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Bandido's De Zihua

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Calle 5 de mayo, 8, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
+52 755 553 8072
11:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Pineville, Louisiana
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food, great service. Had my daughter's birthday dinner there and it was wonderful! We've eaten there several times during our multiple visits to Zihuatanejo and will most likely go there again when we return. The owner and staff are so nice.

Thank DWilder810
Lodi, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have visited Ixtapa/Zihua for 25 years, it took us 10 years to discover Bandito's. It is a great place for lunch or dinner. We love the table made salsa and Shrimp in Love.

Thank Robert M
Hamilton, Canada
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180 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a bit disappointed, the service was very good but the menu seemed a bit too Americanized and not enough Mexican. The meal I had was one of the specials chicken and shrimp kabobs while the chicken was tasty there was less than 10% shrimp with just two little ones on the entire stick. Not likely to return.

Thank CathP027
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food and drinks at reasonable prices. Central location downtown and perfect to go shopping after a very good dinner or lunch. The "Grande" Margaritas are excellent.

Thank Ken C
Galveston, Texas, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Awesome food & icy cold beers! Great service, reasonable prices. We never visit Zihua without stopping by Bandido's!

Thank Debbie F
Kauai, Hawaii
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a nice place with good location right down town next to the church. We were sent here because people told us it was a sports bar.... Not really a sports bar although they do have tv's and will put a game on. The music was up, so you could not hear any sports. This is more of a... More 

Thank johnwL6287RZ
Irvine, California
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Very good and fresh food. very nice service. Like everything else in Zihuat. the price was great. We we severed in just a few minutes and the amount of food was actually a lot, as we had to take some home with us. Overall, great place just a block or 2 up from the pier.

Thank Douglas C
Portland, Oregon
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Really nice staff, good food and they even turn the tv to hockey for us! Only negative was people from streets came into restaurant to sell stuff, annoying, but after saying no they went away.

Thank Shannonsassy
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Just had dinner at Bandido's and I'm pleased to report that it's just as delicious today as it was 7 years ago when I last visited. Very convenient location in the heart of the town of Zihuatanejo and the live entertainer (a woman from Quebec, Canada) was fantastic. A "must have item" that we shared was the Molcajete de Res!

Thank surfdiva1022
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We visit Bandido's on every trip to Ixtapa/Zihua! The fresh tableside salsa is amazing and the food is great.

Thank Heather P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Mexican, Bar, Soups, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5 de mayo, 8, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 755 553 8072

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