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Downtown Scottsdale
American, Southwestern, Contemporary
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3821 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4431
+1 480-994-3524
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, restaurants come and go...right? Well, Bandera has been a fixture in Old Town for as long as I've been in the Valley. Took my wife (girlfriend at the time) there on one of our first dates, that was 17+ years ago. Best rotisserie chicken in the Valley, you can smell it from a mile away. Great atmosphere in a... More 

Thank jpnaz2015
Phoenix, United States
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place,if you're looking for good steaks then this is a place. It feels like I'm in 1800 ,smell of aroma cooking makes you hungry. Best steaks I ever had and bake potato alone is worth trip to Bandera.

Thank Zema K
Coppell, Texas
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came he with a customer. Service was second to none. At the best salmon I have ever eaten in my life. Customer had the tri tip enchilada. Was out of this world... Definitely worth a visit...

Thank Toney F
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good quality and truly exceptional service. I own a home in the area and have avoided going there for 15 years thinking it was a tourist trap. But decided to try it this year and it's too good to miss. It's not typical in any way and it will make your taste buds come alive.

Thank YourTrustedTourist
Prescott, Arizona
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The corn bread here is famous for good reason. Very good. The roasted chicken with succulent and paired well with the mashed potatoes. I saw and smelled an amazing salmon dish I wish I had ordered. I will return to try the deviled eggs.

Thank Makitanme
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Scottsdale we chose Bandera knowing it was related to Houston's! From start to finish everything was A+...chilled water glasses to homemade horseradish sauce. The ambiance is sexy casual, the service was impeccable, the menu is not large but offered varied selections from burgers to pastas! Two thumbs up for sure!

Thank TalkGeorge
Irvine, California
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104 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Need to explain the title of this review. This is a good restaurant and had a very good meal here. The menu was fairly basic in that there was nothing too creative and mostly standard meat and potatoes type fare. It is a nice restaurant in that it is relatively formal and has a nice decor. It fits this description... More 

Thank DaQi
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we spent a weekend in Scottsdale we turned to trip advisors to find a dinner spot to try. Bandera had good reviews so we thought we would try it. The restaurant did NOT disappoint! It was a great atmosphere, and sat quickly for a Friday night. Our server was Amy but everyone stopped and help even if it was... More 

1 Thank NatV80
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dining at Bandera is a must! You will be satisfied with the ambiance, friendliness and your dining experience. Whether you are a couple or a family, you will be welcomed and there is plenty of items on the menu for everyone to receive exactly what they want. Enjoy!

1 Thank debann2016
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can always tell a good restaurant by the line of patient diners waiting for a table. In Old Town Scottsdale, the one place you will nearly always find a line of hungry folks Bandera's on Scottsdale Road at First Street. Once the summer heat turns temperate, the walls open up and the entire restaurant enjoys the great Arizona weather.... More 

1 Thank dennisjunesr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Southwestern, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3821 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4431
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > Downtown Scottsdale
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-994-3524

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