcoming tasty experience for the whole family. I have eaten just about everything on the menus during the 12 plus years I've been going. My favorite is the chicken enchiladas, top that with a side of sour cream and some iced tea and you will have... More 

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Thank rozilla
Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

A small quaint place, that is very family friendly as well as very tasty. Richie the owner is a very nice guy that treats his guests like they are family.. If you are in the Ann Arbor area, I would highly suggest checking the place out!

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Thank Tony K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Laid back and really enjoyable. The restaurant has wonderful frozen margaritas (mango) for me. Add to that an order of loaded nachos and a chicken burrito and I was one happy and very full camper.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $8
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 S 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: 734-996-0234

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