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Los Bandidos

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170 Southgate Sq, Colonial Heights, VA 23834-3603
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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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Colonial Heights, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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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272 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 

Thank ben17a
Silver Springs, Florida
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376 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Having lived in the Richmond area for almost 30 years and searched for a really good Mexican restaurant during that whole time, we find Los Bandidos after we move away. We came back to Richmond after moving away, and the first night we are back, we discovered Los Bandidos. There food is fresh and they use really authentic ingredients. We... More 

Thank HoopFL
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Coming from Southern California....this place has food that is well thought of in presentation. Prices range from $6.95 thru $14.00 and if you leave hungry...Your fault. They also have a Vegetarian section in their menu as well as a childrens section too. Will we be back to eat here? ABSOLUTELY!

Thank robert l
Brunswick, Georgia
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

The rice with my meal was amazing but the shrimp was over cooked and not much flavor. The margarita was delicious though!

Thank ABP93

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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?