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Bandits Grill & Bar

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1980 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo, CA 93010-7847
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Camarillo, CA
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Bandits serves up delicious food. Grilled tri-tip, chicken, pulled pork, wonderful salads, desserts. Extensive menu. Never had a meal here that was anything but great. Servers are efficient and helpful. Management stellar. You won't be disappointed.

Thank CamarilloCAHiker
Chino Hills, California
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Went down there for a soccer tournament and was skeptical to have a team party there...it was absolutely fantastic. They put us in 1/2 of the restaurant, kids in the middle and adults in booths surrounding them. We had about 45, which they easily accommodated. They had multiple servers, separate bills, food was delivered in a timely fashion...it was a... More 

Thank lovetodive355
Ventura, California
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90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

I had a tri tip sandwich on garlic bread and beans , and my wife had ribs and sweet potato fries. The tri tip was very tender and juicy with Jack cheese. The barbecue sauce was just right. Not overly done on the sandwich. The beans were excellent. Wished for a larger quantity though. My wife's ribs were to die... More 

Thank dtwsjw
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

They have a nice selection of appetizers and meals. Their tri tip salad is really good and so are the chicken wings.

Thank Winkylee12
Ventura California
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

I went with my family. I heard some complaining while we where seated. Soon I too was complaining. The chicken we ordered was served under cooked. They tool it back and tossed it in a microwave. I refused to accept it. The management offered to lower the price on the meal. I refused to pay and we left. I won't... More 

Thank onebiker
banditsbbqca, Public Relations Manager at Bandits Grill & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Onebiker, Thanks for taking the time to review us here at our Camarillo location. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your meal with us and where you were seated was not to you or your families liking. We take pride in the food that we prepare for our customers and the fact that you felt... More 

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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

I've been a loyal customer for years, coming here at least twice a week for their Chicken Waldorf salad. Today, after a week out of town on vacation, I came in so excited to have my usual to learn that the menu has changed and it is no longer available. No explations, just not available. They have good tritip and... More 

Thank Bytelaw
banditsbbqca, Public Relations Manager at Bandits Grill & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Bytelaw, First we’d like to start by thanking you for your loyal patronage by making us your go to restaurant. There’s nothing more satisfying than hearing a guest is a regular. We’re not one for excuses, as being honest is important when it comes to our food and service. Every so often we do update our menus depending on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Thanks to the staff. They are all vey pleasant. Nice place in the bar to hang out and watch some sports on the many tv's.

Thank Gary P
Hillsboro, Oregon
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354 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

I was going to have BBQ here but the waitress recommended the tri-tip steak. Great recommendation. It was cooked just right and had a wonderful flavor and was tender. I would come back here just for it. I was seated in the restaurant and not the bar area and so the attentiveness of the waitress seemed lacking. She wasn't that... More 

Thank Trafcon
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59 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

The food is OK. No raves from me because I'm picky when it comes to BBQ. I don't see a smoke ring on the meat when you cut into it so they must do slather BBQ. If rustic decor is your thing then you're set. Ribs are OK chicken is OK. Steaks a tad over cooked for what I order... More 

Thank John K
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

eaten there several times, but don't go any more. Too many bad meals and poor service. Food is often undercooked.

Thank Daniel G
banditsbbq, Public Relations Manager at Bandits Grill & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Daniel, Thanks for taking the time to review us here at Bandits Camarillo. We are terribly sorry to hear about your poor past experiences at our restaurant. We’re always looking for ways to improve and your opinion is important to us. Please reach out to us at bandits@usa.com so we can learn more about what happened and how we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1980 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo, CA 93010-7847
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Camarillo
  • Phone Number: 805-445-4742

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