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Bandidas Taqueria

#164 of 2,893 Restaurants in Vancouver
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2781 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4C5, Canada
+1 604-568-8224
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09:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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Kelowna, Canada
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yummy vegetarian menu with . generous portions. We will definitely be back. Laid back vibe with casual service.

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Thank Praia1
Vancouver Island, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been a Bandidas enthusiast since they opened. I've convinced people to wait in line, even in the rain! However, of late, the service has been slow and disorganized, I am having trouble getting behind the restaurant with the same kind of conviction. The straw that broke this camel's back was when I went there to celebrate something special... More 

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Thank ricealli
Killarney, Ireland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate with my son at Bandidas three times during my visit to Vancouver. The food is fresh and vibrant, lots of choice for vegans and vegetarians. Loved the burritos and salads, and the cinnamon tart is divine! Staff were friendly and attentive and there's a great atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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Thank Myfanwyblisset
Vancouver, Canada
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Threesome for lunch, had a variety of dishes. The atmosphere was pleasant, Bandida's has great staff, very attentive, friendly, and informative. However the food was simply bland. Hard to understand how Mexican food could be bland. The description of the dishes sounded inventive and interesting, we were ready for some new taste experiences. But it was not to be. Don't... More 

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Thank BellaSaskatoon
Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Went here for dinner with a girlfriend as I had been wanting to go for some time, and she had been a few times and recommended it. We went fairly late in the evening so it was moderately busy. They have expanded as well so there is more seating now. The service was slow to start, but once we ordered,... More 

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Thank samc862015
Delta, Canada
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120 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

With my son being a Vegan, we went to this restaurant to check out their Mexican Food. The tacos and enchiladas we ordered were wonderful. We really enjoyed the flavours and tastes. The service as well was friendly. The only downsides is that the way the seating of this restaurant is laid out, you are closely packed together and the... More 

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Thank Ed N
Canmore, Canada
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Very popular spot, full to capacity the entire evening we were there--a local gem. Lots of variety, tons of creative choices, mexican flavours

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Thank mog2012
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198 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I am not a vegetarian, and certainly am not a vegan. I prefer meat with my Mexican food as do the majority of my family members. As a result, I was apprehensive about inviting my family (3 generations) to the Drive for dinner, but we all enjoyed ourselves. My aunt & mother prefer more traditional Asian establishments. However, we were... More 

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Thank brenda p
Vancouver, BC
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68 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This family friendly Vegetarian restaurant/cafe opens from 9 am to 12 am. I was supposed to meet up with my friend around 9:30 am and looking for a cafe/restaurant so that we can eat brunch. I have ordered Brito from Brunch menu, and my friend ordered Benny. Instead of English muffin, they use Corn Bread. They serve HUGE volume! I... More 

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Thank ryont
Vancouver, BC
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Love this place. We used to come more often but always hated the long lines. Now that they have expanded the place the wait was very minimal. Service was great and food was awesome! Love that they use corn bread for their eggs benny!!! One of our favorite brunch spots on the drive!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2781 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-568-8224

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