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Los Bandidos

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170 Southgate Sq, Colonial Heights, VA 23834-3603
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Fort Lee, Virginia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

A group of us went there for lunch when I was here for school in 2013, We now live in Fort Lee, so I took the family on a Sunday afternoon to check it out. It was pretty good, but to feed a family of six it wasn't cheap! We liked the food overall, with the exception of the chili... More 

Thank Dirk A
Orlando, Florida
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115 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We ate here twice while in the area. The service was very good, food above average and the ladies loved their margaritas. That is why we ate here twice.

Thank onthroadagain121
Nashville, Tennessee
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226 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I really do not have much to say about this place, we ordered your typical Mexican entrees with success and it was served as expected. I don't think this type of food is much to rave about and it takes a lot to make your food standout. Pros: Location Quick Service Cons: Higher prices Mostly cheese sauce used instead of... More 

Thank Matt P
Colonial Heights, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Wonderful, fun atmosphere. Very friendly staff and most of all, really good Mexican food! Guacamole made table side is delicious.

Thank Nancy C
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

I ordered a shrimp burrito and my traveling companion had fajita nachos. Our food came out quick and it was hot. Our food was flavorful and delicious. My companion did mention he wished the portion sizes were bigger. They had a special on their fruit sangria which was the highlight of the dinner. If I'm ever in the area again... More 

Thank Chanee D
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73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We really like this restaurant. We stumbled across it a few years ago and always detour off I95 to eat here. The food is very good, prices reasonable, and drinks are nice and strong (for those not driving). Our favorite is the chimicanga beef and chicken. Huge chunks of very tender flavorful meet in the chimicanga. Two per order, with... More 

Thank m98cox
Seale, Alabama
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

Came as a group of 12. Sat center of the entire place. The chips and salsa were all right. I ordered the fish tacos. The server brought me fish and chips. After telling the server he took it back and they simply cut it up and put it in a taco. That night was stomach pains. My friends all had... More 

1 Thank Wayne M
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Best TexMex around. They make the drinks strong, super nice to the kids. Chips are great to. I always eat way to much there and have left overs

2 Thank Jacob R
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

-I ordered one of the generic dinner combination platters. -The only cheese that was shredded was on top as a garnish, everything interior was the liquid, tube style cheese. - The Beef tasted like it came from a can. To emphasize, overly salted, and texture of a fine paste... similar to something from an MRE. -Chips n salsa was good... More 

1 Thank Jason B
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271 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2016

This will be a short review; everything about this restaurant was so VERY average. Decor: average. The place is decorated from the stereotype Mexican store. Service: average. Waiters provided average service. Bar: average. The tonic comes from a gun and tastes funny. Food: average. Tacos were filled with flavorless ground meat and a little cheese. Most everything else is covered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Southgate Sq, Colonial Heights, VA 23834-3603
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Colonial Heights
  • Phone Number: 804-520-5006

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