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3201 E Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625-2331
+1 949-673-3524
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“cornbread” (51 reviews)
“macho salad” (22 reviews)
“ribs” (32 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3201 E Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625-2331
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Reviewed 4 days ago

love their food and specially their service! I wish it was a bigger place and thus less waiting! Great pie as well!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank behroozs198
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant with excellent food. The food is always nicely prepared. Bar was very noisy but it was a holiday.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Happiness782265
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A favorite place. Super popular and very busy. Highly recommend reservations or you’ll have a long wait most times. Food is excellent. Roasted half chicken superb, pan fried corn bread wonderful as are all their menu items. Lively bar scene highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BKL33458
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not very happy with dinner. Corn bread dry , chicken tasteless, ribs tasteless. Waitstaff very courteous and attentive.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 366evanm
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Bandera was recommended by family from Newport Beach, and we were happy we went. The dress is what I would call dressy casual. We had a reservation for six o’clock and were seated promptly. Other reviewers had recommended the cornbread appetizer and it was as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TheSearcherxxxx
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Love to have cocktails there and the smoke salmon is a must. The grilled artichoke is a great appetizer but the rotisserie chicken is very good. This place is close to my house so I love to walk over and enjoy good food and cozy...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ken M
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food great service simple menu and average pricing. Great service, no rush thru your dinner. Wonderful ambiance. Very nice mid price dining in a great atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 243ChrisA
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Make sure you get there early because there is always a wait after they have been open for a few minutes, but it's worth waiting for. The chicken salad is to die for along with the ribs. I just wish they would be open for...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank John L. B
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

This place has a solid menu with classics that can please anyone in your family. But nothing is out of the ordinary— a good bistro style place. It’s on the expensive side.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Odyssey733953
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here more times than I can count over the years so it’s time to give Bandera credit. It is without a doubt one of my favorites in all of Orange County. It never disappoints. I love the ambience - trendy yet upscale casual...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank OU812Kiev
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $31
Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3201 E Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625-2331
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach  >  Corona del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 949-673-3524
American Cooking with a Southwestern Flavor.
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