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Bandidos Latin Kitchen

697 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3264
+1 828-255-8681
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
697 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3264
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Reviewed July 1, 2016

The Quesadilla is huge and is so good! It is also one of the most beautiful quesadillas I have ever seen! I have also had the Cuban sandwich which was very good, the pork has a different flavor than traditional Cubans but it was very...More

Thank mtnfamily2013
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Off the beaten path but well worth the visit. Excellent food with a very laid back atmosphere. Highly reccomend1

Thank uncpig
Reviewed April 25, 2016

We checked this place out because we had a Groupon. It was in a shopping center and we probably would have never eaten there otherwise. This is different than the run of the mill Mexican place. The chips were really flavorful and crispy. We ordered...More

1  Thank Christine r
Reviewed April 18, 2016

Place has nice West Asheville vibe. Went to celebrate our son's 14th birthday - party of 5. We started off with the Chicharrones - those are highly recommended and among the best we have tasted. Those are fried pork rinds. THE OKAY PART One of...More

3  Thank lulycelsa
Reviewed April 13, 2016

If you want to see to take in the local culture, then you need to eat where the locals eat. Again, Groupon for the win on absolutely fantastic local eats! We never would've ventured out this far from our hotel we hadn't found this local...More

Thank CCCDiva
Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Nicely plated dishes for such a casual, very basic environment. The homemade chips & salsa were fantastic! Everything seemed very fresh, tasty overall.

Thank Elizabeth S
jsmudde, Owner at Bandidos Latin Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2016

So, if everything was good why would you hurt our rating by giving us three instead of five?

Reviewed February 23, 2016

I try cubans anywhere I think they might be good. Bandidos IS THE standard. I have never had a better cuban, & 99% of the others (even in Tampa, southern Fla, etc) dont come close. Of course the bread is critical but many places get...More

1  Thank AVLjunkie
Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

This place looks likes a hole in the wall but definitely has the best Cuban sandwich! Has an A rating. Salsa is good too! We will be back.

1  Thank UsDyers
Reviewed February 17, 2016

New to Asheville, we discovered this place on a weekday mid afternoon. Walking in, we were surprised to see a few other tables occupied during time restaurants are empty. Must be good, we thought. Atmosphere was perfect... we could've been in Mexico... in a good...More

1  Thank Phil P
Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

I am a Cuban sandwich lover and they definitely have a good one! Doesn't come with a side but it's huge! And very very delicious

1  Thank Chels986m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 697 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3264
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-255-8681
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